About us

What is rotary?

Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbours, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who come together to make positive, lasting change in communities at home and abroad.

Who we are?

The Rotary Club of Osgoldcross and Elmet (Chartered in 1991) is part of this global community, we carry out a range of charitable, community and social activities in the area around Sherburn in Elmet and Knottingley (including the villages of Monk Fryston (where members meet regularly), South Milford, Church Fenton, Barkston Ash, Burton Salmon, Lumby, Aberford, Brotherton, Ledsham, Darrington, Womersley and Smeaton).

Strange name I know! But just for clarity – this area had formally been the rural district council of Osgoldcross. At the centre of this area is Sherburn-in-Elmet and Barkston Ash, the ancient seat of King Athelstan and the Kingdom of Elmet, the Club became “Osgoldcross and Elmet” Rotary Club.

Where we meet?

The club has a business meeting on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at Monk Fryston Hall.

Other more casual meetings are held at venues across the local community. We meet on the last Friday of each month at the Queen o’Towd Thatch at 5.30pm for a general chat up.

Our members invite interesting external speakers from a range of sectors, from speakers like The Real Junk Food Project to the Micro Brewery.

Guests are always very welcome. If you would like to join us at any time, simply contact us.

For the history buffs, learn more about our Rotary Club here.

To get in touch, please send us an email.

Our meeting locations:

Monk Fryston Hall Hotel