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Due to Covid19 regulations we closed our doors on the 20th of March 2020 during which time we were hard at work minimising the effect of the closure on our business. We are glad to report that we are now re-open but in accordance with government guidelines which means a somewhat different experience for us all but something we have grown accustomed to in life in general during this period. 

The bar is open, the regular classes are not yet but we are very happy to see the sporting sections starting up again with bowls, cricket, rugby and tug of war all using our facilities once again but strictly in accordance with their relevant sport governing bodies guidelines.

Whilst the club was closed the grass still grew, high winds felled trees, clearing up after unauthorised dog walkers leaving "deposits" on the field etc. etc. as well as the facilities needed maintaining and thanks to a small dedicated team we have kept everything in order. There still is a lot to do and we are working on our continuous improvement programme to provide a good, welcoming sporting, social and community based environment for our members.



A lively, community focused and family friendly sports and social club set in lovely surroundings, we have something for everyone from darts, pool, skittles, dominoes and a book club. We have two cricket teams, a rugby team, and a ladies tug of war team who have represented England in European and World Championships. Not forgetting our bowls section who are proud to play on one of the best outdoor greens in the county.

We offer a friendly and relaxing environment for you and your family to enjoy.  With fantastic facilities, extremely competitive prices and community focused we look forward to seeing you at Kempston Hammers!

Our relaxed and friendly members bar has three large HD screens showing terrestrial, SKY Sports and BT Sport, very competitive prices for real ale, a range of lagers and cider, soft drinks and confectionery suitable for all ages. Free WiFi, weekly meat raffle, Find The Joker also regular quiz nights and community bingo evenings give you many opportunities to win prizes and support the club. With disabled toilets and baby changing facilities available too why not pop down and see us for yourself!

We have a large function hall for hire for such events as wedding receptions, christenings, anniversary/birthday celebrations, wakes, children's parties, meetings, presentation events, craft fairs and much more. The function hall benefits from its own self contained, well stocked bar, kitchen, male, female and disabled toilets, as well and baby changing facilities. There is a dance floor, tables and chairs for different configurations and air conditioning. Ample parking makes Kempston Hammers a great venue for all. Please contact the club office on 01234 853262 for rates, availability and to see what else we can offer, or click on 'contact us' for further details

We host a number of daytime and evening activities in the main hall, members bar and pavilion which include bingo, quizzes, a variety of dance classes and events, keep fit, an artists group, folk club and the locally renowned Kempston Hammers Choir!

See our "Activities at the Club" page for more details.

New members are always welcome so come down and see us any weekday evening or from lunchtime onwards at weekends.



Kempston Hammers Sports & Social Club MK42 7BN

  • Kempston Hammers Sports & Social Club