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Rotary Club of Dumfries - 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.


One of Our Causes is Ending Polio. World Polio Day is 25th October. Find out what our club did this World Polio Day 2019 to raise public awareness and fundraise for this cause via the special edition of the Club Newsletter attached in Details below...


Club Newsletter

Our Club News is a regular, usually monthly sometimes bi-monthly, round-up of ‘What we do’. We include reports and photographs from the wide range of Club activities, summaries of the talks given by our visiting speakers, and other items of interest.


About us

President Tom Marchbank and the members of The Rotary Club of Dumfries welcome you to our Website.                                                               

The Club is one of the earliest to be established in Scotland with a founding date in 1921.

We are a friendly club, that loves welcoming visitors to our lunchtime meeting every Friday, at the Cairndale Hotel and Leisure Club, English Street, Dumfries, DG1 2DF. 

We gather from 12:30pm with the the meeting commencing at 12:45pm, a two course lunch is served during the meeting at a cost of £11.00

We aim to conclude about 2:00pm. 

Most of our meetings include an after lunch talk from an invited speaker, entertaining and educating us on a wide variety of subjects.

If you decide to visit us there is no need to contact us in advance, simply turn up and you will be met by one of our members assigned to meet and greet visitors, guests and fellow members.

We are an active Club with very successful charity, fundraising and community events. Click here to visit our regularly updated Facebook page for forthcoming events and Club news. Dumfries Rotary Club Dumfries

Click on the Link below to read about the history of our Club.


Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Friday 21st February 12.45

Weekly Club Meeting

Speaker: Marion Kirkwood “Drumuir: From family farm to ice cream”


Friday 28th February 12.45

Weekly Club Meeting

Speaker: Dr Janet Brennan - Hysteric Scotland

Weekly Club Meeting - Business Meeting

Friday 6th March 12.30

Weekly Club Meeting - Business Meeting

In Rotary a Business Meeting relates to the business of the club. Generally held twice a year, business meetings are led by the club president who invites the convenors and club officers to discuss their areas of business for the benefit of club members.

Monthly Council Meeting

Tuesday 10th March 17.30

Monthly Council Meeting

Friday 13th March 12.45

Weekly Club Meeting

Speaker: Dr David Devereux “Tongland Abbey - Archaeological Excavations”

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Fridays at 12.45
Cairndale Hotel, English Street, Dumfries, DG1 2DF  01387 254111

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