Basingstoke Bridge Club
a friendly club offering opportunities to learn as well as play
How to contact us

If you are interested in joining us, would like to discuss teaching or have any other questions please contact our Club Chairman, at

26th February 2024
Virtual Round Robin (COMP)
RealBridge 7.15pm
Director: David Lewis
Scorer: David L
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26th February 2024
F2F Club Pairs
Maydene 7.15pm
Director: Malcolm Green
Scorer: Malcolm
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26th February 2024
Boost your Bridge - Play and Learn NO SESSION
Maydene 7.15pm
Director: John Fairhurst
Scorer: n/r
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Welcome to Basingstoke Bridge Club
Welcome to Basingstoke Bridge Club
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Basingstoke Bridge club was founded in 1966 by Harold Foster and is the largest bridge club in Hampshire with a thriving membership of over 200.  We are located in our own premises at Maydene, Sherborne Rd, Basingstoke. 

We have members of all ages and abilities. ..........

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Last updated : 13th Dec 2023 16:31 GMT
Sad News



Sadly, the club has heard that club member Alan Jones has passed away.  Alan had been a member of the club since 2013 and was a keen Thursday evening player.  He won the Miriam Cup in 2021 with his then partner Stuart Baker (Alan is on the right in this picture).  His gentle nature will be sorely missed.

The funeral will be held at St Mary's Church, Old Basing (RG24 7DJ) on 11th March at 2.30pm.  There will be a wake at Bartons Mill (RG24 8AE).

Last updated : 18th Feb 2024 15:04 GMT
Charity Afternoon Tea at Tylney Hall 28th February


Unfortunately this event has been cancelled due to lack of support.  We hope to work with the charity to put on a different, more popular event, in the future.


Last updated : 15th Feb 2024 12:16 GMT
Bridge & Chips 20th March
Bridge & Chips 20th March

             The next Bridge & Chips will be held at the Sherfield Oaks Golf Club on Wednesday 20th March

            The booking limit is for 11 tables - 22 pairs.    10:10 am arrive and have a welcome tea/coffee and biscuits

The booking form will be available on the calendar event from Weds 6th March at 9am.

Cost is £10.50 per person to include welcome tea/coffee.  This will be charged directly to your website account after the event.

Last updated : 20th Feb 2024 17:50 GMT
How are we doing with SLAM bidding?

How are we doing with SLAM bidding?   In January we bid 130 slams and made 66%.  A lot more Slams than we bid in October.

Top Point scorers are:

John Glasscock & Sam Golding (8 pts), Mike Allin (6pts), Brian Knight, Barbara & Neil Thomas and Ann Welch (5 pts)

Well done everyone!

Last updated : 31st Jan 2024 19:42 GMT
Club Holiday Abroad 2-9 October 2024

Following on from the success of our first holiday abroad last year the club are again offering members the opportunity to enjoy some sunshine and bridge, this time in Cyprus.

The hotel will be the Constantinou Bros Athena, 2.5km from Paphos Harbour.  Prices will be £1,489 pp sharing or £1,754 for a single.  Deposit £100.  Balance due 10 July 2024.  These prices include return flights, transfers in resort, accommodation on a half board basis, coach to and from Basingstoke and 20 kilos of checked baggage.  However prices are subject to change depending upon flight costs.

If you are interested please register on the club website by clicking here.   Then you must go and book direct with the travel agent by phoning Kate or Rob at Thames Valley Travel on 0118 9341312.  Registering on the website alone does not book you a place on the holiday.


Last updated : 9th Jan 2024 21:56 GMT
Supervised Play
Supervised Play

Supervised play sessions are aimed at helping players to develop their confidence with bidding and playing.  Each session offers the opportunity to play up to 12 pre-dealt hands with a supervisor giving advice on each of the hands.  The events take place fortnightly on a Wednesday evening starting at 7pm.

Click on the calendar event to book.

For more details please contact David Lewis, Charmaine Hoey or Barbara Seymour.

Last updated : 23rd Feb 2024 09:28 GMT
Frank Underdown Funeral Details

Last updated : 23rd Feb 2024 13:38 GMT
IBM SIMS results
IBM SIMS results

An IBM Sims Charity event was held last week with 105 pairs from 7 clubs taking part.  Congratulations to the following club members who were placed in the top 10 of the overall final results.

2nd - David Lewis & Graham Ledger

3rd - Marion Rudd & Madeline Lawson

7th - Georgie Bovill & Andy Fry

Last updated : 18th Feb 2024 09:13 GMT
Who has increased their NGS score the most this month?
Who has increased their NGS score the most this month?

Who has increased their NGS score the most in January?  The top 4 people this month are:

Dione Johnson, Geoffrey Rushbrook, Carolyn Anderson Sandra Ruffell

Well done everyone!

Last updated : 31st Jan 2024 19:57 GMT
Competitions 2024

Details of the 2024 Competitions have now been published.  Please click here for the full list.

The next stand alone competition will be the Whitbread Trophy on the Monday 11th March.

The Monthly Designated Pairs Session Competitions are marked on the calendar with (COMP) after the session name.

Please click here to register your team to enter the 2024 Round Robin Team Competition.

Please click here to register your team to enter the 2024 9 High Team Competition.

Please click here for all the information about each competition.

Last updated : 31st Jan 2024 19:58 GMT
Training Courses
Training Courses

A new Beginner Course started on Wednesday 10th January 2024 at the clubhouse.  The club continues to run the Improvers Course also at the clubhouse on Saturday mornings.

We are currently offering a Fast Track course which will be run over 2 weekends.  The first weekend will be 23rd  & 24th March.  Second weekend to be decided.   Please go to the Teaching section on the lefthand menu for more details.


Last updated : 15th Feb 2024 08:34 GMT
Charity News
Charity News

The club have recently paid the following monies to charities.

£126 to Hampshire Air Ambulance

£39 to St Michael's Hospice

£39 to Countess of Brecknock Hospice in Andover

Thank you everyone!

Last updated : 31st Jan 2024 19:58 GMT