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The committee request that you please be seated 10 minutes prior to the beginning of play, 12.50pm on Monday and Thursday afternoons, 1.05pm on Friday afternoon and 6.50pm on Monday and Tuesday evenings, so that the director can set up the movement on the scoring programme and Bridgemates for a prompt start.

Welcome to Blackburn & Ribble Valley Bridge Club


Christmas Party

Sunday 15th December, 12.30 p.m.

Members £13, visitors £15, including a beautiful buffet lunch and raffle prizes

No partner needed

For tickets please email

or phone her on 01254 824633

Please note that the list will close

on Thursday 5th December.


Blackburn & Ribble Valley Bridge Club


The club is located at Blackburn Northern Sports Club on Pleckgate Road, just off the Blackburn ring road. 

We have comfortable ground floor premises with parking and with disabled access/facilities.

Visitors are always welcome (except Seeded Teams on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, when pre-entry is essential), and a host system operates on Monday evenings and Friday afternoons.

We offer classes with experienced teachers for beginners and improvers. 

For further information about the club or lessons, please ring Judy Brearley (Chairman) on 01257 411256 or Annabel Thomas (Secretary) on

01254 824633.

Map and directions to our new premises available at


Beginners Bridge
Beginners Bridge


The current course of 10 lessons started on 26th September at Mellor Brook Community Centre organised by EBU Bridge Teacher Mike Hickling.

For more information about lessons contact Mike on 07860719029

or Lesley Wade on 07773484975.

Alternatively, email


Thursday afternoons
Thursday afternoons


We hold a regular session on Thursday afternoons, 1-4 p.m. with time to discuss both bidding and play after each hand.

This is aimed at "Fledglings", those who have learnt in the last 2 years, but everyone is invited to attend.


Supervised Play
Supervised Play


The club currently runs one session for improvers, £3.50 for members and £4.50 for non-members. No partner needed.

Bridge with advice on bidding and play is at 1.00 p.m. on Mondays, tutor Allan Kenyon. The aim is to play 21 boards for which the results, with hand records, are available on the website after each session.

 Please contact Allan on 01254 727147 for further information.





Please note that the Monday evening sessions on 23rd and 30th December are cancelled. Sincere apologies to all who were hoping to play.

The afternoon sessions on those dates will take place as usual.


Bridge with Coffee and Cake
Bridge with Coffee and Cake


The club will be delighted to welcome you to the next "Coffee and Cake" afternoon on

Sunday 8th December, 1.15 p.m.

Members £5, visitors £6

No partner needed 

We hope to see you there.


Our playing area
Our playing area
Tuesday host


There is no official host list for Tuesday evening.

If you would like to play but need a partner, please ring Pauline Holden on 01254 351925.

Pauline will be very pleased to help if possible.


8th December 2019
Bridge with Coffee and Cake
1.15 p.m
Director: John Myler
Host: Peta Pritchard
9th December 2019
Monday Afternoon Supervised Play
1.00 p.m
Director: Allan Kenyon
9th December 2019
Monday Evening Pairs
7.00 p.m
Director: Ron Watson
Friday Afternoon Pairs
Director: John Myler
Seeded Teams
Director: Barrie Newall
Tuesday Evening Teams - Cross-Imp Scores