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Directors needed please!

The Club is in urgent need of more Directors. We are not asking anyone to go on a Directors course but anyone who could facilitate a duplicate session with enough basic knowledge on rules and the various movements. Please let yourself be known! Thank you.


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EBU Honours Austin Barnes
EBU Honours Austin Barnes

Austin Barnes, the Past President of the club, has been presented the Dimmie Flemming Award by the EBU. This is in recognition of his significant and substantial service to Bridge administration in Lancashire. The award was presented to Austin by the Chairman of the Lancashire County Bridge Association, Brian Irlam.

Bolton Congress 31Aug/1Sep 2019
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The annual Bolton Congress took place on the weekend of 31Aug/1Sep 2019. There were 23 players in the pairs and 9 teams. Pairs winners were Rodney Lighton/John Currie, with David Bowers/Dave Briggs second and Paul Evans/Alan Whittam third. The teams was won by Stuart Challinor/Tony Wilkinson, Paul Evans/Alan Whittam with Karen Reissman/Irene Davies, Alec Smalley/Barbara Lewis in second place. Full detail are on the results page.

2019/20 Update - Bridge Lessons
2019/20 Update - Bridge Lessons

The photograph above is the beginners class of 2019/20 embarking on their journey into the facinating world of Bridge.

         See below for details of this year's lesson's.


Beginners Lessons ,  ♠   ♣ 

  Please e-mail to join, or for further information. You can also ring John Simm directly on 01204 496966 for more information.( e-mail pls. if no answer by phone )



       New Beginner's Lessons 2019/2020 will start 10th. October 2019 but this year the lessons will be on a THURSDAY evening.  


Intermediate lessons,  ♠   ♣ 

The  intermediate lessons have now ended and will restart next year after beginners lessons.



Assisted play bridge with instruction.  ♠   ♣ 

Every Monday evening the Club will be running assisted play bridge with instruction as you play. The sessions start at 7:30pm and are designed to suit players of NGS level 2 to 10.

                  ring John Simm for more info.        


     no partner needed.        


Daytime Bridge
Improvers Duplicates are normally held on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.They start at 1.00 pm and finishes about 4.00 pm. NB Continues throughout the summer. 

Weekly Schedule
   Pairs (Non-Expert) 7:25-10:30pm
   Afternoon Pairs (Assisted) 1:00-4:00pm
   Pairs 7:25-10:30pm
   Pairs (Non-Expert) 7:25-10:30pm
   Afternoon Pairs (Assisted) 1:00-4:00pm
   Pairs 7:25-10:30pm
   Pairs 7:25-10:30pm
   Pairs 6:55-10:15pm
Events 2019 - 20
Cedric Young Ladder Thu 3 Oct - 12 Dec 19
Mixed Pairs Fri 10 Jan 20
Spring Ladder Tue 4 Feb-14 Apr 20
Individual (Free entry) Fri 7 Feb 20
Mens & Ladies Pairs Fri 6 Mar 20
Bolton BC AGM Thu 30 Mar20 7:30pm
Championship Pairs Sat 4 Apr 20
EBED Spring Sim Pairs Thu 14 May 20
Bolton Congress (Open) Sat/Sun 5/6 Sep 20
EBED Autumn Sim Pairs Thu 10 Sep 20
Glaister Cup Mon 12 Oct 20
Tyldesley Cup Wed 14 Oct 20
Cedric Young Ladder Thu 1 Oct - 10 Dec 20
21st November 2019
Afternoon Duplicate Pairs (Assisted)
21st November 2019
Duplicate Pairs
22nd November 2019
Duplicate Pairs
23rd November 2019
Duplicate Pairs
25th November 2019
Duplicate Pairs
26th November 2019
Afternoon Duplicate Pairs (Assisted)
26th November 2019
Duplicate Pairs
Host: Eileen Polding