Rotary Club of Chelmsford Mildmay - welcome! Please scroll/swipe down through this page to find out more about us, in addition to the pages linked in the menu above.

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Mildmay Matters  -  find out what we are up to in our newsletter

Mildmay Matters - find out what we are up to in our newsletter

The latest edition of Mildmay Matters features Klerksdorp Internet Classroom Project , City of Chelmsford Mencap, South Korea 2023 for Chelmsford Scouts, Barrow Farm, The Wilderness Foundation, and much more. You will find past issues here too.

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Virtual Balloon Race

Virtual Balloon Race

Congratulations to our three winners!
Check out the winning balloons here.

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Winners of the Ron Gregory Photography Competition 2022

Winners of the Ron Gregory Photography Competition 2022

Theme - Shapes and Patterns
Thank you to everyone who participated and congratulations to the winners. See the winning photographs and presentation of canvas prints at Blue Sky Printing, Meadows Shopping Centre, Chelmsford.

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About us

Chelmsford Mildmay Rotary Club was founded in 1972 and has been active in the Chelmsford area ever since. We have 24 members, both men and women, all of whom wish to give service to the community and to meet socially as friends.

We meet for lunch every Tuesday at Little Channels, Pratts Farm Lane West, Little Waltham, CM3 3PR, for a programme of talks, presentations and discussions.

Our programme helps keep us aware of ways in which we might be of use.

Raising funds to support various local, national and international causes is an important part of our work. Donations in recent years may be viewed here.

Mildmay Matters is our online newsletter, which reports our activities.

We welcome new members but if you do not have time to take up full membership, you might prefer to become a Friend of Rotary. In this way you can still enjoy some social events, help with charity projects or just get a taste of what Rotary is all about.

Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland (known as RGBI) has 45,000 members and our club is just one of 1,700 clubs nationally.

Rotary International has 1.2 million members in over 200 countries.

If you are a Rotarian visiting the area, please contact John Tilsley, club secretary, to let us know if you would like to come to a meeting. You will be made very welcome at our club.

We Are Rotary


Purple4Polio campaign to End Polio Now 

For more than 30 years Rotary has led the campaign to rid the world of polio, protecting 2.5 billion children from paralysis and death through vaccination programmes.    

Rotary in Great Britain and Northern Ireland's Purple4Polio activities provide communities with ideas and opportunities to get involved in helping Rotary and our partners to End Polio Now and forever.

We planted 30,000 purple crocuses, in partnership with other clubs, at RHS Hyde Hall as part of the Purple4Polio campaign.  You can see here how they looked in 2021. The purple crocus is a symbol of Rotary's worldwide campaign to end polio, with its colour representing the purple dye used to mark the little finger of a child who has been immunised.

Find out more about Purple4Polio . 

We have also planted purple crocuses in Viaduct Meadows, Chelmsford Central Park.



Caring for our environment

If you were to ask what activity do Rotarians enjoy the most, then it could be answered in two words that encapsulate the Rotary themes of fellowship, service in the community, caring for the environment, enjoying the open air, great banter and shared tea or coffee post-activity. You may have guessed the activity to be LITTER PICKING  - always leaving the community a better place in which to live.

*** next Great Baddow Charity Races 21 May 2023 ***

Well done to everyone who ran in the 10 mile road race and two mile fun run on 22 May 2022!  10 mile results:  baddowraces website  

Supporting City of Chelmsford Mencap and Carers First (Essex) and other local charities


Internet Classroon project for South Africa 2021/22

In partnership with our 'twin' club, the Rotary Club of Klerksdorp, the project is for a shipping container to be converted into a classroom in one of the townships, fitted with computers, printers, desks and chairs and installed with wi-fi and electricity.  Work is underway and we hope it will be completed within this Rotary year.

More details here


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Happening soon...

Business Meeting

Tue, Oct 4th 2022 1:00 pm

Business Meeting

October is Community and Vocational programme planning month

David Pitt from Remap: making things possible

Tue, Oct 11th 2022 1:00 pm

David Pitt from Remap: making things possible

Remap custom-makes equipment to help disabled people live more independent lives.

Studying in the USA

Tue, Oct 18th 2022 1:00 pm

Studying in the USA

The welcome return of Ian Hutchinson

Quiz time  - so what do you know . . .

Tue, Oct 25th 2022 1:00 pm

Quiz time - so what do you know . . .

about Chelmsford Mildmay?

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Tuesdays at 13.00

Little Channels
Pratt's Farm Lane
Little Waltham
Chelmsford
CM3 3PR  Restaurant: 01245 362210

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