Club history


The Rotary Club of Henley on Thames obtained its original Charter on the 25th May 1955. Next year in 2015 we will celebrate the 60th Anniversary and this appears an appropriate moment to record a few details of the Club’s development.


For nigh on 60 years Henley Rotary Club has quietly but diligently pursued the aims of the Rotary movement of service to the community, the promotion of international friendship and understanding, and the attainment of the highest standards of conduct in members’ professions or occupations.


Some key events in the Club’s development have been:

1960 the annual Midnight Matinee the first of which was supported by Richard Todd, Robert Morley and Eric Sykes, and which has since raised in excess of