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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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Welcome to Bolton Bridge Club
Bridge with Tea and Cake
Bridge with Tea and Cake


The first of the new season of Bridge with tea and cakes events took place on Sunday 13th October 2019. Thirty two member participated and were treated to a feast of calories at the interval, strawberry tarts, meringues and lemon drizzle cake to name a few. The prize winners were, N/S Wendy Blyth & Vanessa Openshaw, E/W Rona Egan & Brian Perry and following handicap adjustment N/S Angela Lohan & Ian Gibson, E/W Loraine & Trevor Corner (pictured above). This will be a regular event over the winter months and a great way to spend a cold and wet Sunday afternoon.


Charity Event

On the afternoon of Thursday 26th September the club held a charity event in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Many thanks to those who donated so generously. Also a big thank you to those members, all "bake off "contenders, who provided a splendid array of cakes. The event was attended by 36 players and raised £260 for the charity. 

Charity Event
Tyldesley Trophy Wed 18Sep2019

There were 19 pairs in the annual Tyldesley Trophy held on 18 September 2019. Winners were David & Diana Arkwright, second Andrew Cafferky & Kevan Howorth, third Vanessa Openshaw & Sheila Monks.

Tyldesley Trophy Wed 18Sep2019
Glaister Cup Mon 16Sep19
Glaister Cup Mon 16Sep19

There were 19 pairs at the Glaister Cup. Winners were Yukiko Shaw & Mutsumi Birtwistle, second Dot Hayes & Kath Barraclough, third David Porter & Michael Tattersall.

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
23rd October 2019
Duplicate Pairs
24th October 2019
Afternoon Duplicate Pairs (Assisted)
24th October 2019
Duplicate Pairs
25th October 2019
Duplicate Pairs
26th October 2019
Duplicate Pairs
28th October 2019
Duplicate Pairs
29th October 2019
Afternoon Duplicate Pairs (Assisted)