Listen to Rotary Magazine

We're delighted to bring you Rotary Magazine in audio form, so you can also listen to our fascinating features, exclusive interviews and inspiring human interest stories.

Plug in and listen up.

Rotary magazine is also available in an audio format, meaning you now listen to the stories you love whenever you like. We produce over an hour-long audio version including the main articles from each edition.

If you prefer to listen, rather than read, or if you're blind or partially sighted, you will still be able to enjoy Rotary magazine.

There are so many inspiring stories to tell across Rotary, where people unite to take action to create lasting change across the globe, in our communities and in ourselves.

Simply click on the embedded audio below to listen to the magazine in full. You can also skip to certain articles using the timestamps provided.

Current edition

October-November 2021
What hope for polio in Afghanistan?

In this edition:

  • To coincide with World Polio Day, we look at the situation in Afghanistan following the Taliban takeover, and how that is going to impact on effort to tackle polio.
  • We explore the work of the Rotary Foundation and the need for legacy-giving.
  • Plus, we find out more about some impactful Rotary projects and collaborations, including what could be the world's longest running Rotary project and how Rotary is working with the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust to support young people living with cancer.

Past editions

August-September 2021
Rotary lends a helping hand

In this edition:

  • Rotary clubs have lent an incredible £1.3 million in mirco-finance loans to entrepreneurs through the charity Lendwithcare.
  • We take a look how credit unions, community savings and loan co-operatives, are helping families through the pandemic.
  • Plus, we investigate what can be done to tackle child abuse, we look back at 50 years of the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards and we go to the front line of the climate crisis with disaster relief charity ShelterBox.

June-July 2021
HRH Prince Philip: A Friend of Rotary

In this edition:

  • Following the passing of HRH Prince Philip earlier this year, we look back at his life of public service and close connection to Rotary.
  • Literacy special - we take an in-depth look at a number of projects tackling one of Rotary's Areas of Focus; Supporting Education.
  • Plus, we spotlight a food waste project in North London, the charity Jaipur Limb and their work in India, as well as looking back at Volunteer Expo.

Where to listen

As well as our website, it is possible to listen to the Rotary Magazine audio editions through all top podcast directories, including:

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Visually impaired listeners

You can listen to the audio edition of Rotary magazine for free above. If you have a visual impairment and would prefer to receive a CD or memory stick of the magazine – or know someone who would – email the Communications Team or phone them on 01789 765411.

Contact us

We love to hear what you think of Rotary Magazine. If you'd like to get in touch, please email us at editor@rotarygbi.org, get in touch on Facebook, or write to us at:

Rotary Magazine
Rotary International In Great Britain & Ireland
Kinwarton Road, Alcester, Warwickshire
B49 6PB

Contributions and submissions

If you would like to be a content contributor to the magazine and have the professional skills to write magazine content, please get in touch. If you have an inspiring Rotary story, please email us with a brief summary of your idea to editor@rotarygbi.org.