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Social Teams 2pm Sunday 30th September

Don't forget the Social Teams

on Sunday 30th September - bridge, tea and cakes for £5 for  a friendly and social afternoon.



Welcome to the largest and most successful bridge club in Gloucestershire.

Visitors are most welcome to attend our regular duplicate sessions and should arrive early. If it is a special event please check with us before travelling a long distance.
If you are new to Duplicate Bridge and are looking for lessons or the opportunity to practise and improve in friendly, supervised games click on Learn to Play.
If you are an experienced Duplicate player looking for a game or thinking of joining the club, click on Information to see our Club Programme and Membership details.

Bridgeathon Friday 12th - 14th October

Drop In Drop Out Fun Sessions


Everyone welcome. Main and relaxed (gentle) sections at every session. Please support our fundraising for the refurbishment of our basement cafe.


  • Friday afternoon & evening
  • Saturday morning, afternoon & evening
  • Sunday morning & afternoon
  • Play as many of 200 boards as you wish
  • Hand commentaries
  • National scoring

Pricing (all incl VAT)

  • £1 per match of 5 boards or £5 per session of up to 30 boards
  • 5 sessions at £24
  • 6 sessions at £27
  • All 7 sessions at £30

Sessions Friday 12th October - Sunday 14th October

  • Friday afternoon 2pm - 6pm
  • Friday evening 7pm - 11pm
  • Sat morning 9am - 1pm
  • Sat afternoon 2pm - 6pm
  • Sat evening 7pm - 11pm
  • Sun morning 9am - 1pm
  • Sun afternoon  2pm - 6pm

Refreshments available to purchase at all sessions. All session end times approximate.

Directors Malcolm Green, Judy Sanis and Patrick Shields.

Drop in/Drop out bridge as you wish - why not combine with a visit to the Cheltenham Literature festival.

Bournemouth Holiday 2019

The Cheltenham Bridge Holiday 2019 is currently full but we are taking names for the Waiting List.  The holiday takes place from Sunday 20th to Thursday 24th January at the Miramar Hotel, Bournemouth.  The programme will include breakfast, dinner and 2 sessions of bridge a day (all included in the price).  The price is £360 per person sharing a standard double room or £390 per person single occupancy standard room.  For more details contact Martin Renshaw at or 01242 696692.

Patrick's Seminar Notes

Notes on Patrick's Seminar on "Bidding On" are available from the "Seminar Notes" menu.

Social Teams With Tea and Cakes
Come and play 24 boards in friendly company for a pleasant afternoon of social bridge.
Please support this new venture.
Open House Saturdays

Until the end of the calendar year non-members are welcome to join our Saturday evening session as a pair or with a member without incurring the visitor’s fee.

Golden Ticket

In conjunction with the Bridgeathon and again to raise funds for the refurbishment of the café area, the Club will be running a Golden Ticket draw.  The draw is open to members only and the winner will be entitled to free table money (excluding SIMS) for a year.  A fabulous prize that could be worth up to £1,000 for an entry fee of £5.  Don’t miss out, details of how to enter will be emailed and posted on the notice board.

25th September 2018
Swiss Pairs
CBC - Upstairs & Downstairs 19:00
30th September 2018
Social Teams with tea & cake
Come and play 24 boards in friendly company for a pleasant afternoon of social bridge. please support this new venture.
Director: Judy Sanis
2nd October 2018
Championship Pairs
CBC - Downstairs 19:00
Normal duplicate upstairs
9th October 2018
1st Round of the Verrion Trophy
CBC - Upstairs 18:45
Director: Robert
Director: Alan
Scorer: Alan
Thursday Afternoon
Director: Carole Foulkes
Scorer: Linda Barratt
Pairs League Divs 4-6
Director: John F
Scorer: John F