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The Rotary Club of Wakefield held its first meeting on the 3rd June 1921. We have now entered our 100th year.

A new Rotary year started on 1st July 2020. New officers can be seen here.

CORONAVIRUS : All meetings of the Rotary Club of Wakefield were cancelled until the end of August 2020. After this time it was hoped that there would be a gradual return to normal meetings with all meetings from 1st November being scheduled to be at New Brookhouse Club. Because of the ruling by the government on 8th September to restrict gatherings to no more than six people all meetings will now have to continue to be by Zoom.This notice posted on 8th September 2020. ZOOM meetings have been held each week since "lockdown" and are now scheduled for 18:45 for 19:00 on the dates wwhen they take place. Anyone wishing to participate in a ZOOM meeting should please send a message via "Contact". Full details can be seen on the PROGRAMME page.

First online meeting 26.03.20 edited

 Wakefield and district businesses are being innovative in providing services to the community during the coronavirus emergency. See our list and please try to support them. If you know of others please let us know using "Contact us".

Robert CravenIt is with great sadness that we note the death of Rotarian Robert Craven on 22nd April 2020. 

He had been a member of the Rotary Club of Wakefield for 43 years.

To see an obituary please go to our Facebook page under the date of 24th April 2020


The Rotary Club of Wakefield has linked up with Unity Lottery. Please consider taking part if you are over 16. There are some large prizes to be won and half of all stakes are sent directly to our charitable trust fund. From 1 per week.


Please see FACEBOOK for details of our very varied guest speakers. To make enquiries about being able to hear them for yourself please follow this link.

Admiral Nurses increase their presence in the Wakefield area thanks to Rotarian Sheila


The club meets (when it is able) at 18:30 on Thursdays at New Brookhouse Club, 221 Barnsley Road, Wakefield WF1 5NU (about one mile south of the city centre on the A61). Tel: 01924 255385. We meet in the function room on the first floor. For variations please see the PROGRAMME page.
Rotarian visitors are always welcome but it would be helpful if they could advise us of their attendance by the Monday of the same week. Please send a note to the Secretary. If you do not get an acknowledgement within 24 hours please use the Contact Us tab above.
There is no formal dress code although many male members wear a jacket and some wear a tie. Smart casual is perfectly acceptable. Members are asked not to wear jeans.
 A map for most locations used can be seen by clicking on the venue name on the Programme page listing. 

The club is in Rotary International District 1040 (Yorkshire,UK)   Rotary International club number 1069
The Secretary or any other members  can be contacted via the Contact Us facility

Founded in 1921, we have 34 members. Membership is open to both men and women. 
E-mail can be sent via the CONTACT page to the Web Manager who will forward it to any member who is named in the message.

The Rotary Club of Wakefield Trust Fund is registered with the Charity Commission. Its number is 501456. Profits from public charitable fund raising activities of the Rotary Club of Wakefield are all passed to the Trust Fund prior to distribution.

The Rotary name and emblem are the official property of Rotary International and are being used on this web site with permission as outlined in the RI Policy on Electronic Communications.

Some of the Rotary images in these pages come from Rtn Tord Elfwendahl's Website and they can be used in any Rotary context, but please acknowledge the source.

Ken PinderOur web site is maintained by Rotarian Ken  Pinder. If you have any questions regarding this site please write via Contact Us.