Playing a mixture of face-to-face and online bridge. Check the calendar for details. Click here for details of our regular bridge sessions.

Forthcoming Events

Swiss Teams Competition

Wed 1st November

Children in Need Simultaneous Pairs

Wed 8th and Fri 10th Nov

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  A warm welcome to members, newcomers, students and visitors
Brush up your Bidding

A 6 week course, starting Wednesday 8th November, aimed at players who want to develop their game having completed the Bridge for All courses or those who would like a refresher on the topics listed.

You will be given additional tools to improve your bridge and help you understand techniques used by your opponents. For more information click here.

Learn & Play is being renamed 'Supervised Play'

Learn & Play is having a name change! From 1st October Learn & Play will be known as Supervised Play. This is to help distinguish it from our Bridge for All classes aimed at beginners. Nothing else will change about the sessions, and booking will take place in the same way. For further details about Supervised Play click here.

Friday Evening Cross-Imp Pairs

We are restarting the Friday evening cross-Imp pairs session once a month on 1st Friday evenings, at the club at 7.15pm, with the first session taking place on Friday 6th October

Players are asked to book and pay in advance - the session will only run if at least 3 full tables have booked by 6pm the day before.


Bridge for All Courses

Year 1 and Year 2 'Bridge for All' 30-week classes begin again in October 2023. New students wishing to learn to play bridge are very welcome to join our Year 1 course. If you have completed Year 1 and are keen to carry on, please sign up for Year 2. For more information click on the course you wish to join in the LEARN TO PLAY BRIDGE box to the right.

Playing Bridge at the Clubhouse

We are playing face-to-face (F2F) bridge at the clubhouse on the following days:

Monday mornings:  this is a hybrid session with two sections playing the same set of hands - one section playing at the club, and the other on RealBridge.

Tuesday mornings:  this is a Gentle Duplicate session with restrictions on experienced partnerships.

Wednesday evenings: duplicate pairs on 2nd to 5th Wednesdays. The teams session on 1st Wednesday evenings will stay online for the time being.

Thursday evening Supervised Play sessions are at the clubhouse and must be prebooked. Click here for more information about Supervised Play sessions

Friday mornings: this is a hybrid session with two sections playing the same set of hands - one section playing at the club, and the other on RealBridge.

Friday evenings: cross-Imp pairs on 1st Friday evenings only. Must be booked in advance. Not hosted. 

As always please check the calendar for details. There's no need to prebook club F2F sessions with the exception of 1st Friday evenings and Thursday evening Supervised Play.

All sessions (except 1st Friday evenings) are hosted, so you can come along without a partner. Visitors are very welcome. 

RealBridge - Audio and Video problems

If you are having trouble with sound or video on your iPad or other device when using RealBridge, this guidance may help you to fix the problem.

Next Steps


♥  Saturday afternoons 2.30pm at the club for improvers and anyone wanting to play social bridge

Starts again on 7th October. All welcome.
♥  Click here for more information
♥  No need to book - just come along!


Bridge for All Courses

Year 1 Monday afternoons click here
Year 2 Monday evenings click here
Year 2 Tuesday afternoons click here
Year 1 Tuesday evenings click here


Bucknell Bridge


♥  BucknellBridge - training courses at OBC

♥  BucknellBridge - tips on bidding and play

Playing Bridge Online
Click here to book your place at a RealBridge session (& Fri evening X-Imp pairs)
Further information on playing on RealBridge is available here.
Gentle Duplicate
Director: RS
Scorer: RS
Host: Jenny L
Morning Pairs - hybrid
Clubhouse and RealBridge
Director: Diane (F2F); Chris D (online)
Scorer: MS
Host: Irene H (online); Allan S (F2F)
Morning Pairs - hybrid
Clubhouse and RealBridge
Director: Martin (F2F); Liza (online)
Scorer: Liza Furnival
Host: Ursula B (online); Erika S (F2F)
Learn and Play
Bridge Club
Director: CB
Scorer: IAB
Host: Ian B
9-High Pairs
Director: Ian
Scorer: Brian
Host: Eileen W
Learn and Play
Director: Nick W
Scorer: Anne L
Host: Patricia L
Wed 4th Oct 2023
Supervised Play
RealBridge 10.00
Director: Anne L
Scorer: Anne L
Host: Nick W
 More Info
Wed 4th Oct 2023
Gentle Duplicate
RealBridge 14.00
Director: Peter Sch
Scorer: Peter Sch
Host: Andrew W
 More Info
Wed 4th Oct 2023
RealBridge 19.15
Director: Martin
Scorer: Martin
Host: Not hosted
 More Info
Thu 5th Oct 2023
Supervised Play
Bridge Club 19.15
Director: Liza F
Scorer: Liza F
Host: Ursula B
 More Info
Thu 5th Oct 2023
9-High Pairs
RealBridge 19.15
Director: Ian
Scorer: Ian
Host: Jane VdP
 More Info
Fri 6th Oct 2023
Morning Pairs - hybrid
Clubhouse and RealBridge 10.00
Director: Peter Sh (F2F); Ian B (online)
Scorer: Diane C (F2F); Marion (online)
Host: Andy K (online);Sue McF (F2F)
 More Info