Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Events & Functions Guide

Ipswich and Suffolk Club Events May 2018 | Print |

Club Restaurant & Bar

The Ipswich & Suffolk Club's Restaurant and Bar are open every weekday offering both traditional silver service and bistro style dining.

Bar open from 11am. Restaurant 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Thursday 3rd May - Additional Speakers Lunch - John Field "The Treasures of Ipswich"

Owing to high demand for this event, we have secured a further lunchtime Speakers Lunch with John Field, the talk reviews over 100 Ipswich buildings and features of architectural and historical importance, including the Town’s listed buildings, mediaeval churches, mansions and halls, nationally listed historic parks, urban spaces, interiors and the wide range of features of national (and some of international) importance.

Pre-lunch drinks 11.45. Lunch 12.15pm. Cost: £15.00 per person.

Tuesday 8th May - Scrabble Evening with Supper

Test your knowledge on a great fun evening.

Bar opens 6.30 with a simple hot supper (diets catered for). Scrabble to follow.

Entry cost including supper is only £12.00 with a prize for the winner.

Thursday 10th May - Club Quiz Night

Come and join us for a great fun night with a team or we will create one for you. Includes hot supper. Prize for the best team.

Bar opens 7.00pm. Quiz 7.30pm. Cost: Only £14.00.

Thursday 10th May - Speakers Lunch - Charlie Haylock, The history of spoken English

This is not a talk on split infinitives, and what the differences are between the past participle and the past tense.

Definitely not! Charlie will show us how the seeds of spoken English were first set. He will also show us how each invading force affected the English language. He will also include a dialect tour of the British Isles and demonstrate the different facial expressions of each dialect.

Pre lunch drinks 11.45. Lunch 12.15pm. Cost: £15.00 per person.

Saturday 19th May - The Wedding Dinner of the year (Black Tie)

As you have not been invited to Windsor Castle. Come and celebrate the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with a four-course dinner which will be a fusion of British and US cuisine.

Bar opens 7.00pm. Dinner 7.30pm. Cost: £32.00 per person.

Thursday 24th May - Speakers Lunch - Realise Futures

Sally Butcher and Jane Sutton will give an overview of how Realise Futures aims to improve the social and economic wellbeing of people who are disabled or disadvantaged.

Pre-lunch drinks 11.45. Lunch 12.15pm. Cost: £15.00 per person.

Please click here to enquire about availability or to reserve your place at any of these events.

For further listings of forthcoming events, please visit the full social diary which can be accessed here

Snooker | Print |

snooker at the Ipswich and Suffolk ClubThe Ipswich and Suffolk Club boast a superb snooker facility with two first class tables in gererously proportioned adjacent rooms, conveniently located next to the club bar!

Here a thriving snooker section plays informally on a daily basis and throughout the year in club and inter-club competition.

The snooker section has for many years been under the capable stewardship of Snooker Captain Allan Williams, who with the help of the snooker committee makes sure that the full programme of matches are always well attended and much enjoyed by all.

Book Group | Print |

The Ipswich and Suffolk Club Book GroupOwing to their popularity, the Ipswich & Suffolk Club runs two Book Groups for the enjoyment of its members.

Running throughout the year, the Book Group operates on either the first or the third Wednesday of every month depending upon which group you join.

The club Book Groups see an eclectic range of modern and classic literature discussed by its members.

All members are welcome to come along and join the discussions plus enjoy an informal light lunch afterwards.


Bridge | Print |

Bridge at the Ipswich and Suffolk ClubCaptained by Maurice Barnes, the Ipswich and Suffolk Bridge Club meets every Tuesday morning for bridge in the Adam Room ahead of an enjoyable lunch in the club restaurant.

Here duplicate bridge is keenly contested by members and guests.

Golf | Print |

Regular golfing activity for members in IpswichMany of our members are keen amateur golfers and the club’s golf section provides regular opportunities to play in friendly competition.

Matches are played annually against local rivals, the Bury Farmers Club and the Colchester Garrison Officers Club and every year the Barnard Cup (stableford golf day) and Northgate Trophy (knockout) are keenly contested.

For more information about club Golf please contact our Captain of Golf, Allan Gosling. via the club general office.

Scrabble | Print |

Our Scrabble Club usually runs in the evening of the second Tuesday of the month.

Test your wordplay skills and knowledge against other club members at a great fun evening.

Bar opens 6.30pm with a hot supper (diets catered for) and Scrabble to follow.

Chess | Print |

Our Chess Club runs the second Wednesday of every month commencing 6:30pm and is open to all members whether you are a complete beginner, rusty player or more experienced as the group can cater for all levels and abilities. Please do bring along a board if you have one.

Please note that there is no catering at this event but the Club Bar will be open.

Any queries regarding this event should be directed to fellow club member Elizabeth Molander This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it