completed eventsFuture events in Rotary Rotary District 1240

Young Musician Concert Poster
Sat 31/07/2021 - Young Musician Concert on Saturday 31st July at 3pm

Dunmow - Concert showcasing some of this year's Young Musician competition entrants.

Fri 27/08/2021 - Area 1 Meeting

Monthly Area 1 Meeting

Sat 28/08/2021 - Cream Tea and Pimms on the lawn - supporting Foundation and International

Chelmsford Mildmay - Who can resist?! Cream tea and Pimm's on 28 August in support of Rotary charities. Contact John B - details on poster below.

2021 District Handover
Sat 04/09/2021 - District 1240 Family BBQ at Colne Valley Golf Club

Join us at Colne Valley Golf Club, Station Road, Earls Colne, Colchester CO6 2LT for some quality fellowship.

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

Thorpe Bay - Registration is now open. Numbers are limited so please register early to save disappointment.

Fri 24/09/2021 - Area 1 Meeting

Monthly Area 1 Meeting

Sun 26/09/2021 - Mayflower Trail Challenge

District members please log in for more information.


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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.

Fri 15/10/2021 - District Recruitment Evening


Fri 22/10/2021 - Area 1 Meeting

Monthly Area 1 Meeting

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

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

Thu 25/11/2021 - Not the Thorpe Bay Rotary Handover Christmas Party

Thorpe Bay - Our Handover has been delayed twice so what better than a Christmas Party to shake off the Covid and lockdown blues. Join us for a great evening of food and fellowship.

Fri 26/11/2021 - Area 1 Meeting

Monthly Area 1 Meeting

Sat 11/12/2021 - Rotary Christmas Concert at Chelmsford Cathedral

The annual Christmas Concert

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

Sun 22/05/2022 - 40th Great Baddow Charity Races

Chelmsford Mildmay - SAVE THE DATE!

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

District members please log in for more information.

Keith's District Conference was postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak and has been rescheduled for 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


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.


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