East Grinstead & District Lions Club CIO

Over 50 Years of Service



Hello, this website 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. For ease of use we use the standard calender January to December to record events. There is a NEWS FLASH page with the most up to date events, other activities can be viewed on the Service and Fundraising pages.                
2023 resident Sharan  

For details of current activity and pictures see our News Flashpage.

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 £43,000 to over 40 local and international charities, including disaster funds in the United Kingdom and abroad and gave over 4000 hours of voluntary service. Over 50 Years of Service

 Lion President Sharan Billings here with past District Governor Ian Forbes          

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 

2022 ukraine flag


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.

If you could provide us with a phone number, this will expedite our ability to contact you. If not, please check your spam folder for an email response from the club.

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

     Lions International Award presented to East Grinstead Lions      
Red heart    We were delighted to recieve this award from Past International President Douglas K Alexander. Awarded in recognition of the effort to attract new members that is enabling the club to acomplish even more humanitarian work in the community. The patch will be attached to the Clubs Banner with pride.      

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: [email protected]. Alternatively send your contact details direct via email to the Club Secretary at: [email protected] 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.

What good can I do today?


Vision Statement

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

Lions International - Serving the World in Need

Updated 10.1.24