completed eventsFuture events in Rotary Rotary District 1240

Sat 25/03/2023 - District Leadership Training

Breakfast in the Tiptree Tea Rooms followed by meeting in the Sports Science Centre

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

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.

Wed 29/03/2023 - Wine tasting

Colchester Centurion - Wine Tasting Evening

Sat 01/04/2023 - Foundation Seminar

Attendance is compulsory if your club wishes to apply for a District Grant

Sat 15/04/2023 - District Conference 2023

Gala Dinner 15th April 2023 Conference 15th April 2023

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

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

Quiz Night 2023
Mon 24/04/2023 - QUIZ NIGHT! Saturday 22nd April 7pm.

Basildon - All welcome to our funtastic quiz night! AND we probably have the best quizmaster around - Mike Farley AKA Good King Hal

Tue 25/04/2023 - District Support Team Meeting - Writtle Sports Centre


Sat 13/05/2023 - District Assembly - Writtle College


Fri 19/05/2023 - Community & Vocational Meeting

District members please log in for more information.

The Bi-monthly catch-up to keep clubs up to date on this very important aspect of Rotary. ********Please log in to view the meeting link********

Sat 20/05/2023 - Brightlingsea Rotary Spring Quiz

Brightlingsea & District - Brightlingsea Rotary Spring Quiz at the YMCA

Rotary Charity Golf day
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

Fri 09/06/2023 - Charity Golf Day

Rochford - A great day for expert golfers and novices alike followed by dinner in Rochford Hundred Golf Club's historic club house.

Wed 05/07/2023 - District Support Team Meeting - Writtle Sports Centre


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

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

Wed 19/07/2023 - District Forum - Writtle College


Sun 23/07/2023 - Foulness Bike Ride

Southend City - Registration will open March 2023

Sun 10/09/2023 - Brightlingsea Jog Walk Run in aid of Essex Air Ambulance

Brightlingsea & District - Take part in Brightlingsea's famous and fun Jog Walk Run in aid of Essex Air Ambulance. Find out more about the event at

Sun 24/09/2023 - 2023 Mayflower Trail Challenge

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

Wed 25/10/2023 - District Support Team Meeting - Writtle Sports Centre


Sat 18/11/2023 - District Forum - Writtle College

8.30 for 9 am

'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

Wrap Up

Get involved in your 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


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


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