Please note sadly most events are now cancelled until further notice.

The village magazine ‘The Parishioner’ can be collected from the Nisi shop in the village if you do not have one delivered.

Broome & Ditchingham Pre School

Broome and Ditchingham Preschool opened in 1974, operating in its present location since 1981. The Preschool Committee is registered as a Children’s Daycare Provider with Ofsted (Registration No 253980, date of registration 1974). This registration is to provide Sessional Day Care from within Ditchingham’s Village Hall, and from the adjoining secure enclosed outdoor play area.

Opening Hours & Please email to Visit

  • Monday: CLOSED
  • Tuesday: 9.15am – 12.15pm and 12.15pm – 3.15pm
  • Wednesday: 9.15am – 12.15pm and 12.15pm – 3.15pm
  • Thursday: 9.15am – 12.15pm
  • Friday: CLOSED

Further details click:

Church Services

Diary Dates

  • 1st Wed of each month Coffee morning 10:30 – 12:00, Broome V.H
  • Ditchingham W.I Meets at Ditchingham Village Hall, on the 2nd Wednesday in the month 2.30pm
  • Broome W.I. – Village Hall once a month on the third Wednesday at 7.30pm

What’s On

  • Country Markets Ltd – Every Thursday morning 9.15 – 11.00 at Bungay Community Centre
  • Broome Bowls Club – Monday 7.30pm and Tuesday 2.30 – 4.30pm Village Hal
  • Bungay Community Table Tennis – Friday evenings 7pm. Bungay Community Centre. Details 01986 892920
  • Ditchingham Village Hall Bingo – Every Tuesday. Doors open 7.00pm Eyes down 7.30pm
  • Bungay Camera Club – Meet 2nd & 4th Wednesday each month at Broome Village Hall
  • Ballroom Dancing Classes – At Ditchingham Village Hall. Beginners – Monday evening 7.30. Improvers Plus 8.30pm. Further information from Jackie Mayfield L.I.S.T.D on 01508 520850
  • Bellaires Hand Bell Group –Broome Village Hall Every Tuesday 7.30pm – 9pm
  • Bollywood Core – Ditchingham Village Hall Thursdays 6 – 7pm
  • Bungay over 50’s club – soft tennis – Monday and Friday afternoons 2.30 – 4.30pm Ditchingham Village Hall. Racquets/balls provided. Further info. Don Eland 01986 894860
  • A.M.E.O. Club – 4th Friday every month, Broome Village Hall 2pm – 4pm
  • Keep Fit for the over 60’s – Further information from Mavin on 01508 518222.
  • Red Beans Jazz band New Orleans concert – Third Sunday every month £5 entry 7.30 pm-10pm 01986 892458

Regular Events

  • Border Villages Community Group
    The Border Villages Community Group coffee mornings are held on the 1st Wednesday of each month from 1030 – 1200 at Broome Village hall. 
    Our aim is to encourage residents, friends and neighbours to meet up once a month to enjoy the great community spirit, have a tea/coffee, a chat, a fun quiz and a raffle. All are welcome. Entrance is only 50p per person.1st Wed of each month Broome Coffee morning.
  • Broome Short Mats Club
    We are looking for new members, either experienced bowlers or novices. All ages and abilities will be welcomed. If you haven’t a set of bowls, we have some spares which t you can use. We meet in the village hall for practice on Monday evenings at 7pm and Tuesday afternoons at 2.30pm. Our club also plays in the Waveney League during the winter months.
    If you would like more information please contact Charlie on 07772 089685.
  • Ditchingham W.I
    Meets at Ditchingham Village Hall, on the 2nd Wednesday in the month 2.30pm
  • Broome W.I.
    Village Hall once a month on the third Wednesday at 7.30pm
  • Meet Up Monday’s
    THE FISHER THEATRE,  10 Broad Street, Bungay NR35 1EE 01986 897130
    Do you feel like the weekend has dragged? Are you fed up with your own company? Maybe you are new to the area? You are invited to come along & enjoy a free cuppa, cake & some friendly chat. #dontbeonyourown. Join us on MONDAYS  between 11 am – 1 pm
  • Yoga class Wednesday’s at Hedenham Village Hall 9.30-10.45am
    Join me for breath awareness to calm the mind, Yoga poses to strengthen the body and improve posture and flexibility, finishing with relaxation. £8 per class suitable for all levels. For more information and to book please call Julie 07849 012213 or email

Broome Parish Council Meetings 2021

All at 7.30pm in the village hall.
Email: for further details.

  • TBC

Ditchingham Parish Council Meetings 2021

All at 7.30pm and normally in the village hall, currently via Zoom.
Email: for further details.

  • Monday 18th January 2021 at 7.30pm
  • Monday 15th March 2021 at 7.30pm
  • Monday 17th May 2021 at 7.30pm
  • Monday 19th July 2021 at 7.30pm
  • Monday 20th September 2021 at 7.30pm
  • Monday 15th November 2021 at 7.30pm

Mobile Library Service

DITCHINGHAM  – Every four weeks normally on a Wednesday

  • Scudamore Place 10.45 – 10.55am
  • Village Hall 11.00 – 11.15am
  • Waveney Rd 11.20 –  11.40am
  • Rider Haggard Way 11.45 – 12.10pm
  • All Hallows Hospital 12.15 –  12.30pm
  • Village Hall 15.50 – 16.30pm

BROOME – Every four weeks normally on a Wednesday

  • Yarmouth Rd  (Broome sign outside no 9) 12.35 – 12.50pm
  • Village Hall 14.00 –  14.15pm
  • Yarmouth Rd (outside No 88) 14.20 – 14.35pm

For Village Hall Activities click: