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The Penylan Club AGM took place on Tuesday 22nd March.

Click on the links to see:
•    Minutes of the Meeting
•    Updated Constitution
•    Treasurer's Job Description
•   Plugging the Financial Black Hole


Folk Club



The following Members have been promoted in the 2022 Masterpoint list issued by the Welsh Bridge Union.

Mia Deschepper : Premier National Master

Mike Cronly : * Master

Paula Devlin : District Master

Eryl Hicks : District Master

Simon Lee : District Master

Joseph Bentley : Area Master

Bonny Banerjee : Area Master

Probal Banerjee: Area Master

Paul Foode : Area Master

Peter Knowles : Area Master

Peter Latto : Club Master

Jane Mitchell : Club Master

Lorraine Marks : Club Master

Ian Marks : Club Master

Sophie Akers : Local Master

Utsa Das :  Local Master

Subhas Das : Local Master

Julia Munro : Local Master

Paul Wood : Local Master

The full list can be seen on the WBU website by clicking HERE

Want to join one of the biggest Bridge Clubs in Wales?
We offer a range of duplicate bridge sessions for players of all abilities, together with tuition to assist you in improving your game.
In addition, members and their guests can benefit from a social club with licenced bar and televised sporting events. 
Apply to become a member today.
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Bar Opening Times

Please note that due to both the bowls teams playing away this Saturday 11th June  the club will be opening at 5pm. Normal all day Saturday hours will return on Saturday June 18th.

The bar opening times are: 

Monday:  5pm to 10.30pm

Tuesday: 5pm to 10.30pm

Wed. to Fri.: 5pm to 11pm

Saturday Lunch: 12noon to 11pm

Saturday Eve: 12noon to 11pm

Sunday Lunch: 12noon to 3pm

Sunday Evening: 8pm to 11pm

These times will be reviewed following a 6 weeks trial period.

Social Club

Free Wi-Fi

at the club

for Members only.

See Bar Steward for details

Bridge Lessons

Cardiff Bridge Club does not accept responsibility for Bridge Tuition advertised on this site that is not presented by Cardiff Bridge Club.

Bridge Teacher
Bridge Teacher

Simon Gottschalk

Simon is a Welsh International, one of the first players to be certified to teach Bridge by the English Bridge Union (EBU) in 1979.


Simon says:  "I have a lifetime's experience of playing Bridge at high level and am enthusiastic to pass on the modern methods".



Bridge Teacher
Bridge Teacher

Brian Quinlan

Brian is an experienced club/congress player, certified to teach Bridge by the English Bridge Teaching Association (EBTA).


Brian says:  "If you enjoy playing cards, try Bridge.  It can be fun to participate at a social level and rewarding to master the competitive nuances of the game at club level and above.  I use the latest tuition material and techniques and look forward to helping you learn some of this fascinating card game."

Bridge Teacher
Bridge Teacher

Sarah Amos

Sarah has been teaching bridge to beginners, improvers and more experienced players for over 25 years (she was very young when she started). She says:

"I have had so much enjoyment from the game over the years, that I am always really pleased if I can pass on my enthusiasm.  

Wednesday afternoons will be structured with a short teaching session followed by themed hands designed to improve all aspects of your game".


Monday Evening Improver Bridge Tuition


Improvers Bridge tuition session on RealBridge

Weekly, on Monday Evenings

6:30pm – 9:45pm

Cost:  Members £3.90, Non-Members £4.90
Book your ticket at

Tutor:  Simon Gottschalk

Director:  Brian Quinlan

These sessions are suitable for players who have at least 6 months Bridge tuition and are limited to those below Regional Master.

These sessions will concentrate initially on Defence.  Half an hour tuition on Zoom, then 18 boards at 8 mins per boards on RealBridge.

Enjoy learning in a friendly atmosphere.

Please note there is no Host, so please ensure you have a partner.


Thursday Morning Supported Play


Improvers Bridge tuition session on RealBridge

Weekly, on Thursday Mornings

10:30am – 12:30pm

Cost:  Members £3.90, Non-Members £4.90
Book your ticket at

Tutor/Director/Host:  Sarah Amos

These are fun sessions, suitable for all standards from novice to experienced club players.

Sarah has over 25 years Bridge teaching experience at various levels. 

Sarah acts as 'host', so even if you have no partner you are guaranteed a game.