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Visit to Kenya returning February 2018

Barrie, Les and Richard visited Kenya to work on Rotary projects there


Young Chef District Final 2018

The District final at King Alfred School


Christmas at Athelhampton

The Club Christmas Do


Dorchester Marathon 27th May 2018

Following the success of the inaugural marathon the Dorchester Marathon and the Casterbridge Half will be re-run in May 2018


Nepal Trip 2017

Rotarians from several clubs visit the Nepal water projects.



Casterbridge Rotary and Charminster Pre-school Film Night. A showing of Barrie’s block buster movie made in Australia’s Outback riding a Truck Train. Raising funds for the pre-school play area improvements.


About us

Casterbridge at District Conference Bristol    


There are 1.2 million Rotarians in the world and we are all working to uphold the principle of our simple motto.

Whether we are helping in a worldwide campaign to eradicate polio or providing Shelter Boxes following a disaster or, locally, in our own town of Dorchester, supporting a charitable group (or planting bulbs by the roadside!), our aim is to make life better whenever we can, and enjoy ourselves while we do it.

Would YOU like to help us? 

Becoming a Rotarian is the start of a different way of life with a new circle of friends and ambitions.

Rotarians come from all walks of life but they will have normally become leaders in their chosen field so that their expertise and experience will benefit the club and help it to achieve its aims.

If you have not already done so check out some of the links to get more details of our most recent activities and projects.

 Do come and meet us socially or help at our next event to get to know us and find out more about what being a Rotarian means.

We will look forward to hearing from you.

 Les Fry 

President 2017-18 

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Sunday 25th February 12.00

District Young Musician Final


Tuesday 27th February 19.30

Club Meeting

Discussion on RIBI President Dennis Spiller's Rotary 2 ideas and how we might change our Club for the future. Rotary 2 is available on You Tube and was an email attachment to Club Members

Tuesday 6th March 19.30

Club Meeting

Wednesday 7th March 16.30

Young Writer Awards Presentation

Waterstones, South St

Thursday 8th March 19.00

Foundation Feed

Dinner Party To Raise money for Rotary Foundation

Friday 9th March 19.00

Foundation Feed

Dinner Party to raise money for Rotary foundation

Tuesday 13th March 19.30

Committee Meetings

Thursday 15th March 19.00

Foundation Feed

Dinner Party to raise money for rotary Foundation

Friday 16th March 19.00

Foundation Feed

Dinner Party to raise money for Rotary Foundation

Saturday 17th March 10.15

Young Chef regional final

Taunton College

Tuesday 20th March 18.00

Council at Wessex Royale Hotel

Tuesday 20th March 19.30

Club Business Meeting

Saturday 24th March 09.30

District Meeting - Bath and West Showground


future events completed calendar district events

Rotary News

Be part of a global network of volunteers, trying to make the world a better place. Please also see the 'links & news' page for information from the local district and live feeds from Rotary International and Rotary International in GB&I.

Rotary supporting young people

Rotary on the brink of polio history

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Tuesdays at 19.15
The Wessex Royale Hotel DT1 1UP  01305 262660

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