Sunday, 16 Dec 2018

Events & Functions Guide

Ipswich and Suffolk Club Events December 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

Saturday 1st December - Annual Members Dinner

This is the one event not be missed. 5 course menu fully inclusive of wine and port to open the Christmas season. Early booking strongly


Members only and Black Tie please. Bar open 7.00pm. Dinner served 7.30pm. Cost: £50.00 inclusive of table wines and Port.

Thursday 6th December - Speakers Lunch - Member Peter Ledger on City Boys at War

The Lloyd’s Battery 1938-1940, a Gunner’s perspective. The speaker’s uncle, a young Lloyd’s insurance broker, joined the T.A. In 1938 and was sent to France with the B.E.F. in 1939. Peter’s book describes little known events and units from the perspective of a young gunner and his wife and their comrades, their hopes, fears and aspirations.

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

Monday 10th December - Mahjong Group

Come and join John and Mo to this new addition to the club calendar. With over 20 years’ experience John & Mo can teach absolute beginners and provide a forum for players who do have some knowledge.

10.00am - 12.30pm. Entry cost including tea and coffee is only £3.00 for Club members. £5.00 for non-member guest.

Tuesday 11th December - Scrabble Evening with Supper

Test your knowledge on a great fun evening.

Bar opens 6.30pm with a simple hot supper (diets catered for).

Thursday 13th December - Carol Service @ St Mary Le Tower (NEW! Revamped Traditional)

Bring your family and friends to our annual Club Carol Service. Mulled wine at the Club followed by a Service at St Mary Le Tower Church, then a finger buffet back at the Club.

Children are F.O.C. Mulled wine: 6.45pm. Service 7.15pm. Cost: £15.00 per adult all profits to church

Saturday 15th December - Christmas Dinner for Family & Friends

Book you very own table and enjoy the festivities with all your friends and family. Traditional Turkey or why not have one of our other dishes from our multi choice menu.

Bar open 7.00pm. Dinner 7.30pm. Cost: £30.00 per person.

Tuesday 18th December - Julia Gooch Christmas Flower Evening

Come to our Christmas class to be taught by a Chelsea Gold Medal Winner on how to create a stunning Christmas centrepiece. Please

bring your own scissors.

6.30pm Bar. 7pm start. £35.00 inc Supper with Pudding and a high value Christmas Centrepiece. Strictly limited numbers.

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