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Welcome to Bristol’s Premier Private Members’ Club

Welcome to The Clifton Club, Bristol's oldest existing Private Members' Club located in a glorious Georgian building in the heart of Clifton Village. The traditional elegance and grandeur of the surroundings come together with modern facilities to provide an exclusive environment in which male and female members of all ages are able to relax and socialise with like-minded people. The Club arranges a variety of in-house events  and activities for members who are also able to make use of the excellent dining facilities amongst many other membership benefits. The rooms are also available to hire privately by those who wish to host functions and events including wedding receptions and ceremonies or business meetings and conferences.

Wedding hire

The Club can offer wedding ceremonies as well as receptions for up to 100 guests.

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The Clifton Club provides the ideal environment for corporate meetings and functions.

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Latest News From the Clifton Club

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    Behind Closed Doors

    14 May 2014

    Members and Friends Evening on Wednesday 14th May 2014

    The Clifton Club opened its doors to welcome Members and their friends, family and colleagues to come along for a drinks and canapés evening for Prospective Members of the Club. The evening included a tour of the Club's rooms and an opportunity to meet current Members of The Club. Information about Membership, Events and Activities that take place throughout the year was available and the event was a success. 

    For details about future events, please contact the Membership Secretary Sonia Hughes on sonia@thecliftonclub.co.uk

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    Clifton Club Petrol Heads “Somerset Summer Sortie”

    14 April 2014

    On Wednesday 21st May 2014 Clifton Club Members are invited to take part in a non-competitive, untimed, Rally. This will follow "tulip" style directions and mileage distances on a scenic route of around 50 miles on Somerset's open roads. The Rally should take approximately 2 hours. Members will Start with coffee and instructions issued at 10.00 am, from a venue in Hartcliffe, South Bristol. The Rally will finish at a country pub for lunch in beautiful South Somerset. Each car will need one driver and one navigator, plus passengers if you wish. Each driver will be given a "get out of jail" envelope with the destination details if you get lost! 

    Members Only Event: If you would like to take part in this fantastic day out then please contact the club office for the organiser's details. 



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    Fanny & Johnnie Craddock Show comes to The Clifton Club

    28 March 2014

    Theatre and food lovers are in for a double treat, when Show of Strength’s acclaimed dinner theatre show ‘Fanny & Johnnie Craddock Cook The Great American Songbook’ visits The Clifton Club on Friday 16 May. Clifton Club Members are invited to join Fanny & Johnnie Craddock, played by Kate McNab and John Telfer, for a show full of theatrical flavour, including music, comedy and classic Fanny Cradock dishes.

    Join the famous duo as they demonstrate, argue, sing, namedrop, insult, parlez dodgy Français and summon up a few ghosts to tell their fascinating story. Well-known jazz singer Kate McNab also performs with her own company The Ministry of Entertainment.  Actor, singer and musical director John Telfer was a regular in Bergerac and is currently the Vicar of Ambridge in Radio 4’s The Archers.

    click here to see the reviews. 

    Follow this link to the Events Page to see more information. 


Latest events at the Clifton Club

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    Film Night Extra - Joyeux Noel

    18 September 2014

    Joyeux Noël (English: Merry Christmas) is a 2005 French film about the World War I Christmas truce of December 1914, depicted through the eyes of French, Scottish and German soldiers. The film was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 78th Academy Awards.

    Film shown at 7.45pm, supper served from 6.45pm.  If you are interested in booking, please e mail Sonia or call 0117 9745039.

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    Four Clubs Lunch at The Clifton Club

    27 October 2014

    Having received a fantastically warm welcome from each of the other Four Clubs, The Clifton Club welcomes Members from the Bath, Cheltenham and Cardiff Clubs to enjoy lunch at our Club.   It would be excellent to once again have a full house for this lunch.  To book, please e mail or call Sonia on 0117 9745039

    Timing: 12.30pm for 1.00pm