What do we do at Rotary SWF?

Here at the Rotary Club
of South Woodham ferrers
we eat and drink with friends
and make a difference to some lives
That is Rotary

We use our members’ professions, skills
and connections to bring a variety
of events to the community to benefit
good causes at home and abroad.
Can you help?

Rotary has provided support and help in many
disasters at home and abroad.
In addition we support the elimination of
worldwide medical diseases such as polio.
Join us and you could also help make a difference.

Club Update


The club are pleased to announce we are meeting regularly and set out its programme going forward. Please follow the club through its various communication channels 

Club History

The Rotary Club of South Woodham Ferrers was formed in 1982. The club currently enjoys a membership of 24 and meets at The Eatery, 14-18 Heralds Way, South Woodham Ferrers, Essex, CM3 5TQ at 7:30pm for 8pm each Tuesday (except following a public holiday). The club forms part of RIBI District 1240, part of the world-wide Rotary organisation.

The Town

South Woodham Ferrers is a relatively new country town in south-east Essex with a population of 17,500. The town is sited between two tidal creeks on its East and West and the River Crouch to the South. South Woodham Ferrers is noted for its architecture which is an attempt to construct modern buildings in the Essex vernacular.

South Woodham Ferrers is situated on a main railway line from Liverpool Street and can be reached in about 1 hour. So if you are staying in London and wish to visit us, please drop us an E-Mail via the contact us button, advising what time you will be arriving at Woodham Ferrers station and we will be delighted to collect you and introduce you to our club. Or if you would just like a map to our club meeting place, please Click Here

Club Main Activities

The club has organised many different events over the years. Its 2 main community events that raise monies for various local good causes and charities locally, nationally and its own Rotary Foundation.

The Sleigh returned this year and the club would like to thank everyone who made donations during this period.

The other main event is the Swimarathon in March 2022. Full information regarding entry, sponsorship can be found by following the link to the Swimarathon page. This event is now open if you wish to enter a team and take part as a proportion of monies raised can be kept for yourown specific good causes. 

This year we have added another event this time we have many children in mind who my not normally have a Christmas  to look forward to. The Tree of Joy has been placed in ASDA and in Holy Trinity Church to recveive gifts for needy children at Christmas. More detail is available in our  latest new page in this web. Use the link above to read the detail.

Club Committees

The club has 4 main committees and to understand what each one's objectives nd recent activities please follow the links to Membership Services, Community Service, Vocation & Youth, Foundation & International


If you would like to support the Rotary Club throughout the year with its fundraising events and community service you can make a donation in different ways. Either by taking part or by its various collections or through our various campaigns. The club have teamed up with Invest My Community where we can set up specific campaigns or a doantion to the the Club's charity account for the benfit of the local community.

To see the latest fundraising campaigns of which the Sleigh Appeal is now live please visit our Just Giving  page on this website. 

In addition we are now registered with Amazon Smile. Any purchase made through this way Amazon will make a donation to charities. If you wish to support the Rotary Club please visit Amazon Smile on the web and follow the How to Get Started link. It does not cost you anymore but you support the club with every purchase made.

General Club Information

The club has set itself gudelines and policies it follows in its operation. The club has its own monthly magazine called Woodrot that is available to everyone to read that gives an insight what the club has done and also planning to do in the future. Please click on the General Information link where the most recent editions can be read. All this can be located  on the General Information page of this web site. It also includes letters of thanks from those organisations have recently helped and supported.


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