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Welcome to the homepage of the Rotary Club Of Felixstowe Landguard

Secretary: Rotarian Brian Davies - E-mail: landguardsecretary@hotmail.co.uk

Felixstowe is a coastal town about 70 miles (115 Km) northeast of London and has a population of about 25,000. The town came into existence towards the end of the 19th century as a result of the building of the railway. It saw rapid development as a fashionable seaside resort. The Empress of Germany had a house here. It has seen more expansion in recent years in parallel with the expansion of the 19th century port into what is now the country's largest container port. The Club received its Charter in September 1984 and adopted the name of the ancient fort on Landguard Point at the entrance to Harwich Harbour. The fort, now within the present boundary of the town, was originally built in the time of Henry VIII but is now largely of 18th and 19th century construction. The fort was in military use until the 1950s. It is now in the care of English Heritage and is managed by the Landguard Fort Trust.  

 

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Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Thursday 23rd August 19.30

TALK - LEVEL TWO


A talk by Shez Hopkins on the work of Level 2 youth project

Thursday 30th August 19.30

TALK CRUCIAL CREW


Rotarian Peter Senior will be talking about Crucial Crew

Thursday 6th September 19.30

TALK by Bill Tancred MBE


'My life in International Sport and some of the personalities met'

Thursday 13th September 18.30

CHARTER NIGHT DINNER 2018 - 13TH SEPTEMBER 2018


CHARTER NIGHT DINNER 2018 - 13TH SEPTEMBER 2018
To be held at The Orwell Hotel, Felixstowe
6.30pm for 7pm Carriages 11pm
BLACK TIE
Speaker: MARK WHITBY - "From Stonehenge to Fukushima"

Thursday 13th September 18.30

CHARTER NIGHT DINNER 2018 - 13TH SEPTEMBER 2018


CHARTER NIGHT DINNER 2018 - 13TH SEPTEMBER 2018
To be held at The Orwell Hotel, Felixstowe
6.30pm for 7pm Carriages 11pm
BLACK TIE
Speaker: MARK WHITBY - "From Stonehenge to Fukushima"

Thursday 13th September 19.30

34th CHARTER NIGHT at The ORWELL HOTEL FELIXSTOWE


Speaker Mark Whitby Structural Engineer and Past President of the Institution of Civil Engineers

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Thursdays at 1900 for 1930 from 1/9/16
The Orwell Hotel, Hamilton Road, Felixstowe


IP11 7DX  01394 285511

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