Group Leader: Ruth Tombling
Meeting place: The Jubilee Hall
Day of the week: Wednesday
Time: 09:30am - 12 noon
Cost of session: £1.50 for a normal session.
Contact: Click Bridge Group Leader to email the Group Leader. Please include your telephone number in your email message.
What we do: The group has grown considerably in recent years and is now approaching capacity at its current venue. The group has new joint leadership with myself and David Fisher who is providing introductory sessions for new members over the next few months.
If you are already familiar with the basics of playing Bridge, even as a Beginner you will be welcome to come along and give us a try. We play 'Duplicate Bridge' rather than 'Rubber Bridge'. (For those who haven't played Duplicate: the basic rules are broadly the same as Rubber except there is no 'scoring below the line' and where each table passes on the just-played hand to the next table - so tables generally play the same hands as each other and can compare their bidding and playing results to the others).
Most players use the basic Standard Acol bidding system with various additions. We play to win and to learn but enjoyment is our aim and we don't take the game too seriously.
You do not need a partner to come along. Many who come most weeks will just pair up with whoever is there on the day. We have over 70 'regulars' on our membership list although we typically have between 13 and 15 tables at a meeting.
In the future we hope to hold internal group competitions. There is a 'Wine and nibbles' session after the regular morning slot about twice a year as well as a Summer Luncheon in July/August.