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and further afield through service-based initiatives and charitable fund-raising activities.

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See  some of our programme of forthcoming  meetings & events below.


Shakespeare Marathon - Sunday 21st April

RunThrough managed their first Shakespeare Marathon in Stratford with a big turnout of circa 3,000 runners,the main beneficiary being Shakespeare Hospice.

Our club's continuing involvement with this event helps raising monies for charities. 

This year’s winning medal designer Martha Wainwright is shown below. The Rotary Design Competition for under 18’s is sponsored by Shakespeare Martineau and the Stratford Herald.   

Please put next year’s event date in your diary

27th April 2025

Martha Medal designer & Club President Davi Taylor.Cose up of Medal.

Participants enjoyed the challenge of doing the Half or Full Marathon, some joined by their pets. Family, friends and spectators cheered the runners on, whilst soaking up the the atmosphere and good weather.

Pub Quiz for The Air Ambulance Service Old Tramway Inn 9.4.2024

Up, up and away, Charity Quiz night at Old Tramway Inn raises £500 for The Air Ambulance Service

Picture above of cheque presentation to the AirAmbulance Service.
Rotarians Clive Jolliffe (Event organizer) and Club President David Taylor give representative Jeanette Mosley-Pratt who said, "I am delighted to accept this cheque for the Air Ambulance Service from funds raised here at The Old Tramway Inn with the support of the Landlady Emily Kilmarten.Each mission (aka call out) costs a minimun of £2.3K. In 25 years of local operation over 50 thousand mission have been flown.

Event details

The evening of 9th April got off to a flying start at the Old Tramway Inn with Rotarians, their friends and family alongside a team from the Air Ambulance shop in Greenhill Street racking their brains to answer questions posed by the Landlady Emily Kilmarten, who offered her services as Quiz Mistress and her venue free of charge for the fund rising event.

Event organizer, the Rotary Club of Stratford upon Avon, gave the winning team boxes of chocolates. The associated raffle was well supported by pub goers and quizzers alike and helped boost the evening’s takings to £500.


See pictures of winning team & Quiz Mistress in action below


Sat 24th August 2024 2 pm

Charity Duck Race

to raise monies for charities

Overview of Activity and Events Program Quarter 1 Spring 2024 

Meetings & Venue

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We meet on Mondays at 12.45

(Evening Group Meeting 2nd Tuesday each month 7 pm) The Hilton Double Tree Hotel
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