Completed events in Rotary in Southern Wales

future events This page shows events from around the district in the last 3 years where additional information is available.

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more   Sat 30/09/2023 - Paint Run for Jacob's Garden

Knighton & District - Members of our Rotary Club stewarded this event at Knighton Primary School

more   Thu 28/09/2023 - We meet up with Leominster Rotarians at the Grove

Knighton & District - Our meeting was to discuss how Knighton and Leominster might cooperate on mental health projects

Cardiff Male Choir
more   Fri 22/09/2023 - Evening of Song

Cardiff St. David's - An Evening of Song with Cardiff Male Choir

All lined up!
more   Mon 18/09/2023 - Visit to St. Michael's Hospice, Hereford

Knighton & District - We visited this excellent hospice and beautiful garden, after donating £1000 to them last Rotary year.

more   Fri 15/09/2023 - Rotary Action Summit

Come and be part of an exciting experience at our Rotary Action Summit in vibrant Manchester, the city where the action is, as we "Evolve Rotary"!

more   Wed 13/09/2023 - We visit the Knighton Men's Shed

Knighton & District - As part of our "Combatting Loneliness" project we visit this excellent group in Knighton

more   Thu 07/09/2023 - Rugby World Cup Sweepstake

Haverfordwest - Application for the sweepstake are now closed but updates will be posted here.


Knighton & District - This was held in the St Edwards Church Hall in Church Street, Knighton and was a qualified success.

Handover Flyer showing Mary Adams and Wayne Morgan
more   Sun 27/08/2023 - District Handover New Date

Mary Adams and Wayne Morgan's Handover of DG and officers is now on the 27th of August. Last registration by the 10th of August. Only a few places are now available.

more   Sat 26/08/2023 - Knighton show and carnival

Knighton & District - We Had a stall at this local show which gave us a presence here....

more   Sat 12/08/2023 - Narberth Outdoor Rock 2023

Narberth & Whitland - Live Rock Music Event at Narberth RFC Stadium

Advertisement of Brynmawr classic car show
more   Sun 30/07/2023 - Brynmawr Classic Car Show

Brynmawr - In Brynmawr Town Centre and Brynmwwr Square

more   Sat 29/07/2023 - Treorchy Male Choir - Saturday 29 July in St Mary's Priory Church Abergavenny

Abergavenny - We had a very memorable evening at St Mary's Priory Church with Treorchy Male Choir performing in front of a capacity audience of 300 people raising £3,000 for our Ukraine Appeal. A truly magnificent achievement!

Some of the Prize winners on the community garden bank

Knighton & District - We attended the prize giving ceremony of the Knighton Children’s Gardening Club on Thursday July 27th 2023.

more   Sun 23/07/2023 - 'BUBBLES AND BERRIES'

Aberaeron A'r Cylch - A fundraising event for local charities, groups and deserving causes.

Interactors Fundraising for their Charity Skydive
more   Sat 22/07/2023 - Rotary and Interact Stalls on Brynmawr Square

Brynmawr - Come and find out about The family of Rotary and support the Interactors Skydiving Charity fundraising efforts.

more   Fri 21/07/2023 - UKRAINE AID

Aberaeron A'r Cylch - Visit and delivery of aid, for Ukraine, to Penparcau Community Hub

more   Mon 17/07/2023 - Young Chef Heats King Henry VIII School 17 July 2023

Abergavenny - Two finalists, Daniel Casa and Ruby Whalley are selected from 12 pupils in the School Heats of Young Chef to go forward to the Club Final at the Food Festival on Sunday 17 September 2023

Knighton Rotary President Angela Ellis and Secretary Paul Barrett
more   Sun 16/07/2023 - We join Ukrainian refugees on the Severn Valley Railway outing

Knighton & District - We were invited to join the North Herefordshire and South Shropshire Ukrainian Support Group with 80 Ukrainian refugees, their hosts and teachers on a cultural and educational trip on the Severn Valley Heritage Railway.

more   Fri 07/07/2023 - Cheque presentations at the Offa's Dyke Centre in Knighton

Knighton & District - We are delighted to be able to support very worthwhile charities that serve our communities

Rotakids raise money for guide dogs at Whitchurch Primary School
more   Fri 30/06/2023 - Rotakids raise money for guide dogs

Cardiff Breakfast - Rotakids raise money for guide dogs

President Kim presenting Samden with CITC cheque
more   Tue 27/06/2023 - We meet up with teachers from Nepal in Much Wenlock

Knighton & District - These teachers are supported by one of our favourite charities, Classrooms in the Clouds based in the Everest region on Nepal

more   Tue 13/06/2023 - District Quiz semi final against Cowbridge Rotary in Brecon

Knighton & District - We met the Cowbridge Rotary Club at the Brecon Castle hotel for a battle royale....

more   Sat 10/06/2023 - Colours Fashion Show raising money for local charities

Knighton & District - This was our third "Colours" Fashion Show event, always a favourite fundraiser for us and a great attraction for the community.

Bumatofu classroom with solar powered lights
more   Wed 31/05/2023 - Rotary District Grant - Bumatofu School, Uganda and Whitchurch Primary School Cardiff

Cardiff Breakfast - Rotary District Grant - Bumatofu School, Uganda and Whitchurch Primary School CardiffRotary District Grant - Bumatofu School, Uganda and Whitchurch Primary School Cardiff

more   Sun 28/05/2023 - Abergavenny Steam Rally 28/29 May 2023

Abergavenny - The Abergavenny Steam Rally returned for the second year running following lockdown. We were blessed with some wonderful weather which brought out the crowds and we had a record year in all respects.

Guide dogs and Whitchurch Primary School Rotakids
more   Thu 25/05/2023 - Guide dogs at Whitchurch Primary School

Cardiff Breakfast - Guide dogs at Whitchurch Primary School

more   Tue 16/05/2023 - Creating Hope for Rotary in Belarus

Cardiff Bay - ....In conversation with Konstantin Skuratovich. We get a chance to consider that the person in the street is not always acting or thinking the same way as their country leadership. Guests welcome on Zoom, see link for joining details.

more   Sun 14/05/2023 - Walk the Canal Sunday 14 May 2023

Abergavenny - Walk along the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal to raise funds for Blood Bikes Wales. Enter via web site by clicking on "Details" below

more   Thu 11/05/2023 - Final of the Area district quiz

Knighton & District - We met Aberystwyth Rotary Club at the Crown in Rhayader - it was a battle Royale!

more   Sun 07/05/2023 - Knighton Town Coronation fun day - we help out....

Knighton & District - This was enjoyable afternoon when we served teas and coffees to the grateful crowds.

more   Tue 04/04/2023 - Jane Walker - Founder & CEO

Cardiff Bay - of the Purple Community Fund, which is breaking the cycle of poverty in the Philippines. Online via Zoom, guests welcome. See details for link

more   Fri 31/03/2023 - Cardiff County and Vale Youth Orchestra Concert at the Barn, Whitchurch High School, Lower School.

Cardiff Breakfast - Cardiff County and Vale Youth Orchestra Concert at the Dutch Barn, Whitchurch High School, Lower School.

more   Tue 28/03/2023 - Madu Bishnu

Cardiff Bay - International Travel Hosting Fellowship. Online via Zoom, guests welcome. Link available in details page.

more   Tue 21/03/2023 - Street Collection to Help Ukraine Refugees in Poland - 21 March 2023

Abergavenny - The Club raised £275 at its Street Collection in Red Square in Abergavenny for humanitarian support for 50 Ukrainian refugees housed in a historical Abbey in Jaroslaw, Poland near to the Ukraine border

more   Tue 07/03/2023 - Rubbish is a Resource

Cardiff Bay - In conversation with Connor Bryant. Co-Founder of Rubbish Ideas and CEO of the Rubbish Project. Guests welcome via Zoom. Please see details for registration

more   Thu 02/03/2023 - Date for your Diary - St David's Day Celebration

Cardiff St. David's - Joining us for the evening with our guest speak Dean Powell 'Hold the Front Page', the life of a Journalist before Internet

Angela in Brockley Meadow on
more   Wed 01/03/2023 - Sponsored walk for Rotary Earthquake Appeal

Knighton & District - Incoming President Angela Ellis will be walking/running at least 2 miles a day in March to raise money for the Turkey and Syria earthquake appeal through Rotary.

Whitchurch Primary School Choir
more   Wed 01/03/2023 - The Saint David's Day Big Breakfast

Cardiff Breakfast - The Saint David's Day Big Breakfast at Whitchurch Golf Club

more   Wed 22/02/2023 - Visit to the Spaceguard Centre

Knighton & District - This was an enjoyable afternoon event. The Centre is committed to tracking Near Earth Objects that could potentially hit the Earth....

more   Wed 15/02/2023 - Young Photographer Competition 2023

Knighton & District - Winners have been decided!

more   Thu 26/01/2023 - Thursday 26 January 2023 at 7:00 pm

Abergavenny - At the Station Hotel, Brecon Road, Abergavenny. The third of these innovative Rotary meeting events open to all members of the public and the club to attend and advertised on Abergavenny Voice

Jeetendra Sharma, Director of the Rotary Global History Fellowship
more   Tue 24/01/2023 - In conversation with Jeetendra Sharma

Cardiff Bay - A continuation of our online "Cardiff Bay in conversation with.." series of events. All welcome

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Area Final - Young Musicians 2023
more   Mon 23/01/2023 - Young Musicians Area Final

Cardiff Breakfast - Young Musicians Area Final at the Dutch Barn, Whitchurch High School

more   Sun 15/01/2023 - Rotary Scarf in aid of End Polio Now

Narberth & Whitland - Rotary Scarf in aid of End Polio Now now available

more   Sun 04/12/2022 - Santa starts his journey around Cowbridge

Cowbridge - Full details can be found from the link on this page.

more   Thu 24/11/2022 - Young Musician/Vocalist Competition

Haverfordwest - Venue: New Hall at Haverfordwest High School. Club heat for this National Competition

Teams compete to see how many lengths they can swim in one  hour.
more   Sun 20/11/2022 - Swimathon - 20th November 2022

Abergavenny - The Swimathon returned to the Abergavenny Leisure Centre after a gap of three years due to Covid.

more   Fri 18/11/2022 - Quiz (BYO supper and drinks) for local charities

Knighton & District - Quiz (BYO supper and drinks) for local charities at the Leintwardine Village Hall

more   Thu 17/11/2022 - We'll Keep A Welcome

Narberth & Whitland - Whitland Male Choir and Special Guests LIVE IN CONCERT

more   Sat 22/10/2022 - Polio Awareness stall for World Polio Day TBC

Knighton & District - With World polio day on October 24th, we will be having a stall at the Knighton farmers market on this Saturday.

more   Tue 04/10/2022 - In conversation with Sylvia Whitlock.

Cardiff Bay - In 1987 the Rotary Club of Duarte won the legal right for women to become Rotarians. Sylvia became their President that year and was the first woman to hold that role in the world. Guests welcome.

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Runner up Amber Jones congratulates our winner Ruby Paton
more   Sun 18/09/2022 - Rotary Young Chef at the Food Festival

Abergavenny - The two finalists from the School Competition in July, Amber Jones and Ruby Paton faced each other in the Market Hall at the Food Festival on Sunday 18th September with Ruby Paton declared the winner to go through to the next stage of the competition.

more   Sat 27/08/2022 - Knighton show and carnival

Knighton & District - We had a stall at this local show which gave us a presence there.

more   Fri 19/08/2022 - Return Visit by Jaroslaw Rotary Club to Abergavenny

Abergavenny - Pictured are five members of Jaroslaw Rotary Club and four from Abergavenny Rotary Club having a farewell drink together in Wetherspoons Abergavenny at the end of a very memorable trip.

more   Fri 12/08/2022 - Duck Race & Pig Roast 2022

Narberth & Whitland - It's Back LIVE ! Charity Duck Race & Pig Roast at the Cresselly Arms, Cresswell Quay

Bracken Trust outreach nurse Janice Vincett, Reg Cawthorne, Rotary President Kim Smith, outreach nurse Sylvia Wilkinson
more   Mon 01/08/2022 - We donate to the Bracken Trust

Knighton & District - Our cheque for £500 was gratefully received by Reg Cawthorne

more   Fri 29/07/2022 - We donate to Mid Powys MIND and Blood Bikes Wales

Knighton & District - We presented £500 to each of these community based charities

Meeting up with CITC in Ludlow. From left Hazel, Shaun and Sherpa Dawa plus Rotary members
more   Mon 04/07/2022 - We meet Sherpa Dawa from CITC at the Queens in Ludlow

Knighton & District - We meet Sherpa Dawa from Classrooms in the Clouds at the Queens in Ludlow

Swansea Urban wildlife - plantlife or scenes where the environment is a feature.
more   Sun 03/07/2022 - ‘Rotary Swansea Photographic Competition - Our Swansea Urban Environment

Swansea - Theme "Our Swansea Urban Environment" Entry fee £3. Open to over 16's.

more   Mon 27/06/2022 - We meet Sherpa Dawa from CITC at the Queens in Ludlow

Knighton & District - Today we met with representatives of Classrooms in the Clouds and heard more about the progress the charity is making in the Everest region of Nepal.

more   Sun 26/06/2022 - VIVA LA DIVA 2022

Narberth & Whitland - Musical Extravaganza At Narberth RFC Ground On SUNDAY the 26th JUNE, 2022 All TICKETS NOW JUST £15 each, Online & in local outlets!

more   Sat 25/06/2022 - Community Dog Show

Henllys - Family Dog Show at Thornhill Community Centre.

Pizza time in Jaroslaw
more   Fri 17/06/2022 - Visit to Jaroslaw Rotary Club June 2022

Abergavenny - Three members of the Rotary Club of Abergavenny visited Jaroslaw Rotary Club from 17th June to 20th June 2022.

more   Fri 03/06/2022 - We celebrate the Jubilee in style!

Knighton & District - We celebrate the Queen's 70 years on the throne with a garden party......

more   Fri 03/06/2022 - Abergavenny Steam Rally

Abergavenny - The Abergavenny Steam Rally will take place in Bailey Park, Abergavenny.

Presentation to Air Ambulances by the clock tower in Knighton
more   Fri 22/04/2022 - We present £1000 to each of the Air Ambulances

Knighton & District - We were proud to donate £1000 to each of the Midlands and Wales Air Ambulances

Winners with their photos
more   Tue 19/04/2022 - We display the photos from the Young Photographer competition

Knighton & District - This exhibition will be open during the library opening times which are Tues 10.30am-1pm, 2-5pm Thurs 10.30am-1pm 2-6pm and Friday 8am -12.30pm

more   Fri 31/12/2021 - Young Photographer Competition 2021-22

Knighton & District - Our Young Photography Competition is back! Read how your youngster can get involved here.....

more   Sun 12/12/2021 - Santa Fun Run

Narberth & Whitland - Narberth Santa Fun 3k Run or Stroll is back. Sunday 12th December 2021 Charity event in aid of Narberth and Whitland Food Banks and other Rotary Charities.

more   Sat 20/11/2021 - Murder Mystery evening at the Leintwardine community centre

Knighton & District - Murder Mystery evening at the Leintwardine community centre. A social evening with a raffle for charity

more   Fri 12/11/2021 - Family Quiz for charity at the Baron in Bucknell

Knighton & District - We resumed our regular twice yearly quizzes tonight with Quizmaster extraordinaire Paul Barrett at the helm.

more   Sat 06/11/2021 - 24 Hours for Our Planet

Newport Uskmouth - On the 6th of November, we will be doing a 24-hour livestream event to raise money and awareness for the Rainforest Trust UK.

more   Sun 10/10/2021 - We steward at the VSCC hill climb in Cwm Whitton

Knighton & District - We steward at the VSCC hill climb raising money for the Air Ambulances

more   Sat 09/10/2021 - Grand Charity Concert 2021

Narberth & Whitland - We are delighted that the Grand Charity Concert starring Richard and Adam and Special Guests Whitland Male Choir and Rotary Young Musicians will take place on SATURDAY 9TH OCTOBER , 2021. TICKETS NOW ON SALE

more   Sun 19/09/2021 - Sounds Fantastic 2021

Narberth & Whitland - A fantastic two hour concert starring local Young Musicians at Rhos Y Gilwen Mansion, Cilgerran, North Pembrokeshire. Sunday 9th September. 2021. 3pm -5pm

The start of the event last year at the Morgan's home....
more   Sat 07/08/2021 - Car Treasure Hunt

Knighton & District - This was a very enjoyable event with £100 raised for our charitable efforts in the community.

more   Sun 25/07/2021 - Sunday Night Fever

Narberth & Whitland - Exciting Outdoor Music event at Narberth RFC Ground.

more   Wed 23/06/2021 - Charity Cycle Ride

Bridgend - Sponsored Cycle Ride Mumbles to Bridgend 50km

more   Tue 30/03/2021 - Rotaplast International

Cardiff Bay - Rotarian Angelo Capozzi MD, Founder of Rotaplast Inc. joins us live from San Francisco. Guests are welcome - Please see details below

more   Fri 26/03/2021 - Mysteriosa

Cardiff Bay - An evening of Strange and Wonderful Magic with Ashton Carter Profit to the Rotary in Cardiff Foodbank Appeal Please see details below

more   Tue 16/02/2021 - Rotary Area 3 District Quiz Final

Bridgend - Rotary Bridgend v Rotart Llantwit Major

more   Sat 12/12/2020 - Car Parking in Cardiff

Cardiff Bay - We're back! £6 All Day see details

more   Wed 25/11/2020 - Rotary Ramble Beach Litter Collection

Bridgend - Newton Beach, Porthcawl

more   Tue 10/11/2020 - Bitten by the Black Dog

Cardiff Bay - James Innes Visitors are welcome Please see details

more   Wed 04/11/2020 - Zoom Meeting Rotary Swansea - Speaker Rotary GB&I Carers Uk Project

Swansea - Rotary Swansea is hosting Peter Hamilton RGBI coordinator. Speaking about the Carer's RGB&I link project. Working together through our shared values. Raising awareness of caring and the work of Carers UK through Rotary’s network. Contact Gwenda for Link.

more   Tue 27/10/2020 - Rotary Wrap Up Project

Cardiff Bay - Malcolm Baldwin Accrington Rotary Warm clothing for those in need (Guests welcome, see details)

more   Sat 24/10/2020 - World Polio Day

Bridgend - Rotary Bridgend lit three local landmarks purple - Coity Castle, St Crallo's Church Coychurch and St David's Church Laleston

more   Fri 16/10/2020 - Virtual Online Santa Raffle

Narberth & Whitland - Virtual Online Santa Raffle 2020 in aid of Narberth Foodbank and PATCH, (Pembrokeshire Action To Combat Hardship).

more   Wed 14/10/2020 - CHARITY CHRISTMAS CARDS SOLD OUT in 2020

Knighton & District - We are supporting local charities with sale of unique Christmas cards available from Angela Ellis 01547 540504

more   Tue 13/10/2020 - E-Box Endoscopy Box

Cardiff Bay - Presentation by Rtn Garner Roberts on the innovative E-Box Guests Welcome (See details below)

more   Sat 10/10/2020 - Knighton Festival online - something for everyone

Knighton & District - Our Rotary Club is excited to be supporting this event which extends over three Saturday afternoon. The talent makes this free event unmissable - be inspired!

St David's Cathedral
more   Mon 05/10/2020 - Watercolour Sale!

Dinas Powys - Watercolour Sale to support the purchase of Toyboxes for children of abused mothers under the Kids Out Toybox scheme

'What We Do' Main Pages:

Rotary in Southern Wales has over many years and continues to help with dementia in our communities.


Youth Cluster and District Competition Finals


Rotary's own Charity


Contains content from various District Leadership and Training Seminars


Community and International Projects Linked to Rotary in Southern Wales


Some of the Brilliant Projects on in District 1150


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This page has links to the 2021 Conference Showcase and to a list of available speakers from the showcase organisations.


Under the current circumstances school pupils have to do much of their learning online, but there are many who are disadvantaged by having no access or shared access to their essential learning. These Rotary projects are trying to help.


The District Continuity and Operations Teams are taking this outbreak very seriously and your safety and well being and our duty of care is of paramount importance to us.