About us

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.

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Thu, Dec 3rd 2020 6:30 pm

Rotary Weekly Meeting via Zoom


Consett Rotary Meeting - Peter Thomas of Building Self Belief, a local charity seeking to significantly improve the mental health, self-esteem and life chances of vulnerable young people across the north east

Mon, Dec 7th 2020 6:30 pm

Consett Rotary Council Meeting via Zoom


Monthly Council Meeting

Thu, Dec 10th 2020 6:30 pm

Rotary Weekly Meeting via Zoom


Consett Rotary Special General Meeting & Monthly Business Meeting

Thu, Dec 17th 2020 6:30 pm

Rotary Christmas Message via Zoom


Consett Rotary Christmas Message - The Reverend Lesley Sutherland of Lanchester Parish Church with Christmas music provided by Consett Brass

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Thursdays at 1830
Consett Golf Club, Elmfield Road, Consett, Co. Durham


DH8 5NN  01207 502186

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