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Here you’ll find details of regular events and gatherings in Downham Market such as sports clubs, hobby groups, social gatherings, support groups, and coffee mornings.

If you would like to have your event listed here, please get in touch. Use the next and back buttons to look ahead/back by seven days. View the full calendar here.
Thursday 13th August
  • CreativeArts for Relaxation Group
    10:00 am 12:00 pm Thursday 13th August
    | Downham Market Methodist Church Hall  

    Carole Simpson is a trained Art Therapist running an Arts group for relaxation at the Downham Market Methodist Church Hall on alternate Thursdays. A wide range of materials are used to promote personal wellbeing and counter social isolation in the Community. Meeting from 10am till 12. Admission is £5, towards the cost of materials and some refreshments. Contact Carole on 07914939748 or [email protected]

  • Baby Bounce & Rhyme
    10:00 am 10:30 am Thursday 13th August
    | Downham Market Library, Priory Centre, 78 Priory Rd, Downham Market PE38 9JS, UK  

    Every Thursday – term time only!!

  • Silver Threads
    2:00 pm 4:00 pm Thursday 13th August
    | Town hall  

    Do you have spare time on your hands for a cup of coffee and a quick natter? if so come along and join the silver threads!

  • Downham Market family History Society
    2:00 pm 4:00 pm Thursday 13th August
    | The Methodist Church Downham Market PE38  

    Our purpose is to promote interest in family history, being social, advisory and educational.
    We have occasional speakers and newsletters.
    Open to anyone interested in their Family History.

  • Beginners Tap 'n' Tone tap dancing classes
    6:00 pm 7:00 pm Thursday 13th August
    | Howdale Community Centre Downham Market  

    Contact Lynne: 01366 387401 / 01366 387710

  • Bridge Club
    6:45 pm 10:45 pm Thursday 13th August
    | Methodist Church, Downham Market, United Kingdom  

    Various standard levels. EBU guidelines applied. New members welcome. Lessons on enquiry.
    Contact Name: Pat Roberts. Contact Address: October Lodge, 8b Market Place, Downham Mkt. PE38 9RR. Contact Telephone Number: 01366 382947. Contact Email Address: [email protected]

  • Gold Star Amateur Boxing
    7:00 pm 9:00 pm Thursday 13th August

  • Ryston Runners
    7:00 pm 11:00 pm Thursday 13th August
    | Downham Federations Club  

    Road running sessions for ALL abilities.
    Contact: Andy Smith; Email: [email protected], Tel:01553 811524.
    Club website: www.rystonrunners.org.uk

  • Community Choir "Singers Inspired"
    7:30 pm 9:30 pm Thursday 13th August
    | Methodist Function Room, Paradise Road, PE38 9JE  

    Sing and learn new songs. 
    Members of the large group sing in four part harmony (soprano, alto, tenor, bass), unaccompanied, and all songs are learned by ear, so there is no need to be able to read music, and no audition. Arrangements are from a wide variety of songs including popular, sacred and world music.Your first two sessions are free. We have a wonderful, enthusiastic and talented musical director who leads productive but fun rehearsals. We are always pleased to welcome new members, so come and find your voice. Any age, gender, ability welcome. For more information email: [email protected] or phone 01945 774312

  • Trafalgar Over-30's Netball Group
    8:00 pm 9:00 pm Thursday 13th August
    | Sovereign Centre Downham Market  

    Trafalgar Over-30’s Netball Group, Contact Maria: 01553 811673

  • Downham & District Swimming Club
    8:00 pm 9:00 pm Thursday 13th August
    | New Ark, The Causeway, Stowbridge, PE34 3PP  

    For more information contact Dave Stennett : 07713723922

Friday 14th August
  • Brew and Banter
    10:00 am 12:00 pm Friday 14th August
    | Downham Market Library, Priory Centre, 78 Priory Rd, Downham Market PE38 9JS, UK  

    Pop in for a coffee and a chat!
    Suggested donation 50p

  • West Norfolk Carers and West Norfolk Mind
    10:30 am 12:30 pm Friday 14th August
    | Downham Market Town Hall, Downham Market, United Kingdom  

    West Norfolk Carers and West Norfolk Mind facilitate a new carers group at Town Hall, Bar Room.

  • Let’s Talk Together (English)
    1:30 pm 2:30 pm Friday 14th August
    | Downham Market Library, 78 Priory Rd, Downham Market PE38 9JS, UK  

    Come along and practise your English conversation skills. Every Friday, during term time. No need to book just come along.

  • Zumba Fitness
    7:00 pm 8:00 pm Friday 14th August
    | Stoke Ferry Village Hall, Stoke Ferry, King's Lynn PE33 9SE, UK  

    £5 Per Person
    Contact Russ Welch for more info (07851149526) – Text Only

  • Downham & District Swimming Club
    7:30 pm 9:00 pm Friday 14th August

    Dave Stennett. New Ark, The Causeway, Stowbridge, PE34 3PP. For more information contact: 07713723922

  • Short Mat Bowls Club
    7:30 pm 9:00 pm Friday 14th August
    | Downham Market Sports Centre  

    Short Mat Bowls Club, new members welcome, Contact: 01366 381218

Saturday 15th August
  • Weekly Rowing Training
    8:30 am 11:00 am Saturday 15th August
    | West Norfolk Rowing Club, Denver  

    Contact [email protected] if you are interested in joining WNRC or just rowing from our site. http://wnrc.westnorfolkrowingclub.co.uk/

Sunday 16th August
  • Weekly Rowing Training
    8:30 am 11:00 am Sunday 16th August
    | West Norfolk Rowing Club, Denver  

    Contact [email protected] if you are interested in joining WNRC or just rowing from our site. http://wnrc.westnorfolkrowingclub.co.uk/

  • Downham & District Swimming Club
    4:00 pm 6:00 pm Sunday 16th August
    | New Ark, The Causeway, Stowbridge, PE34 3PP  

    For more information contact Dave Stennett: 07713723922

Monday 17th August
  • Bridge Club
    1:00 pm 5:00 pm Monday 17th August
    | Methodist Church, Downham Market, United Kingdom  

    Various standard levels. EBU guidelines applied. New members welcome. Lessons on enquiry.
    Contact Name: Pat Roberts. Contact Address: October Lodge, 8b Market Place, Downham Mkt. PE38 9RR. Contact Telephone Number: 01366 382947. Contact Email Address: [email protected]

  • 2nd Runcton Holme and Watlington Beaver Colony
    6:00 pm 7:15 pm Monday 17th August
    | Runcton Holme  

    For ages 6-8. Do you love climbing, fire, shooting, camping, doing challenging activities or having lots of fun?
    You are welcome to come along for a night to see what it’s all about. Prices are only up to £3 a night! Adult help is always welcomed, please get in contact!
    Find out more: http://www.downhamweb.co.uk/runcton-holme-boy-scouts/

  • Zumba Gold
    6:20 pm 7:20 pm Monday 17th August
    | Southery Village Hall, Southery, Downham Market PE38 0QB, UK  

    £5 Per Person
    Contact Russ Welch for more info (07851149526) – Text Only

  • Rotary Club of Downham Market – weekly meeting
    7:30 pm 9:00 pm Monday 17th August
    | The Castle Hotel, Downham Market  

    http://www.therotaryclubofdownhammarket.co.uk/

  • Zumba Fitness
    7:30 pm 8:30 pm Monday 17th August
    | Southery Village Hall, Southery, Downham Market PE38 0QB, UK  

    £5 Per Person
    Contact Russ Welch for more info (07851149526) – Text Only

Tuesday 18th August
  • Bridge Club
    9:30 am 12:30 pm Tuesday 18th August
    | Methodist Church, Downham Market, United Kingdom  

    Various standard levels. EBU guidelines applied. New members welcome. Lessons on enquiry.
    Contact Name: Pat Roberts. Contact Address: October Lodge, 8b Market Place, Downham Mkt. PE38 9RR. Contact Telephone Number: 01366 382947. Contact Email Address: [email protected]

  • Scrabble Club
    10:00 am 12:00 pm Tuesday 18th August
    | Downham Market Library, Priory Road  

    Please note new time from January 2017 – every Tuesday (during term time) 10am – 12pm

  • Over-60's advice and information
    1:00 pm 4:00 pm Tuesday 18th August
    | Priory Centre  

    Advice and information for the over-60’s, book appointment: 0845 6060265

  • Downham Otters
    2:30 pm 4:00 pm Tuesday 18th August

    Christine Wright. Princess Victoria, Market Lane, Walpole St Andrew, PE14 7LP Tel: 01366 381230 E-mail: [email protected]

  • Downham Youth Centre – Drop In Evening
    5:00 pm 7:00 pm Tuesday 18th August
    | Old Clackclose School (Nelson Site), Paradise Road, Downham Market  

    Open to all local young people, the Youth Centre will be a place to have fun and socialize. It boasts a pool table, table tennis, table football and dart board as well as music and games.

  • Gold Star Amateur Boxing Club
    7:00 pm 9:00 pm Tuesday 18th August
    | ATC hut, Howdale road  

  • 2nd Runcton Holme & Watlington Scout Troop
    7:00 pm 9:00 pm Tuesday 18th August
    | Runcton Holme  

    For ages 10 1/2 – 14. Do you love climbing, fire, shooting, camping, doing challenging activities or having lots of fun?
    You are welcome to come along for a night to see what it’s all about. Prices are only up to £3 a night! Adult help is always welcomed, please get in contact!
    Find out more: http://www.downhamweb.co.uk/runcton-holme-boy-scouts/

  • Choral Singing (Downham Choral Society)
    7:15 pm 9:00 pm Tuesday 18th August
    | Methodist Hall, Downham Market  

    Come sing with us! Ring Rita Stacey on 01366 386982

  • Downham & District Swimming Club
    8:00 pm 9:00 pm Tuesday 18th August

    For more information contact Dave Stennett: 07713723922

Wednesday 19th August
  • Coffee morning at Downham Grange
    10:00 am 12:00 pm Wednesday 19th August
    | Downham Grange, Clackclose Road, Downham Market  

    Downham Grange is holding a coffee morning each Wednesday between 10am and 12pm, coffee, tea, biscuits and cake will be available and guided tours of the Home.

  • Barry Hawkins Auction Sale
    10:00 am 11:30 am Wednesday 19th August
    | Downham Market Auction Room  

    The Office and heated Auction Room are located in Lynn Road, Downham Market, close to the traffic lights by St Edmunds Church. A car park is located behind the office, for the use of clients, apart from on sale days when the area is full of sale items. The nearest public car park is in Paradise Road about 200 yds down from the Castle Hotel.

    Please visit http://www.barryhawkins.co.uk/ for any further information

  • Carers Support Group (Downham Market and District)
    10:00 am 12:00 pm Wednesday 19th August
    | Health Centre Paradise Rd. Downham Market  

    Provides a break for a few hours from some of the stresses of caring and offers mutual support and companionship of others carers. Contact Evelyn Goodley 01366 385782 or Win Smith 01366 388429

  • Stroke Group
    1:00 pm 3:00 pm Wednesday 19th August
    | Methodist Church, Paradise Road,  

    The Downham Market Stroke Club is a friendly, inclusive and welcoming group offering information, advice, social and peer support along with exercise, outings, creative workshops and speakers to stroke survivors and their families. All welcome. Group meets weekly on Wednesday, except the 3rd Wednesday.

  • A Piece of Mind Carer's Support Group
    1:00 pm 2:30 pm Wednesday 19th August
    | 33a Lynn Road  

    A Piece of Mind Carer’s Support Group, Contact: 01553 776966

  • Knit and Natter
    1:30 pm 3:00 pm Wednesday 19th August
    | Downham Market Library  

  • Tennis & Badminton | Women's Racket Group
    1:30 pm 3:00 pm Wednesday 19th August
    | Sovereign Centre, Sovereign Way, Downham Market  

    At the Sovereign Centre at a cost of £3 per person per week is a Women’s Racket Group.
    Beginners, as well as those with racket skills already, are welcome to come along. It is a great opportunity to meet new friends and keep fit. All equipment is provided.
    For further information contact Janis Baker on 07796 921 218.

  • Tennis & Badminton | Disability Racket Group
    3:00 pm 4:00 pm Wednesday 19th August
    | Sovereign Centre, Sovereign Way, Downham Market  

    At the Soverign Centre at a cost of £2 per person per week is a Disability Racket Group. This group has already commenced and welcomes new members.
    Beginners, as well as those with racket skills already, are welcome to come along. It is a great opportunity to meet new friends and keep fit. All equipment is provided.
    For further information contact Janis Baker on 07796 921 218.

  • Downham Market Shotokan Club
    5:30 pm 6:30 pm Wednesday 19th August
    | Clackclose Community Primary School, Downham Market  

    Contact: Darren Dennis, 30 Bath Road, Wisbech, Cambs PE13 3NJ.
    Tel: 07881 777694 or 01945 580265
    E-mail: [email protected]

  • 2nd Runcton Holme & Watlington Cub Pack
    6:30 pm 8:00 pm Wednesday 19th August
    | Runcton Holme  

    For ages 8-10 1/2. Do you love climbing, fire, shooting, camping, doing challenging activities or having lots of fun?
    You are welcome to come along for a night to see what it’s all about. Prices are only up to £3 a night! Adult help is always welcomed, please get in contact!
    Find out more: http://www.downhamweb.co.uk/runcton-holme-boy-scouts/

  • Downham Dollies Weekly Meeting
    6:45 pm 7:45 pm Wednesday 19th August
    | Downham Leisure Centre  

    Contact: Kim Davis
    Tel: 07851 608117
    E-Mail: [email protected]

  • Bingo at Wereham Village Hall
    7:00 pm 9:00 pm Wednesday 19th August
    | Wereham Village Hall  

    Wereham Village Hall Cash Prize Bingo. Under new management. Every Wednesday, doors open 6.45 eyes down 7.30pm. Teas/coffees available with complimentary biscuits. For enquiries please contact Doreen on 01366 500218.