Last updated: 18 October 2018 -  Enquiry: Click here

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Meriden Rotary club is located in the Heart of England between the cities of Birmingham and Coventry.

We meet every Tuesday (except following a Bank Holiday) at 7:15pm for 7:30pm at The Manor Hotel, Meriden CV7 7NH
Tel: 01676-522735

See the Who’s Who page for more information and the Club Diary for dates of our meetings and events.

If you wish to contact us, please use the Enquiry form by clicking here.

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Charity for this Rotary year

Marie Curie Hospice

Breast Cancer Screening

Muscular Dystrophy

Reasons are: Personal experience of the caring work of Marie Curie; The Breast Cancer Screening Service saved a close family member's life, while the Muscular Dystrophy charity is staunchly supported by a family member who is a sufferer.

Club announcements

Important notice to all members

Please note that apologies must be made by Monday. If you do not apologise, you will be required to pay for the missed meal.

Apologies please to Phil Pardoe AND Jane Maugham either via email or by phone. This ensures that the correct number can be passed to the Manor Hotel.

Children In Need charity walk 28 October 10am

Warwick has organised a walk to raise money for Children in Need (which we have done for the last couple of years). He has found a 4½ mile circular walk, which should take 2½ hours starting and finishing at a pub, where we could have a fellowship lunch.  We would meet at  

The Red Lion, Main Street, Hunningham, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV33 9DY

Meet at 9.30am to start at 10am. Below is the link for the walk from the Red Lion.


A lunch will be booked for 1pm.

A £5 deposit is required on 16th October per person who is attending the Sunday lunch. The lunch cost is between £12 and £14 per person.

£5 minimum donation to be paid to Warwick for the fundraising walk.

If you cannot attend the walk you are welcome to give a donation for Children in Need to Warwick by the end of October.

Evening to mark 100 years since cessation of hostilities WWI  - 13th November

Remembrance Dinner commemoration. Dinner Jackets, Medals and formal dress for ladies. Sing along with Vera Lynne tribute Jill Daniels. Their will be a charity raffle and all proceeds from the evening will go to the military charity SSAFA (Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen’s Families Association) as well as other Rotary charities.

Cost   £23.00


Starter               Spam Fritters with Pea Puree

Main course        Lamb stew with Savoury Dumplings

Dessert              Classic Bread and Butter Pudding with Traditional Custard

Tea and coffee

Visit from Rotarians and partners from Eindhoven Kempenland club, Holland - 27 November

A few Rotarians and partners from the Rotary Club in Eindhoven, who were once twinned with Coleshill Rotary Club are arriving in the UK on Monday 26th November. They wish to renew the fellowship. If you are available on the morning of 26th and on 28th to help with lifts from the airport to The Manor Hotel contact David Maugham for full details.

They are staying at The Manor and we shall find out what their plans are whilst they are here. We may suggest taking them somewhere for the day after they arrive and maybe get together on the first night of their arrival. They are going to attend our Rotary meeting on Tuesday 27th November. Partners, friends and family are invited to attend the Rotary meeting that evening.

Santa Fun Run - 2 December 2018

We are holding our 7th annual Santa Fun Run on 2 December 2018. For more information, go to the website by clicking here.


Click to see the full pictureHere is the current schedule for the Santa Sleigh collections.

December 10 - Meriden - start point Leys lane junction with main road

December 12 - Meriden - start point Queens Head at far end of Meriden  

December 13 - Balance of  Meriden start from Sports Hall car park

December 14 - Millisons Wood  

December 17 - Hampton in Arden - start point Lapwing Drive on left as you enter Hampton

December 19 - Hampton in Arden – start point TBC

All start at 6.30 Finish at 8.00 pm.

Fellowship visit to Tregenna Castle in St Ives

Mike Holdsworth has proposed a fellowship visit to Tregenna Castle in St Ives from Sunday 18th November  – Thursday 22nd November 2018. There are 3 room rates: £50 per night, £70 per night and £90 per night (sea view room). Full details from Mike Holdsworth.

Meriden rotary club christmas party

The Christmas Party will be held on Tuesday 18th December at The Manor Hotel.

  3 Course Christmas Dinner £23.00

  Code of Dress: Smart Casual  


The first round of the District Quiz will take place at Nuneaton Rotary Club on Monday 12th November. Nuneaton v Meriden.

Further details and times can be obtained from Geoff Arthur.

Local Club Announcements

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Advance announcements

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Senior citizens’ party 2019

The Senior Citizens’ Party is to be held on Saturday 26th January 2019 1.30pm in St. Peter’s Hall, Balsall Common. Further details to follow from David Maugham regarding drivers and helpers.

Burns night celebration

Fellowship Evening on Friday 25th January 2019. Burns Night Celebrations in the Cedars Suite. Further details to follow from Mike Holdsworth and Julia Bennett.

Dog training demonstration

Tuesday 19th February 2019 in The Aylesford Suite. Nuneaton Dog Training Exhibition.

Welcome to the website of the Rotary Club of Meriden. Below you will find the latest news and announcements for our club. The Diary page has our schedule of meetings and events. If you wish to contact us, use the “Enquiry” form by clicking on the link at the bottom of each page.