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Committee Meeting Minutes

Please see Members Area for the minutes: 

Gaining access to the Members Area V2.pdf


FACE to FACE Bridge will resume on THURSDAYS from 23rd September

Club has Re-Opened

The Club opened for Face to Face Bridge on Thursday 23rd September. Please let a member of the committee know if you intend joining us on a Thursday, as there are some restrictions with regard to numbers, Risks etc.  But ALL Members are welcome!  Then every Thursday onwards.

Playing online will continue on a Monday Afternoon, Tuesday Evening & Friday Afternoon for the time being.


To Prevent the spread of COVID:

  1. All players must be double vaccinated at least 10 days prior.
  2. Players should not attend the Club if they have been in contact with anyone who has Covid
  3. Players should not attend the Club if they have been told to self-isolate
  4. Players should not attend the Club if they are feeling unwell eg. coughs, colds, high temperature
  5. Fully paid-up Members only i.e. no visitors will be allowed.

In the Club: 

Players should use hand sanitizer regularly, and face coverings must be worn when moving around, but are not compulsory when seated.


Players should bring their own refreshments.

Barrow Bridge Club

Welcome to Barrow Bridge Club. We are a friendly club located in beautiful South Cumbria. It has often been said we are located at the end of a 30 mile cul-de-sac, but, despite our remote location, we have embraced modern technology. We are a thriving club with approx. 100 members who range in ability. We hold lessons for those interested in taking up this wonderful game. Lessons are on hold at the moment.
We use Duplimated boards and Bridgemates scoring system for instant results at the end of the evenings play.
Visitors are made very welcome at our club and a host system operates at each session. Please come along and enjoy a great evenings bridge. If you have no partner, please contact the club or secretary in advance.
Barrow Bridge Club is affiliated to the EBU ( and is a member of Cumbria County Bridge Association. (

For general enquiries about the club please ring 01229-823347 or email Alternatively, contact the club secretary, Liz Colver,

Playing Bridge Online on BBO

Many members are now playing bridge online.

The Club currently has 3 sessions a week on Bridge Base Online.  Monday,  and Friday at 1pm.  plus a Tuesday Evening at 7pm. All club and new members welcome.  We are currently averaging 5 tables each day, which is great... and have a chat with friends along the way.

Help can be arranged if you dont feel confident getting online, but Im sure you'll be suprised how easy it is.

BridgeBase Online (BBO)   

For further information please see the page  Online Bridge

If you would like to contact me with your email address and mobile number I will get back in touch. 

If you have not been playing with us during the day, but would like to play now in an evening, and are unsure of the procedure or have any questions, please contact  Chris Ward

Practice Makes Perfect

Vu-Bridge is great website which is free to all and enables you to practice bidding & playing a large number of interesting hands. All the hands come with expert comments to guide you through the bidding & play. There are numerous subjects to choose from for every level of player. I would recomend all members visit this site as I'm sure you will find it extremely beneficial.

Click Here to Access Site

Members Guide

Members Guide to the Essentials of Duplicate Bridge Law

I would urge all members to read and absorb this document. As the Laws and Regulations are constantly evolving, it is important we all keep abreast of developments. hard copies will also be made available in the club. Trevor.


Online Bridge
Director: J Shaw
Online Duplicate
Director: J Lillycrop
Online Duplicate
Director: J Lillycrop
Face to Face Bridge
Director: C Ward
Thu 21st Oct 2021
Face to Face Bridge
7pm for 7:15pm start
Fri 22nd Oct 2021
Online Duplicate
Director: J Lillycrop
Mon 25th Oct 2021
Online Duplicate
Director: J Lillycrop