The founder,Louis Marchesi,was a young member of norwich rotary Club who felt a need existed for
a club where the young business men of the town could gather,
on a regular basis. At their meetings they could exchange ideas,
learn from the experiences of their colleagues and play a
collective part in the civic life of
Norwich. within a year of inception the membership of this Round Tables elsewhere.
After 1945 theh pattern of growth was rapidly re-established with Tables being 'charterd' all over the UK. Today there are about 900 Tables with a membership of of around 10,000.