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Thank You for Visiting Bolton BC Web Site
Thank You for Visiting Bolton BC Web Site

Come and visit us at 4 Chorley Old Road, Bolton BL1 3AA. Phone 01204 526484.  We welcome players of all standards and have lessons for beginners as well as practice and supervised play for the less experienced. The premises are easily accessed and have ample car parking.

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Archive 2019
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
Spring Ladder 2019

Congratulations to Paul Evans who has won the Spring Ladder 2019 for the best 8 Tuesday Evening duplicate performances over 11 weeks (Tue 5 Feb 19 ro Tue 16 Apr 19). He won with an average of 60.09%. Second was Mike Nicholson on 56.03%, third equal John Simm & Wendy Blyth on 54.27%. Full details on the Competitions > Spring Ladder 2019 page.

EBED Simultaneous Pairs - Thursday 16th May

Bolton Bridge Club held a session of the EBED Spring Simultaneous Pairs event on Thursday 16th May starting at 7:25pm.  The local event winners were Stuart Norris and Rod Greenhalgh (65.48%) followed by Paul Evans & Sue Hyman (61.90%) . However, the National Ranks are somewhat different with Paul & Sue lying 3rd on 66.45% and Stuart & Rod lying 73rd on 57.31%.


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.