The Rotary Club of Bristol

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What We Do

Bristol Rotarians make a difference in the local community & internationally.

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Meetings

We meet on Mondays in Central Bristol.

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Membership

Give something back to the community & have fun doing it.

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Hello!

We are The Rotary Club of Bristol.

We celebrated our Centenary in 2017 when we looked back at our fantastic achievements. Now we’re “Looking Forward” to the next 100 years as part of Rotary International, with the theme of 'Rotary Connects the World'.

What We Do

Connect People

Connecting Bristol businesses and entrepreneurs.

Connecting students and young professionals through Rotaract.

Connecting across the globe with Link Clubs, making regular visits and working together on joint projects;
Rotary Club of Bordeaux
Rotary Club of Hannover
Rotary Club of Stockholm Söder
• Rotary Club Porto
• Rotary Club of Pokhara Fishtail

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Transform Societies

We worked with the Meadow Vale Community Association to refurbish the existing but dilapidated not fit for purpose centre.

The new centre was formally opened on 23rd June 2018. Just inside the centenary year. Now the centre can deliver the benefits of providing amenities, clubs, activities etc to cater for all ages and nationalities and so begin to create a more vibrant community

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Solve Problems

Rotary International has been working for over 30 years to eradicate Polio.

Bristol University supported Rotary in Bristol by lighting up the Wills Tower purple for polio.

Visit EndPolioNow.org

Membership

We welcome new members at our meetings, whatever your age or interest, contact us to find out how you can get involved.

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Upcoming Events

Bristol Hotel Monday Meetings

Every Monday

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19.00 for 19.30 / 12.30 for 13.00

1st, 3rd & 5th Mondays in the evenings at 19.00 for 19.30

2nd & 4th Mondays are lunchtime at 12.30 for 13.00

(Excluding Bank Holidays)

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Triodos Bank

Monday December 16th 2019

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19.30

Come and hear Ed Gratton from Triodos Bank tell us how over 700,000 customers are already playing a part in Triodos Bank's positive movement - making them one of the world's most sustainable banks.

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Hidden Valley Bushcraft

Monday October 21st 2019

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7.00 for 7.30pm

Want to find out about wilderness living skills, survival & outdoor education - then come and hear Nick Goldsmith Woodland warrior extraordinaire!!

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Legs4Africa

Monday October 14th 2019

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12.30 for 13.00

Come and hear Tom Williams from Legs4Africa talking about the charity that's "Getting Africa back on it's feet, one leg at a time"

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National Parks - Fit for Purpose?

October 7th 2019

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19.30

In May 2018 the government asked for an independent review into whether the protections for National Parks and AONBs (Areas of Outstanding natural Beauty) are still fit for purpose. Jo Sweetman, a member of the support team to the review panel, will talk about some of the findings from the report, published on 21st September 2019.

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1625 Independent People

16/09/2019

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19.30

President Tim will be sleeping out on November 14th in support of 1625ip - support President Tim & 1625ip

https://sleepout2019.everydayhero.com/uk/tim-1

We heard from Chief Executive Dom Wood from 1625 Independent People about the work of 1625ip - supporting young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.  

They provide a broad range of care for young people.  They find secure homes, teach life-skills, offer advice, help access training and job opportunities.  Most importantly, they help young people to live happily and independently. www.1625ip.co.uk

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Other News

The Two Gustavs

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Tim Mitchell

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December 2, 2019

Thursday February 13th 2020 - 7.00pm - St Mary's Church, Stoke Bishop Bristol BS9 1QJ Fundraising for The Pahar Trust Nepal and other Rotary Charities. Come and hear Gavin Plumley talk about The Two Gustavs - Gustav Klimt & Gustav Mahler Tickets £10.00 - events@rotarybristol.org

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Penang Bridge Marathon

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Tim Mitchell

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December 2, 2019

Chris Derrick joined Helen Davis as her running guide in Malaysia last month to take part in The Penang Bridge Marathon, raising money for The Macular Society.

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The Big Sleepout

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Tim Mitchell

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November 18, 2019

President Tim took part in 1625 Independent People Big Sleepout at Lloyds Bank Amphitheatre - a Big Thank you to all his supporters as he has raised over £1,300.00!

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