The Rotary Club of Consett was inaugurated during the darkest days of World War Two. Our first meeting took place on the 29th of January 1942 and our inaugural meeting was held on the 9th of April. Our Charter Evening took place on the 25th of June and we received our charter on the 1st of May in that year. Our sponsoring Club was Chester-le-Street who presented to us the bell that we still use today. The oak wood mounting for the bell came from some old timbering from the parish church of Chester-le-Street. Our President's desk, which we also still use today, was a gift from the Rotary Club of Gateshead. In June of 1942, some 24 members were inducted into the club. Today, we are a dual gendered club with 29 members. Our first female member was inducted into the club in 1991.
Mon, May 10th 2021 6:30 pm
Monthly Council Meeting
Thu, May 20th 2021 6:30 pm
Monthly Business Meeting
Thu, May 27th 2021 6:30 pm
Rotarian Jeff Farnsworth on the poems of Marriott Edgar
Thu, Jun 3rd 2021 6:30 pm
Consett Rotary virtual Presidents’ Night celebrating the past two years' Consett Rotary Achievements under presidents Peter Smith (2019/2020) and John Morley (2020/2021)
We meet on Thursdays at 1830Consett Golf Club, Elmfield Road, Consett, Co. Durham
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