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FRAMFIELD BRIDGE CLUB

 

Contacts: Chairman: Mike Snatt 01435 862925, Secretary: Liz Thornton 01825 841066

We meet on Tuesday mornings at Framfield Church Hall

(adjacent to Church of Thomas a' Becket).

We try to arrive by 9.15 am for a prompt 9.30 am start and we aim to finish by 12.30 pm.

We are a relaxed, friendly group with mixed abilities, making new members and visitors welcome. 

We usually have six plus tables playing duplicate bridge.  

Single players are welcome, as we ALWAYS have a Host. 

Coffee/tea and biscuits available.

Contributions to this website to tony.redshaw@btinternet.com

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

The AGM will be on 16th May

IMPORTANT DIARY DATE

The date for the match against Hailsham has been changed to Sunday 30th April

The match is away starting at 2pm

Please add your name to the list on our notice board if you wish to play.

Alternatively contact Jim Benson at jimbenson13@yahoo.co.uk

Sandwiches, tea and cakes included

Mid Sussex Inter Club Challenge

An enjoyable time was had by all with our team finishing in 5th place out of 7 teams.
As the smallest club we can be proud of our result,

Brief History

Ron Buddery, a retired Maths teacher, started teaching Bridge in the early 90's and as his classes flourished he moved to Framfield Church Hall and in 1996, with help from Norwyn Sharples, he founded the Framfield Bridge Club. Ron became the Club's first Director and was also elected Life President. Following his death in 2016 Margaret was unanimously elected Life President.  The first Chairman in 1996 was Joyce Hogan. Subsequently Norwyn Sharples was Chairman from 2002 to 2005 and then Pauline Cole from 2005 until 2012 and Gerald Makeham from 2012 until 2015.  Our current Chairman is Mike Snatt.

The Club has 4 trophies: The Joyce Hogan Plate - contested at the Christmas Party, the Buddery Bowl - contested at the AGM, a Slam Cup presented at the AGM and a Most Improved Player trophy presented at Christmas.. The Club also takes part in annual competitions with other Clubs.   

Over the years the Club has developed into a friendly, duplicate Bridge playing Club that meets on a Tuesday morning. We guarantee a partner for solo players. Either the Host will partner the solo player or he/she will be matched with another solo player and this is an aspect which visitors find very useful. New members are always welcome.                                      

  

Results
Tue 21st Feb 2017
Scorer: Jim Benson
Tue 14th Feb 2017
Director: Tony Redshaw
Scorer: Tony Redshaw
Brief History

Ron Buddery, a retired Maths teacher, started teaching Bridge in the early 90's and as his classes flourished he moved to Framfield Church Hall and in 1996, with help from Norwyn Sharples, he founded the Framfield Bridge Club. Ron became the Club's first Director and was also elected Life President. Following his death in 2016 Margaret was unanimously elected Life President.  The first Chairman in 1996 was Joyce Hogan. Subsequently Norwyn Sharples was Chairman from 2002 to 2005 and then Pauline Cole from 2005 until 2012 and Gerald Makeham from 2012 until 2015.  Our current Chairman is Mike Snatt.

The Club has 4 trophies: The Joyce Hogan Plate - contested at the Christmas Party, the Buddery Bowl - contested at the AGM, a Slam Cup presented at the AGM and a Most Improved Player trophy presented at Christmas.. The Club also takes part in annual competitions with other Clubs.   

Over the years the Club has developed into a friendly, duplicate Bridge playing Club that meets on a Tuesday morning. We guarantee a partner for solo players. Either the Host will partner the solo player or he/she will be matched with another solo player and this is an aspect which visitors find very useful. New members are always welcome.                                      

  

Results
Tue 21st Feb 2017
Scorer: Jim Benson
Tue 14th Feb 2017
Director: Tony Redshaw
Scorer: Tony Redshaw