Spade Heart Brighouse Bridge Club Diamond Club
Welcome to Brighouse Bridge Club
Who We Are

We are a friendly and active club based in the centre of Brighouse, West Yorkshire.

We offer a range of social and competitive bridge events, five days a week, for players from beginners to experts.

Our English Bridge Union trained teachers provide beginners and improvers courses throughout the year and we have 4 teams regularly competing in the regional leagues.

Visitors and new members are always welcome, whatever their standard.

For more information about the club please access our contact page from the menu on the left.


Christmas hours


The bridge club will be open / closed as follows over the festive period:

Monday 24th- Christmas Eve, open for the morning session, prizes to be won! Closed in the evening 

Tuesday 25th- Christmas day, closed

Wednesday 26th- Boxing Day, closed

Friday 28th -  open as usual

Monday 31st- New Years Eve, closed

Tuesday 1st - New Years Day, closed

All bridge back to normal times after 1st January 2019.  Enjoy the festive season 🎄

Weekly Timetable


  • Morning – Social Bridge- No partner required
  • Evening – Duplicate Bridge -Partner required


  • Evening – Team Bridge- No partner required


  • Morning - Social Bridge- No partner required
  • Morning - Continuing Bridge class –Ideal for people with some experience of Bridge – No partner required
  • Evening - Fast Track  ridge for Beginners 


  • Gentle Duplicate Bridge (please arrive by 7.00pm for a 7.15pm start)


  • Morning – Guided Bridge – No partner required
  • Evening – Duplicate Bridge – Partner required

All morning classes start at 10.00 am and evening classes at 7.00pm, unless stated otherwise.

Please use the ‘find a partner' section of the website if you need a partner for Monday or Friday evenings

Dates for your Diaries:

Competion dates 2018.pdf

Monday 24 September - MOYLE CUP– format – Pairs

WINNERS: Harry Swarbrick & Terry Crabtree

Monday 22 October – MAVIS BAMFORTH CUP – format – Mixed Pairs

WINNERS: Harry Swarbrick & Ruth Hartley


WINNERS: Melanie Woodcock,Mike Rigg and Barry Pocock, Christina Pocock

Monday 26 November – TOM GASKELL MEMBERS CUP – format – Random Pairs

WINNERS: John Beverley & Paul Green

Monday 21 January 2019 – ARAK CUP – format – Mens Pairs

                                               ADAMS CUP –format – Ladies Pairs                                 




Team Competition News

In the last season our A Team stayed in Division 5 with two wins, two draws and three defeats, finishing in 5th place. Our B Team also stayed in their division, Division 6, despite winning just two matches with the other five matches being lost. This depended on a good win on the final day to secure safety in 6th place. Following promotion the previous season our C Team struggled to cope in Division 9, losing all but their final match to finish last and will hope to do better next season on their return to Division 10. Our D Team won three matches, with one draw and three defeats, to finish in eighth position in Division 10, a division unusually comprising thirteen teams. This was just high enough to secure their place in Division 10 again next season, when a new Division 11 has been created.

For full match reports please see the Results/ Competition Results page on the top left hand side of the website

Click on the following link for details of our 2018/19fixtures: Team Fixtures.pdf

All of our home matches will be played at Huddersfield Golf club, Fixby Hall, Lightridge Road, Fixby, Huddersfield, ​HD2 2EP, with the exception of the first match which will take place  on 28th Oct. at Bradley Hall Golf Club 




New Board elected at AGM 2018

At the  AGM held on the 12th February 2018.

The  board was elected / re-elected as follows: Jo Brook, Stephen Farey,  Steve Galpin, Lynda Hirst, Brian Jarvis, Tony Moyle, Mike Rigg,  David Whitaker and Melanie Woodcock. All members will stand for a maximum of 3 years, with a rolling programme or election.


Following the AGM the following members were elected as officers as follows:

Chairman        Jo Brook

Secretary         Tony Moyle

Treasurer        David Whitaker

Minutes of all of the board meetings can be found in the members section of this website.

Not sure how to access the members section of the website or get an application form?

To get a password:

1     Click on the Membership tab on the left side of the Home page.

2.    On the Member Login page type in your own e-mail address and then click on the Forgotten Password button. 

This will send an e-mail addressed to you with a link to enable you to re-set your password with either one of your own choosing or a random one generated by the system.


To get an membership / application form, click on this link: Membership Form 2018.pdf

Please contact me via if you have any problems


Webmaster changes

2018 brings new changes for the administration of the website.  Steve Davison has handed the reigns over to Nicola Whitworth. If you have an item that you want to share on the website you need to get permission from committee members first then you can email me at the following address: 

Social Bridge
Director: Stephen
Scorer: Stephen
Duplicate Bridge
Director: GDF
Scorer: GDF
Guided Bridge
Director: ray
Scorer: ray
11th December 2018
Team Bridge
The Assembly Rooms 7:00 pm
Director: Brian Jarvis
12th December 2018
Social Bridge
The Assembly Rooms 10 am
12th December 2018
Continuing Bridge classes
The Assembly Rooms 10 am
Director: Ingrid & Paul
Bridge Classes for 2018

New Course Programme

The following link sets out the courses taking place in 2018

New courses Sept 2018.pdf


All courses cost £2.50 members & £3.50 for Non-members per session

Contact details

Members contact number.

For all general enquires about the club, training events etc please e.mail:

Urgent Phone messages: The club now has its own mobile so members can contact the director if they are going to be delayed or are unable to make a session.  The number is: 07568374329. 

Please note this number is for urgent messages only such as "Delayed by traffic and unable to contact your playing partner" etc. Please do not use this for any general enquires etc.

Trophy Winners
Trophy Winners

Better Bridge in Brighouse 2018

Melanie Woodcock & Mike Rigg and

Christina & Barry Pocock

Trophy presented by the Chairman Jo Brook


Arak Cup - Men's Pairs

Brian Shea and Mick Clerk

Adams Cup - Ladies' Pairs - Shirley Blamires and Joan Payne

Members Cup - Tom Gaskell Random Pairs

Melanie Woodcock and Neil Robertshaw

Better Bridge in Brighouse 2017

Christine and Barry Pocick and

Neil Robert shaw and George Pitt