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Easter Egg Hunt (Spring)

Easter Egg Hunt (Spring)

The Rotary Club of Turton organises a yearly Easter Egg hunt. Monies raised go to charities supported by The Rotary Club of Turton.

Come and join the hunt! This year's recipient is Meningitis Now!

Christmas Sleigh (Winter)

Christmas Sleigh (Winter)

One of our biggest fundraisers of the year. Santa visits the neighbouring areas in his sleigh, bringing joy to children on the streets outside their homes on the run up to the big day whilst his able assistant Snowmen collect donations on foot.

Duck Race (Summer)

Duck Race (Summer)

The annual competition sees numbered plastic ducks, which all correspond to tickets sold, released into Bradshaw Brook. Money raised goes directly to charities and organisations.


About us


Who are we?

We are ordinary individuals with extraordinary spirits who has an infectious enthusiasm, and a duty to help those less fortunate.   We come from all walks of life, with a close association with our local community of Turton, Bolton. 

We have been an active part of this community for many years and looking forward to many more years to come.  We are part of the worldwide Rotary organisation of over 1 million members and 35,000 local clubs.

What do we do?

We raise around £20,000 of charitable funds each year and distribute them to worthy causes at both Local and International levels. Our major fundraisers are Santa's Sleigh, The Duck Race and Easter Egg Hunt

We also have a variety of smaller projects which allow us to support charities, organisations and events throughout the year.

Wrap Up! Greater Manchester | Shoe Box Appeal | Rotary Youth Leadership Award | Excitement of Science | Fort Alice at Christmas


When do we meet?

We meet each Thursday evening for a meal at The Last Drop Village Hotel in Bolton where we have social interaction with fellow Rotarians, Guests, a Visiting Speaker, and with Friends of the Rotary like you.  

If you are having an evening meal on Thursdays, feel free to visit and join us.  We guarantee you'll enjoy the Chef's special three-course meal, just being a friend of the Rotary.

Looking forward to seeing you soon! 

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Happening soon...

Humphrey Spender Mass Observation 'Worktown' Collection by Dr Robert

Thu, May 26th 2022 6:15 pm

Humphrey Spender Mass Observation 'Worktown' Collection by Dr Robert

Join us on the 26th of May as we host Dr Robert Snape, Emeritus Professor of Cultural History from The University of Bolton.
Dr Snape's principal research interests are in the social and cultural history of leisure in Great Britain between 1850 and 1914


Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Thursdays at 18:15

Last Drop Village Hotel & Spa
Hospital Road
Bromley Cross
BL7 9PZ  01204 323713

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