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The host list to the end of  2019 is now on the website. A copy is also on the noticeboard

GDPR - A copy of the club's privacy notice can be seen under "Information". A copy is also on the noticeboard.

Welcome to Folkestone Duplicate Bridge Club
Welcome to Folkestone Duplicate Bridge Club Website

We play duplicate bridge every Monday, 6.55 pm for 7.10 pm start, at

Folkestone Baptist Church
Hill Road
CT19 6LY


Our facilities include:

♠ Ample on-site parking             Good disabled access

Free tea, coffee & biscuits       ♣ Host system

               ♠ Pre-dealt hands

              Bridgemate scoring with results at end of play

               Hand records & results on website that evening

             ♣ Gentle duplicate for less experienced players

               ♠ Bridge classes

Bridge Classes and Gentle Duplicate

Our Professional EBU Teacher, Chris Lohan, runs the following classes:


Tuesdays       10.00am to 12.00 noon INTERMEDIATE

Wednesday    10.00am to 12.00 noon IMPROVERS

Tel: 01303 891162,  Email:


Our EBU Associate Teacher, Shirley Goldwin, runs classes in her home in Mersham. Please contact Shirley for further details on 01233 501871 or


Our EBU Associate Teacher, Gill Cordell, runs a beginners' class in her home in Hythe on Thursdays from 10am to 12 noon. Please contact Gill for further details on 01303 230876 or


Gentle Duplicate for less experienced players runs alongside the main movement on Monday evenings.  Anyone wishing to join in should contact Chris in advance.

Competition Evenings

We run competition evenings for club members only on the majority of the first Mondays in each month. We also run a number of Simultaneous Pairs events to which pairs of visitors are warmly invited.  (For details of events click Calendar).

Host System

Members or visitors requiring a partner for the evening should contact Tony Bennett ( or tel. 01304 827956) before 3pm on Monday. Tony will inform the host by 3pm on Monday whether or not they are required.

Club Competitions

Congratulations to Chris and David E who won the Handicap Pairs Championship.

The next event is the club heat of the Larsky Cup, the Kent Championship Pairs, on 25 November.

It will be a normal club evening but is for members only. Further details are on the KCBA wesite.

The following event is the final of the Club Championship Pairs for the Jubilee Cup on 2 December.

There will be a separate section for those who did not qualify or were unable to play in the qualifying round.

The competitions programme for 2019 can be seen under "Competitions". A copy is also on the noticeboard.

Rules for all competitions can be found under "Competitions".

Members successes

Shirley & Brian, playing with Kathy & Denis Talbot from Oxford, won the Pivot Teams and the Seniors Teams at the EBU Guernsey Congress.

Master Point Promotions

The following received a masterpoint promotion in September & October:

Area Master: Simon Grainge

Club Master: Eric Mallett


Award for Chris
Award for Chris

Many congratulations to Chris Lohan who has been named as EBED Teacher of the Year,

seen here receiving her award from EBED Chairman, Andy Margetts.

Club Pairs
Director: John Ramshoj-Bolton
Scorer: Brian Crack
Gentle Duplicate
Director: John Ramshoj-Bolton
Scorer: Brian Crack
Children in Need Sim Pairs
Director: Shirley Goldwin
Scorer: Geoff Burrell
25th Nov 2019
Larsky heat
Members only
Director: David Ellerby
25th Nov 2019
Gentle Duplicate
Director: David Ellerby
2nd Dec 2019
Championship Pairs Final
Director: Brian Crack
2nd Dec 2019
Club Pairs
Director: TBA