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Rotary Washington Forge - welcome! Please scroll/swipe down through this page to find out more about us, in addition to the pages linked in the menu, top-left.

World Polio Day - Crocus Planting

Local Scouts and Beavers joined Rotary members and volunteers from Washington Village in Bloom to plant purple crocus corms in the village green to mark World Polio Day


'Food for Christmas' Appeal 2017

We again held our annual appeal this year and collected food in the Washington area for distribution through The Salvation Army to families in need.


Rotary Foundation Grant for Swimming Equipment

New equipment has been purchased for our local swimming club through the support of a Rotary Foundation District Grant


Tour of Kerala, India, 2018

Washington Forge Rotary visit to Southern India


Washington Clean & Green

Litter pick and clean up - Albany Village


Know Your Blood Pressure Event - October 2017

We again supported this Rotary/Stroke Association initiative by offering free blood pressure checks and advice in The Galleries, Washington.


About us

Rotary Washington Forge is a small, friendly and enthusiastic group. 
Rotary members are fun-loving and active volunteers who give their time to serve communities - locally, nationally and internationally. They are men and women from a diverse range of backgrounds and ages who share a common interest in helping others, whilst enjoying new friendships and the option for a variety of social activities.

Dr Mathew Thomas
Our Club President 2017/18

Swimathon 2017 - Presentation Evening

Trio of our Past Presidents meet in Belfast 




Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Sunday 25th February 12.00

Holiday Inn Bag Pack

Holiday Inn Team bag Pack at B & M

Weekly Meeting

Monday 26th February 19.45

Weekly Meeting

'Backwaters, boats, beaches and so much more!' Our returning travellers tell us more about their Rotary trip to Kerala, India. A partners and guests evening.

Rotary Seaburn Club Dinner

Monday 5th March 19.00

Rotary Seaburn Club Dinner

Annual Club Dinner at the Sea Hotel, South Shields

Monday 5th March 19.15

Weekly Meeting

General Club Meeting

Rotary Washington President's Night

Friday 9th March 19.00

Rotary Washington President's Night

At the Mercure George Washington Hotel

Monday 12th March 19.15

Weekly Meeting

Monthly Business Meeting

Monday 19th March 18.30

Durham Bede Indoor Games Night

At the Durham Indoor Bowls Centre, Pity Me

Monday 19th March 19.15

Weekly Meeting

General Meeting

Visit from Donaghadee

Saturday 24th March 12.00 - 12.00 Tuesday 27th March

Visit from Donaghadee

We look forward to the visit of our friends from Donaghadee Rotary Club in County Down

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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:

The Holiday Inn, Emerson Road, Washington We meet on Mondays at 19.45
(No meeting on a Bank Holiday)
The Holiday Inn, Emerson Road, Washington NE37 1LB  0191 418 9400

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