East Grinstead & District Lions Club CIO

Over 50 Years of Service



Welcome to our website which is the home of the East Grinstead and District Lions Club CIO (a charitable incorporated organisation). We have been serving the people of East Grinstead and District since 1968          East Grinstead and District Lions Club is part of Lions International, the largest service club organisation in the world, with more than 1.4 million members, serving their communities in 205 countries.   The Lions Club year runs from 1st July to 30th June. This website addresses our annual calender of activities and these can be viewed on the Service and Fundraising pages.                
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The purposes and ethics for our organisation are clearly defined.  We are very active in and around East Grinstead. For example in the year 2019/2020 we donated over £32,000 to over 50 local and international charities, including disaster funds in the United Kingdom and abroad and gave over 3800 hours of voluntary service. Over 50 Years of Service


With the current crises in the East, Lions International have donated $600,000 to Poland/Ukraine          Lions support the members of our fellow Lions Clubs of Ukraine 

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If you think you can help us & the local community and would like to have some fun whilst you do it, why not Volunteer A Little of YOUR Time.

Please see Service and Fundraising for details of our contribution to East Grinstead and District.


This site is packed with information and continues to be developed and expanded. For Membership Click HERE, for Service Click HERE, for Fund Raising Click HERE, for Support Us Click HERE .Please read on to find out what we do and perhaps what you might be able to do if you JOIN US.           If you are interested in joining us please download the Membership Enquiry Form from the Club Page and complete your contact details and then email it back to us. Our new contact email address for membership is: membership@eastgrinsteadlions.org.uk. Alternatively send your contact details direct via email to the Club Secretary at: eganddlions@gmail.com or contact the Club Secretary Brendan Joyce on 0345 833 9506 or make yourself known via the Contact Us page. We would be pleased to welcome you to one of our meetings where you can have an opportunity to see what we do and talk to the team.

Ask yourself: What good can I do today

  2022 Mayor 

President Brian Richens, Lions District Governor, Ian Forbes, and Lion Richard Maynard were invited to the Mayoral handover at East Court.   The Lions were delighted to be nominated as one of new Mayor, Adam Peacock’s chosen charities for 2022, along with Being Neighbourly.    East Grinstead Lions are looking forward to supporting the Mayor and Deputy Mayor, Frazer Visser, during the coming year and wish them a happy and successful term of office.


Vision Statement

'To be the global leader in community and humanitarian service' 

Lions International - Serving the World in Need

Updated 1.6.22