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Rotary Club of Swindon - welcome! Please scroll/swipe down through this page to find out more about us, in addition to the pages linked in the menu, top-left.

Gary Herbert receives Award

Gary Herbert receives a well deserved Paul Harris Award


Charity Ball

These are our Charity Ball or Marriott Ball pages, showing our forthcoming and past events now including latest details of our 2018 Ball - For more information, please click the button below:-


New member is welcomed to the club

Rtn Jane Le Coyte is welcomed by our President Ian


Annual North Star College Dinner

A great evening was had by all


Another new member is welcomed to the club

Daniel Stallard is inducted by our President Ian


Presidential Handover - 28 June 2018

Incoming President Martin Groombridge and Senior Vice Richard Deacon sporting their new regalia at Handover Lunch today. Every good wish for a successful year ahead.


About us

Welcome to the home page of the Rotary Club of Swindon

Now, you may be asking...

What is Rotary??

Rotary is a truly international organisation, with some 33,000 clubs and over a million members represented in more than 200 countries worldwide.  Its aim is simply to provide humanitarian assistance and to help promote goodwill and peace both at home and abroad.  Have a browse through our 'what we do' pages and see..... well, er.... what we get up to - Whether you are a Rotarian or if you are just interested in finding out more about the global Rotary movement please feel free to come along and join us.at one of our Thursday lunchtime meetings and see just what goes on  - You will receive a very warm welcome

If you don't already know a Swindon club member and want to find out more information, get in touch with our club Secretary Leslie, who will be happy to advise and provide you with any further information you might need. 

If you decide Rotary is not for you, we really won't be offended - promise!


Rotary in Swindon - the latest....

....a roundup of this week's notice board announcements :-

Dear all

   Please see items below that were discussed in the meeting today.  

Lunch Notice Board Thursday 23rd Aug 2018

Joan Goldsmith District Governor Visit

Guests today;
Joan Goldsmith DG
Howard Small AG
Colleen Rockwell (Nailsworth Rotary)

Rotary International Foundation Representatives

Dr Mark Townsend (R.C of the Island & Royal Manor of Portland)
Ruth Townsend

Jane Leighton; Brighter Futures
Catherine Newman; Brighter Futures
Linda Firth, Guest of Debbie Vincent

Our Host today was Jan Blankenstein

Member Announcements

Debbie Vincent Almoner; Tom McMurray had 2 teeth out last week, and is undergoing another course of Chemotherapy this week

Denise Rogers is on the mend and recovering from her bout of illness

John Woodcock: We have played all our games of boules and came 2nd in the division

Michael Morse: The E club of the West of England are holding a concert at Christchurch, Swindon on the 6th October, with the Highworth Silver Band, and Hospital Choir, proceeds to go to the Brighter Futures, Radiotherapy appeal…details to be forwarded later 

Presidents Announcements

Welcomed all our guests and exchanged banners with Dr Mark Townsend 

Secretary’s Announcements

Next week’s meeting would normally be an evening meeting as it’s the 5th Thursday, but due to having an evening social at Arkell’s Brewery last night it was decided to have a meeting at lunch time next week

The meeting will be a ‘My Job ‘talk by Jane Le Coyte 

The Host will be Steve Brain 

District Governor Joan Goldsmith, talked about her early life and work in Education and her involvement with the Scouting movement and Rotary.

During her year as DG she would like Rotary to become more outward looking and flexible, and looks forward to meeting us all at Conference next year 

Joan praised the clubs in district coming together to raise funds for the Brighter Futures , radiotherapy appeal , and would like to see in future clubs working together on other projects

Our Raffle winner today was Peter Barefoot , who donated his winnings towards the Radiotherapy appeal


Hon Secretary
The Rotary Club of Swindon 

Rotary 'Tax Disc'

Put your 'defunct' tax disc holder to good use and help 'drive' Rotary forward   

EDU Fun SA - Diepsloot Combined School

Edu Fun is a charitable organisation that teaches English to Grade 3 and Grade 4 students at Diepsloot Combined School in South Africa and is one of our International projects....  

For more info'  have a look at their Facebook page

(link on this page)



and if that's not enough...

Or if you want to find out more information or are looking for support for your charity or event please do get in touch with us today

If you would like to make a donation to support our Rotary Charities you can do so here - It's very easy.... 

Join Rotary and 'Make a World of Difference'  -  for more info, see the video below....

Nigeria One-Year Milestone from Rotary International on Vimeo.

On July 24th, the West African nation will have gone one full year with no new cases of wild-polio virus.

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Swindon Cares Golf Day

Friday 28th September

Swindon Cares Golf Day

Swindon Cares Golf Day at Wrag Barn

High Sheriff's Gala

Saturday 6th October

High Sheriff's Gala

High Sheriff's Gala at the Wyvern Theatre

Club Council

Monday 8th October 18.00 - 19.00 Monday 9th July

Club Council

Club Council meeting tonight for all Council members
6pm at the Kings

TWIGS Gin Tasting

Friday 12th October

TWIGS Gin Tasting

TWIGS Gin Tasting at Magnums - Old Town

Tuesday 16th October

District Council – The Gables, Falfield

District Council – The Gables, Falfield

future events completed calendar district events local events

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Rotary News

Be part of a global network of volunteers, trying to make the world a better place. Please also see the 'links & news' page for information from the local district and live feeds from Rotary International and Rotary International in GB&I.

Family Rotary club use skills to kick-start local charities

Rotary members unite to tackle world hunger

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

Kings Arms Hotel, Wood Street, Swindon, We meet on Thursdays at 1300
Kings Arms Hotel, Wood Street, Swindon, SN1 4AB  01793 522156

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