Berkhamsted Bowls Bridge Club
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Berkhamsted Bowls Club (situated opposite the Children's playground) Tuesday mornings 09:30-12:30
The Club

Welcome to Berkhamsted Bowls Bridge Club.

BBBC prides itself on being a friendly and welcoming club.  It is a Members' Club, but visiting pairs are most welcome - you do not need to be a Bowls player, but you will need a partner as we do not operate a host system.

The Club is not affiliated to the EBU and is not suitable for beginners.

Further information can be obtained from the Bridge Managers (Lesley Brown 07850 123441 and Liz Temple 07956 540781).


BBBC is Cashless!

The new paying system came into effect on 9 January – you do not need to bring any money! Just turn up and play, the system will deduct your table money from what you have pre-paid the club.

The account details to pre-pay your table money are:

  • Sort code:                07-09-76
  • Account no:              03959699
  • Account name:         Lesley Brown OR Elizabeth Temple
  • Payment Reference:  BBBC XXxxxx - click HERE to view your Payment Reference.

For those who not do online banking, perhaps consider making arrangements with your Bridge partner or friend to make the payments on your behalf (using your Payment Reference) and then reimburse them independently. If necessary, we would accept a cheque made payable to "Mrs L M Brown" or "Mrs E Temple" but this would then necessitate us going to the bank to pay it in. Please speak to Lesley or Liz if you have further issues/concerns.

Each month you will be sent a statement of your Online Account - similar to a bank statement - and between times you can check your online balance at any time via the website – ask Steve for your login details.

Alerts and Announcements

EBU announced the following (updated 3 August 2023 – effective 7 August 2023)


  • only apply on the first round of bidding i.e. the first (non-Pass) bid and the next three calls
  • apply equally over intervention and to advancer’s bids i.e. partner of over caller
  • never apply to overcalls
  • do apply above 3NT
  • always extend with fuller description where appropriate

Please be tolerant if opponents alert when they should announce or announce when they shouldn’t!

Click here to visit the EBU site for the full/original PDF

Social Events

Bridge Club members are eligible to attend all Bowls Club Social functions. Please note that in the event that space is limited, however, priority will be given to Bowls Club members.