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Welcome to the website of the Rotary Club of Dumfries Devorgilla.

Fireworks Display

The Rotary Club of Dumfries Devorgilla have organised a free public fireworks display for Dumfries in partnership with the People’s Project on the Mill Green. We received a bronze medal from Cash for Kids for donations raised in 2017!


Dragon Boats

We have organised Dragon Boats Festivals on River Nith, Dumfries in partnership with Dumfries Multi Cultural Society. All proceeds were provided to local good causes.


Solway Sportive

A partnership event with Dalbeattie Community Initiative. Enjoy a great day out riding the beautiful solway coast whilst raising money for charity. 2018 was the 10th anniversary and 173 riders raised £3000 with this event.



An amazing £84,000 has been raised for local health causes over 9 successful years of the Run4Health. A partnership project with the NHS and Dumfries and Galloway Council as a truly family fun event.


Santa's Grotto

Visit Santa at his grotto during December held at Gardenwise Plant and Garden Centre, Dumfries. This is an annual event in partnership with Gardenwise. All proceeds go to local good causes with an amazing £18,000 raised to date.


Bollywood Night

We have completed a Charity Bollywood Night to raise money for Katha Lab school in New Delhi.


About us

We are an active and young Club formed in 2002 and serving Dumfries and and it's immediate environs with a succesful record of fundraising and community events including Santas Grotto, Solway Sportive and Run4Health. More information on our events can be found on:



Our meetings are held weekly in the evenings on a Monday night at the Station Hotel, Dumfries and involve a range of club visits, interesting speakers and good fellowship. Check our calender for forthcoming meetings.

Service to the community requires our Rotarians to devote their time, energy and professional skills to particular projects. This often involves fundraising to provide charities with financial support but this is not our Clubs first aim. Our emphasis is on personal service.

Recent club news: Santa's Grotto is approaching and we will once again be working in partnership with Gardenwise Dumfries to provide a Santa's Grotto during December. Look out for further details on Facebook.

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Monday 24th December 18.00

Council Meeting

Monday 24th December 19.30

Club Meeting - Bank Holiday no meeting

Monday 31st December 19.30

Club Meeting - Bank Holiday no meeting

Monday 7th January 19.30

Club Meeting

Monday 14th January 19.30

Club Meeting

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

The Station Hotel, 49 Lovers Walk, Dumfries, We meet on Mondays at 1930
(Note: Meal meetings are the last Monday in the month only)
The Station Hotel, 49 Lovers Walk, Dumfries, DG1 1LT  01387 254316

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