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During Club Sessions Only.
07593 653278
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Announcing & Alerting (NEW)
The EBU have amended the rules for alerting and announcing. Here they are!
General Information
The guidance document for Club players has been amended.  Click here for more details.
Director's Flowcharts
Want to know what happens after an insufficient bid or a pass out of rotation?  Click here for the latest EBU guidance.

Recent Updates
Home Page
23rd Oct 2014 17:29 BST
Latest Committee News
3rd Oct 2014 18:19 BST
Competition Rules
19th Sep 2014 18:20 BST
Host System

 The Host system will be in operation now until the end of December.

Just turn up on any Monday or Wednesday and you wil be guaranted a partner.  Your Jovial Host for the night is as shown on the calendar at the bottom of this page.

Please try and be there by 7:05.

If you have a free night and are prepared to act as a host, just see Richard Adams.

Last updated : 21st Oct 2014 10:33 BST
** Sunday Bridge **
** Sunday Bridge **

Gentle duplicate - arrive 1:45 for 2.00 start- non members welcome - all abilities welcome - with or without partner - cost £2.50 - host Mike Beach.

For more details, contact Mike 01785 603766 on or mail him

Last updated : 21st Oct 2014 10:34 BST

New beginner's class will start:  Tuesday evenings starting 14th October 2014, 7.30pm, £5.

Click here for more details.

Last updated : 6th Oct 2014 14:02 BST

We offer the following attractions:

  • Stone Bridge Club is an active friendly club with membership of around 120.
  • We are currently not affiliated to the EBU as we disagreed with the pay-to-play proposal.
  • Duplicate bridge on Monday and Wednesday evenings (in your seats by 7.15 please, play commences by 7.20).
  • No Fears session also once a week to develop your game .
  • We regularly attract between 12 and 15 tables and seldom less than 9.
  • One large room with kitchen off is on the first floor accessible by stairs and chairlift.  A smaller room, generally used for competitions, is on the second floor accessible by stairs only.  Gents' toilets are on the ground floor with ladies' room and disabled toilet on the first floor.
  • Good (free) car parking facilities.
  • Cost per night - £3.00 each (money refunded if you win) - visitors £3.50.
  • Small membership charge of £10 per annum.
  • Tea, coffee or squash and biscuits provided free of charge during a short interval.  We support
  • Up to date large size tables with bidding boxes.
  • Real time scoring using Bridgemates kindly funded by a donation from Brewin Dolphin
  • Fully random hands dealt using the Duplimate dealing machine.
  • Analysis of hands with optimum contracts available when session finished.
  • Computerised board and competition results available on this site within 24 hours.
  • Several trophies to play for throughout the winter and separately for the summer.
  • Men's, ladies' and mixed pairs competitions.
  • Participation in non EBU simultaneous pairs competitions.
  • Information available within the club about other bridge activities.
  • Library of bridge reference books available - free on loan.
  • Christmas party - fun supper with progressive bridge - lots of prizes.
  • An annual dinner is held mid to late April at attractive venues.
  • Group tuition available by arrangement (See Bridge Classes Page for further details).
Last updated : 6th Sep 2014 18:30 BST
Stone Bridge Club is running bridge in conjunction with the U3A.
Every Friday afternoon at the club - 13:45.
All U3A or Club members welcome - cost £2.
Enquiries to : Nick Thorne Tel:        01782 372324 or 07977 324778
For more details on tuitition, see the Bridge Classes section or click here.
Note::parking spaces may be limited during the day.
Last updated : 5th Oct 2014 13:16 BST
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The funeral is on Thursday 30th October, at 11.00am, at Whitmore Church.
Men's Pairs
Men's Pairs
Wednesday 29th October
Note: there may not be a host available for this event.
Children In Need
Children In Need
There maybe a Sim pairs in aid of Children in Need on
Thursday 13th November.
Please put your names on the board.
Minimum table money - 3.
Want to make your voice heard?
♠  For the Latest Committee News Click here. ♠ 
The scheduled dates of the COMMITTEE MEETING FOR 2014/5.
Meetings start at 7-00pm and are held at the Clubhouse. Should any member wish to raise an item, I'd be grateful if they would let Aidan know at least 10 days before the meeting.
Sept. 18;  Nov 20;  Jan 22;  Mar 19;  may 21;  July 16.
Should there be insufficient business, the meeting will be cancelled.
If you want to know what your approximate handicap is, click here and take the difference from 50%.  (It will open in a new window). Partnerships are calculated as the average of the two handicaps.
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Wed 22nd Oct 2014
Director: Maureen Finlay
Host: Brian Wiggins
Mon 20th Oct 2014
Director: Geoff Wardill
Host: Maureen Finlay
Mon 27th Oct 2014
Director: Geoff Wardill
Host: John Hartley
Wed 29th Oct 2014
Men's Pairs
Stone Bridge Club 7:15
Director: Maureen Finlay
Host: Sheila Ferneyhough
Mon 3rd Nov 2014
Director: John Seymour
Host: Scott Drummond
Wed 5th Nov 2014
Director: Nick Weaver
Host: Brian Wiggins
Mon 10th Nov 2014
Director: John Seymour
Host: TBA
Wed 12th Nov 2014
Director: Nick Weaver
Host: Richard Adams
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