Abbeygate Bridge Club
Nowton Court Village, Nowton Road, Bury St Edmunds IP29 5LU
Parking

Could members please be careful to park only in designated spaces at Nowton Court, one car to one space, without causing obstruction to others. We are asked not to park in spaces reserved for residents. Additional parking is available at the front of the building

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Hospice Bridge Tea Friday 12th April

The next Bridge for Fun afternoon in support of St Nicholas Hospice Care will be held on Friday 12th April, at the Blackbourne Centre in Elmswell

Please note the slightly earlier start time, to be seated to start play promptly at 1:30pm

Once again there will be an excellent tea, provided by the Bury Friends Group

Click here to download and print an entry form. Entry forms will also be available at local bridge clubs over the next few weeks. 

More information as always from Bridget:

bridgetalexander6@hotmail.com or 01284 749009

Play bridge at Abbeygate Bridge Club
Nowton Court

We play duplicate bridge at Nowton Court every Tuesday and Wednesday evening. Tuesday is our regular club night, Wednesday is a more relaxed session for beginners and improvers. Visitors are welcome at both sessions. No partner needed on Wednesday, just turn up and you will get a game. If you would like to play on Tuesday evening we will try to find a partner for you, click partner broker here or on the menu to the left. For directions and times please click club information here or on the menu.

Are you interested in learning to play bridge? Our successful beginner programme restarted in September 2023, and we are planning improver courses in 2023/24. If you would like to find out more click here

Learn to play Bridge at Abbeygate

 

Would you like to learn Bridge, or know someone who does? From September there will be opportunities for all to learn, through Suffolk Libraries during the day and also at Abbeygate Bridge Club with a new series of lessons starting on Wednesday evenings 

To learn more, please email or call Nancy Williams, telephone ‭07884 334376‬, email nancylouisewilliams@icloud.com or click on 'Learn Bridge' in the menu

Parking

Could members please be careful to park only in designated spaces at Nowton Court, one car to one space, without causing obstruction to others. We are asked not to park in spaces reserved for residents. Additional parking is available at the front of the building, but please bear in mind that we are requested not to enter the building via the main entrance.

 

Online Bridge at Abbeygate - RealBridge

ONLINE BRIDGE

Abbeygate Bridge Club is running its online Club nights on RealBridge on Monday evenings at 7 pm.

These events are open to Abbeygate members only and table money will be £2.50, for which you will be invoiced later.

See Realbridge Link in the Menu on the left hand side of this page. 

If you are unfamiliar with the RealBridge platform it does enable you to see and talk to your opponents, for more information please go to:
https://realbridge.online/player-guide.html

Please make sure you have read the guide before you log in for the first time.

You can test your microphone and camera here:
https://play.realbridge.online/camera.html

The RealBridge Room will be open from 6.30 pm on Mondays.   Please log in no later than 6.50 pm.
After clicking on the link please fill in your forename and surname, e.g. Ian Jones (not I. Jones) and ID number (which is your EBU number).  Once you have logged onto the site please sit at a table with your partner and chat to them and your opponents while you are waiting for the start.

If you require any further information regarding the event please contact Tim Evans: tim@suffolkclocks.co.uk

Edward Wallbutton has kindly offered to be the Partner Broker  edward@wallbutton.uk 

There is a dedicated tournament for Bury, Abbeygate and Stowmarket members on Realbridge on Wednesdays at 7.00 pm. Bury Bridge Club is also now back face to face at Southgate Community Centre on Thursdays, 6.45 for 7.00 pm.   See the Bury St Edmunds Bridge Club website for details:

https://www.bridgewebs.com/bury/

Many Abbeygate members also belong to Stansfield, which has tournaments on RealBridge on Tuesdays at 4.00 pm and at Stansfield Village Hall on Thursdays at 7.00 pm  Click on STANSFIELD for details

Abbeygate Bridge Club is registered as a club on Bridge Club Live (see below). Members can play at any time of the day or night.

There are plenty more opportunities for taking part in online tournaments and the Suffolk Teams Leagues on the Suffolk Bridge website:

https://www.bridgewebs.com/suffolkbridge/

Results
Learn and Play
Director: Richard
Duplicate Pairs
Director: Mo
Online Pairs
Director: Chris
Learn and Play
Director: George
Duplicate Pairs
Director: Jonathan
Online Pairs
Director: Celia
Learn and Play
Director: Richard
Duplicate Pairs
Director: Jackie
Calendar
Mon 26th February 2024
Online Pairs
RealBridge
6.40 for 7
Director: John
Tue 27th February 2024
Duplicate Pairs
Nowton Court
6.30 for 6.45
Director: Terry
Wed 28th February 2024
Learn and Play
Nowton Court
Mon 4th March 2024
Online Pairs
RealBridge
6.40 for 7
Director: Celia
Tue 5th March 2024
Duplicate Pairs
Nowton Court
6.30 for 6.45
Wed 6th March 2024
Learn and Play
Nowton Court