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Rotary Club of Ipswich - 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.

Youth Speaks

The winning team for the 2017 Senior competition - Royal Hospital School.


Tesco Fareshare

We're pleased to be able to work with Tesco on this initiative which sees all goods collected going to our local Families in Need organisation (FIND).



Successful TEECH journey to Rumania and Moldova.


Weekly Meetings

Brief reports on our latest meeting.


Business Members

An opportunity to discover more about business with which we have an association


Sponsors - The Royal Wind Music Concert


About us

Rotary Club of Ipswich is the original of the 4 clubs which now serve the town. It was founded in 1923 and now meets weekly for lunch at the Holiday Inn, London Road.  We suggest people arrive from 12.30 so they have a time of fellowship ahead of the 1.00 meal, which on most weeks is followed by a speaker.

We have around 40 members, male and female, and are aiming to lead the way with our Business Membership model.  We're also trailblazing in the youth arena, sponsoring the first High School Interact club in Suffolk and the first two Primary School Rotakids clubs.

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Thursday 23rd November 12.45

Interact and Rotakids - Stoke High, Halifax and Hillside Schools

Club Presidents and teachers will talk about the projects they are involved in

Friday 24th November 14.30

Rotakids - Halifax Primary School

special meeting with Maureen Reynal

Thursday 30th November 09.00 - 17.00 Saturday 2nd December

Tesco Fareshare Collection

Working with Inner Wheel, Interact and other clubs in support of FIND

David Thompson – previously journalist for The Daily Mirror

Thursday 30th November 19.15

David Thompson – previously journalist for The Daily Mirror

An opportunity for insight into the media!
Evening Meeting at Claydon Country House Hotel

Red Riding Hood panto at Wolsey Theatre

Wednesday 6th December 19.00

Red Riding Hood panto at Wolsey Theatre

Joint event with other Ipswich Rotary clubs

What was MOOT VI all about?

Thursday 7th December 12.45

What was MOOT VI all about?

David Clements updates us on the Scouting extravaganza from earlier in the year.

Friday 8th December 12.15

Rotakids - Halifax Primary School

Meeting at school in Prince of Wales Drive

Thursday 14th December 12.45

Christmas Lunch

Fellowship time as part of preparations for Christmas

Tuesday 19th December 18.00

Club Council

Meeting of officers

Wednesday 20th December

Christmas Collection

Santas will be out in force at Ipswich rail station!

Christmas Meal

Thursday 21st December 19.45

Christmas Meal

Purdis Golf Club will be our venue once again.

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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 Young Citizen Awards

Watch coverage of the 2017 'Rotary Young Citizen Awards', highlighting outstanding young people.

Details on RotaryGBI.org

How Rotary is Funding Polio Immunization in 2017

Find out more about Rotary fighting disease

Details on Rotary.org

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

The Holiday Inn Hotel, London Road, Ipswich We meet on Thursdays at 13:00
(We gather from 12.30pm for fellowship)
The Holiday Inn Hotel, London Road, Ipswich IP2 0UA  0870 400 9045

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