Step Forward & Give Back by Joining Rotary

We are always looking for new members. If you’d like to “try before you buy” why come along to one of our meetings? You can be assured of a warm welcome – and a free breakfast (by invite). We also welcome visits from other Rotarians. Please email us at secretary@bristolbreakfastrotary.org.uk for more details and to reserve your place at our next meeting.

In the Bristol Breakfast Rotary Club, you can choose between individual membership or corporate membership.

Individual Membership

Individual Membership

Many people get to a point in their lives when they want to do something more than just work. Rotary is an outlet for giving back to society. It is a service organisation of business and professional persons united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and help build goodwill and peace in the world.

The Bristol Breakfast Rotary Club is a club which meets weekly on Wednesday mornings at 7.15am for 7.30am until 8.30am at the Brasserie Blanc in Cabot Circus. We meet for breakfast, business and uplifting speakers. To get involved email secretary@bristolbreakfastrotary.org

Why might you be interested?

  • By attending our regular meetings, you can join other business leaders to take action on important issues affecting our community, our nation and the world. We also have a lot of fun – whether we are socialising or working together on service projects.
  • Members of our Rotary Club connect at weekly breakfast meetings and learn from business experts and entrepreneurs, political and civic leaders and charity speakers, who help us to stay informed on topics that are relevant to our community.
  • As a business leader, you can enlist the expertise, experience within the club and the resources of the international Rotary network to help the causes you feel passionate about. Together we can make things happen.
  • The Bristol Breakfast Rotary Club is a member of the Bristol Chamber of Commerce which provides its members with access to Chamber of Commerce events at membership rates.

Get Involved with Exciting Social Activities, Community Projects & More!

Below is a list of our upcoming events. Visit our Events Calendar for a full calendar view of our events.

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Corporate Membership

  • Is your organisation looking to develop its corporate social responsibility policies?
  • Are you looking for leadership development opportunities for your staff?
  • Are you looking to “give back” to your community?
  • Are you looking for links with an organisation that provides more than just networking?
  • Are you looking for ways to socially strengthen your team and welcome new hires into the Bristol community?
  • Do you want to find out more about Rotary?

If the answers to any of these questions is “Yes!” – Read on.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Many successful businesses have found that one way of engaging with staff, customers and other stakeholders is to have a vision which goes beyond the business itself. This is sometimes referred to as Corporate Social Responsibility.

Is your organisation clear about the ways in which it is involved in helping charities or providing sponsorship? Is your organisation looking for opportunities to give time, resources or in-kind donations or making unused assets available to others? Does it give its employees a chance to get involved in these things? How does it measure its impact on society beyond the business?

There are many ways in which Rotary could help your organisation to develop its corporate social responsibility policy encouraging the organisation as a whole or some key individuals to get involved in Rotary programmes.

At the moment we have local initiatives addressing homelessness, and by young carers in education in Bristol. On the international front we are promoting further education in Nepal and literacy projects in Kenya and South Africa. We are also exploring an environmental project in Southern India.

The benefits of getting your organisation involved

Rotary provides a useful development tool to help senior staff members develop leadership, project management and public speaking skills as well as a wider vision for the world. Rotary has a strong ethical foundation and good international links. There are opportunities for them to build networks, to learn from experienced business people, use their skills for the wider good and to get involved with humanitarian project in your local community and overseas.

In addition to other benefits, your organisation’s involvement with Rotary will allow you to use the widely known Rotary brand on your website.

How can you help your organisation to get involved?

Bristol Breakfast Rotary Club has organises many corporate fund-raising events. Its most high profile events in recent years have included its corporate Golf Day in May, the Dragon Boat Festival (www.bristolrotarydragons.org ) in June and the corporate Quiz in October. We regularly raise between £50,000 and £100,000 each year. These are great team-building events. If you would like your organisation to get involved in one of these please send your details to hello@bristolbreakfastrotary.org.

To get involved in all our service projects, fundraising and social events on a more regular basis, consider joining Rotary as a corporate member. Corporate membership is one way in which an organisation can build links with Rotary for the benefit of several members of staff at the same time. It’s as easy as spending a few hours and a few Pounds a month to be part of something great.

Would you like to get involved?

Come along to an informal breakfast meeting Wednesday mornings. You can find out more about our projects and how you can give back to your community while having fun with like-minded people.

We’re meeting online on Zoom right now, so be sure to email our club secretary for the invite link. When we start meeting in person again, it will be in the Bambalan Restaurant in the heart of Bristol BS1 4XE.

Email Us

Contact Us

If you’re interested in membership, the first thing to do is come along to a few breakfast club meetings. You can get to know our club members and get an idea for the mix of socialising and charitable activities we do by emailing our secretary Willem: secretary@bristolbreakfastrotary.org.uk