About us

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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Meetings and events happening soon

Thursday 13th August 19.30

Speaker Evening: Tess Thompson, Support Dogs by Zoom


Tess Thompson
Community Fundraising Manager
Support Dogs - for autism, for epilepsy, for disability
www.supportdogs.org.uk

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Thursday 20th August 19.30 - 19.30 Thursday 6th August

No Meeting


Due to COVID19 there will be no meeting this evening

Thursday 27th August 19.30

Speaker Evening: Lucy Carr, Shelterbox (by Zoom)


ShelterBox teams work with disaster-hit families around the world, offering emergency shelter and other essential items to support them in rebuilding their lives. Lucy Carr is the Rotary Engagement officer for Shelterbox.

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Speaker Evening - Katie Girling Weeks, Royal Assoc for Deaf people

Thursday 3rd September 19.30

Speaker Evening - Katie Girling Weeks, Royal Assoc for Deaf people


Katie Girling-Weeks is the fundraising manager for Royal Association for Deaf people

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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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