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Sunday 15
Open 12:00pm to 11:00pm
12:00pm Golf Italian Open
1:15pm Football Derby County v Nottingham Forest Championship
1:15pm Bingo & Chase the Lady
3:15pm
Rugby Union Toulon v Scarlets European Rugby Champions Cup
4:00pm Football Southampton v Newcastle United Premier League
6:00pm American Football live NFL Redzone
7:45pm Football Inter Milan v AC Milan Serie A
8:30pm
Quiz including Bingo & Chase the Lady at 9:15pm

Monday 16
Open 1:00pm to 4:00pm & 7:00pm to 11:00pm
7:45pm Over 55's Section
8:00pm Football Leicester City v West Brom Premier League

Tuesday 17
Open 5:00pm to 11:00pm
7:45pm
Football Real Madrid v Tottenham Hotspur + Man City v Napoli UEFA Champions League Group Stage

Wednesday 18
Open 5:00pm to 11:00pm

7:45pm Football Benfica v Man Utd + Chelsea v Roma UEFA Champions League Group Stage
9:15pm Bingo & Chase The Lady
Thursday 19
Open 5:00pm to 11:00pm
6:00pm Football Crvena Zvezda v Arsenal UEFA Europa League Group Stage
8:05pm Football Everton v Lyon UEFA Europa League Group Stage
7:45pm Rugby Union Gloucester v Agen European Rugby Challenge Cup
Friday 20
Open 5:00pm to 12:00am

7:00pm Rugby Union Scarlets v Bath European Champions Cup
8:00pm Football West Ham v Brighton & Hove Albion Premier League
9:15pm Bingo & Chase The Lady
Saturday 21
Open 12:00pm to 12:00am
12:30pm Football Chelsea v Watford Premier League
1:00pm Golf Andalucia Masters
5:30pm Football Southampton v West Brom Premier League
5:30pm Football Millwall v Birmingham City Championship
7:30pm Boxing Ryan Burnett v Zhanat Zhakiyanov : IBF and WBA Bantamweight Title
7:45pm Football Napoli v Inter Milan Serie A + Barcelona v Malaga La Liga
8:15pm Live Music feat The Crowd plus Bingo & Chase The Lady at 9:15pm
Sunday 22
Open 12:00pm to 11:00pm
12:00pm Football Ipswich Town v Norwich City Championship
1:00pm Golf Andalucia Masters
1:15pm Bingo & Chase the Lady
1:30pm
Football Everton v Arsenal Premier League
3:15pm Rugby Union La Rochelle v Ulster European Rugby Champions Cup
4:00pm Football Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool Premier League
6:00pm American Football live NFL Redzone
7:45pm Football Real Madrid v Eibar La Liga
8:00pm Formula One United States Grand Prix
8:30pm
Quiz including Bingo & Chase the Lady at 9:15pm

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In 1900 Binley had less time than most of Coventry’s satellite villages to enjoy its rural, almost feudal way of life. By 1907 a colliery was being constructed that would dominate village life until its closure in 1963.

This change was more notable than in most other surrounding settlements as it ended a period of stability, under the patronage of the owners of Coombe Abbey that had lasted for 750 years. The Cravens of Coombe who had been lords of the manor for more than 300 years of that time sold up in 1922. Many farms and cottages now had owner occupiers for the first time ever, one example of a positive development brought by the twentieth century.

Historically Coombe Social Club has strong links to the local mining industry. Binley colliery started producing coal in 1911 and was most productive during the 1950s. Some current members and club officials claim Scottish roots linked to the mine because after the Second World War, Scottish and Welsh miners travelled to Coventry in search of work.
The club began life in 1929 in a small wooden hut as the Old Binley Working Men’s Club in the small village of Old Binley, at the easterly edge of Coventry. Unfortunately, an incident of after hours drinking very early on led to trouble with the local authorities and the club lost its Registration Certificate, forcing Old Binley WMC to be closed down.
But local men and their families wanted a club in their area which was several miles from the Coventry city centre, so under an entirely different Management Committee, a new club was formed. This was called Coombe Social Club which opened its doors in 1933 and has been acting as a centre of the local community since then. There were many happy times in the old wooden hut but like other clubs Coombe embarked on various refurbishment programmes in times of great prosperity throughout the 1970s and 80s when breweries were clamouring for club trade, offering incentives and deals we can only dream of today.
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Today the club has a two tier site, with the games room and bar downstairs and concert room built on stilts upstairs. On the intermediate level is a function room.

If you have old photos of the Club and its past members, and especially if you have any anecdotes and stories, we'd be delighted to feature them on this page for posterity. Please contact the Secretary or Webmaster for more information.

thanks to Ruth Cherrington for selected passages


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