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Sunday 26th February

Barry and Lesley Leverett

Nigel and Pat Haslam

Roger Baker and Tony Peacock

Dave and Sally Williams

Rick Pierson and Janine Lake

Liz and Bill Salmon

Kate and Dick Earley

Jackie Jackson and Jean Bentley

Sheila Henry and Chris Douglas

Liz Ball and Sue Brauer

Andy Milner and Derrick Hickson

Julia Wallace and Helen Flarry

Jim Wallace and David Baker

Peter and Corinne Cole


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Bassingham Bridge Club

Bassingham Bridge Club aims to provide a relaxed and friendly atmosphere in which members and guests may enjoy their bridge play.  We are a cheerful group keen to attract players of all levels and have a no pressure philosophy to encourage beginners.

All we ask is that members and guests accept and promote the Club ethos, i.e.  treat each other with tolerance, respect and above all remember the game of bridge is only a game of cards and whilst we all do our best to win we should:-

Never take the game, or ourselves, too seriously!

Bassingham Bridge Club
Random Seeded Teams Competition
Random Seeded Teams Competition


Dave Williams directed an excellent afternoon of Bridge.  A very tasty afternoon tea was provided and enjoyed by all.  Sue Milner kindly organised the food.  Congratulations to the  winning team of Barry and Lesley Leverett, Chris Douglas and Sheila Henry.  They can be seen here receiving their Trophy and prizes from Pat Haslam. The runners up were Sally Williams, Fred Myers, Jean Bentley and Salma Pierson.

The Runners Up Team of Sally, Fred, Salma and Jean

About our Club


In August 1999 Roy Hughes began bridge tuition sessions in the Heritage Room at Bassingham Village, Lincolnshire.  Basing his instruction on the the “Bridge for All” manuals (a system which teaches the Standard English System of bridge) he encouraged players to adopt a relaxed attitude to the game thus encouraging a friendly atmosphere for a group of mixed abilities.


In April 2000 the small group of students led by Roy formed the present Club which today has approximately 120 members and a home now at The Hammond Hall, Bassingham.  The Club's success is in no small measure due to a comfortable atmosphere unlike that found in some Clubs where strict adherence to codes is expected and there may be pressure to play faster than the less accomplished might wish.  Again, in accordance with club ethos players are encouraged to make every effort between themselves to amicably resolve misunderstandings in bidding or play.  A Director is always available to provide helpful advice in accordance with our 'Ethics and Laws' (see sub-heading under menu item 'Club Information').


Joining fee of £1 (but no annual fee thereafter) and a table fee of £2 (£3 for visitors) which includes a cup of tea or coffee.  



Each week on Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday evening there are sessions for informal tuition and practice  which beginners and improvers may find particularly helpful.  On Thursday evenings we have a more formal session (though still friendly and relaxed) when Club members taking part may have their scores recorded towards winning trophies in the various Club competitions (Individual, Pairs, etc.).


Improvers thinking to join Thursday evening sessions should note that whenever there is a 5th Thursday in a month the session will be played in a particulary relaxed manner so that Thursday regular players can offer encouragement and help improvers adjust to the higher standard of play.


Many of the Club competition matches are played socially at members'  homes.


A Dinner is held each year when Club trophies are presented.

Navigating this website

Use the Menu (left column this page) to navigate this site.  Column on the right of this page is for News items.

The Club Committee welcomes comments aimed to improve this site and such comments may be put to a committee member or direct to the Website Administrator (Pat Haslam).  

Use this Form to :-

(1) Find a Partner or

(2) Advertise local bridge events.


1st Thurs. each month the car park gets crowded.  Please park tidily.

Social Events

Random Seeded Teams: February Sunday 26th February 2023

Curry Evening, Newark Golf Club: Wednesday 8th March 2023, 6pm

Annual Dinner, Newark Golf Club: Friday 28th April, 7 for 7.30pm

Fred's bridge break! Raven Hall, Ravenscar: 24th to the 27th April




Tue 31st January 2023
Social bridge
Wed 1st February 2023
Thu 2nd February 2023
Director: Fred
Tue 7th February 2023
Social bridge
Wed 8th February 2023