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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.

International/Foundation


Successful TEECH journey to Rumania and Moldova.

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Business Members


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

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Youth Speaks


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

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Weekly Meetings


Brief reports on our latest meeting.

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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).

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Sponsors - The Royal Wind Music Concert


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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 18th January 12.45

Business Meeting


Rotakids - Hillside Primary School

Thursday 18th January 14.15

Rotakids - Hillside Primary School


Fortnightly meeting

Fund Raising Meal

Monday 22nd January 19.30

Fund Raising Meal


Our annual visit to Manik's Maharani Restaurant

Thursday 25th January 12.45

Journeys through India on a bicycle - Chris Jeffery


Rotakids - Hillside Primary School

Thursday 1st February 14.15

Rotakids - Hillside Primary School


Fortnightly meeting

Saturday 3rd February 14.00

Old Folks' Party


Holiday Inn - Orwell

Stag Beetles and Ash Dieback

Thursday 8th February 12.45

Stag Beetles and Ash Dieback


Speaker - Colin Hawes

Rotakids - Halifax Primary School

Friday 9th February 12.15

Rotakids - Halifax Primary School


Fortnightly meeting

Club Council

Tuesday 13th February 18.00

Club Council


Meeting of officers

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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.


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How Rotary is Funding Polio Immunization in 2017


Find out more about Rotary fighting disease


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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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