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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 28th May
  • Baby Bounce & Rhyme
    10:00 am 10:30 am Thursday 28th May
    | Downham Market Library, Priory Centre, 78 Priory Rd, Downham Market PE38 9JS, UK  

    Every Thursday – term time only!!

  • Wimbotsham Auction
    4:00 pm 8:00 pm Thursday 28th May
    | Wimbotsham  

    Viewing starts at 4pm and bidding starts at 6pm

  • Beginners Tap 'n' Tone tap dancing classes
    6:00 pm 7:00 pm Thursday 28th May
    | Howdale Community Centre Downham Market  

    Contact Lynne: 01366 387401 / 01366 387710

  • Bridge Club
    6:45 pm 10:45 pm Thursday 28th May
    | 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 28th May

  • Ryston Runners
    7:00 pm 11:00 pm Thursday 28th May
    | 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 28th May
    | 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 28th May
    | 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 28th May
    | New Ark, The Causeway, Stowbridge, PE34 3PP  

    For more information contact Dave Stennett : 07713723922

Friday 29th May
  • Brew and Banter
    10:00 am 12:00 pm Friday 29th May
    | 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 29th May
    | 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 29th May
    | 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 29th May
    | 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 29th May

    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 29th May
    | Downham Market Sports Centre  

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

Saturday 30th May
  • Weekly Rowing Training
    8:30 am 11:00 am Saturday 30th May
    | 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 31st May
  • Weekly Rowing Training
    8:30 am 11:00 am Sunday 31st May
    | 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 31st May
    | New Ark, The Causeway, Stowbridge, PE34 3PP  

    For more information contact Dave Stennett: 07713723922

Monday 1st June
  • Bridge Club
    1:00 pm 5:00 pm Monday 1st June
    | 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]

  • Cafe Care
    2:00 pm 4:00 pm Monday 1st June
    | Downham Market Library  

    Are you an unpaid carer for someone who lives at home, in a care home or hospital?
    Then drop in to Cafe Care at Downham Market Library.

  • 2nd Runcton Holme and Watlington Beaver Colony
    6:00 pm 7:15 pm Monday 1st June
    | 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 1st June
    | 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 1st June
    | The Castle Hotel, Downham Market  

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

  • Zumba Fitness
    7:30 pm 8:30 pm Monday 1st June
    | Southery Village Hall, Southery, Downham Market PE38 0QB, UK  

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

Tuesday 2nd June
  • Bridge Club
    9:30 am 12:30 pm Tuesday 2nd June
    | 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]

  • Pop-Up Cafe
    10:00 am 12:00 pm Tuesday 2nd June
    | Wereham Village Hall  

    Just £1 for tea or coffee and a slice of homemade cake. Why not pop along for a chat, to read the papers, listen to music, or just relax.
    All proceeds to Wereham Village Hall.

  • Scrabble Club
    10:00 am 12:00 pm Tuesday 2nd June
    | 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 2nd June
    | Priory Centre  

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

  • In Good Company!
    1:00 pm 2:30 pm Tuesday 2nd June
    | Downham Market Library, Priory Road  

    In Good Company! Formerly known as the Friendship Group, this group meets on the first Tuesday of the month 1 – 2.30pm at Downham Market Library.
    Come along and join in, open to all and all welcome. Most meetings will include an activity, talk or information and advice session. £1 per session includes refreshments

  • Downham Otters
    2:30 pm 4:00 pm Tuesday 2nd June

    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 2nd June
    | 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 2nd June
    | ATC hut, Howdale road  

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

    For more information contact Dave Stennett: 07713723922

Wednesday 3rd June
  • Dementia cafe
    10:00 am 12:00 pm Wednesday 3rd June
    | Methodist church hall  

    Join us for games, outings complementary therapies and support for people with dementia and their carers.

  • Coffee morning at Downham Grange
    10:00 am 12:00 pm Wednesday 3rd June
    | 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.

  • Dementia cafe
    10:00 am 12:00 pm Wednesday 3rd June
    | Methodist church hall  

    Join us for games, outings complementary therapies and support for people with dementia and their carers.

  • Barry Hawkins Auction Sale
    10:00 am 11:30 am Wednesday 3rd June
    | 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

  • West Norfolk Self Advocacy Project in Downham
    12:30 pm 1:30 pm Wednesday 3rd June
    | Downham Market Library  

    A group run by and for adults with learning disabilities and difficulties

  • Stroke Group
    1:00 pm 3:00 pm Wednesday 3rd June
    | 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 3rd June
    | 33a Lynn Road  

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

  • Knit and Natter
    1:30 pm 3:00 pm Wednesday 3rd June
    | Downham Market Library  

  • Tennis & Badminton | Women's Racket Group
    1:30 pm 3:00 pm Wednesday 3rd June
    | 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 3rd June
    | 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 3rd June
    | 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 3rd June
    | 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 3rd June
    | 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 3rd June
    | 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.