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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.

Young Writer Competition

This local Dumfries competition aims to encourage young people to use and develop their writing skills...


Club Newsletter

A new format for the 2020/21 Rotary year! The Club Newsletter is a monthly round-up of "What We Did in (...previous calendar month) for people who don't follow us on Facebook or read the Dumfries & Galloway Standard! It's all right here...


Coronavirus COVID - 19 impact on our club

Our members are continuing to meet via Zoom Video Conferencing to reduce unnecessary physical interactions that could cause the spread of infection... This situation is being considered monthly at the meetings of our Council Members...


Rotary Opens Opportunities

The Rotary 2020/2021 theme “Rotary Opens Opportunities” asks Rotarians to create opportunities that strengthen their leadership, help put service ideas into action, and improve the lives of those in need.


CANCELLED... Another COVID-19 Restrictions Casualty :( Rotary Christmas Bagpacking Fundraiser

Members of The Rotary Club of Dumfries offer a Bag Packing Service to customers in the Food Hall of M&S Dumfries for a donation...


About us

President David Gibson 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

Fri, Dec 4th 2020 12:45 pm

Weekly Club Meeting via ZOOM Video Communications

Speaker: Kirsteen Plop - “The Work of Leonard Cheshire in Scotland".

Monthly Club Council Meeting

Tue, Dec 8th 2020 5:30 pm

Monthly Club Council Meeting

The Club President chairs a meeting of the Club Officers to manage the club's affairs

Weekly Club Meeting - Christmas Lunch

Fri, Dec 11th 2020 12:45 pm

Weekly Club Meeting - Christmas Lunch

There is no meeting this week. Council has taken the decision to meet every other week during the current Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak..

Weekly Club Meeting - Christmas Message

Fri, Dec 18th 2020 12:45 pm

Weekly Club Meeting - Christmas Message

The Rev. Alistair Purss, Senior Pastor at Dumfries Baptist Church.

NO WEEKLY CLUB MEETING... Happy Christmas!

Fri, Dec 25th 2020 12:45 pm

NO WEEKLY CLUB MEETING... Happy Christmas!

Seasons Greetings...

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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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