Future events in Rotary District 1240

completed events
Tue 19/03/2019 - Rotary Club Central Training - Holiday Inn, Basildon

A chance to learn how to use Rotary Club Central

Wed 20/03/2019 - District Council Meeting - Writtle College

Sat 23/03/2019 - District Young Chef Final

Tue 26/03/2019 - Rotary Club Central Training - Colchester Institute

A chance to learn how to use Rotary Club Central

Sat 30/03/2019 - District Leadership Meeting (DAGS) - Writtle College

Tue 02/04/2019 - Rotary Club Central Training - Hamptons Chelmsford

A chance to learn how to use Rotary Club Central

Fri 05/04/2019 - District Quiz - Hamptons Sports and Social Club

District Quiz at Hamptons Sports Club, Beehive Lane, Chelmsford

Sat 06/04/2019 - Race Night

Manningtree Stour Valley - Charity Race Night

Sat 13/04/2019 - Foundation Seminar - Writtle College

Learn all about Rotary Foundation. Primarily for Club Foundation Team Leaders

Quiz Time Sat 13/04/2019 - Quiz Night

Chelmsford - Quiz Night at the Writtle Sports and Social Club in aid of Essex Dementia Care

Sat 27/04/2019 - PEPS - Writtle College or Tearooms

Sat 27/04/2019 - National Young Chef Final, Leeds City College, Leeds

Sat 04/05/2019 - Annual Abseil Event

Harlow Tye - Next years Event dates

Sat 04/05/2019 - Young Musician National Final. ARU Chelmsford

This year the National Final of Young Musician is being held in District 1240

Fri 10/05/2019 - RIBI Rotary Showcase in Nottingham

The RIBI Conference is being replaced in 2019 with a public facing event showcasing the work of Rotary in the UK and Ireland

Sat 11/05/2019 - Charter Dinner Cabaret

Halstead - To celebrate the 70 anniversary of our charter Halstead Rotary Club will be holding a Summer Charity Ball. For ticket sales or more information contact Rtn Mike Prince email: 73mikeprince@gmail.com tel: 07775 502024

Sat 11/05/2019 - Spring Quiz at Brightlingsea YMCA

Brightlingsea & District - Teams of 6-8 people (individuals welcome - we'll pair you up). Tickets £5 per person to include snacks. Please bring your own drinks/glasses. All proceeds to local youth charities. Tickets from secretarybrightlingsearotary@gmail.com

Wed 15/05/2019 - Combined District Service Committee/District Executive Committee Meeting at Hamptons Sports and Social Club

Thu 16/05/2019 - 36th Charter Night

Manningtree Stour Valley - 36th Charter Night at Clacton -on-sea Golf Club

Mortar Board Fri 17/05/2019 - Quiz Evening

Ingatestone - Venue: Ingatestone & Fryerning Community Centre 7:00 pm for a 7:30 pm start. The ticket price is £12.50 and includes a light supper. In aid of Rotary charities Join us for a Fun Evening!!

Sat 18/05/2019 - District Assembly - Writtle College

DG for 2019-2020 Pauline Dean will put forward her ideas and aspirations for the new Rotary Year

Sun 19/05/2019 - Great Baddow Charity Races

Chelmsford Mildmay - 10 mile Road Race and 2 mile Fun Run organised by the Rotary Clubs of Chelmsford Mildmay and Chelmsford Rivermead. Main sponsor Edmund Carr.

Mon 20/05/2019 - Junior Youth Speaks, 9am for 9.30am Colchester Town Hall

Colchester Forum - Venue. Colchester Town Hall Council Chamber. Local Schools Public Speaking Competition

Sun 26/05/2019 - 2019 Mayflower Cross Country Run & Walk

Manningtree Stour Valley - The 2019 Mayflower Cross Country Run & Walk is back bigger and better.

Sat 01/06/2019 - RI Convention in Hamburg

Sat 01/06/2019 - Rotary Phoenix Swimathon

Chelmsford Phoenix - This event lets teams of up to 6 sponsored swimmers from School age upwards to swim for a total of 60 minutes.

Sun 30/06/2019 - District Handover at Chelmsford Racecourse

Lesley hands over the DG's baton to Pauline

Tue 09/07/2019 - Club Assembly & Induction of New President - venue TBC

Brightlingsea & District - Induction of new President Alice Davies - venue TBC

Sat 20/07/2019 - Music on a Sumers Evening

Manningtree Stour Valley - An Evening of music in the walled garden at Acorn Village with local band Six-A-Peel

Tue 20/08/2019 - District Service Committee/District Executive Committee Meeting at Hamptons Sports and Social Club

Foulness Bike Ride
President of Thorpe Bay Rotary is joined by David Merrick & wife, Chairman RDC, Lesley Sulley DG Rotary, Derrick Jarvis & wife Mayor SBC, The Mayors Bear and MP James Duddridge to start the Ride Sun 08/09/2019 - 2019 Foulness Bike Ride

Thorpe Bay - The Mayor of Southend on Sea, The Chairman of Rochford Council and District Governor of Rotary cut the ribbon to start the ride.

Sun 08/09/2019 - Hog Roast

Epping Forest - REVITALISE Respite holidays for disable people and carers. Fund raising event

Sat 14/09/2019 - District Council Meeting and First Session of Conference - Writtle College

Sun 15/09/2019 - Brightlingsea Jog Walk Run in aid of Essex Air Ambulance

Brightlingsea & District - Join us on our fun family Jog Walk Run on Sunday 15 September 2019. Walk, jog or run our scenic and easy 4 mile course to help us raise funds for Essex Air Ambulance. Full details at www.brightlingseajogwalkrun.com

Fri 04/10/2019 - District Conference at Woodlands Event Centre Wyboston Lakes Resort near St Neots

Join us at the Woodlands Event Centre in Wyboston for the 2019 District 1240 Conference.

Thu 21/11/2019 - Pre-PEPS - Hamptons Sports and Social Club

Pre-meet of incoming presidents for 2020-2021

Wed 27/11/2019 - District Service Committee/District Executive Committee Meeting at Hamptons Sports and Social Club

Wed 15/01/2020 - District Council Meeting - Writtle College

Thu 20/02/2020 - District Service Committee/District Executive Committee Meeting at Hamptons Sports and Social Club

Thu 19/03/2020 - District Council Meeting - Writtle College

Fri 03/04/2020 - District Quiz - Hamptons Chelmsford

The annual District 1240 Quiz

Fri 01/05/2020 - Rotary GBI Expo in Birmingham

A public facing event showcasing the work of Rotary

Wed 13/05/2020 - Combined District Service Committee/District Executive Committee Meeting at Hamptons Sports and Social Club

Sat 16/05/2020 - District Assembly - Writtle College

Mike sets out his visions and aspirations for the Rotary year 2020-2021

Sat 06/06/2020 - RI Convention - Honolulu

Sun 28/06/2020 - District Handover at TBA

Pauline hands over to Keith who becomes DG for 2020-2021

'What We Do' Main Pages:

Pages about Foundation - Rotary's own charity


Lesley's Update on her recent activities around the District.


Rotary is a global organisation operating in 168 countries world-wide


Some towns and cities in the District have more than one Rotary Club. General 'Portal' pages covering all Rotary clubs in a town or city can be found here


The Rotary Clubs of Chelmsford have a 2 hour slot from 10.00am to 12.00pm every third Sunday of the month on Chelmsford Community Radio. You can listen live in the Chlemsford area on 104.4FM


1240 News is published quarterly and gives information on all the Rotary activities in the district


Pages about Rotary's International Service


Rotarians do lots in the Community and often the local media reports on the work that Rotary Clubs are doing in the District


What Rotary does in the community


Pages about how Rotary works with youth


Pages about Vocational service in Rotary


Information about the various District Sports Competitions


The District Governor for 2018-2019 is Lesley Sulley. Her diary for the year can be found below