About us

Welcome to the online home of Brightlingsea and District Rotary Club.  Formed in 1960, we are a relatively small but very active club based in Brightlingsea in North Essex meeting fortnightly on Mondays, typically at 6.30pm. Our meeting venues vary and individual meeting details will be available fron secretarybrightlingsearotary@gmail.com

We are also very much an equal opportunities club with almost equal numbers of male and female members and in recent years the addition of new members has brought our age demographic down considerably too.

We focus on organising and supporting a wide range of local community events and organisations as well as getting involved with both national and international Rotary initiatives. Amongst the local events which we organise are the annual Brightlingsea Jog Walk Run in aid of Essex Air Ambulance, our famous December Santa Sleigh Runs which raise much needed funds for local causes, and the infamous annual Welly Wanging Competition at the Brightlingsea Town Show.  Alongside these headline events we also run and support a wide range of other fundraising and community activites in Brightlingsea and the surrounding area.  You can find out more about some of these activities in our What We Do section of the website.

We are actively seeking new members for our club so do please make contact with us if you would like to find out more about what we do.

To find out more about our activities please contact our Secretary Fiona Brown on secretarybrightlingsearotary@gmail.com or 07711 718470

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Saturday 20th July 10.00 - 17.00 Sunday 21st July

Rotary Stand at Brightlingsea Regatta Weekend

We will have a club stand located near Brightlingsea Sailing Club for both days of Brightlingsea Regatta Weekend. Do pop by and bring the children to enjoy our Crabbing competition at 2pm on Saturday and our Sandcastle Competition at Noon on Sunday,


Monday 22nd July 18.30

Jog Walk Run Meeting

Jog Walk Run planning meeting to be hosted by club Secretary Fiona Brown at her home (email secretarybrightlingsearotary@gmail.com for details)


Monday 5th August 18.00

Fellowship/Outside Visit - Archery Evening

An early evening archery session followed by supper at The Black Boy, Weeley. For more information please email secretarybrightlingsearotary@gmail.com


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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Tuesdays at 18.30
The Court House, Harwich Road, Gt Bromley, Essex, CO7 7JG for regular meetings. CO7 7JG  01206 250322

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