The latest news letter is now available to view.
All the notes & information on past and present committee meetings can be found by visiting the news room using the button below.
The next committee meetings will take place on:
23rd May 2022 at 7pm
“The AGM was held on 30th March.
New Officers were elected
Officers and Committee Members 2022
Brian Cook ~ President,
Ken Castle ~ Vice President,
Chris Thorpe ~ Chairman,
Anne Buckley ~ Vice Chairman
Brenda Dent ~ Treasurer & Secretary
Committee members elected to serve until 2024
Pat Lynskey,Steve Cobbin, Steve Geary, Harry Ives and David Hall.
The full committee is available on the Committee section of this website.
Brenda Dent (Secretary and Treasurer) reported on the Club’s financial situation. Over the last year, the audit report showed a loss of £34000. This was mainly down to Covid, lockdown and consequent reduced trading. She predicted that going forward this year would be another very difficult year. She advised the meeting that of mthe areas of concern where increased expenditure was looming. She pointed out that unlike other places the Club had survived. She reported on the catering position and advised members that we would be advertising
Roy Daynes the retiring President thanked the Officers and Committee members who were retiring from He thanked especially John Watts, David Fendley, and Stuart Rust; some of whom have been club members for over 50 years and on the committee for large parts of that. Ann Buckley Acting Chairman thanked Roy for his long and valued service.
We apologise that we are unable to serve food at the moment. We are advertising for a new caterer.
Welcome to our club
Downham Market & Clackclose conservative club, is a private members club situated in the heart of Downham Market.
Our mission is to offer our members a safe and secure enviroment where they can relax, meet friends, make new acquaintances and enjoy stunning surroundings, first class service and excellent facilities.
As well as club membership we also offer a first class venue for private functions or business use, with various room types available.
We are part of a network of nationwide conservative clubs and our membership enables our members to be affiliated members of the other 1100 clubs
The club was founded in 1890 and was initially just a room for cards, dominoes and draughts etc and was originally situated in the high street where Titash Indian resturant is. After various relocations within Downham Market over the years, it’s current location is now on Bridge Street where it has been since 1909.
In 1930 the games room gained the addition of a bar, in 1948 the land behind the property became the bowling green and on 22nd January 1993, the Rt. Hon. Gillian Shephard MP, secretary of state for employment, opened the Paul Hawkins funtion room and the club has gone from strength to strength ever since.
Did you know?
Our Function Rooms
There are two function rooms available for hire. One for 30 people and the other for 100 people. The smaller one is £10 per hour and the larger one £60 per session and can be hired either morning, afternoon or evening. Contact the club to book or for more information.
28th May: Travis Graham
3rd June: K J and the CATT
17th September: Tony G
15th October Johnny Flinton
22nd October: Class Act
26th November: K J and the CATT
31st December: Andy York
Next Committee Meeting
28th May 7.30pm
Tickets £4 Available from the bar.
Non members welcome