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Lerwick Bridge Club is on Mondays

Senior Bridge is on Wednesdays

Christmas Bridge is on Monday 17 December.  Informal buffet.

Intercounty is on the weekend of 18 / 19  May.



Approx £100 was raised for Children In Need.


AGM September 2018

Current Committee Members are:

Chair: Stuart Hubbard, Secretary: Penelope Smith, Treasurer: Angus Stevenson,
Other members are: Chris Smith & Irene Lawrence

Welcome to Lerwick Bridge Club
Web Site
Web Site

Lerwick Bridge Club is a friendly club which meets every Monday evening at 7 o’clock to play duplicate bridge.


We meet in the Islesburgh Community Centre on King Harald Street.

There is a car park with disabled parking and there is street parking close by. The Islesburgh Centre is equipped with a lift.  There is also a café for the early arrivals.


The club is affiliated to the Scottish Bridge Union and caters for club, district, national as well as other special competitions. The season starts in September and goes through to early May.  Each year there is an inter-county match with Orkney which takes place in mid May.  On alternate years Shetland players travel to Orkney, this is always a wonderful occasion.

Senior Bridge

These sessions are more informal and you do not always require a partner.  These  meetings take place on Wednesday evenings at 7 o’clock in the Islesburgh from September and goes through to mid May when the main programme is completed then they move to a Monday .


Visitors are always welcome. If you don’t have a partner, contact a committee member and we will see if we can find someone to play. If you need a partner for club competitions please contact the secretary.



The Inter-county Trophy was won by Orkney again this year.

Well done Orkney.

We all had a great time in Kirkwall, thanks to everybody in Orkney who made our visit such a lovely one.

Shetland came 2nd in the pairs competition in a field of 24; well done Penelope and Rob

Shetland came 2nd in the teams competition in a field of 12; well done Penelope, Rob, Ken and Violet

See the results page for more details.

Action photies from the 2019 Inter-county
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  • Intercounty2019-06
  • Intercounty2019-07
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Intercounty 2019. The teams and the winners
  • Intercounty2019-Pairs2nd
  • Intercounty2019-Pairs3rd
  • Intercounty2019-Shetland-Orkney
  • Intercounty2019-Shetland
Charity Pairs 2016

Lerwick Bridge Club holds an annual fund raiser for a local charity. For 2016 the chosen charity was Macmillan Nurses Shetland and a session was held on 20th April 2016 to raise funds. The winners of the trophy for 2016 were Ken & Violet. This year the club was able to give £250 to this local charity.

Charity Pairs 2016
Inter-county 2016


Intercounty Shetland & Orkney

Intercounty competition was won  by Shetland



  • Orkney Pairs winners 2016 Davie Aim and Mike Sinclair
  • Orkney Team winners 2016 Margaret Mainland Linda Milne Pat Shearer Katherine Kemp
  • Shetland folk 2016
  • The Orkney Team 2016
Awards for 2016
  • 2016 Club Winners
  • Handicap Pairs winners 2016
  • Sullom Voe Cup winners
  • Willie Sinclair cup winners 2016


The Handicap Pairs was won by Edith and Sheilagh

The Sullom Voe Cup was won by Ken and Violet

The Bridge Club winning pair was Bert and Stella

The Willie Sinclair team winners were Andy, Irene, Martin and Alan.

Other Bridge activities in Shetland

Shetland U3A have a small informal group that meets once a month. Use the calendar on this website to find dates for their Thursday afternoon meetings or try
and use the events page on their website.

Bigton have a very informal group that meet once a week
usually Wednesday at Bigton Hall

Senior Pairs winners


24/06/19    Sheilagh and Chris

17/06/19     Winning team Rob, Penelope, Edith & Gary

10/06/19     ????? & ?????

03/06/19      Gary & Edith

27/03/19       Stella & Bert

20/03/19       Stella & Bert

13/03/19       Stella & Bert

06/03/19        Edith & Gary

27/02/2019     Andy & Irene

20/02/2019     No scores

13/02/2019     Stella & Bert

Senior Pairs winners
Monday Sessions

Senior Bridge is on Mondays in room 10 until early September

Duplicate resumes on a Monday early in September

Monday Sessions
Orkney Inter-county
Orkney Inter-county

Inter-county match with Orkney was on the week-end of 18 & 19 May 2019.

Orkney won the cup this year.

Interested in learning to play?

Please contact Ken Rae or Penelope Smith for more information.

Senior Bridge is moved back to a Monday

Starting Monday 21st May from 7pm  to 10ish in room 10

24th June 2019
Senior Bridge
Islesburgh Rm 10 19:00
1st July 2019
Senior Bridge
Islesburgh Rm 10 19:00
4th July 2019
Room 13 ICC
14:00 to 16:00
8th July 2019
Senior Bridge
Islesburgh Rm 10 19:00
Inter County with Orkney
Scorer: David Aim
Inter County with Orkney
Scorer: David Aim
Inter-County Pairs 2019
Scorer: David Aim