Blackhill Club

Blackhill Comrades Club, Social Club & Function Room Hire serving Consett & Derwentside

Welcome to Blackhill Comrades Club.

Established in 1940 we provide a warm and friendly atmosphere to clients throughout Consett. Blackhill Club is a brilliant place to enjoy yourself with friends or family with quality drinks and affordable function room hire available for all occasions.

With deep roots in the community of Blackhill & Consett and a strong local heritage, we provide regular activities for members and guests throughout the week.

Blackhill Club also offers an affordable in house catering service and provides food for it's members and guests, offering a weekly Luncheon Club and Community Meal. 

About us

Established in 1948, Blackhill Comrades Club provides a warm and friendly atmosphere in Blackhill, Consett. A modern Social Club with a strong community spirit. This is a great value venue is perfect for family or business functions, sports viewing, games and live entertainment, as well as a regular relaxing and unwinding with friends.


Blackhill Club offers a wide selection of high quality, alcoholic drinks including, beer, lager, cider and spirits, they also offer a range of soft and hot drinks all at great prices. We have friendly staff with a wealth of experience ready to make your visit as comfortable as possible.

The club boasts a large bar with a pool table, bandit and cash in the box games, darts board, Sky TV and Big Screen which is well suited for an afternoon er evening drink or to watch your favorite sports.  Our comfy lounge has a small dance floor, mini stage, darts board and warm welcoming atmosphere, perfect for chatting over drinks or attending our weekly events hosted in this small but well stocked bar. The huge function hall it is the perfect host for your private party or business functions with a large dance-floor and stage, full PA system and surround sound speakers, Big screen and projector, as well as LED perimeter lighting to set the mood and space for up to 240 guests. To top off all these facilities we also have a modern commercial kitchen to offer a high quality and affordable in-house catering service as well as meals for members and guests. 

Throughout the week their is a busy schedule with regular bingo and dominoes competitions, large screen sporting events, a variety of live bands and fun filled party nights Blackhill Club has everything to keep everyone entertained all week long. Helping members and guests to relax and unwind after a hard day, enjoy sporting events or party with friends throughout the year, Blackhill Club provides local people with a good quality venue to enjoy their social time. Two large screens, juke box, pool table, darts boards are all available to use in recently refurbished areas.

With roots deep in the local community, this social club offers a luncheon club, leek club, pigeon club and has darts, football and pool teams. They also work alongside other community initiatives to offer a community meal and start a community garden project. Blackhill Club is committed to long term sustainability and providing the whole community with a fun place to meet and unwind together.

Objects are to carry on the business of a club by providing for the use of it’s members, the means of social intercourse, mutual helpfulness, mental and moral improvement, rational recreation and the other advantages of a club.
— Blackhill Comrades Club Rules 2013

Blackhill Club is a Non-Profit making company, any profits made by the club are invested back into the business. Built by members for generations the social club movement is a way for communities to meet, socialise and organise in a space owned by everyone. Our members own Blachill Club and we are proud to have been running this way for over 60 years.

Blackhill club has a strong heritage and history and has always been active at the heart of it's community, hosting other clubs, games and organisations. We run following rules agreed by members, but welcome the whole community through our doors. Proud to have a clean and safe venue we are always reinvesting and maintaining in the building and grounds to keep the club as an up to date and popular place.

The business is run by a management committee made up of club members, alongside Secretary Ann Lee-Shield who has been working in the Social Clubs sector for many years and having previously worked for various charities and non profit organisations. Club Manager Erica Oteng joined the team in 2017 bringing experience from events management and catering expertise.  The friendly staff are here to help and provide a great service for everyone.