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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, top-left.

Donate-a-Dinner Appeal Christmas 2020

Five Rotary Clubs in Chelmsford are collaborating to provide a Christmas lunch to the many families in Chelmsford who cannot afford a traditional festive meal this year.


Mildmay Matters - our quarterly newsletter

The latest edition of 'Mildmay Matters' and also past issues.


Rotary Roundup on Chelmsford Community Radio

Rotary in Chelmsford has its own programme on CCR every third Sunday of the month: click on the Rotary Roundup logo below for recent broadcasts. You can also view photographs which give an idea of the range of interviews.


Great Baddow Virtual Races Autumn 2020

Although unable to stage a full Races event, we held a Virtual Races day for runners to compete locally and gain a medal.


Essex Chronicle 05 November 2020

Edmund Carr Great Baddow Charity VIRTUAL Races


A Rotary Christmas Toybox

Chelmsford Mildmay Club and other Rotarians across the UK are working with the Kids Out charity to provide toy boxes to disadvantaged children at Christmas.


About us

Chelmsford Mildmay Rotary Club was founded in 1972 and has been active in the Chelmsford area ever since. We have 20 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.

Mildmay Matters is our quarterly 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 47,000 members and our club is just one of 1,700 clubs nationally.

Rotary International has 1.2 million members in 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.

Purple4Polio campaign to End Polio Now 

We have planted 30,000 purple crocuses, in partnership with other clubs, at RHS Hyde Hall as part of the Purple4Polio campaign. One strand of the campaign is an exciting partnership between the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and Rotary to plant six million crocuses across Britain and Ireland. Click on the image below to find out more about Purple4Polio. 

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

Edmund Carr Great Baddow Charity Races

VIRTUAL RACES: Thank you to everyone who took part on Sunday 13 September 2020.  Please put Great Baddow Charity Races - 2 mile fun run and 10 mile road race - in your diary NOW! Sunday 16 May 2021. Check baddowraces website for details.

Computers for Tanzania - last shipment

Since 2010 we have been involved in a project to send recycled computers from Essex schools and businesses to Tanzania, Africa.  Following the successful shipment of our first three containers, each with 200 computers, printers and other equipment, we have now completed the fourth and final packing of a ship's container with over 300 large boxes of computer equipment and will not therefore be seeking further donations.Very many thanks to everyone who has donated. We have enjoyed tracking the ship's progress to Dar es Salaam - yes it has arrived! And the good news is that the container and its contents has been released to Amani - soon we will learn more of computers being put to good use.  More details here


Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Mon, Nov 30th 2020 7:00 pm

Foundation fundraising evening

It's St Andrew's Day so what better day for club members to have a talk and quiz about alcohol!?

Business Meeting

Tue, Dec 1st 2020 1:00 pm

Business Meeting

December is Club Council programme planning month

Barrow Farm RDA

Tue, Dec 8th 2020 1:00 pm

Barrow Farm RDA

Welcome to Karen Lehner

Christmas lunch

Tue, Dec 15th 2020 1:00 pm

Christmas lunch

with partners and friends - light entertainment planned.

No meeting today

Tue, Dec 22nd 2020 1:00 pm

No meeting today

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Tuesdays at 13.00
Little Channels
Pratt's Farm Lane
Little Waltham
CM3 3PR  Restaurant: 01245 362210

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