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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Summer Evening Jazz
more   Sat 13/07/2024 - Summer Evening Jazz

Ingatestone - in Ingatestone Hall Garden The Jive Aces are back again!

more   Sun 09/06/2024 - Strawberry Sports

Brentwood - Visit the "Rotary Village" Enjoy Pimm's & Prosecco Teas & Coffee. Events for Kids

more   Fri 07/06/2024 - Visit of the Rotary Club of Aalborg Norresundby

Brentwood - The exchange visit of our Danish friends

more   Sun 19/05/2024 - Baddow Races Sunday 19 May 2024

Chelmsford Mildmay - 10 mile road race and 2 mile fun run - you may still enter on the day - come early (from 08:00 until 09:50) to The Recreation Ground, Great Baddow, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 9RL

more   Sat 18/05/2024 - Rotary Day of Service

Manningtree Stour Valley - Rotary clean up your community day of service

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Rotary Day of Service - Save the date
more   Sat 18/05/2024 - Rotary day of Service

Please scroll down for the recording of the meeting and additionalinformation

more   Fri 17/05/2024 - Snap the Charity Virtual Quiz

Brentwood - 17th May 2024 Click Details Button to register

Overview of Thorndon Park Golf Club with a video of several holes.
more   Mon 13/05/2024 - Brentwood Rotary Charity Golf Day

Brentwood - Monday 13th May 2024 Your opportunity to play in our Charity Golf Day on a the course voted number one in Essex. A great day for players of all standards with prizes, tombola and an auction

more   Sat 11/05/2024 - Re-Cycle Bike Drop

Brightlingsea & District - Got a bike you no longer use/need. Then why not donate it to the Re-Cycle charity via Brightlingsea Rotary Club's Pop-Up bike collection point on Saturday 11 May from 10am to 1pm in the Parish Hall Car Park.

The words
more   Fri 10/05/2024 - Quiz for Farleigh Hospice

Chelmsford - A quiz held at Writtle Sports and Social Club.

more   Fri 19/04/2024 - Rotary Charity Virtual Quiz

Brentwood - 19th April 2024 8pm Click details

more   Wed 03/04/2024 - Free exploring London Walk

Brentwood - 3rd April 2024 Click details for booking and information

Concert Poster
more   Sat 23/03/2024 - Great Dunmow Town Band & Big Voices Spring Concert

Dunmow - Great Dunmow Town Band & Big Voices Spring Concert, Saturday 23rd March, 2024. Doors open at 7pm for a 7:30pm start.

more   Fri 22/03/2024 - The Ukraine Rotary Virtual Quiz

Brentwood - Friday 22nd March 2024 Click Details Button for more information and Registration

Event Poster
more   Sat 16/03/2024 - Antiques Night

Billericay - Dinner in aid of Little Havens Children's Hospice and St Luke's Hospice. Antiques Roadshow - bring along your antiques for review by MARK STACEY of Stacey Auctioneers and Valuers.Box Office Closes 10.00 Friday March 15 Three Course Dinner Live Music

more   Sat 16/03/2024 - Rotary Young Musician Cluster Final

The Cluster Final takes place at the JIC Conference Centre, Norwich Please click MORE to reserve your tickets

Free Entry for buyers
Teas, Coffee, Cake, and more!
more   Sat 16/03/2024 - Table Top Sale

Shenfield and District - St Peter's Church Hall, Claughton Way, Hutton CM13 1JS

more   Fri 08/03/2024 - Rose Bowl Quiz 2024

Dunmow - Unfortunately the Rose Bowl Quiz has been postponed until later in the year.

more   Fri 19/01/2024 - The BOSP Rotary Virtual Quiz

Brentwood - Click Details Button for more information and Registration

Young Musician logo
more   Fri 12/01/2024 - Rotary Young Musician - Chelmsford heat

Chelmsford - The Chelmsford heat of the Rotary Young Musician competition 2023-24 was held at St Cedd's School.

more   Fri 15/12/2023 - Friday15th December Shenfield

Brentwood - Route Details Shenfield

more   Thu 14/12/2023 - Thursday 14th December Brentwood North

Brentwood - Route Brentwood North

more   Wed 13/12/2023 - Wednesday 13th December Ingrave.

Brentwood - Route Ingave.

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more   Mon 11/12/2023 - Monday 11th December South Weald

Brentwood - Route details - South Weald - Mascalls Lane

more   Sat 02/12/2023 - Manningtree Christmas Market

Manningtree Stour Valley - Manningtree Christmas Market 2nd December 2023

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End Polio Now Quiz
more   Tue 28/11/2023 - End Polio Quiz

Billericay - Have Fun while supporting this great End Polio Now cause by entering our Christmas Fun Quiz. Press the donate button, donate £20 to the cause and receive a quiz to challenge your ingenuity and intellect.

more   Wed 22/11/2023 - Donate-A-Dinner 2023

Colchester Camulos - Our Club is raising money to provide 50 Christmas dinners to needy families in the Colchester area. We will be collecting (with Santa and his sleigh) on Sunday 10th December at Tesco Highwoods and on Sunday 17th December at Asda Turner Rise.

more   Sat 18/11/2023 - Where is Santa in Brentwood

Brentwood - Santa is in Brentwood from 18th November until the 24th December. Details below

more   Fri 17/11/2023 - Virtual Quiz for Kids Inspire

Brentwood - Friday 17th November 2023 Virtual Doors Open 7 pm for 8 pm Start The Quiz With No Boundaries Create your Team with family and friends from all over the world.

The word Quiz on a rainbow-coloured background.
more   Sat 11/11/2023 - Quiz for the Wilderness Foundation

Chelmsford - We host a quiz at the Young Farmers Hall, Whitbreads Farm Lane, Chatham Green Chelmsford CM3 3FE to raise funds for the charity.

more   Sat 11/11/2023 - Foundation

Foundation Film

more   Tue 24/10/2023 - World Polio Day Charity Meal at Beauvoir Arms

Chelmsford Mildmay - in aid of End Polio. Please check details and choose your menu!

more   Sat 21/10/2023 - Club Quiz

Ingatestone - at Christy Hall, Pemberton Avenue, Ingatestone 7:00 for 7:30 pm. Tables of 8. Full details on Poster

more   Tue 17/10/2023 - 91st Charter Night of the Rotary Club of Brentwood

Brentwood - Celebrating the 91st birthday of our Rotary Club. President Vicky Davies looks forward to welcoming you.

more   Tue 17/10/2023 - Mistley Shelter refurbishment

Manningtree Stour Valley - Manningtree Rotrians refurbish the Mistley Shelter

more   Sat 14/10/2023 - Fundraising Quiz at Beaulieu Community Centre

Chelmsford Mildmay - Come and join us for a fun quiz: 6.45 for 7.00pm. Beaulieu Community Centre, 17 Centenary Way, Beaulieu Square, Chelmsford CM1 6AU.

more   Sun 24/09/2023 - 2023 Mayflower Trail Challenge

Manningtree Stour Valley - Entries are now open for the 2023 Mayflower Trail Challenge

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more   Fri 22/09/2023 - Gin Tasting Evening by Pigs Bay Distillery

Southend City - Pigs Bay Distillery is Southends only Distillery and specialises in premium products. This evening is much more than just a tasting with a talk about the history, inspiration, and production of their very special products.

Be part of the clubs success - Lend a Hand.
more   Fri 18/08/2023 - 18th August The Great Virtual Quiz

Brentwood - This months charity is our own for Rotary Trust Fund £25,000 raised for Local Charities Click details to join the fun and and enjoy a great evening

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more   Sat 05/08/2023 - Virtual Balloon Race

Chelmsford Mildmay - The Race has finished. Cash prizes for the first three balloons over the finishing line. Check details for the winners and the link to race website to see the leaderboard and your balloon.

The Jive Aces
more   Sat 15/07/2023 - Summer Evening Jazz

Ingatestone - The Jive Aces return to Ingatestone Hall for another wonderful outdoor concert

The words Quiz Time on a multi-coloured background
more   Fri 16/06/2023 - Quiz in support of EGFR+ UK

Chelmsford - At the Writtle Sports & Social Club on Friday, 16th June, at 7:15 for 7:30 pm.

Rotary Charity Golf day
more   Fri 02/06/2023 - Charity Golf Day 2023

Ingatestone - The event this year will be held at Maylands Golf Club. - our two charities are:- Hope and Aid Direct and UCLH charity

more   Fri 28/04/2023 - Sports Personality Dinner 2023 with Alvin Martin.

Dunmow - Annual Sports Personality Dinner - Guest speaker Alvin Martin - Ex England and West Ham Footballer. 7pm for a 7:30pm start.

more   Sat 22/04/2023 - Whose Wine Is It Anyway?

Ingatestone - Rotary Club of Kelvedon Hatch & Villages Event An evening of wine espionage & tasting Budworth Hall , 205 High Street, Ongar CM5 9JG

more   Sat 22/04/2023 - Making our own kind of Music

Halstead - The Heddingham Singers present Making our own kind of Music at St Giles Church, Great Maplestead, CO9 2RG Duration approx 2 hours, interval, refreshments, raffle, plenty of parking at the Village Hall Tickets £10 in aid of Halstead Rotary

more   Sat 25/03/2023 - Concert in aid of Rotary charities and Lawford Church

Manningtree Stour Valley - An evening of Classical, Folk and Contemporary Music Gems

more   Sat 25/03/2023 - Dunmow Spring Concert

Dunmow - The Great Dunmow Town Band and Big Voices Community Choir, supported by the Great Dunmow Rotary Club, present their 10 Year Anniversary Spring Concert. Doors open from 6:45pm for a 7:30pm start.

more   Fri 17/03/2023 - Friday17th March 2023 Charity Virtual Rotary Quiz

Brentwood - Click Details Button below for more information and to register

more   Fri 17/03/2023 - Rotary Club of Dunmow Rose Bowl Quiz 2023.

Dunmow - Annual Rotary Club of Dunmow Rose Bowl Quiz 2023 was won by the Highfield Harriers.

more   Sat 04/02/2023 - Visit to Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Base & Visitor Centre

Colchester Camulos - Please advise Club Secretary if you wish to join us

more   Wed 01/02/2023 - District Support Team Meeting - Zoom


End Polio Now Logo
more   Tue 29/11/2022 - End Polio Now Challenge

Billericay - Have Fun while supporting this great End Polio Now cause by entering our Christmas Fun Quiz. Donate £20 for each Quiz sheet you want. You CAN help rid the world of Polio.

more   Sat 19/11/2022 - International Quiz Night

Manningtree Stour Valley - Quiz Night in aid of Rotary International projects

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more   Fri 18/11/2022 - Friday 18th November Charity Virtual Rotary Quiz

Brentwood - This event is always a sell-out, roaring success. Think it's 'Pointless' coming? think you are 'The Weakest Link'?, think again, you might just lead 'The Chase' with your knowledge and expertise and take your team to 'Tipping Point'.

more   Sat 29/10/2022 - Race Night in aid of The Rotary Foundation and End Polio Now

Manningtree Stour Valley - An evening of fun and laughter with our wooden horses and champion Rotary jockey Stephen Coiley. Saturday 29th October 2022 at Furze Village Hall, Mistley.

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Wrap Up
more   Tue 25/10/2022 - WRAP UP!


more   Sat 22/10/2022 - General Knowledge Quiz

Braintree Rivers - Sorry, this event has been postponed to the new year. We haven’t reached enough table bookings to reserve the hall booking.

more   Fri 07/10/2022 - Speaker - Paul Gates - Basics Essex

Basildon - Come and learn about this little-known but extremely vital voluntary service operating across Essex

more   Sun 25/09/2022 - 2022 Mayflower Trail Challenge

Manningtree Stour Valley - 2022 Mayflower Trail Challenge

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more   Fri 16/09/2022 - Virtual Rotary Quiz 16th September

Brentwood - Charity Barrow Farm

Peter Watson & Neil Whiting taking a short break from making tea & coffee.
more   Sun 04/09/2022 - RIDE Essex in aid of

Dunmow - Manning the feeding station at the Dourdan Pavilion in Dunmow.

more   Sat 03/09/2022 - Come to meet our club members

Thorpe Bay - This is a great day to meet members of the Rotary Club of Thorpe Bay and enhance your life by joining the club.

more   Fri 19/08/2022 - Join The Next Great Virtual Rotary Quiz

Brentwood - 'Your support could help save the next life at sea'

Summer Evening Jazz
more   Sat 02/07/2022 - Summer Evening Jazz Concert

Ingatestone - The Jive Aces return to Ingatestone Hall.

more   Sat 02/07/2022 - Neillbury Festival

Colchester Forum - Three Live Bands, Bouncy Castle, BBQ

more   Sat 25/06/2022 - Jazz on a Summer evening is back!!

Wickford - Hyde Hall Live is back for a second year!

more   Sat 14/05/2022 - Preposterous Stories

Westcliff-on-Sea - A fun evening of Roger Stevenson's Preposterous Stories in aid of Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

more   Sat 14/05/2022 - Spring Day

Takeley - Rotary East Thurrock Spring Day at Hardie Park

more   Sat 23/04/2022 - Let's Celebrate St. George's Day! Saturday 23rd April 7.30pm

Basildon - A Fun evening for all the family with 'Henry VIII & Billericay Morris Men!

more   Fri 22/04/2022 - President's Dinner

Chelmsford Phoenix - At Waltham Barn, Little Channels, CM3 3PR

Virtual Doors open at 7.30 pm
Get there early as lots of traffic.
more   Fri 22/04/2022 - Quiz BOSP Charity Friday 22nd April 2022

Brentwood - Virtual Doors open at 7.30 pm Please arrive early as there will be plenty of traffic.

more   Sun 03/04/2022 - Foundation Lunch 12.30 for 1.00 at Chignals and Mashbury Village Hall.

Chelmsford Mildmay - £20 per person - all proceeds to Rotary charities.

more   Sun 03/04/2022 - Walk in Layer de la Haye 10.15am for 10.30am

Colchester Forum - Meet at the Donkey and Buskin at 10.15am. Walk starts at 10.30am. In aid of Shelterbox

more   Wed 30/03/2022 - Pearl Dragon International Fundraiser

Thorpe Bay - An International Fundraising Meal in aid of Early Child Development (ECD) Nursery Teacher Training Project in Port Elizabeth

Event Poster
more   Sat 26/03/2022 - Dunmow Town Band Concert in support of Dunmow Rotary Youth Competitions

Dunmow - Saturday 26th March, 2022 Start time 5:00pm - Doors open from 4:30pm Tickets £10 each - Under 16's free Full details below, including ticket purchase

more   Fri 25/03/2022 - Sports Personality Dinner

Dunmow - Sports Personality Dinner with guest speaker Charlotte Edwards CBE Friday 25th March, 2022 7:00pm for a 7:30pm start Foakes Hall, Dunmow Ticket only - Full details below

more   Tue 15/03/2022 - Ukraine Donations

Basildon - All donations will go to ShelterBox to help with their operations in Ukraine & Poland

more   Sat 26/02/2022 - Family Quiz Night

Manningtree Stour Valley - Family Charity Quiz night

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more   Fri 11/02/2022 - Making the most of Membership opportunities

PDG Tony Sharma is joined by Helen Antoniou and Shirley Faiers for this very important talk on their success in recruitment.

Ingatestone Christmas Market 2021
more   Sun 12/12/2021 - Ingatestone Christmas Market

Ingatestone - This popular popular Christmas event returns in December, having been cancelled last year. There will be lots of stalls with items to interest you, including many food stalls plus some entertainment

more   Mon 06/12/2021 - Christmas Collections

Manningtree Stour Valley - Christmas Collections

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Santa is coming to Ingatestone
more   Mon 06/12/2021 - Santa is coming to Ingatestone

Ingatestone - Santa & his helpers will visit the Ingatestone, Margaretting & Mountnessing areas; plus Ingatestone Market Place on Sat. 11th Dec. See schedule

more   Fri 19/11/2021 - The Great Rotary Quiz Friday 19th November

Brentwood - Charity Quiz in Aid of Kids Inspire

more   Sat 30/10/2021 - Race Night

Manningtree Stour Valley - Race Night in aid of World Polio Day

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Basildon - Come and see the famous glass tower lit up to raise awareness of World Polio Day

more   Tue 19/10/2021 - International Auction in the Crown

Manningtree Stour Valley - International Charity Auction

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more   Fri 15/10/2021 - The Great Rotary Quiz

Brentwood - Charity Quiz

more   Tue 12/10/2021 - 12 OCTOBER - Charity meal at the Beauvoir Arms

Chelmsford Mildmay - in aid of End Polio Now. Full details below including Menu Choice.

more   Sun 26/09/2021 - Mayflower Trail Challenge


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more   Tue 21/09/2021 - Environmental Summit

The aim is to establish an outline District 1240 Environmental Plan. We will review the Environment as the seventh area of Rotary Focus and move on to review RIBI, RGBI, ESRAY and 4 District activities.

more   Fri 03/09/2021 - Sleighs, Card and Contactless Payments

A Friday night talk on Zoom that will demonstrate how a club collected more than usual during Covid and the benefits of card and contactless payments to include research on various options plus a discount on a Card Machine

more   Sat 28/08/2021 - Cream Tea and Pimm's on the lawn - supporting Foundation and International - SOLD OUT!

Chelmsford Mildmay - Who can resist?! Cream tea and Pimm's on 28 August in support of Rotary charities.

more   Wed 21/07/2021 - District Forum

The July District Forum will be held on Zoom. We have 2 presentations - Building Malawi by Tom Bowden & Rotary Rides by Keith Hopkins. Please click on the link below to register.

'What We Do' Main Pages:

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


Pages about Foundation - Rotary's own charity


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 recording of the Training Session on starting a Satellite Club


The Environment is now Rotary's 7th Area of Focus


Joining Rotary opens up a world of opportunities and gives you the chance to make a difference in your local community and across the world. It's not all hard work though and our members have a lot of fun and build new friendship's.


Below you will find all the information about District Grants for downloading


Download entry forms for the District Summer Sports

Rose receiving her Regional Award

Rose Buggle wins the vocalist section at the Regional Final Next stop - The National Final in Manchester


The Rotary Leadership & Management Program 2024/25

Please place your orders ASAP as supplies are limited.

Crocus Corm Planting Program


Pages about Rotary's International Service


You will find all the latest Youth information in respect of the Competitions and contacts.