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Welcome to the Rotary Club of Taunton

International Links

The Rotary Club of Taunton supports both national and locally initiated international projects and links with Clubs abroad, including France and the USA. Click on 'DETAILS' below and read about our recent visit to Lisieux.....


DONATE - Support local charities

The Rotary Club of Taunton supports many local charities and good causes. You can support the Club's fund raising by making a donation to the Club's Charity Trust Fund. Click for more details on how to DONATE.


Launching Somerset's Inclusive Disability Ball 2019

Taunton Rotary Club once again sponsors Somerset's Inclusive Disability Ball which is being held at Oake Manor Golf Club on 17th July. Last year this event was an amazing 'sell out' success. Get your tickets now.


Pride of Somerset Youth Awards 2019

Taunton Rotary Club and its partners were proud to present the annual awards to those young people from across the County who amazed the audience with their courage, achievement, determination and acts of kindness. Read more ….


Fundraising Events

The Rotary Club of Taunton organises many fundraising events for local charities. You too can get involved.



All change at Taunton Rotary as President Tom Stobie hands over his chain of office to Rotarian, Revd Tony Cox


About us

I am delighted to take up the position of President of the Rotary Club of Taunton for 2019-20. The Club is a lively, friendly and active Club and I hope you will explore our website to see many of the wonderful things we do which benefit our local community. We are proud of our 96-year history of fellowship and service to the Taunton area and worldwide community and we welcome new members who wish to contribute to our aim which is simply, 'Service above Self'.


Our Club plays an important part in the lifeblood of our community and organises many fundraising events to support local and international charities. We organise activities that help young people achieve their aspirations and provide financial assistance to those in need.


Over the last few years we have financially supported local and national organisations and individuals including; Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance; Children's Hospice South West; Compass Disabilty; Reminiscence Learning; Rotary Foundation; World Water Works Emergency Boxes; Royal Institute for the Blind; Royal National Lifeboat Institute; Tectona Trust; St John Ambulance; Taunton Food Bank; Taunton Festival of Arts; Musgrove Park Hospital Beacon Centre; Taunton Pensioners' Christmas party and individual students working and volunteering overseas. 


Thank you for visiting our web-site. Whether you are an individual or represent a company, read about our fundraising events, find out what we do and explore how you might be able to get involved or help us. The Club welcomes membership applications from individuals and, companies can join through our corporate membership scheme.


The Club meets weekly at Taunton Racecourse.  Get in contact, come along and find out for yourself what we do.


Tony Cox


Rotary Club of Taunton

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Tuesday 23rd July 18.30

Club Evening Meeting

Speaker: “Small Gland/Big Problem”- Angus McCormick

DR Jim Greenslade
HR Tony Dowsett

Tuesday 30th July 19.30

Club Fellowship Evening

Mini Quiz and Fellowship Evening

DR Paul Harper

Thursday 1st August 10.00 - 18.00 Sunday 4th August

Taunton Flower Show

Stand and Car Parking
All details tbc

Tuesday 6th August 12.55

No Club Meeting

Town Historical Walk

Racecourse unavailable

Sunday 11th August 12.00

Summer Family and Friends Treasure Hunt

Postponed until further notice

Tuesday 13th August 12.55

Club Meeting

Club Committees

DR Peter Nott
HR Nigel Handbury

Tuesday 13th August 14.15

Council at Racecourse

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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.

Family Rotary club use skills to kick-start local charities

Rotary members unite to tackle world hunger

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Tuesdays at 12.55
(Fourth Tuesday of the month 18.15 (Times vary check with sec) Fifth Tuesday with partners 19.00 for 19.30)
Taunton Racecourse, Orchard Portman,Taunton,Somerset. TA3 7BL  01823 337172

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