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Welcome to Blackburn & Ribble Valley Bridge Club
Summer Party
Summer Party


The Summer Party will be held on Sunday 7th July

A buffet lunch will be served at 12.30 p.m. followed by an afternoon of friendly bridge with prizes.

For tickets please ring Annabel on 01254 824633,

£10 for members, £12 for visitors.

The closing date is 30th June.

All welcome.


Blackburn & Ribble Valley Bridge Club


The club is located at Blackburn Northern Sports Club on Pleckgate Road, just off the Blackburn ring road. 

We have comfortable ground floor premises with parking and with disabled access/facilities.

Visitors are always welcome (except Seeded Teams on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, when pre-entry is essential), and a host system operates on Monday evenings and Friday afternoons.

We offer classes with experienced teachers for beginners and improvers. 

For further information about the club or lessons, please ring Judy Brearley (Chairman) on 01257 411256 or Annabel Thomas (Secretary) on 01254 824633.

Map and directions to our new premises available at


Thursday afternoons
Thursday afternoons


We hold a regular session on Thursday afternoons, 1-4 p.m. with time to discuss both bidding and play after each hand.

This is aimed at "Fledglings", those who have learnt in the last 2 years, but everyone is invited to attend.


Supervised Play
Supervised Play


The club currently runs one session for improvers, £3.50 for members and £4.50 for non-members. No partner needed.

Bridge with advice on bidding and play is at 1.00 p.m. on Mondays, tutor Allan Kenyon. The aim is to play 21 boards for which the results, with hand records, are available on the website after each session.

 Please contact Allan on 01254 727147 for further information.



Bank Holiday
Bank Holiday

Please note that the Afternoon Supervised Play session on 27th May will be held as usual, but the Evening Pairs session is cancelled.


Well done!
Well done!

Congratulations to Dagmar Fazackerley and John Brearley who were members of the team coming second in the Regional Garden Cities Qualifier (for teams of eight) held in Bradford at the weekend and have thereby qualified to play in the National Finals at the West Midlands Bridge Club in Solihull in June.

Congratulations also to Paul Hepworth who was a member of the team winning division one of the East Lancs League this season.


Monday host


Please note that the host rota will be suspended from Monday 4th March until further notice.


Our playing area
Our playing area
Tuesday host


There is no official host list for Tuesday evening.

If you would like to play but need a partner, please ring Pauline Holden on 01254 351925. She will be pleased to try to find a partner for you.



Start times


 The committee request that you please be seated 10 minutes prior to the beginning of play, 12.50 p.m. on Monday and Thursday afternoons, 1.05 p.m. on Friday afternoons and 6.50 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday evenings, so that the director is able to set up the scoring programme and Bridgemates for a prompt start.


27th May 2019
Monday Afternoon Supervised Play
1.00 p.m
Director: Allan Kenyon
28th May 2019
Tuesday Evening Pairs
7.00 p.m.
Director: John Myler
30th May 2019
Thursday Afternoon Pairs
1.00 p.m
Director: Judy Brearley
Friday Afternoon Pairs
Director: John Myler
Seeded Teams - Cross-Imp Scores
Seeded Teams
Director: Paul Hepworth