Club News

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
“Recent News Letters” the button below.

The next committee meetings will take place on:
August 22nd 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.

Catering has restarted!

Please see the new menu on the menu page.

As well as the live music coming soon, we have many activities for you to join in and hve fun with including Bowls, Bingo, Open the box, Horse race night, Whist, Crib, Snooker, Darts and more, just check out our activities page or contact the club for more info.

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


Our History

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.



Coming Soon

Sunday 21stAugust 3pm:
Off The Wagon. BBQ, Non-members welcome.
17th September: Tony G.
15th October Johnny Flinton.
22nd October: Class Act.
November 11th from 7.30pm:
Horse Race Night
26th November: K J and the CATT.
12th December 3pm: Karaoke
31st December: Andy York.

Go to the activities page or contact the club for more information

Next Committee Meeting

August 22nd 2022 at 7pm

Featured Event

Horse Race Night

11th November 2022
From 7.30pm, races start at 8pm. Go to the activities page or contact the club for more information.

Keep in Touch

01366 | Eagle House, Bridge St. Downham Market PE38 9DH

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