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.
Forest Champions Awards
The Lions Forest Champions awards celebrate and recognise the efforts of individuals and groups within our area.
Below are links to photos and Press Report from the 2022 event:
Next Awards April 2024
- Lions Speech House Fireworks -Field PlanClick the field plan above to go to the download page.
Lions Ukraine Appeal
Forest of Dean Lions and friends collecting at Tesco, Lydney and other donations from Bream Sports Club, The Coffee Shop, Bream and ‘Packed with love’ raised £8,969 for the Ukraine Displaced Persons Fund.
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”.