Completed events in Rotary District 1240

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   Fri 16/04/2021 - The Great Rotary Quiz

Brentwood - This month Quiz on 16th April 2021 with profits to Brentwood Rotary Charities.

more   Thu 15/04/2021 - Peter Montgomery on Mercy Shipson Mercy Ships

Wickford - Peter Montgomery will join us from sunny Yorkshire to talk about Mercy Ships

more   Sat 10/04/2021 - Manningtree Rotary's Environmental team out and about

Manningtree Stour Valley - Our regular litter picks are now taking place around Manningtree, Mistley and Lawford

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Dr. Lizzie Burns
more   Thu 01/04/2021 - Origami Zoom Night - Thursday 1st April

Basildon - Come and learn a little about this ancient art of paper folding and have a go yourself!

more   Mon 22/03/2021 - Speaker Evening (Zoom) - Mike Storr (Master of Mirth) - Asthma UK

Brightlingsea & District - Join us for an entertaining Zoom talk by Master of Mirth Mike Storr of Asthma UK. The Zoom link will open at 18.20 on Monday 23rd March. To receive an invitation to join the talk please email Club Secretary Fiona Brown on fiona.brow

more   Fri 19/03/2021 - Results of The Great Virtual Quiz 19th March

Brentwood - This month Quiz on 19th March is full.If you wish to make changes to your team please email - 01277424027

more   Thu 18/03/2021 - Challenging MND

Wickford - Alex Gibson will talk to us about how the charity Challenging MND supports MND sufferers

more   Wed 17/03/2021 - The Friendly Quiz - remember to sign up and RSVP by 12 March.

Chelmsford Mildmay - A Zooming good quiz in aid of Rotary charities.

more   Thu 11/03/2021 - Vicky Richmond plays Oboe

Wickford - Vicky Richmond is coming to play for the Rotary Club

more   Thu 11/03/2021 - Tales of a Tour Manager

Manningtree Stour Valley - CAN'T GET AWAY ON HOLIDAY THEN HERES THE NEXT BEST THING. The light hearted and humorous tales from European Tour Guide Cherry Mullins

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more   Thu 04/03/2021 - Speaker - The Bees Abroad Story - making Beekeepers for Life.

Wickford - We are delighted that Master Beekeeper Richard Ridler will be talking to us about the charity Bees Abroad.



Image celebrating the inauguration of the Rotary Satellite Club of Dunmow Takeley.
more   Wed 03/03/2021 - Inauguration of the Satellite Club of Dunmow Takeley

Dunmow - Inauguration of the Rotary Satellite Club of Dunmow Takeley attended by members of Dunmow Rotary, District officials and friends.

Toda Africa
more   Thu 25/02/2021 - Find out about Toda Africa tonight 25th Feb

Basildon - Toda Africa - A nonprofit organisation in Ghana set up to undertake the vital work of supporting women and youth empowerment.

more   Fri 19/02/2021 - The Great Virtual Quiz

Brentwood - This month Quiz is in aid of Little Haven Hospices on 19th February

more   Thu 18/02/2021 - Do you know what APS is? Find out this Thursday

Basildon - Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is an incurable life-threatening autoimmune condition which causes the blood to clot too quickly in veins, arteries and the brain.

more   Thu 04/02/2021 - Come and hear about The British Heart Foundation

Wickford - Darren Couchman will be visiting us on Zoom to tell us about the work of the British Heart Foundation

Computers for Schoolchildren
more   Sat 23/01/2021 - Computers for Schoolchildren

Basildon - Join our campaign to help schoolkids get computers.

more   Fri 22/01/2021 - The Great Virtual Quiz is Full

Brentwood - This month Quiz is now full Next Months quiz will be on 19th February

Royal Marsden
more   Thu 21/01/2021 - Royal Marsden Talk

Basildon - Joining details for the Royal Marsden Talk are here: Time: Jan 21, 2021 07:00 PM London Meeting ID: 872 2559 1921 Passcode: 689437 Everyone welcome.

Re-Cycle at work
more   Mon 18/01/2021 - Speaker Evening (Zoom) - Lindsay Hurrell - Re-Cycle

Brightlingsea & District - Join us for a Zoom Speaker Evening with Lindsay Hurrell of the Re-Cycle Charity

Update on the
more   Fri 01/01/2021 - January 2021 Challenge

Dunmow - Dunmow Rotarians have now completed a series of sponsored challenges, through January 2021, in aid of local charities raising a total of £2,248 to date. A very big thank you to all those who donated so generously in support of the event.

Donor Drive is Live
more   Sat 19/12/2020 - Donor Drive for 2,500 Kenyan Schoolchildren

Billericay - Donate a recurring amount before 05.00 December 19 and help us win a prize for the most recurring donors. Give the price of a pack of Christmas Cards for a minimum of four months to help these children.

Presentation of a cheque to Head Teacher, Clare Griffiths, of Dunmow St Mary's Primary School, by Dunmow Rotary President Willie Fraser.
more   Wed 09/12/2020 - Donation to Dunmow St Mary's Primary School

Dunmow - Donation of £1,000 to Dunmow St Mary's Primary School for computer equipment.

Sleigh in the sky
more   Mon 07/12/2020 - Santa is coming to Ingatestone

Ingatestone - Santa's Sleigh will soon be calling in Ingatestone, Margaretting and Mountnessing areas

Computer image of Father Christmas.
more   Sat 05/12/2020 - Christmas Quiz

Chelmsford - Won by the Rotary Club of Colchester Centurion

more   Fri 04/12/2020 - SANTA CLAUSE IS COMING TO TOWN

Manningtree Stour Valley - Santa Clause is excited to anounce the dates he will be visiting Manningtree, Lawford, Mistley and Bradfield this December

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more   Thu 03/12/2020 - ShelterBox Zoom presentation by Rtn Howard Mathews

Halstead - The presentation will last about 20-25 minutes followed by Q&A. and will include, Shelter Box 20th Anniversary, Shelter Box and Covid, how you can help, recent deployment to the Philippines Contact Rtn Mike Prince for Zoom link

We are proud to be partnering with Leigh Rotary Club and the Carli Lansley Foundation to provide public Defibrillators for Southend on Sea
more   Mon 30/11/2020 - Crowdfunding Project for 2 more Defibrillators

Thorpe Bay - We are running a Crowdfunding Campaign to fund 2 more Public Defibrillators for Southend Seafront to be sited between the Pier and Shoeburyness

more   Sat 21/11/2020 - 'Special' District Forum - via Zoom

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Title _Photo Comp
more   Sun 15/11/2020 - PHOTO COMPETITION

Ingatestone - Theme: "OUT IN THE OPEN" - Images taken outside eg. Landscapes, architecture, wildlife ( not portraits )

more   Thu 12/11/2020 - The Great District Quiz

Brentwood - Profits from this quiz go to District 1240 Port Elizabeth Project Early child development

more   Thu 12/11/2020 - Thorpe Bay Rotary Port Elizabeth Quiz

Thorpe Bay - We are working with the RC Billericay Mayflower to present our Virtual Quiz in aid of Early Childhood Development Nursery Teacher training in Port Elizabeth S.Africa. Register now at

more   Tue 10/11/2020 - Virtual Christmas Charity Challenge Trail

Manningtree Stour Valley - Guess the mileage Rob and his band of merry Elves travel and win a fabulous Family Hamper worth over £100

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more   Sat 24/10/2020 - World Polio Day Fundraiser hosted by the Pearl Dragon, Southend.

Thorpe Bay - Jimmy, partner and head chef at Southend's premier Chinese Restaurant, will host a demonstration for you to cook along with and enjoy your own Chinese Meal on this special day or just watch in the knowledge that your contribution will help eradicate polio

more   Fri 23/10/2020 -

Brentwood - This Months Selected Charity -SNAP

more   Wed 14/10/2020 - Zoom meeting on Early Childhood Development in South Africa

The Early Childhood Development project focuses on pre-school education for black children in South Africa. This meeting will help you to understand the aims of the project.

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Simon & Barbara of the Takeley Group on the Litter Picking event.
more   Sat 10/10/2020 - Takeley litter picking event.

Dunmow - Takeley litter picking event organised by the to be Satellite group. Starting point Piors Green shops.

more   Fri 25/09/2020 - Litter Pick in conjunction with LYC and for the Keep Britain Tidy Autumn Campaign - 10 am

Chelmsford Mildmay - Although a Keep Britain Tidy September Clean Up activity, through the auspices of Love Your Chelmsford (LYC), they have arranged free parking for our litter picking team at the Riverside Leisure Centre - more details below

more   Thu 17/09/2020 - Weekly Fellowship Meeting 17th September

Wickford - Our weekly fellowship meeting - and an international Speaker

more   Fri 11/09/2020 - District Lockdown Meeting - Crowdfunding by Steve Gale

Steve Gale AG for Area 1, will explain the basics of Crowdfunding

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more   Sat 05/09/2020 - Brightlingsea Jog Walk Run in aid of Essex Air Ambulance

Brightlingsea & District - Join us for a special 2020 Covid-19 safe edition of the much loved Brightlingsea Jog Walk Run which this year will be run as a Time Trial style event between Saturday 5 and Sunday 13 September.

more   Fri 21/08/2020 - Fundraising for Home Start

Brentwood - This Virtual Quiz continues to raise money for local charities and organisations. Its easy to take part just get connected -The same format as our traditional monthly Quiz

more   Mon 27/07/2020 - District 1240 Lockdown Zoom Meeting

The second District 1240 Lockdown meeting which will be presented by Heidi Eggleton Rotaract District Representative 1145 - South East England, UK. Heidi will be speaking about all aspects of a Rotaract club

Rotary In Action
more   Fri 24/07/2020 - Fundraising for Brentwood Theatre

Brentwood - This Virtual Quiz continues to raise money for local charities and organisations. Its easy to take part just get connected -The same format as our traditional monthly Quiz

more   Sat 20/06/2020 - THE GREAT GET TOGETHER WEEKEND FRI 19th to SUN 21st June

Basildon - The Great Get Together is an initiative designed to bring communities together which takes place every year on the weekend of Jo Cox’s birthday in June. It is at the heart of our vision for a nation of strong compassionate communities.

more   Sat 13/06/2020 - District Assembly - Online using Zoom Webinar

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the District Assembly will be held via a Zoom Webinar. We are delighted to announce that the Incoming RI President Holger Knaack will be joining the event.

more   Sat 30/05/2020 - President Elects Training Seminar (PETS) - Zoom Webinar

Training seminar for all incoming club presidents for Rotary year 2020-2021. This session will be held as a Zoom webinar

more   Mon 25/05/2020 - District 1240 Virtual Quiz

District 1240 will hold its inaugural Virtual District Quiz on Monday 25th May at 7 pm.District Rotarians are asked to join me for a quiz to raise urgently needed funds for Covid 19 Charity Relief

more   Thu 21/05/2020 - District Forum - Online Zoom Webinar

District Forum was originally scheduled to take place in March however this has now been rescheduled as a Zoom Webinar

Willie Fraser, President of the Rotary Club of Dunmow, presenting the 1,000 facemasks to the Redbond Care Home manager Sam Dearlove.
more   Tue 19/05/2020 - May 2020 community donations from the Rotary Club of Dunmow.

Dunmow - Willie Fraser, President of the Rotary Club of Dunmow, presented a donation of 1,000 facemasks to Redbond Lodge Care Home.

more   Sun 17/05/2020 - One man running

Chelmsford Mildmay - Stephen King, President of Chelmsford Rivermead Rotary, runs 10 miles for Charities - please support: details below

more   Wed 29/04/2020 - Sorry! Cancelled due to Covid 19

Colchester Forum - Supervised angling for special needs children

more   Fri 03/04/2020 - District Quiz - Cancelled

The annual District 1240 Quiz has been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak

Concert St Thomas Church
more   Sat 28/03/2020 - CANCELLED - Charity Concert 28th March 2020

Brentwood - Brentwood's Young Musicians have got Talent alright

Charlotte Edwards CBE, the speaker this year at the Rotary Club of Dunmow Sports Personality Speaker Dinner - Postponed.
more   Fri 27/03/2020 - Postponed - Sports Personality Speaker Dinner.

Dunmow - Annual "Sports Personality Speaker Dinner" with guest speaker Charlotte Edwards CBE, former England cricket captain - Postponed.

more   Fri 20/03/2020 - The Great Brentwood Quiz CANCELLED

Brentwood - Sponsored Charity - Homestart

more   Tue 17/03/2020 - District Forum Cancelled

The District Forum Scheduled for 17th March has been cancelled due to concerns about the Corona Virus outbreak. It will be re-scheduled in due course once the worse of the outbreak is over.

more   Sat 14/03/2020 - Love Your Chelmsford - spring river clean up

Chelmsford Mildmay - Meet at Baddow Road car park Chelmsford CM2 7PJ at 9 am. Free parking and refreshments for all volunteers. All equipment provided: pickers, gloves, tabards & waste sacks.

Brick Lane audience Fun and laughter with high tea.
more   Thu 12/03/2020 - Brick Lane Music Hall

Brentwood - Starring all your Brick Lane Music Hall favourites. British entertainment at its best Join us for a fun-filled extravaganza at this fabulous venue.

Colchester’s newest Rotary club is up and running!
more   Fri 06/03/2020 - Quiz Night

Colchester Camulos - Colchester’s newest Rotary club is up and running! At a recent charity quiz night organised by Camulos Rotary, nearly 100 people helped to raise over £1,000 for good causes.

more   Thu 05/03/2020 - Monthly handover

Basildon - Monthly Presidential handover from Bob Thomas to Toni Wells.

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more   Sat 29/02/2020 - District Final of the Rotary Young Musician Competition - at Chelmsford Cathedral

A chance to experience the excellent young musical talent in the District.

more   Fri 28/02/2020 - Rose Bowl Quiz 2020

Dunmow - Annual Rose Bowl Quiz for local teams to compete for the "Rose Bowl Trophy" or the "Wooden Spoon", if last. Held at Foakes Hall, Great Dunmow.

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more   Sun 23/02/2020 - Paul Harris Lunch at Channels Golf Club

A lunch for all Paul Harris Fellows and Guests

more   Sat 22/02/2020 - Annual Charity Quiz Night

Manningtree Stour Valley - Quiz Night at The Olgilvie Hall, Lawford 7pm

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more   Sun 19/01/2020 - Sherlock Holmes and the Warlock of Whitechapel

Ingatestone - Theatre Play at Zinc Arts, Chipping Ongar. Supported by The Rotarians of Kelvedon Hatch & Villages

Ingatestone Christmas Market
more   Sun 08/12/2019 - Ingatestone Christmas Market

Ingatestone - To be held in Ingatestone & Fryerning Community Association car park. Organised jointly with IFCA

more   Sat 16/11/2019 - "Whose Wine Is It Anyway?"

Ingatestone - at Ingatestone Community Centre

more   Tue 29/10/2019 - Social/fund raising evening for End Polio Now at Beauvoir Arms, Downham Road, Downham CM11 1QH NOW FULLY BOOKED

Chelmsford Mildmay - 7.00 for 7.30 £20pp, paid before the day, for starter, main course and dessert - menu below: please let Roger Spall have your choices by 18 October.

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A Sidecar Named Despair!
more   Fri 25/10/2019 - A Sidecar Named Despair!

Ingatestone - at Zinc Arts Centre, Chipping Ongar

more   Fri 25/10/2019 - Dinner Dance - 25th October 2019

Colchester - Dinner Dance in aid of 'End Polio Now'

more   Sat 12/10/2019 - Quiz Night at Writtle Sports and Social Club

Chelmsford Phoenix - Come along to our next Quiz Night at Writtle Sports & Social Club Paradise Road, CM1 3HP and Support Local Rotary Charities. Just £7 per person. Bar is available but bring your own nibbles!

more   Sat 12/10/2019 - Shoe Sale

Chelmsford Mildmay - run by Inner Wheel Club of Chelmsford Mildmay - see poster below for details

more   Fri 04/10/2019 - District Conference at Woodlands Event Centre Wyboston Lakes Resort near St Neots

Join us at the Woodlands Event Centre in Wyboston for the 2019 District 1240 Conference.

more   Sun 15/09/2019 - Brightlingsea Jog Walk Run

Brightlingsea & District - Everyone is invited to take part in our annual Brightlingsea Jog Walk Run event. Full details of the event can be found at

more   Sun 15/09/2019 - Brightlingsea Jog Walk Run in aid of Essex Air Ambulance

Brightlingsea & District - Join us on our fun family Jog Walk Run on Sunday 15 September 2019. Walk, jog or run our scenic and easy 4 mile course to help us raise funds for Essex Air Ambulance. Full details at

more   Sat 14/09/2019 - Garden Party/BBQ - 14th September 2019

Colchester - Support Post Polio Syndrome and have fun

more   Sun 18/08/2019 - Hog Roast

Epping Forest - REVITALISE Respite holidays for disable people and carers. Fund raising event

more   Sat 20/07/2019 - Music on a Summers Evening

Manningtree Stour Valley - Thank you for your support

Jive Aces
more   Sat 06/07/2019 - Summer Evening Jazz Concert

Ingatestone - 23rd Year of Open Air Concert at Ingatestone Hall. A wonderful evening of Jive, Swing, Rock 'n' Roll and New Orleans Jazz

more   Sun 30/06/2019 - District Handover at Chelmsford Racecourse

Lesley hands over the DG's baton to Pauline

more   Thu 06/06/2019 - BASILDON AT 70 CELEBRATION!


more   Sat 01/06/2019 - FUN QUIZ NIGHT!


more   Mon 27/05/2019 - Duck Race, Castle Park Colchester.

Colchester Forum - Spring Bank Holiday Monday. Part of Hospital Radio Family Fun Day. Actual start time announced on the day.

more   Sun 26/05/2019 - 2019 Mayflower Cross Country Run & Walk

Manningtree Stour Valley - THANK YOU

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more   Sun 19/05/2019 - Great Baddow Charity Races

Chelmsford Mildmay - 10 mile Road Race and 2 mile Fun Run organised by the Rotary Clubs of Chelmsford Mildmay and Chelmsford Rivermead. Main sponsor Edmund Carr.

more   Thu 16/05/2019 - 36th Charter Night

Manningtree Stour Valley - 36th Charter Night at Clacton -on-sea Golf Club

more   Sun 12/05/2019 - Colchester 10K

Colchester Forum - The Eleventh 10K Charity Race in aid of the Army Benevolent Fund and local charities

more   Fri 10/05/2019 - RIBI Rotary Showcase in Nottingham

The RIBI Conference is being replaced in 2019 with a public facing event showcasing the work of Rotary in the UK and Ireland

more   Sat 04/05/2019 - Murder Mystery Evening & Dinner

Colchester Forum - Presidential Memorial Evening at Stanway village hall. Food by McDonalds. Tickets £20 Profits to British Heart Foundation.

more   Fri 05/04/2019 - District Quiz - Hamptons Sports and Social Club

District Quiz at Hamptons Sports Club, Beehive Lane, Chelmsford

more   Sat 09/03/2019 - Young Musician - District Final - Chelmsford Cathedral

The District Final of Young Musician

more   Sat 09/03/2019 - Murder Mystery Evening

Manningtree Stour Valley - The team that brought you 50 Shades of Grain. A Cereal Killing bring you their latest Murder Mystery. There's been another murder so Join us for laughs, shocks and try to work out who did it.

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more   Sun 24/02/2019 - District 1240 PHF Lunch at Channels

Open to all Paul Harris Fellows and their guests

more   Wed 13/02/2019 - Youth Speaks Senior Final - Essex County Council Chamber

The senior final of the Youth Speaks competition

more   Wed 06/02/2019 - Youth Speaks Intermediate Final - Essex County Council Chamber

The final of the intermediate competition

more   Fri 11/01/2019 - The Great Brentwood Quiz

Brentwood - Sponsored Charity BOSP

more   Mon 17/12/2018 - Rotary & Inner Wheel Seasonal Concert

This annual event will be taking place in Chelmsford Cathedral. All proceeds will be shared equally between Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust and Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.

Ingatestone Christmas Market
more   Sun 09/12/2018 - Ingatestone Christmas Market

Ingatestone - Ingatestone & Fryerning Community Centre, 7 High Street, Ingatestone CM4 9ED

more   Mon 03/12/2018 - 2018 Christmas Collections

Manningtree Stour Valley - Thank you for your donations

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Whose Wine is it Anyway?
more   Fri 30/11/2018 - "Whose Wine Is It Anyway?!

Ingatestone - at Ingatestone Community Centre, High Street, Ingatestone CM4 9ED

more   Thu 22/11/2018 - PIER Public Lecture

Chelmsford Rivermead - Protecting the vulnerable; a government priority' Victoria Atkins MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Crime, Vulnerability and Safeguarding at 17.30 in the Lord Ashcroft Building Room MAB 221 on the Chelmsford Campus

more   Sat 03/11/2018 - Rotary Jumble Sale

Brightlingsea & District - Join us for a giant fundraising jumble sale hosted jointly by the Rotary Clubs of Brightlingsea & District and Manningtree.

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more   Tue 30/10/2018 - Social evening at Beauvoir Arms, Billericay. ALL WELCOME!

Chelmsford Mildmay - £20 pp which includes a contribution to President's chosen charity Dementia Adventure. 7 for 7.30 pm. Arrangements will be made for menu choices to be made beforehand. Beauvoir Arms, Downham Road, Downham, Billericay, CM11 1 QH

End Polio Now!
more   Sat 27/10/2018 - END POLIO NOW!

Basildon - Showcasing Rotary's End Polio Now Campaign.

Bell Tower
more   Wed 24/10/2018 - END POLIO NOW


more   Fri 19/10/2018 - The Great Brentwood Quiz

Brentwood - Sponsored Charity - Bloodwise

more   Wed 17/10/2018 - PIER Public Lecture

Chelmsford Rivermead - 'A word where no child is turned away' Javed Kahn, the Chief Executive of Barnardo's at 17.30 in the Lord Ashcroft Building Room MAB 221 on the Chelmsford Campus

more   Sat 13/10/2018 - Black Tie Dinner at the Moot Hall

Colchester Forum - Charity event in aid of Shelterbox. Go to

more   Sat 13/10/2018 - Inner Wheel Shoe Sale

Chelmsford Mildmay - Shoes, boots and bags plus ladies clothes, greetings cards and lots more. Plus coffee and lovely home made cakes!

more   Fri 05/10/2018 - District Conference at the Grand Harbour Hotel Southampton

Join Lesley and Martin in Southampton for the 2018 District Conference

more   Fri 28/09/2018 - BREATHE

Manningtree Stour Valley - Manningtree Rotary in Association with The Manifest Theatre present a charity film presentation of the movie "BREATHE"

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more   Sun 23/09/2018 - The Panto Horse Derby Day

Colchester Forum - Racing Panto Horses for Charity in Colchester. Come and Join the Fun and Raise Money for Charity

more   Sat 22/09/2018 - SAUSAGE SIZZLER AT HOMEBASE Near Five Bells Roundabout. London Road.

Basildon - DIY is hungry work! Pick up a sizzling sausage after you shop.

more   Sun 09/09/2018 - Brightlingsea Jog Walk Run

Brightlingsea & District - Brightlingsea Jog Walk Run in aid of Essex Air Ambulance. A fabulous event walking, jogging or running through fabulous riverside scenery on our easy 4 mile course.

more   Sat 28/07/2018 - Coffee Morning in aid of Life Education

Wickford - Drink coffee, eat cakes, support Life Education!

more   Sat 21/07/2018 - Silent Auction at Marks Hall Country Show

Colchester - Colchester Club will be running the silent auction at the Marks Hall Country Show

more   Sun 08/07/2018 - Billericay Summerfest Sunday 8th July 2018

Billericay Mayflower - Billericay town's popular summer event organised by Billericay Mayflower Rotary Club for the community

The Jive Aces
more   Sat 07/07/2018 - Summer Evening Jazz Concert

Ingatestone - 22nd year of Open Air concert at Ingatestone Hall A wonderful evening of Jive & Swing with The Jive Aces and Traditional New Orleans Jazz with The Salty Town Six

more   Sat 07/07/2018 - Rotary Village Fete - Sat 6th July - Queens Theatre Green

Havering - Hornchurch & Upminster's annual fete to promote Rotary Awareness, and collect monies for local charities. Havering East will be there selling plants for you keen gardeners, and promoting Rotary locally.

more   Sun 01/07/2018 - District Handover - at The Ivy Hill Hotel, Margaretting

Nick Sillitoe passes the baton to Lesley Sulley our DG for 2018-2019

more   Sat 30/06/2018 - Jazz on a Summer Evening - Buy Tickets here!

Wickford - Come along and enjoy great music in the lovely environment of the RHS Hyde Hall gardens. Stroll through the gardens and listen to the music!

more   Sat 16/06/2018 - Jazz on a Summers Evening

Manningtree Stour Valley - An evening of jazz in the walled garden at Acorn Village with Six-A-Peel

South Green School Sensory Rooms Project
more   Sat 16/06/2018 - Sensory Rooms-South Green School Project-Billericay Mayflower Rotary Club

Billericay Mayflower - Billericay Mayflower Rotary Club working together with South Green Infants School after assessing young pupils' need of comforting environment out side class room are developing the project- Sensory Rooms.

more   Fri 15/06/2018 - The Great Brentwood Quiz

Brentwood - Sponsored Charity - Home-Start Essex

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The Kids all have great fun!
more   Wed 13/06/2018 - Kids Out Excursion for Thriftwood College Kids

Billericay - Our Annual treat for the youngsters at Thriftwood College, part of national Rotary KidsOut Day. This year to Old McDonalds farm Brentwood.

more   Wed 13/06/2018 - National Rotary Kids Out Day

Billericay Mayflower - Fun day for the local children who finds everyday life challenging

more   Fri 08/06/2018 - RYLA Finals Weekend - Danbury Outdoor Centre

The Finals weekend will be back in Danbury and will involve a greater mix of outdoor activities combined with pre and on course mentoring, leadership centred classwork and social activities.

more   Sun 03/06/2018 - A Sky Full of Songs

Halstead - Come and listen to The Hedingham Singers at St Giles's Church Great Maplestead

more   Sun 03/06/2018 - President's lunch

Chelmsford Mildmay - Little Channels 12.30 for 13.00

more   Sun 03/06/2018 - Thurrock Cycle Marathon

Mar Dyke Valley - A cycle ride for all types of riders. Club teams to mother and toddler for a bit of fun. You can choose 7, 21 or 42 miles riding in the Thurrock countryside depending on your ability.

more   Sat 02/06/2018 - Jumble Sale

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more   Sun 27/05/2018 - 2018 Mayflower Cross Country Run and Walk

Manningtree Stour Valley - Date for the diary. On Sunday 27th May 2018 the Mayflower Cross Country Run and Walk is back bigger and better than ever. Enter at:

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more   Sat 19/05/2018 - Quiz in Aid of Helen Rollason

Chelmsford Rivermead - Quiz at Writtle Sports and Social Club

more   Fri 18/05/2018 - The Great Brentwood Quiz

Brentwood - Sponsored Charity - Fragile X Society

more   Sun 13/05/2018 - Great Baddow Charity Races

Chelmsford Mildmay - 10 mile road race and 2 mile fun run

more   Sat 12/05/2018 - Mayflower Roatarian Nick Sillitoe the D.G. abseils down Church Langley Water Tower to raise money for Rotary Mercy Ships

Billericay Mayflower - D.G. and Billericay Mayflower Rotarian Nick Sillitoe raises £1250 for Rotary Mercy Ships abseiling down Church Langley Water Tower.

more   Sun 06/05/2018 - RYLA Activity Day - Grangewaters Activity CentreThurrock

This will be aimed at applicants from the SOUTH ESSEX Area

President m.Rogers and wife with D.G elect L.Sulley meet and greet
more   Sat 28/04/2018 - Charter night

Billericay Mayflower - Billericay Mayflower Rotary Club celebrates 28th Charter

more   Sat 28/04/2018 - Charity Race Night - Sat 28th April 2018

Havering - Fancy a flutter? Come on down and join in the fun, it's only a fiver to get in and kids go free.

Fashion Evening
A light hearted fashion evening with a hot buffet & Dessert
more   Wed 25/04/2018 - Fashion Show

Ingatestone - Presented by The Rotarians of Kelvedon Hatch & Villages at Ashwells Sports & Country Club, Ashwells Road, Bentley CM15 9SE

more   Sat 21/04/2018 - Youth Speaks Regional Final - Anglia Ruskin University

The RIBI Youth Speaks Regional Final will be held in District 1240

more   Sat 21/04/2018 - RYLA Activity Day - Danbury Outdoor Centre

This will be aimed at applicants from the NORTH and MID-ESSEX AREAS

more   Fri 20/04/2018 - The Great Brentwood Quiz

Brentwood - Sponsored Charity - Marie Curie Nursing

more   Fri 20/04/2018 - Jazz Night

Chelmsford - The superb Essex Youth Jazz Sextet play music for all tastes

'What We Do' Main Pages:

Pages about Vocational service in Rotary


The 1240 District Bulletin is published monthly to give information on major Rotary activities in the District.


Pages about Foundation - Rotary's own charity


What Rotary does in the community


Chelmsford Rotarians have a two-hour slot, 10.00 am to 12.00 pm every third Sunday of the month on Chelmsford Community Radio (CCR). You can listen ‘live’ in the Chelmsford area on 104.4FM, on CCR radio via the internet, or here, on demand at any time.


Crowdfunding has been around since 1885 and in 2017 RGB&I teamed up with Global Giving to give Rotary Clubs an opportunity to partake in this tried and tested form of fundraising.


A short film about the development and testing of new vaccines from the NIHR division of the NHS


Many clubs are using Zoom for their meetings during the current pandemic crisis. This page contains links to guides on how to use zoom


This statement was issued on 17th March and reflects current government advice. This is changing almost hourly and this message should always be considered alongside the latest government advice.


Rotakids clubs are the first Rotary clubs. The programme is sponsored and chartered by RIBI and supports the National Curriculum key stage 2.


Some towns and cities in the District have more than one Rotary Club. General 'Portal' pages covering all Rotary clubs in a town or city can be found here


Pages about Rotary's International Service


Rotarians do lots in the Community...


Pages about how Rotary works with youth