Monday, 14 Oct 2019

Events & Functions Guide

Ipswich and Suffolk Club Events October 2019 | 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

Friday 4th October - End of week Social Tapas Bar

Finish in the office and come and join us for a social gathering to celebrate the start of the weekend. Bring your colleagues to your club.

Open 5.00-8.00pm. Drinks and Tapas individually priced.

Thursday 10th October - Speakers Lunch - David Morton History Buckingham Palace

David will take you on a journey through from the beginning of Buckingham Palace to what we have today documenting certain points in its history.

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

Saturday 12th October - Classic Afternoon Tea

A glass of Prosecco together with a delightful selection of freshly prepared sandwiches, homemade cakes, scones, strawberry jam and clotted cream and all complimented with a range of fine teas.

Service 2.00pm till 5.00pm. £15.00 per person.

Thursday 17th October - Club Quiz Night

Come and join us for a great fun night with a team or we will create one for you. Including Hot supper. Prize for the best team. Max team size 8 please.

Bar opens 7.00pm. Quiz 7.30pm. Cost: Only £15.00.

Saturday 19th October - Trafalgar Club Dinner with guest speaker Commodore Barry Bryant CVO RN

One of our flagship events this season with a classic British menu flogged out of our French Chef to celebrate our historic battle against the Franco-Spanish fleet 1805.

Rig for Officers & Gentlemen Black Tie with Orders, Decorations & Medals. Muster @7.00 Post Meridiem. Dining @7.30 Bells. Cost: £32.00 per person.

Thursday 24th October - Speakers Lunch - Allan Myatt & Lady Tollemache - Ormiston Families

The talk will focus on how Ormiston Families supports families facing significant challenges. Illustrated through powerful case studies, demonstrated how the charity has supported these families to build their resilience and make choices to improve the life chances of their children.

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

Thursday 24th October - Calendar Girls The Musical Show & pre-show supper

Our initial seat allocation is full but we are holding a waiting list and seeking further seats from the Regent so book soon.

Arrival 6.00. Supper 6.15pm. Show 7.30pm. £47.00 per person.



CHANGE OF DATE - Friday 1st November - End of week Social Tapas Bar

Please note this event has now been rescheduled for Friday 29th November owing to the Club hosting the supper for the sell-out 90th Anniversary Proms.


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