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Turning Purple for Polio at Oxfordshire Science Festival

The Explorazone at Oxford Town Hall

To celebrate 100 Years of the Rotary Foundation "doing good in the World", we were privileged to participate in the Explorazone at the Oxford Town Hall, part of the prestigious Oxfordshire Science Festival in Junemore

The Big Crocus Plant 2017 is underway!

District Governor David Pope leads the way at Abingdon

Several of our District clubs, keen to add to last Spring's Sea of Purple, planted more corms this year, ready to burst into bloom at the end of February 2018more

Information for Potential Applicants

Information for students looking for a scholarship for graduate overseas studymore

District Conference 2018

Cheltenham Racecourse Grandstand

Fri 23rd March Be inspired and invigorated at the exciting new venue of Cheltenham Racecourse!more

Brian Middleton Award for Young People with Additional Needs

'An opportunity of a lifetime' for 5 young people, aged 12 – 18, with physical and/or sensory impairments, to learn how to sail at Bisham Abbey Sailing School, Marlow, from 30th July to 3rd August 2018.

In the next 30 days...

It's time to support the teams of swimmers fundraising online. Just CLICK & DONATE! more
Open to all Paul Harris Fellows in this District, whether Rotarians or not, and their partners. more
Fun and fundraising darts competition organised by the Rotary Club of Thame more
ERC Rotary Members will be litter picking at Lily Hill Park in Bracknell RG12 2SJ - North Car Park
Who will win the District Golf Cup? Clubs are warmly invited to enter teams for this popular day, held this year at the glorious Winter Hill Golf Club at Cookham more
For District Executive members only - Christ Church Centre, Henley-on-Thames. 7:30pm
Holiday Inn, Manor Lane, Maidenhead. SL6 2RA
Quizmaster: Tim Brooke-Taylor OBE more
Following two very successful Interact Days, plans are almost complete for the third one. Please share with your Interact Clubs and book now for a whole lot of fun! Space is limited and bookings close on Friday 2 March. more
A different type of race night. Wooden horses are moved by rolling string on to pieces of dowel over a 10m race track. Buy a horse, be a jockey or just be a betting racegoer! more
A night's walk - check out the Moonraker website see below www.rotarymoonrakerbucks.org.uk more
(*Chairmen: Community, Vocational, Environment and Youth Service) – Saturday 17th /Sunday 18th March 2018, Rotary Support Centre, Kinwarton Road, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 6PB 10:00 – 16:30 more
This will be held in Reading - more details to follow
Be inspired and invigorated at the exciting new venue of Cheltenham Racecourse! more


A Warm Welcome to Rotary in the Thames Valley

Thank you for visiting our website, which we hope you will find informative and useful. District 1090 covers 58 clubs and has approximately 2000 members in Berkshire, Oxfordshire, South Buckinghamshire and West Middlesex. Rotarians are committed to making a positive difference to the lives of others: within their local Communities and Worldwide, building friendships and having fun along the way.  New members are always welcome, so please browse our pages to find out about the sense of fulfillment being a member of Rotary can bring. A warm welcome awaits you!

Thank you for supporting the Rotary Foundation's Centennial!

Because of You from Rotary International on Vimeo.

Because of You, $304 million has been raised in 2017!

Read more about the work of the Rotary Foundation in the Thames Valley District and beyond.........

Abingdon Riverside Satellite Club Launched

Glasses were raised in congratulations as 1090 DG David Pope (left) inducted the first six members of Abingdon Riverside Satellite Club, one of whom was his wife Halcyon (2nd left). Two other prospective members were unavailable on this occasion and will be inducted shortly. Second from right is Philip Waddy from Host Club Abingdon who is mentoring the new Satellite Club.

The club's first fund raising activity undertaken is already under way, its a 'Charity Building Bake Off' based on Cakes with a Building Theme!.Entry details here...

The new members aim to continue attracting more people to join them over the coming months and progress to become a new full Rotary Club bringing the number of Rotary Clubs in the town to three.

Exciting New Club for Marlow

National President, Eve Conway was on hand to present the new club of Marlow Bridge with its Charter and give Inaugural Club President, Louise Kelly her chain of office on 12 July. A great night for Marlow, which now has 3 clubs in the town!

Young Thames Valley Orators triumph at National Finals!

Congratulations to the Reading Blue Coat team, Intermediate winners of RIBI Youth Speaks 2016 and to India of Senior section Runners-Up Wycombe Abbey for winning Best Speaker. Read the whole story

Congratulations to Isabel Irvine: Young Musician of the Year!

After an incredible day of amazing performances from extremely talented young musicians, Isabel Irvine of Thames Valley District was declared winner of the Vocalist section of Rotary Young Musician 2016. See more

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