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hall floor cleaning 25th July

Thursday 25th July - the hall floor is being cleaned and this is a 2 day job

So our session will be on Real Bridge starting at 7 p.m.

Hope as many of you as possible will play online this day and encourage others to do so.

Supervised Play

Our supervised play sessions will start on Monday evening 15th July and run until and including 9th October.

All members are welcome and partners are not required, no need to book just turn up

Start time 7.15 p.m., sessions charged at £4 to your cashless account

Advance Notice - Special Topic Sessions

Starting on Thursday morning 10th October at 10 a.m. Simon will run a series of 8 sessions on specific topics requested by members.

The Schedule has now been finalised and is:-

October 10tth - Identifying if a slam is possible and more accurate bidding of slams using Cue bids..
October 17th - Splinter Bids leading to a possible slam.

October 24th - The Jacoby 2NT Convention, supporting partner's major suit and a possible slam.

October 31st - Two suited overcalls using the Michaels Cue Bid
November 7th - Doubles-  recapping the standard takeout double and then exploring other uses.

November 14th - Playing in no trump and suit contracts to make extra tricks.
November 21st -  Defending against the opposition's opening 1 NT, what you can bid, how you should play.

November 28th -  Trying to be better defenders, using count and attitude signals to help partner..

If interested please let Margaret - ( know as space is very limited

You can attend the complete series of sessions or pick and choose.

Cost - for the entire 8 week course £65 but if you wish to attend an occasional session then £10 per session.

Beginners course

Our next course for beginners will start on Monday 14th October at 7.15 p.m.

For full details please see details on club website under bridge lessons

Welcome to the Hitchin Bridge Club

The Hitchin Bridge Club plays both online and face to face.

Full details of our regular sessions are listed in the schedule below.

Face to face sessions and bridge lessons are held in the church hall

of Our Lady's R C Church 16 Nightingale Road Hitchin SG5 1QS



Bridge Schedule

F2F in the Church Hall

Monday afternoon - duplicate pairs at 1.15 p.m. 

Monday evening - starting 15th July supervised play at 7.15 p.m. - for less confident and less experienced members and course graduates, partners not required.

Tuesday afternoon -  duplicate pairs at 1.15 p.m. 

Wednesday afternoon - restricted duplicate pairs at 1.15 p.m. . This is a shorter session playing usually 18 boards and finishing at 4 p.m. Players are restricted to a partnership NGS of 16 or less

Thursday evening - duplicate pairs at 7.15 p.m. 

Real Bridge

Tuesday evening at 7 p.m.


Friday afternoon at 2 p.m.

All events are free at the point of entry, members are invoiced monthly. F2F sessions £3. Online sessions £2.50. Supervised play £4.
Hosts are sometimes available check sign up sheet

For f2f sessions please turn up at least 10 mins before the start time.

Members only. Bridge players who would like to become members can apply by completing the application form on the website - Membership Application Form.pdf


Next Realbridge Sessions

For all Realbridge events when logging in please use your first name and surname and use your EBU number as ID

Tuesday Pairs 23rd July at 7.00pm

Click here for the session link



New Host Rota sign up sheet
New Host Rota sign up sheet

We are trialling a new system for f2f hosts.

If you can offer any date in the new year please click -

d/1x3CrWWkqscYYQBrTe_7VzO9I2zOFMYQ_eQ82ScqLNds/edit?usp=sharingto sign up.

If every local member signed up for just one date in 2024 we would fill all slots.

Hosts get a free session and it is the best way of recruiting new members

please help out where you can.

(17th Jan 2024)
Need a Partner?

Need a partner for any of our sessions?

New to the area and would like to play?

email Carol -

and she will do her best to help


Feeling Unwell?
Feeling Unwell?

Under the weather, running a temperature, coughing and sneezing?

Please DON'T come to bridge.