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Rear Entrance Closed: Renovation work on the rear entrance to the club will start on Thursday 9th February. This means that this entrance to the club will be closed for a while. As soon as the work is completed (hopefully at some point next week) we will let you know that the entrance/exit is safe to use.

The Bridge Club AGM was held on 24th January, you can click on 2023 AGM Secretary's Report and 2023 AGM Finance Report to see the relevant documents

Click HERE to see the current Winter League Results (5 sessions played)

There is an online Calendar on the Penylan Club Website which gives details of events in the Club so that we know when the Hall is being used, for instance, for indoor bowling. You can see it by clicking on CALENDAR

The Penylan Club AGM took place on Tuesday 22nd March 2022.

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



Congratulations to the following people who have gained promotion on the WBU Masterpoints ladder since August 2022. A more detailed list may be seen by clicking on 2023 Jan Masterpoint Promotions and a full listing of all CBC Masterpoints is available on 2023 Jan WBU Masterpoints Spreadsheet.xlsx

 Helen Houston - Premier Master
 Margaret Harrop -  * Master
 Arthur Matheson - Master
Johanna  Hunt  - County Master
Bryn Hunt  - County Master
Roger  Salamon - County Master
Jane  Buttrick - County Master
David  Buttrick - County Master
Francisco Andrade - District Master
Paul  Foode - District Master
Margaret  Basford - District Master
Jane Mitchell - Area Master
Peter  Latto - Area Master
Paul Wood - Area Master
Raymond  Kemp - Area Master
Carole  Hibbs - Club Master
Christine Muschiato - Local Master
Pauline  Bentley - Local Master


East Wales Bridge Association

EWBA February Congress

18th-19th February 11am to 6.30pm

Swiss Pairs Saturday & Swiss Teams Sunday (Green pointed events)

Venue: Gwent Bridge Academy
Clayton Street
Newport NP19 7AU

£20 per pair / £40 per team

More details and entry form at:

Welsh Bridge Union

The EBU have recently announced a number of changes to their Regulations (which the WBU automatically adopt). The changes are to the 'Blue Book', the 'White Book', and the 'Sky Blue Book' - effective from September 1st. These changes affect different groups of players/officials.

The full changes can be found by clicking on WBU website  but a summary can be seen by clicking on 2022 WBU re rule changes.pdf and 2022 Blue Book changes simplified.pdf

Sign up to the WBU mailing list and stay informed on Bridge in Wales.

It is very easy to Register and to opt in: Go to the WBU website (click HERE) . In the Menu click on Contacts and then click on the last item there, WBU Mailing List. Complete brief details and click Subscribe.

There will be regular newsletters, the third of which can be accessed by clicking on WBU 3rd Newsletter. in which Gilly discusses the benefits of WBU membership, and what the WBU does for its members

Folk Club

Penylan Folk Club

Friday 24th February at 8pm

Gerry Nash, Jimmy Barnaville and guests

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.
Click on :Shop/Membership
Petanque Club Quiz

Social Club

Make the most of your Membership

Catch the latest sport in the bar

via SKY & BTSport.

Six Nations Fixtures 2023 being shown live at the Penylan Club.

 11/2/23 Ireland v France KO 2.15pm, Scotland v Wales KO 4.45pm. Bar open from 1.30pm.

25/2/23 Italy v Ireland KO 2.15pm, Wales v England KO 4.45pm. Bar open from 1.30pm.

11/3/23 Italy v Wales KO 2.15pm, England v France KO 4.45pm. Bar open from 1pm

18/3/23 France v Wales KO 2.45pm, Ireland v England KO 5.00pm. Bar open from 1.30pm.

*Please note that food will be provided on 11/2/23.


Bar Opening Times

The bar opening times: 

Monday:  6pm to 10.30pm

Tuesday: 6pm to 10.30pm

Wed. to Fri.: 6pm to 11pm

Saturday: 5pm to 11pm

Sunday Lunch: 12noon to 3pm

Sunday Evening: 8pm to 11pm

See note above re 6 Nations bar times


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".


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.