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Do Something Awesome – Join the Forest of Dean Lions.

Forest Champions 2024

Forest Champions 2022 award winners.

You can send in your nominations for the 2024 awards using the button below.

Upcoming Events

We are a friendly group of people that help local causes here in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. We raise money throughout the year with events ranging from the Lions Speech House Bonfire to the Wild Boar Chase and Humbug Chase cycle challenges.


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  • The Forest of Dean Lions Club has been serving the local community since 1973.
  • We are Charity Incorporated Organisation No. 1189930, registered 15/June/2020
  • We cover the GL15 and GL16 post codes.
  • We meet at 7:30 p.m.on the first Tuesday of every month at The Victoria Centre, Lydney, GLOS.
  • We also have events during the year. Events are both fund-raising and social.
  • We welcome prospective new members and friends.

Requests for Funding

If you are a charitable organisation or an individual in need and live or operate within the GL15 or GL16 postcodes, please Contact us with details of your request.
If you are within the GL14 or GL17 postcodes, please click this link: Severn Dean Lions Club to pass your request to SevernDean Lions who cover the GL14 and GL17 postcodes.


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A photo showing Members of the Forest of Dean Lions at Speech House
Members of the Forest of Dean Lions at Speech House

FoD Lions poster competition - winning entry
Poster by Lauren

We are members of Lions District 105CW which includes South Wales, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, parts of Wiltshire and Somerset.

Lions Clubs International

Forest of Dean Lions Club is also a member of Lions Clubs International. 2017 was the centenary year for Lions, the first club was formed in Chicago Illinois by Melvin Jones in 1917.
As of April 2015, Lions had over 46,000 local clubs and more than 1.4 million members in over 200 countries around the world. Lions is the world’s biggest and most active service organisation”.