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Heart of England Rotary

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The District brings together 63 Clubs and some 1,650 Rotarians in an area centred on Birmingham and the West Midlands and including parts of Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Staffordshire. From Lichfield in the North to Shipston-on-Stour in the South, from Rugby in the East to Bewdley in the West we serve those multi-racial communities which are truly at England's heart.

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Burns Night

Club or Group: 
Southam 2000
Date and Time: 
Friday, January 22, 2016 - 20:00 - 23:00
Join us to celebrate the Scottish bard. Traditional Burns Night meal and five special whiskeys to taste. Tickets, £30
Harbury Village Hall, South Parade, Harbury, CV33 9JE
Portrait of Burns

We will have a Piper to play, a Haggis to “cut you up wi' ready slight”, and to be addressed in the traditional way by Peter.  We have an excellent set of Whiskies to taste as well, plus a classic Burns Night Supper.

Weston-super-Mare trip

Fay Ivens
All aboard!

By popular demand Shipston Rotary sponsored the second coach trip to Weston super Mare on Thursday 10th September. Faye Ivens was again the chief organiser and about 45 people joined the trip including members of the Visually Impaired Group, Stroke Group, Dementia Group and Widows Group, among others. The sun shone, new friendships were made, fish and chips, ice creams, rides on the big wheel and a paddle in the sea all made it a really grand day out for everyone.

World Cup Rotary Extravaganza

Club or Group: 
Rugby Dunsmore
Date and Time: 
Monday, September 28, 2015 - 19:00 - 23:00
Presenting an exciting programme about the game and the Four Home Nations, with fun, fellowship and entertainment.
Rugby Village, Old Market Place, Rugby CV21 2SL
William Webb Ellis Statue

If you are visiting for the World Cup be sure not to miss seeing the place where William Webb Ellis picked up the ball and ran with it, thus creating the amazing game of Rugby which we all celebrate at this time.

If you live in the area be sure not to miss this fantastic opportunity to celebrate with likeminded fans from around the globe.

Entertainment will include, Jazz “After Dark”, Award winning Irish Dancers, Scottish Pipers, Welsh Singers, Military Bandsmen, and something special from England’s heartland.

Rotary success at Morton Stanley Festival


Despite the inclement weather, which kept people away on the Sunday afternoon, our stalls at Morton Stanley Festival raised over £800 for our local charity, St. Basil's. Morton Stanley  is a free community festival which attracts many thousands of visitors of all ages and backgrounds, and this year's event provided a great oppportunity to raise the profile of Rotary in the town.

Aquabox Fundraising Evening

Club or Group: 
Solihull St Alphege
Date and Time: 
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 20:00 - 22:00
Come along for a unique evening of smooth jazz sounds and the vocals from the 1930s throughout the decades.
Rowington Village Hall, CV35 7DB
The Giocoso Saxaphone Quintet

In aid of the charity

A special AQUABOX Fundraising Evening - organised by the Rotary Club of Solihull St Alphege.

On Wednesday evening 14th October 2015 at 7.30pm for 8.00pm at the Rowington Village Hall CV35 7DB The evening should close around 10.00pm.

Your Tickets are just £16.00 per person! This includes a Fish and Chip Supper.

We will be entertained by the ladies comprising the renowned GIOCOSO SAXAPHONE QUINTET

Grand Presentation Evening

Club or Group: 
Shipston on Stour
Date and Time: 
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 19:30 - 21:30
The Halford

ShelterBox Operations updates


Through the personal help of Amarjit Nandra of the Rotary Club of Aston, Keith McDavid has been working very closely with the Sikh Channel Aid; a not for profit TV channel here in Birmingham; which transmits to the Sikh community throughout the UK, Western Europe and Toronto, on channel 840.

Rotary Kids Out day at Drayton Manor Park

Rotary 'Kids Out' visit to Drayton Manor Park


8th June was the start of “Carers Week” and Drayton Manor opened their Park for a large number of Young Carers from all over the Midlands. Five youngsters from South Warwickshire, plus a Training Assistant and two members of Shipston Rotary  enjoyed a thrilling day out. The enthusiasm of the Young Carers was boundless as they sampled rides all over the park all day.

Nepal Earthquake Appeal

Napal Earthquake appeal.jpg

Following the tragic earthquake that hit Nepal last weekend, Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland has pledged its support to help victims with long term support.

Rotary’s Donation Trust has been set up for the Nepal Earthquake Appeal, which will provide support for sustainable community projects once the immediate emergency has been dealt with.

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