completed eventsFuture events in Rotary Rotary District 1240

more   Sat 15/05/2021 - District Assembly

Via Zoom

more   Sat 15/05/2021 - District Assembly - Foundation & Grants Workshop

This workshop is essential for Club Presidents and Foundation Chairs - Guest Speaker Mike Hodge

more   Sat 15/05/2021 - District Assembly - Club Secretary Training Workshop

This workshop is for all Club Secretaries and anyone wishing to learn about the role.

more   Sat 15/05/2021 - District Assembly-Treasurer Training Workshop

Essential Training for all Club Treasurers by Bob Booker

more   Mon 17/05/2021 - District Assembly - Membership Planning Workshop

An opportunity for all incoming Club Membership Officers and Presidents to share in the District Vision for 2021/22

more   Tue 18/05/2021 - District Assembly - International Workshop

The must do workshop for all incoming International Chairs to understand the District Vision for 2021/22

more   Wed 19/05/2021 - District Assembly - Public Image Workshop

The must do workshop for ALL Rotarians using Rotary branding

more   Thu 20/05/2021 - District Assembly - 2021/22 Youth Workshop

The must do workshop for all Youth Chairs

Fri 21/05/2021 - The Great Rotary Quiz 21st May 2021

Brentwood - This month Quiz on 21st May 2021 with profits to The Frontline Partnership

Baddow 2021
Sat 22/05/2021 - Baddow Races 2021

District members please log in for more information.

Chelmsford Rivermead - Enter now for this years virtual race at

Sat 22/05/2021 - The VIRTUAL Great Baddow Charity Races over weekend of 22-23 May

Chelmsford Mildmay - 10 mile road race and two mile fun run (or walk): online entry open

Sat 12/06/2021 - RI Convention - Taipei

Sun 27/06/2021 - District Handover at TBA

Wed 07/07/2021 - District Service Committee/District Executive Committee Meeting

Thorndon Park Golf Club.
Mon 12/07/2021 - Brentwood Rotary Golf Day - Thorndon Park Golf Club

Brentwood - Your chance to play in our Charity Golf Day on a the course voted number one in Essex. A great day for players of all standards.

Wed 21/07/2021 - District Forum

The 2021 Foulness Bike Ride
Sun 12/09/2021 - Foulness Bike Ride

Thorpe Bay - PLEASE SAVE THE DATE. The 2021 Bike Ride will be held on Sunday 12th September subject to COVID-19. Registration will open mid May

Sun 26/09/2021 - Mayflower Trail Challenge

District members please log in for more information.


Details here:
Sat 09/10/2021 - A fabulous evening of Jazz and good company

Hornchurch and Upminster - Covid permitting, the Hornchurch Rotary Club's renowned Jazz event returns for your entertainment and delight.

Wed 27/10/2021 - District Service Committee/District Executive Committee Meeting at Writtle College Sports Centre

Sat 20/11/2021 - District Forum - Writtle College

Ingatestone Christmas Market 2021
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

Wed 02/02/2022 - District Service Committee/District Executive Committee Meeting at Writtle College Sports Centre

Sun 20/02/2022 - Foundation Lunch - at TBA

Tue 22/02/2022 - District Forum - Writtle College

Sat 09/04/2022 - Foundation Seminar - Writtle College Main Hall

Tue 26/04/2022 - District Service Committee/District Executive Committee Meeting at Writtle College Sports Centre

Sat 14/05/2022 - District Asembly - Writtle College

more   Fri 24/06/2022 - District Conference - Five Lakes Hotel and Conference Centre

Keith's District Conference was postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak and has been rescheduled to June 2022 - so get your Kilt ready for the party of the year!

'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