The Club at the Pavilion Community Fair.

Displaying Rothesay Rotary's local and international involvement.

The Rotary Club of Rothesay took part in the Pavilion Community Fair on Saturday 26th September.  The Fair was part of a busy weekend of events at the Pavilion before its closure for a major refurbishment. 

The ShelterBox illustrated the international work of Rotary and the storyboards outlined a year in the life of the rotary Club of Rothesay including events and charitable donations 

                                      ROTARY CLUB OF ROTHESAY                                



September 2014 – 2015

Another successful fund raising event!


14th Sept.  – Car Boot Sale,

                     Public Park.

21st Sept.  – Marshalling for Bute Wheelers

26th – 30th  - Bute Festival of Cycling

Quiz Night full house! Time for chat between answering questions!NOVEMBER 2014

1st Nov.   -  Rotary Quiz Night at Craigmore Bowling Club

6th Nov.   -  Club Members’ Sports Night

                                 Pool, darts and dominoes at Kingarth Hotel

Various dates Nov. – Mock interviews for Rothesay Academy senior pupils.

Rotary President Stewart Shaw and attendees at the Croc An Raer service11th Nov. – Attending Remembrance Service at Croc An Raer.

December 2014

4th Dec.   -   Rotary Young Musician Competition

                                          Rothesay Campus

18thDec.–    Club Members and friends attend   The very Reverend Andrew Swift addresses guests at the Club's 2014 Christmas dinner at the Kingarth hotel. Christmas Dinner - 

Address by Rev. Andrew Swift.

A melody of carols for care home residents


Members and friends

Carol Singing in the Community

January and February 2015

 22nd Jan.  -   Scottish Night – members and friends celebrate all things Scottish.

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12th Feb.  – Members’ Sports Day –   Golf Simulator Glasgow

March and April 2015

19th March – Irish Night

Members and friends enjoyed and   evening of music from Seamus O’Duncan’s Ceilidh Band as well as dancing from Anne McIlroy’s Irish dancers.

(Jimmy Duncan later received a Rotary Community Award)

16th April  - Community Day

On Saturday 11 April the Rotary Club of Rothesay held a "meet the community" open Day. The cornerstone of the event was a Know Your Blood Pressure promotion organized in conjunction with the Stroke Association.

A beaming Rotarian complete with cake following his



May 2015

2nd May – Jazz Weekend Bottle Stall

This year’s Rotary bottle stall held in Guildford Square at the start of the 2015 Isle of Bute Jazz Festival. All funds raised (£900+) were donated to the Nepal earthquake appeal.

Annual Rotary Bottle stall on Saturday 2nd May 2015 all funds raised will be donated to the Nepal earthquake appeal.Rotarians also were involved in

Stewarding the Jazz events.

June 2015

4th June – Johnny Beattie, actor and comedian, and Honorary Member of the Rotary Club of Rothesay was awarded a Paul Harris Fellowship in recognition of his charity work over many, many years.

9th June – Beach clean at Stravanan Beach.

The Beach Combers!

August 2015

Rotarians 'man' the gate at the Isle of Bute cattle show
12th Aug. – Marshalling at the Agricultural Show

13th Aug. – Member Sports Night – Petanque at the Port.

22nd Aug – Marshalling at Bute Highland Games

September 2015

3rd Sept. – Club Birthday Celebration - 65 Years Old

                          Guest Musician, George McDonald

6th Sept. – Car Boot Sale, raised £700+ for Rotary Charities

10th Sept. – Club President Ralph Anderson cycles the 5 ferries route totalling 71 Miles for Rotary Charity for Prostate Cancer Scotland raising £700+.

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