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 2020 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...

Friday pm Cancelled

The Scout Hall car park is being resurfaced this week and the hall is unavailable, so our session for Feb 21st is now cancelled..

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 9 Dec 19 Christmas Party (Monday)
Tue 17 Dec 19 Christmas Party (Tuesday)
Fri 20 Dec 19 No bridge
Tue 24 Dec 19 Bank Holiday - no bridge
Tue 31 Dec 19 Bank Holiday - no bridge
Mon 13 Jan 20 Winter Sims
Tue 14 Jan 20 Winter Sims
Tue 28 Jan 20 AGM

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!

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

Please note that you you need to come with a partner;  if you need us to arrange one for you, get in touch well in advance and we'll see what we can do. 


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

Day and Time:

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

Cost per person:

Members: £3,  Visitors £4 

For more information, or if you are running late, please contact:

Peter Verkroost on 01582 767592 / 07542 462268 /
Dave Tookey on 01582 622841 /

AGM - Tuesday, 28th January 2020

Our AGM was held at the Golf Club on Tuesday January 28th.

The minutes are now available here....  

Tuesday pairs
Monday pairs
Friday Pairs
Tuesday pairs
Marjorie Lukyn
Friday Pairs
21st February 2020
Friday Pairs - CANCELLED
24th February 2020
Informal Teams
25th February 2020
Tuesday pairs
28th February 2020
Friday Pairs
2nd March 2020
Monday pairs
3rd March 2020
Tuesday pairs
Post-Mortem bridge
Post-Mortem bridge

Monday afternoons (except bank holidays) from 2pm to 4:15 at the Tennis Club in Amenbury Lane.  

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

This year's course has now started and is fully subscribed.  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.