Lynn Hartwell Cup
Lynn Hartwell Cup

Congratulations to Gill Burn & Robin Beasley, winners of this year's Lynn Hartwell Cup, pictured above with Lynn's daughters Jane Miller and Susan Hartwell.  All table money for this event goes to the Harpenden Trust.

Members Area

The Members Area allows you to find contact details (phone, email address) for all of the other club members. 

To access it, select 'Membership' then 'Members Area' from the left hand menu or simply Click here....  You can then log in using your email address or your EBU number or your name [ you only need one of these, not all three!].

If you have forgotten your password, you can reset it by entering your email address and clicking the Set / Reset Password option on the Log-in screen. You will receive an email with a link that will take you to a screen where you can reset it with a new one.


The minutes for the 2019 AGM are available:  click here...

Release 2.19n

We play in the Clubhouse at the Harpenden Common Golf Club, Cravells Road, East Common, Harpenden AL5 1BL, holding  a Club Pairs event most Mondays & Tuesdays at 7:30 pm. We also have a more relaxed Friday afternoon game at the Scout Hall in Kinsbourne Green at 2pm.  Other events are shown below.

Visiting pairs are most welcome on Tuesdays and Fridays - please call Richard Last  to arrange. Tel:  01582 762727 or email: At present, our room is very full on Mondays and regretably we cannot accomodate visting pairs on those evenings.

Table Fees for normal club sessions are £3 for members, £4 for visitors.  Additional charges may apply to visitors for special events such as Sims where we have to pay entry fees to the EBU.

See the Information page for more details...

We are playing on Bank Holiday Monday

We are planning to have a normal pairs evening on August 26th in the Golf Club as usual.  

Duty Officer & Directors Rota

Please note that the Duty Officer system is intended for occasional use by Members and is not available to guests.  Each Duty Officer is to remind the Duty Officer for the following week.  There will be no Duty Officer on Mondays for Teams Events or the EBU Sims.

Duty Officer & Directors Rota - Mondays  click here...

Duty Officer & Directors Rota - Tuesdays  click here...

Special Events

We play duplicate pairs on Monday and Tuesday evenings and relaxed duplicate pairs Friday afternoons,  except for the dates below:

Date Event
Mon 22 Jul 19 EBU Summer Sims
Tue 23 Jul 19 EBU Summer Sims
Tue 30 Jul 19 Lynn Hartwell Cup
Mon 23 Sep 19 Autumn Teams (Humble Cup) (enter as 4's)
Tue 24 Sep 19 Teams
Tue 1 Oct 19 HBA Championship Pairs
Mon 7 Oct 19 EBU Autumn Sims
Tue 8 Oct 19 EBU Autumn Sims
Mon 21 Oct 19 HBA Championship Pairs
Tue 5 Nov 19 Humble Cup
Mon 9 Dec 19 Christmas Party
Tue 17 Dec 19 Christmas Party
Tue 24 Dec 19 Bank Holiday - no bridge
Tue 31 Dec 19 Bank Holiday - no bridge

For HBA / EBU competitions, only members of the HBA/EBU may take part in the later stage of the competition. Except for the Marjorie Lukyn Charity Cup, anyone who plays in more than one heat will take part "without standing".

Friday Afternoon sessions

On Friday afternoons, we are now running relaxed duplicate sessions at the Scout Hall, Kinsbourne Green. 

Visitors are very welcome.  Come along and try it!


Kinsbourne Common Hall,
453 Luton Rd, Harpenden AL5 3QE

Car parking is free and immediately outside the hall - no stairs involved

Day and Time:

Fridays 1:45 to 5.00 p.m.  Play will start at 2:00pm.


Duplicate pairs in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Please note that we are not operating a duty officer system and you you need to come with a partner. 


£3 per person

Club Membership:

Not necessary while visitors decide if they want to play regularly with us.

For more information,  please contact:

Peter Verkroost on 01582 767592 /
Dave Tookey on 01582 622841 /

Tuesday pairs
HBA Championship Pairs
Friday Pairs
Tuesday pairs
Monday pairs
Friday Pairs
25th October 2019
Friday Pairs
28th October 2019
Monday pairs
29th October 2019
Tuesday pairs
1st November 2019
Friday Pairs
4th November 2019
Monday pairs
5th November 2019
Autumn Teams / Humble Cup
Post-Mortem bridge
Post-Mortem bridge

Monday afternoons (except bank holidays) from 2pm to 4:15 at the Harpenden Trust Centre on Southdown Road.  

Sessions consist of everyone playing the same hands followed by discussion of the points arising from the bidding and play.

These deals will usually come from boards played at the club the week before. 

All welcome.  No partner needed.  Costs : £2.50 per person per session attended.

Beginning Bridge Course

Teaching will be re-starting in October.  Watch this space for news of future courses.

For more details, please contact: 
Richard   email:   tel: 01582 762727 
Ken  email:  tel: 01582  623275

HBA Events

The Hertfordshire Bridge Association are staging several events over the coming months which you might consider attending.  Click here  for details.