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Santa's Grotto at Darwen Market

Saturday 14th December 2019

RC Darwen Santa will be at the market from10:00 to 12:30 and 1:00 to 3:00pm There will be photo and gift options available


Santa's Grotto at Darwen Market

Saturday 21st December 2019

RC Darwen Santa will be at the market from10:00 to 12:30 and 1:00 to 3:00pm There will be photo and gift options available


Santa's Grotto at Darwen Market

Tuesday 24th December 2019

RC Darwen Santa will be at the market from10:00am to 1:00pm There will be photo and gift options available


Welcome to District 1190 which comprises 66 Rotary Clubs located in Cumbria & Lancashire 

TeardropPublicity Material for Rotary Clubs

To see a list of banners and other publicity material available to local clubs, members need to log in and browse the 'Members Only' pages to find the 'Publicity Material' page.

Keswick Rotary - Christmas Concert

This popular Christmas concert will again be led by the professional singers Graeme Danby and Valerie Reid, who will present a festive treat of music and carols with a sprinkling of humour added. The line-up will feature the award winning NASUWT Riverside Band from Chester-Le-Street. They play a wide range of music and excel with the Last Night of the Proms finale.

The concert would not be complete without the entertaining St. Herbert's Primary School Choir. Their musical talent and humorous qualities have been much appreciated for a number of years.

The main beneficiaries will be Keswick & District Scouts & Guides Groups.

Norwest Youth Handbook

Youth Team Leaders are encouraged to down load the following Handbook pages:

Conference needs you!

District Conference needs you!

Fellow Rotarians, Guests and Friends

Lynda and I extend a very warm welcome to you all to come and Celebrate Rotary “Together we Can” at the Barton Grange Hotel, on Saturday 4th April 2020.

The hotel is situated just a few minutes drive from the M6 motorway and surrounded by beautiful gardens and lawns, and is owned by the Topping Family that so generously advertise in the District magazine.

The Conference team have put together an interesting and informative programme of speakers which will promote the themes of Rotary.

Accommodation is available on both Friday and Saturday, and there will be great entertainment on both evenings.

The programme will be aimed at everyone who enjoys Rotary fellowship and friendship and is proud of what we achieve in our communities and internationally.

Please join us for an entertaining and fun-filled weekend.

We look forward to seeing you all there.

Best wishes

Download: Conference Brochure
Download: Registration Form


Rotary GB&I's annual event is being transformed. We are launching VolunteerExpo at the NEC, Birmingham on 1st - 3rd May 2020.

Click on this link to watch video promoting the event.

Rotary Radio UK

Rotary in GB&I now has its own internet based radio station. Download one of the apps listed for your mobile or tablet, or click on the poster to listen to it.

Rotary Radio UK

Golden opportunity to win a European break

Where in the world can you find Passionately Purple Gin?

Rotary Lytham, in conjunction with Riviera Travel, is offering a golden opportunity for you to win a fantastic break in either Paris or Bruges, simply by taking a picture of a bottle of Passionately Purple Gin in either a holiday or unusual setting and posting it on Twitter and Facebook. You don’t have to travel to the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, as one of our purchasers did - it can be anywhere in the UK, Europe or the rest of the world. The most imaginative photograph will be selected by RotaryGBI’s Rotary magazine Editor Dave King, to win a fabulous four day/three night break in one of two romantic European cities.

The prize is the winner's choice from two of Riviera Travel's escorted short break tours for two people – Paris or Bruges. The prize includes return travel by Eurostar from St Pancras International Station to hotel, transfers, accommodation with breakfast and a range of excursions.

The full tour details can be found at :

The holiday can be taken, subject to availability, at any time to the end of 2020.

We told you Passionately Purple Gin had magical qualities — now it can transport you to Europe where you can top up your taste buds even further.  If you have already drunk your gin or still haven’t tried it now is the time to order

One bottle of the special craft gin can still be purchased for £35 and can be delivered direct to your home for only £5.50 extra. Larger orders ie two to six can be delivered direct to a mainland UK address for £9.95 or sent to Alcester for collection by your DG or a member of your District team who visits Alcester. Please ask for details.

Orders can be placed by downloading and completing the order form and pay by BACS or cheque. Further details on the form which should be sent to Rotary Lytham, preferably by email - address and payment details as printed on the form. If you are unable to email the form please email your name, address, club and district, phone number and your payment confirmation details and the number of bottles you require.

Terms and conditions

Closing date is 30th October 2019; the Editor’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. All photographs should be original and unedited and must be posted on your personal and/or Club’s Twitter/Facebook pages with the following handles/hashtags @LythamRotary #PassionatelyPurpleGin #Rotary #EndPolio #RivieraTravelUK.

If posting on Facebook please take a screenshot and send to lythamrotary@englandmail.com Selected photos may be published on RotaryGBI Social Media platforms, in the Rotary Magazine and on Rotary Lytham Facebook page.

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