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Rubber Bridge

Club for the time being will continue Rubber Bridge at the Sussex on

Tuesday and Friday afternoons from 2 - 6.30 pm.

This is a 50p Chicago game hosted by Amanda Bolton.  

Table money is £4 per session

All members are welcome and you can just turn up, or email 

theavenuebridgeclub@gmail.com  to register your interest.

 

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Spring Term 2024 Lessons
Spring Lessons 2024

Face-to-Face bridge classes at  St Andrews Church Hall, Church Road, Hove BN3 2AD

Contact details and instructions for booking and payment for courses are included below the details of courses, near the end of this page. 

Please get in touch on avenuelessons@gmail.com to register interest for courses shown “Subject to confirmation”.

Classes start week commencing 15th January – running until week commencing 25th March with a break for half-term week commencing 12th February.

Wednesday evening play sessions begin 3rd January.  Still just £5 per session - (the "drop-in" fee change below does not apply to play sessions).

NOTE:  Drop-in fees are increasing to £15 this term - book for a term in advance at £10 per lesson to make savings.

FOR NEW BEGINNERS

New Joiners/Re-starters welcome up to week commencing 26th February

NEW  REF P    Beginners   - just £10  per lesson

  Tuesday evenings 7.15 – 9.15pm from 16th January with Ollie Powell

  No previous bridge experience required.  The first lesson is a free “Taster”.

NEW  REF Q     Beginners   - just £10  per lesson

  Thursday mornings 10.00am – 12.00pm from 18th January with Andy Osborn

  No previous bridge experience required.  The first lesson is a free “Taster”.

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CONTINUING CLASSES

REF L   All Welcome Supervised Play - £5 per session (club members £3:50)

Every Wednesday evening 7:00 - 9:00pm  and

NEW From 25th January REF G Thursday lunchtimes 12:00 - 2:15pm term-time only (excluding half-term and school holidays), 

These sessions are supported by more experienced players and/or teachers, who can be called on during play for help with bidding or cardplay questions.  The format is relaxed, with no competitive scoring. Results can be compared with other tables and with club duplicate sessions.

They are a “stepping stone” to moving on to club membership, and participation in DupliCake (Wednesday afternoons) or full Duplicate games.

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REF K       Beginners Term 3  - 10 classes  £100

Monday evenings  7.00 – 9.00pm from 15th January with Oliver Powell

  New joiners/re-starters with some basic experience welcome – call or email.

  • Bidding in Competition and Strong Hands

 REF N      Beginners Term 2 - 10 classes  £100 

  Tuesday lunchtimes 12.15 – 2.15pm from 16th January with Andy Osborn

   New joiners/re-starters with some basic experience welcome – call or email.

  • Bidding Continued
  • Declarer Play
  • Defence
  • Overcalls and Take-out Doubles

YEAR 2 AND BEYOND

REF A       Continuing Bridge Term 1   - 10 classes  £100 

Tuesday afternoons 12.15 – 2.15pm from 16th January with Ollie Powell

  New joiners with previous learning or experience welcome, call or email 

  • Planning the Play;   Developing the Auction Defensive Guidelines;   Competitive Bidding

REF C      Year 2 Continuing Bridge Term 2   - 10 classes  £100 (£10 discount for last term's students)

Tuesday evenings  7.00-9.00pm from 16th January  with Nick and Dudley

  New joiners/re-joiners welcome, call or email  

  • Lessons 10-14              "Next Step" Bidding using Doubles
  • Lesson 15                     "Mid-Year Assessment" Practice Play (Half-Term Wednesday Evening)
  • Lessons 16-17              "Next Step" - Declarer Play
  • Lessons 18-19              "Tidying Up" - Bidding to Show Shape and for Awkward Hands

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REF F       Improvers Year 3+    - 10 classes  £100  (Drop-in £15)

Thursday mornings  10am – 12pm from 18th January with  Oliver Powell

  New joiners/re-joiners welcome, call or email

 

Existing students should book a class by contacting the tutor and confirm by email to avenuelessons@gmail.com.

New students should contact avenuelessons@gmail.com

PAYMENT

All fees are payable in advance (but see Beginners below) and should be paid direct to the Club account at Barclays Bank by BACS. 

Sort Code: 20 88 13   Account: 93986020  

Payment reference is CLASS/Ref letter/name e.g. CLASS/G/JLopez

NOTE:  Drop-in fees are increasing to £15 this term - book for a term in advance at £10 per lesson to make savings.

Beginners who wish to do the free Taster session before committing, will pay for the term after the first session, if they wish to continue.  Beginners who wish to commit to the term anyway, should make their payments as above.

CONTACT

Any queries should be addressed to either the tutor of your chosen class or Andy Osborn, Teaching Coordinator, avenuelessons@gmail.com or 07976 896881

 

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