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If you are seeking a partner(s) for pairs or teams either contact Alex Buchan (see Contact Us) or post a message on the 'Bookings/Find a Partner?'  page.

On Wednesday afternoon and evening  a host system is in operation, so you can turn up without a partner and get a game.


 Any comments or suggestions about this website are most welcome. Stuart Barker

Why learn to play bridge?
  • It promotes an active mind with no age limit – improving both logical thinking and memory.
  • It is social – you meet like minded people.
  • It is a fun pastime that is not expensive.
Why learn at Eastbourne Bridge Club?
  • You are taught by knowledgeable and enthusiastic teachers, who are EBU (English Bridge Union) registered.
  • We have a structured learning plan that uses the methods and resources of the EBU.
  • You learn by playing in a friendly, pleasant environment
  • The lessons involve a brief introduction followed by practice using pre-dealt boards.
Dates of Lessons




This 2 term course covers the basics of the modern game of Bridge. Suitable for beginners or anyone wishing to update their game. Next term starts on Friday morning 15th  September 2017 and runs for 13 weeks until the 8th  December. Cost £65 for the term.

If you are interested in joining the September 2017 class please contact David Lampert via the Contact Us page or david.lampert@btinternet.com .




TEACHING SESSIONS - INTERMEDIATE CLASSES (Level 2). Jeanne Boydell & Carolynn Maylen


Next term starts on Friday morning 15th  September 2017 and runs for 13 weeks until the 8th  December. Because of the popularity of this class, and additional class has been put in on Wednesday Afternoons starting at 1.30 pm, which can be taken instead of the Friday morning or as well as it. The Wednesday Afternoon class (taken by Carolynn Maylen) starts on 20th September and runs for 10 weeks until 22nd November. Both classes are now full, but it is worth contacting us to be put on a reserve list.


For information please contact Jeanne Boydell on 01323 721825 or via the Contact Us page or jeanneboydell@gmail.com .

Alternatively please contact Carolynn Maylen on 07719863760.



  Contact Roger Poulter (01323 482298) or 07816 836861 or roger36@btinternet.com 

This series of lessons designed for those who have completed the intermediate classes and regular club players who wish to improve their game. 

Lessons start 7th September. and from 4th January. Thursday mornings from 10am to 12.00

7 Sept. Opening Bids. Rule of 20

14th Sept. Responding to opening bids. 4th suit forcing

21 Sept. Hand Evaluation. Losing trick count. 

28th Sept. Stayman & Transfers. 

5th Oct. Bidding big hands and slams

12 Oct. Opening leads

19th Oct. Take out and Penalty Doubles

26th Oct. Defence to opening 1NT

2nd Nov. Defending and defensive signals

9th Nov Hand Play principles. 




Fridays at 2.00 pm please contact John Garrini (01323 734797).

Thursday at 2.00 pm please contact Chimi Notenboom (01323 731073).


Click on the heading to open the document about  these lessons

Sandra Landy Files

Use the link to download the Sandra Landy articles, which are very useful additional reading.



The link below goes to the EBU site where you can download  a free program


A free minibridge program is available at