York Rotary celebrated our 100th birthday in 2021/22!!
Read all about our 100-year history here

During the year we celebrated our Centenary with a variety of events;  the primary ones being  (click to view):

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* Video production "100 years of York Rotary"  (Feb 2021)   view here

* Launch of Centenary Year (on Zoom) with look back in history (Feb 2021) view here

* Centenary Celebration Dinner/Dance with ABBA Revival (Nov 2021)   view here

* Dedication of College Green Sundial (Centenary Gift to the City of York  (May 2022)  view here

* Centenary (President's) Lunch at Mansion House York   (May 2022)   view here

     100 Years of York Rotary
"looking back... looking forward" video
created in February 2021 

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    Launch of our Centenary Year

100 Years since the Inaugural Meeting

of York Rotary in February 1921

February 5 2021 

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Zoom meeting of York Rotary members and guests

with reminiscences, a specially commissioned poem and much more...


Full report here


     Centenary Celebration

Our Dinner, dance and show with the fabulous

took place on
Friday November 19th 2021

at York Racecourse


Report, videos and photos can be seen


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Centenary Gift to the City

To commemorate our 100 years in York,
York Rotary members funded the
restoration of the
SUNDIAL  (c.1730)
on College Green at east end of York Minster
in collaboration with York Civic Trust and York Minster

More information about this project here

The dedication ceremony took place on May 13th
led by Canon Michael Smith, 
Acting Dean of York

See the video and read more

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            York Rotary Centenary Civic Lunch

The final formal event of our centenary year was a lunch at the Mansion House, by kind permission of the
Lord Mayor of York

Held on Friday May 13th 2022, our guest of honour was
Cllr Ashley Mason JP, Sheriff of York

Full details, photos and a video can be seen


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