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At the Carlton, we pride ourselves on welcoming all levels of players. Visitors can join any of our Tournaments and we will try to find a partner if needed. Our custom-built bridge Centre provides excellent playing and teaching facilities. Tournaments are scored using interactive technology and results are displayed promptly. We are pleased to offer our catering team, Westmains Catering who will be providing a range of soups sandwiches and amazing baked goods as well as the normal range of teas, coffees, soft drinks and a selection of alcoholic drinks.
We are located just to the North of Edinburgh city centre.
Details of the regular tournaments are available here. We offer classes on five days each week - details here.
CARLTON CLUB SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING AND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
There will be two meetings to be held at the Carlton Bridge Club on Wednesday 17th July 2019
Special General Meeting – starting at 6.30
Annual General Meeting- to follow at 7.00.
The Board proposes that information for the Special General Meeting and the AGM will be made available to members in paper form. This will be available for collection in the club on Monday 24th June and will be posted out to those members unable to attend the club in person on Thursday 27th June.
We strongly encourage members to consider putting themselves forward for nomination to serve on the Board. This can be done prior to the 17th July by contacting the Secretary Carolyn Dempsie : firstname.lastname@example.org or nominations can be made at the AGM. Each nomination requires a proposer and seconder.
A paper voting form will be provided for those unable to attend the Special General Meeting so you may still vote. A separate webpost for digital voting for the SGM will be made available or those who wish to submit their votes or proxies via email instead. This webpost will go onto the website on Monday 24th June. You can only vote once so please do not submit a paper vote if you intend to vote digitally.
The Carlton is hosting the Bill Hughes Simultaneous Pairs on Friday the 28th of June. This is an International Simultaneous Pairs competition being held in 60 clubs across 12 countries. Starts time is 7pm in room 1 and it replaces the normal friday tournament that week. It costs £4 for members and £5.50 for vistors.
It is open to players of all skills levels so if you have never played in a sims before now is your chance.
No need to prebook, just turn up with a partner and play. If you do have any questions you can contact the tournament convener Neil at: email@example.com.
The Russell Cup runs weekly on Tuesday evenings throughout the summer.
When not already playing or otherwise engaged Geoff Bailey is offering to act as host/standby from time to time.
The next date for the competition is 18th June
Hope to see you there
No host as yet avaiable for that date
If you are willing to be a host (standby) please email the club via firstname.lastname@example.org
The new Wednesday night accumulator has begun and the next session of it is this Wednesday and will run for the next four months ending on Wednesday the 28th of August.
This 16 week competition is a Handicapped Accumulator and is open to all players of all skill levels. A running total of the pot and peoples rankings within the competition will be kept here on the website and as a printed notification on the noticeboard. All individuals best 8 scores will be used to work out a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place and you can player with any player as many times as you wish. (Please see the Accumulator document linked off this post or on the noticeboard for full details.)
It is not required that you sign up in advance, and we will be having a standby player so if you fancy turning up you can and will get to play.
The Standbys for the next month are as follows:
12/06/19: No Standby
19/06/19: Catrionia + Marilyn
26/06/19: No Standby
If you have any questions you can email Neil the convener at: email@example.com. If you would like to volunteer to be a standby please email Manager@carltonbridge.co.uk or speak to Andrew in the club.
We have a web application form for the Carlton Congress this year (we are still accepting paper forms as well). To access the form please click this post.
Please note that this year we are not accepting payment on the day. You will need to prebook and prepay for your slot by either using the webform or filling out a paper copy of the form.
The Booking form for this years Carlton Congress is available now. Please click this post for all the details.
This years Congress Director is Duncan Cursiter and the Congress Convenor is Margo Cursiter. If you have any questions about the Congress you can email them at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
To All Carlton Members
The 2019 International Bridge Festival of Saint-Renan is being held this year on July 13th 2019 in the Cultural Centre of Saint-Renan near Brest. It is a perfect tournament for those who will be holidaying in France or who might fancy a French bridge holiday.
With many awards and a great atmosphere this festival will be a great opportunity to celebrate the sport. It is a Open Pairs tournament that starts at 2pm and ends by 6pm and will be followed by musical entertainment, an oyster tasting and cocktail while awaiting the results.
For more information please visit www.saint-renan-bridge-club.fr or see the poster on the notice board.
A Notice to all Members.
At the end of the recent financial year, the Carlton Bridge Club de-registered for VAT and have decided to pass the savings to the members of the club by reducing the subscription fees. Therefore the subscription fees have been reduced to:
Town Members £45.00
Country Members £35.00, for Members who reside more than 20 miles from the Club premises as measured by the AA route-finder. or live abroad for more than 6 month of the year.
Renewal letters for annual subscriptions are being sent out by either email or post to members over the next few days.
Please note: If the Carlton is your main club then you will need to pay an addiontal £10 for your SBU membership. If you use another club as your main club you will need to pay your SBU membership through them.
The Bowling Club Season opens on Saturday 20th April
After that date Parking Spaces 1-14 are for the exclusive use of the Goldenacre Bowling Club
Members and Guests of the Carlton Bridge Centre are not permitted to use the spaces allocated to the bowls club
There is parking to the rear and side of the club premises, meter parking on Warriston Gardens [free after 17:30]
and a limited amount of free parking during the day on Ferry Road
You can get a graph of your scores at the club with different partners and over different periods in Personal Analysis. It is a sub-menu in Results Calendar, click here. Select your name to see your scores.
Members are kindly reminded to adhere to the speed limit when driving into the premises and respect the parking restrictions when using the car park.
Is available in Warriston Gardens [meter parking until 17:30 then free] and in Ferry Road [free]
Remember that afternoon tournaments will start at 13:15 from 2 April
Please be seated by 13:00. The director may not be able to accommodate you if you arrive later
Please remember that the Tuesday Bronze tournament starts at 6:45pm and you should be seated by 6:30pm.
Please phone the Club if there are traffic problems.
All Club users should be aware that if the fire alarm sounds they should leave the building and go to the the Assembly Point signed at the bottom right hand corner (as you leave) of the car park.
Telephone: 0131 552 3122
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