The community portal site for Downham Market

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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.

Saturday 24th February
  • Market
    8:30 am - 2:00 pm Saturday 24th February
    | Town Hall Car Park  

    Downham's twice weekly market includes:
    Home Produce, Cakes & Savouries, Jams, Pickles & Preserves, Plants, Fruit & Vegetables, Craft Work, Sweets, Clothes & Shoes, Fish Mongers, Butchers, Watches & Accessories, Greeting Cards & Hot Food Snack Bar.

  • Weekly Rowing Training
    8:30 am - 11:00 am Saturday 24th February
    | 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 25th February
  • Weekly Rowing Training
    8:30 am - 11:00 am Sunday 25th February
    | 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 25th February
    | New Ark, The Causeway, Stowbridge, PE34 3PP  

    For more information contact Dave Stennett: 07713723922

Monday 26th February
  • Bridge Club
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Monday 26th February
    | 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 26th February
    | 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/

  • St Edmund's Crafty Knitters
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Monday 26th February
    | St Edmund's Church Hall, Downham Market  

    Beginners to experienced. Friendly group.
    Donation for coffee or tea.

  • Rotary Club of Downham Market - weekly meeting
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Monday 26th February
    | The Castle Hotel, Downham Market  

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

Tuesday 27th February
  • Bridge Club
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm Tuesday 27th February
    | 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 27th February
    | 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 27th February
    | Priory Centre  

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

  • Downham Otters
    2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Tuesday 27th February

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

  • Downham Youth Centre - Drop In Evening
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Tuesday 27th February
    | 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 27th February
    | ATC hut, Howdale road  

  • 2nd Runcton Holme & Watlington Scout Troop
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Tuesday 27th February
    | 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 27th February
    | 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 27th February

    For more information contact Dave Stennett: 07713723922

Wednesday 28th February
  • Coffee morning at Downham Grange
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm Wednesday 28th February
    | 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.

  • CACELS Coffee Group
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm Wednesday 28th February
    | The Tea Cosy, Bridge Street, Downham Market  

    New group in Downham Market for individuals over 18 with mobility restraints or Physical disabilities. An opportunity to get together with those who may have shared experiences. Join for a coffee and cake make new friends and break up the day.
    No fee, purchases of tea, coffee,cakes etc. from the café.

  • A Piece of Mind Carer's Support Group
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Wednesday 28th February
    | 33a Lynn Road  

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

  • Stroke Group
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Wednesday 28th February
    | 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.

  • Tennis & Badminton | Women's Racket Group
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Wednesday 28th February
    | 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 28th February
    | 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 28th February
    | 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 28th February
    | 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 28th February
    | 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 28th February
    | 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.

Thursday 1st March
  • Baby Bounce & Rhyme
    10:00 am - 10:30 am Thursday 1st March
    | Downham Market Library, Priory Centre, 78 Priory Rd, Downham Market PE38 9JS, UK  

    Every Thursday - term time only!!

  • Knit and Natter
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Thursday 1st March
    | Downham Market Library, 78 Priory Rd, Downham Market PE38 9JS, UK  

    1st and 3rd Wednesdays in month.

  • Cafe Care
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Thursday 1st March
    | 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.

  • Silver threads
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Thursday 1st March
    | 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!

  • Beginners Tap 'n' Tone tap dancing classes
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Thursday 1st March
    | Howdale Community Centre Downham Market  

    Contact Lynne: 01366 387401 / 01366 387710

  • Bridge Club
    6:45 pm - 10:45 pm Thursday 1st March
    | 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 1st March

  • Ryston Runners
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm Thursday 1st March
    | 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 1st March
    | 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 1st March
    | 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 1st March
    | New Ark, The Causeway, Stowbridge, PE34 3PP  

    For more information contact Dave Stennett : 07713723922

Friday 2nd March
  • Market
    8:30 am - 2:00 pm Friday 2nd March
    | Town Hall Car Park  

    Downham's twice weekly market includes:
    Home Produce, Cakes & Savouries, Jams, Pickles & Preserves, Plants, Fruit & Vegetables, Craft Work, Sweets, Clothes & Shoes, Fish Mongers, Butchers, Watches & Accessories, Greeting Cards & Hot Food Snack Bar.

  • Brew and Banter
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm Friday 2nd March
    | 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 2nd March
    | 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 2nd March
    | 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.

  • Short Mat Bowls Club
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Friday 2nd March
    | Downham Market Sports Centre  

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

  • Downham & District Swimming Club
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Friday 2nd March

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