About the Club

The Branston Home Guard Social Club is owned by the Membership, and is operated by elected Officers and Committee members who give up free time to help run the Club.

The Branston (Lincoln) Home Guard Social Club is registered under the Friendly Societies Act 1974 as a “Working Mens Club”. The Club was registered as a Friendly Society on 17th December 1947, Registration Number: 822 W. Friendly Societies are regulated by the Financial Services Authority.

The Annual General Meeting is held each year in March where Officers and Committee members are elected (The Trustees, Secretary and Treasurer are only elected when the post becomes vacant, and normally remain in post).

If you’d like to know a bit more of the history of the club, please click here.

If you’d like to become a Member of the Club please click here for details.

 

Officers and Committee 2017
President: Trevor Kemp
Vice Presidents:
Trustees: David Clarke, Philip Good, Ray Cucksey
Secretary: Denise Penistan
Treasurer: Robin Smith
Chairperson: Adam Clarke
Vice Chairperson:
Committee: Rick Bowler, Mary Freestone, Ian Treadwell, Steve Tolley.

If there are vacancies on the Committee, any member that wishes to join the Committee should apply in writing to the Secretary for consideration. Please Note: The member applying MUST have been a member of the Club – for over three consecutive years.

 

Club Facilities
  • A variety of Lagers
  • Real Ales (CAMRA Real Ale Club Winners and Cask Marque Certificate of Excellence accredited.)
  • Guest Cask Ales
  • Spirits
  • Bottles
  • Wines
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access for all Members
  • Jukebox
  • Gaming Machines x 2
  • Lottery Machine
  • Winner Supreme Pool Table
  • Dartboard
  • Sky Television (Including Sky Sports) – Separate systems Upstairs in the Main Bar and Downstairs in the Lancaster Bar.
  • Air Conditioned
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Disabled Access
  • Free Parking in the Large Car Park opposite
  • Meeting/Function Room available for hire.

 

Membership

Membership is open to all over 18 years of age. Membership is £5 per year (or part year) renewable in January each year. As the club is a secure building, first time members will also need to purchase an access card for entry into the building at a cost of £5. Members are eligible to stand for Committee and Officers positions once they have been a member for three years continuously. If you’d like to become a Member of the Club please click here for details.

 

Guests

Members are able to bring guests to the Club, they must be signed in by the member. A donation of 50 pence towards Club funds per guest is requested and should be placed in the visitors box adjacent to the signing-in book. No resident of Branston (or within a 10 mile radius) may be permitted as a guest more than once per calendar month.

 

Children

Children under 16 years of age are permitted to use the Club from opening time until 9:30pm. Children aged 16 and 17 are  permitted to use the Club during normal opening hours. Children MUST be accompanied by a parent who is a member of the Club and be kept under control at all times (members will be held accountable for their children’s behaviour on Club premises). Parents are reminded that no-one under the age of 18 is allowed to drink alcohol on the Club premises.

 

Thinking of joining/visiting the Club?

Potential new members are more than welcome to visit the Club, please use the intercom at the door to contact the bar staff who will let you in. The on-duty Committee member or bar staff in their absence will sign you in. The club asks for a donation of 50 pence towards club funds per visitor. Should you wish to join, application forms are available in the drawer below the signing-in book.

 

 

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