We are a small, informal club who meet every Thursday morning at 7:30am in Leah’s Bistro in Maidstone
Our main purpose is to serve others where we can. We achieve this by raising funds through a variety of events and giving our time with hands on support.
Whilst not a big club, we are very much doers and have made a difference to many people and causes which include international appeals, local causes and charities.
From marshalling at events and running stalls at local fetes to helping eradicate polio and providing safe drinking water through international projects, our work is varied and valued.
There is no formal commitment required to attend each weekly meeting or to help with every project we undertake. Our members help out as best they can, when they can and together we achieve results. We always welcome new members, come along and meet us. There is no obligation, however, if you like what we do, join us and be part of a team that gives a little back.
Meet the Members
What is Rotary?
Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.
Other local Rotary Clubs
Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland in partnership with Carers UK
In June 2020 Rotary Great Britain & Ireland announced a 12-month partnership with Carers UK. This 1 year partnership has been extended for a further 2 years until June 2023.
Dawn Patrol Rotary Club is part of Rotary International.
Maidstone Young Musician Competition
Maidstone Young Musician (MYM) is an annual competition and performing opportunity for talented young musicians, held in Maidstone.
Maidstone Young Musician is run by Maidstone Dawn Patrol Rotary Club.
How do I enter?
Entry into the competition is via the Maidstone Music Festival (MMF)
This year, due to Covid 19 and the difficulty of numbers of people meeting, the festival will be judged online. The adjudications will be from videos sent by the competitors. It is all made straightforward by the Play&Perform programme. The player uploads the URL of their video to the site. It is only accessible to the organisers and the adjudicator, unless the competitor chooses to make it public.
Classes include piano, strings, wind, accordion, singing and solo versatility, and entries are attracted from a wide geographical area.
The Maidstone Music Festival 2021 is judged in late November, and the closing date for entries is 13 November
For information and applications
or phone 01622 750943.