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Rotary Club of Torquay - 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 Service

Youth competitions include Young Chef, Youth Speaks, Young Writer and Young Photographer.


About us

Torquay Rotary Club was formed in 1920 as the first club west of Bristol, and initially comprised 27 local businessmen with the Mayor of Torquay as President. It immediately identified the needs of Torbay Hospital (then in Higher Union Street) and began fund-raising initiatives on its behalf, which continue to the present day. In 1922 the club inaugurated a scheme for blue plaques on local buildings of note and two years later hosted clubs from all over Britain and Ireland for what was only their fifth ever conference.


Immediate Past President Roger Heath hands over  to President Maureen Macdonald.

We had a visit by two Rotarians from  The Rotary Club of Ciudad del Este Paraguay- Arnaldo and Caroline Mendiate.

President John exchanging banners with Arnaldo.

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Monday 17th February 13.00


Thursday 20th February 18.30

Bay Sports - Shuffle board

Venue - Paignton Bowls Club

Monday 24th February 13.00


Monday 2nd March 13.00

Lunch ~ Speaker


Monday 9th March 13.00


Monday 9th March 14.30


Monday 16th March 13.00


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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Mondays at 12:55
(Exceptions: Bank Holidays no meetings, 5th Monday evening meeting with partners/friends)
The Headland Hotel
Daddyhole Road,
Torquay, TQ1 2EF  (01803) 295666

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