Your Gillingham Rotary have arranged or arranged to be at the following events during the year. You can make contact with the organisers of these events using the "Small" contact link at the end of this page.


1) 21st September - Sponsored Walk, See below for contact

2) 4th October - Carnival Duck Race

3) 7th November - Race Night at the Olive Bowl, See below for contact

4) During October once again we will be collecting Christmas Shoe Boxes


Sponsored Walk 21st September

Gillingham Rotary have organised a 4k or 7k sponsored walk on Sunday 21st September. The walk starts and finishes at the Town Meadow and walkers are given a choice of the following local charities to sponsor. Gillingham Scout Group, Dorset Young Carers, Salisbury Hospital Stars Appeal, Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance, Town Meadow Development, Gillingham Primary School PTA, St Mary's Primary PTA, Wyke Primary PTA or Milton Primary PTA. Last year a total of 670 was raised and divided between the above charities as directed by the 25 walkers. Why not get together with a group of friends and join this years walk which will start at the Town Meadow from 10.00am. Refreshmments will be provided when you have completed your walk.

The Poster for the Walk, Map Sponsorship form and Entry forms can be obtained via the following links. Poster Entry Form Sponsorship Form Map




Annual Carnival Duck Race Saturday 4th October.

Once again the members of Gillingham Rotary will be organising the annual Duck Race at the Town Bridge. Last year 2013 The Duck Race was held 5th Octoberand wasorganised in conjunction with the Town Carnival Committee and the Hot Rock Carnival Club and the proceeds divided equally between the three organisations raised over 700.


Race Night 7th November 2014

On the 8th November last year members held a Race Night when Hobby Horses raced against each other. 74 people enjoyed an excellend fun evening which raised a total of 960 which will was divided between Young Carers in Dorset and local Good Causes. Tickets will be on sale from September, phone 01747 824663 for details.If you enjoy a fun filled exciting evening come along and join in.


Wheels of Success - Charity Challenge

Two Cycling Rotarians raised just over 2500 for Diabetes UK & Rotary Charities
On Sunday 13th October 2013, Peter Cook and Roland Martin started a Charity
Tandem Bike Ride around part of Dorset. Over a 4 day period they raised funds for Diabetic UK and for local Gillingham charities. The money raised has been split 50-50 split for these charities.

A further charity tandum cycle ride is currently being organised, when and where has not been decided.

Philippine Disaster Relief - November 2013
Members of Gillingham Rotary in conjunction with the local Lions club collected in aid of the Philippine  Disaster Relief on Saturday 16th November They raised money for both Water Aid and Shelter box which will help those devestated people in the Philippines. In total over 2000 was raised.


We are an organisation of volunteers who are members, men and women from Gillingham and the surrounding area. Using the menu on the left you can find out some of what we do. Over the past couple of years we have supported a number of local charities and overseas disasters. Shelter Boxes were sent to Haiti and Water Purification Boxes to Pakistan. By activities of members worldwide Rotarians Change Lives if you wish to know how or why please contact the Secretay using the contact button above and ask your questions.                  

As part of Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland, an organisation of more than 55,000 volunteers, men and women who, as members of over 1,850 Rotary clubs, volunteer their time, talents, professional skills and energy to improving the lives of people in their local communities and others around the world. Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland is part of the world wide Rotary International Organisation.If you are a Rotarian visiting or new to the area and wish to pay us a visit then please make contact and we will arrange a suitable evening for you to join us when you will be made most welcome.

 Charity No. 1036744


 If you would like to attend a meeting of The Rotary Club of Gillingham please contact the Club Secretary by using the Contact form above. As a member of a Rotary club, you have the opportunity to give something back, to give hope to those less fortunate and to make lives worthwhile and fulfilled. You'll make firm friends as well as worthwhile business contacts; you'll learn valuable new skills and grow as a person; and you'll be sure of a warm welcome from other Rotarians around the world whenever you're on your travels.