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Speaker meeting - Rtn. Maya Smeulders – eco stoves – International    Committee.

Speaker meeting - Rtn. Maya Smeulders – eco stoves – International Committee.

4 Oct - Zoom recording of this interesting presentation now available - click on Details

Club meeting - speaker is Prof Warren Turner on COVID-19

Club meeting - speaker is Prof Warren Turner on COVID-19

30 Nov. A fascinating presentation on COVID - Zoom recording now available, see details. Also details for his interesting bio

Club Meeting. Speaker Ashley Farmer - an update on Polio

Club Meeting. Speaker Ashley Farmer - an update on Polio

by Zoom.
Please see details page below to view the presentation slides and to view the Zoom video recording.

Witney Colour Run 2022, Sunday 29th May. CANCELLED

Witney Colour Run 2022, Sunday 29th May. CANCELLED

Regret to announce cancellation of this event at the Rugby Club

Rotarian of the Year 2021

Rotarian of the Year 2021

Steve Holborough is recognised as Rotarian of the Year by President (2020-21) Janet Eustace

Witney Carnival

Witney Carnival

Town Leys. 11am Procession, 12.30 Official Opening & Arena Events

Witney’s much loved annual free Carnival, organised by the following Organisations. ATC, Witney Lions, Witney Rotary Club, Witney Round Table.


About us

“Help make a difference!”

The Rotary Club of Witney has been a part of the local community in West Oxfordshire since 1955.

It is a tremendous honour to be asked to be President of the Club for the Rotary year 2022/2023, this is my second term as President.

Over the years, the Club has raised funds for a large number of local causes and projects managed by the International Rotary family.

My intention is to maintain the high level of community involvement and fund raising which makes the Club a key voluntary organisation in the area.

The Club will be focussing on Youth, the Elderly, International fundraising activities and Foundation (Rotary’s own Charity) also a new area of involvement, Environment and Community which will focus on supporting families and working with local government to improve where we live.

There are two large public events we deliver each year. The Christmas Lights Switch on Event with Witney Town Council and the Witney Carnival working with the Lions, Round Table and the Air Cadets.

Our members work closely with Schools, Charities and specialist support organisations nationally and locally; for example, Kids Out which provides support for young people and supporting refugees arriving in the area from war torn countries.

The President’s Charity this year is the Mulberry Bush School based in Standlake.  It is one of the few establishments in the country providing residential, therapeutic care and education for severely emotionally troubled and traumatised children aged from five to twelve years of age.

The Rotary Club of Witney has over 40 members from all backgrounds who are united in the objective of supporting the residents of Witney and the surrounding areas and helping to make West Oxfordshire a great place to live and work.  It’s not all hard work!  We have a number of social events each year varying from members participating in sports, organising trips and of course our regular get togethers.

If you would like to help us to support the local community please contact me via the Rotary website.

To learn more click on the "Interested in joining Rotary" link on this page.

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Happening soon...

Business meeting

Mon, Aug 15th 2022 12:40 pm

Business meeting

Blue Boar 12:00 for 12:40

Mon, Aug 22nd 2022 7:30 pm

Speaker meeting, Supper and Wine Tasting - Gavin Carver - micro winery

Langdale Hall 19:00 for 19:30

No meeting - bank holiday

Mon, Aug 29th 2022 12:40 pm

No meeting - bank holiday

No meeting

Speaker meeting - John Summers - 'Wrap Up'

Mon, Sep 5th 2022 12:00 pm

Speaker meeting - John Summers - 'Wrap Up'


Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Mondays at 12.40

(Contact Secretary for venue on 5th Monday. Note:- New process to Opt-in for meal bookings Tuesday before meeting. ) The Blue Boar Hotel
Market Square
OX28 6BH  01993 776353
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