Saturday, 18 Jan 2020

Events & Functions Guide

Ipswich and Suffolk Club Events January 2020 | 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 9th January - Speakers Lunch - Karl Lumbers “Trinity House Story”

Have you ever wondered who looks after the major lighthouses around England, Wales and the Channel Islands? How did they came to be there in the first place?

Pre-lunch drinks 11.45. Lunch 12.15pm. Cost: £17.00 per person.

Friday 10th January - Wine Committee Challenge Trophy Tasting

We have a super three course menu set by our chef to challenge two of our Committee members to choose two wines to complement each course for you to sample with your dish. You can then vote which wine wins for each course. The winner named on the annual trophy.

Bar 7.00pm. Tasting Dinner 7.30. Cost: Only £38.00 per person including tasting wines.

** IMPORTANT ** - The following event is a change to the previously advertised Speakers Lunch from the printed version of the Club's Social Diary

Thursday 23rd January - Speakers Lunch - Cathy Shelbourne The Mayflower 400th Anniversary

Cathy is an enrichment speaker on cruise ships (Queen Mary 2 etc). As 2020 is the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower sailing to the New World, there are huge celebrations in this country as well as in the Netherlands and America, under the banner of Mayflower 400 - There is much to be said about the Ipswich connection and the celebrations.

Pre-lunch drinks 11.45. Lunch 12.15pm. Cost: £17.00 per person.

Saturday 25th January - Scottish Not a Burns Night Dinner

Come join us and celebrate with friends to a Scottish themed dinner and a menu including some of the finest Scottish ingredients found. Without the poems.

Bar opens 7.00pm. Dinner 7.30pm. Menu only £30.00pp

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