Sat 16th March –Sun 17th March West District Congress Hamilton Bridge Club
Sun March 24th 2pm AGM
Thurs April 11th Charity Event in aid of ‘The Men’s Shed’
Fri 28th – Sun 30th June SBU Summer Congress
Fri 6th – Sun 8th Sept SBU Autumn Congress
Mon 21st Oct – Fri 25th Oct SBU Sims
Ecats Children in Need Sims TBA
Sun 24th Nov Mike Turnbull Trophy
Fri 6th Dec – Sun 8th Dec SBU Winter Congress
Christmas Lunch TBA
Members are asked to put their names down as pairs on the Tuesday Evening sheet in the club. Members wishing to play but without a partner are also asked to put their names down, and if possible, they will be paired up.
The club is now registered on MEMPAD, a computerised data base with information on SBU districts, clubs and members including their Master Points ranking. For those who have not already done so and wish to log on to MEMPAD, send an Email to "firstname.lastname@example.org" quoting your Master Points number (its the same number as your SBU membership number on your membership card). You will receive instructions as how to log on using your Master Points number as your user name (ID).
The charity evening held on Thursday 11th April raised £150 for Biggar and District Men's Shed.
Thanks to all who supported this event.
The date of the Christmas lunch is confirmed as 8th December.
Duncan Cursiter gave a very informative and enjoyable lecture on all aspects of tournament direction to a well attended meeting on the afternoon of Sunday 14th April. Though aimed at budding T.D.s the information was appreciated by all present as it not only made everyone more appreciative of the work done by current members but also showed how a better understanding by all can lighten the load and improve our enjoyment of the game.
A very big thank you to Duncan.
The purpose of the site is two fold. Firstly to provide a convenient point of contact and information for existing members and secondly to spread the word to the larger community that Bridge is alive and well in Upper Clydesdale.
Founded in 1997, the club has a membership of around 100 coming from Biggar and many places in surrounding areas. The club moved to the upper floor of the Biggar Business Park in June 2012, where it enjoys modern comfortable accommodation comprising a main playing room for up to 9 tables, a small side room used for small groups, classes and committee meetings plus a well equipped kitchen and toilets.
The club runs regular weekly sessions in the evening (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday) and afternoon (Monday and Friday). Classes based on the Scottish Bridge Union Curriculum are held for beginners and those who want to just brush up their Bridge each year; these run from September through to April. In addition the club runs two league teams, "Biggar" and "Tinto" in the Lanarkshire Bridge Association; the teams are currently competing in the first and second divisions respectively. Other activities include participation in periodic national simultaneous pairs competitions and occasional workshops for more experienced members.
The picture shows the club's main playing room.
The club is located in the upstairs of the Biggar Business Park Building in the centre of Biggar in the county of South Lanarkshire. The building is in Market Road, off Station Road. For directions, on the menu to the left please click on "Information" and then "Where and When" for a detailed map, and "How to Find Us" for detailed directions.
The club is affiliated to the Scottish Bridge Union and is a member of the West District.