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Welcome to Oswestry Bridge Club

In accordance with government guidelines Oswestry Bridge Club meetings are suspended until further notice
Members will be notified on this website, by email, etc., as soon as circumstances enable meetings to resume. Other local bridge events are also suspended until further notice.

In the meantime here are some suggestions to help keep you well watered, well fed, entertained and stimulated.  Thanks to Pat and others (including a non-bridge player) for these. To add any further contributions and/or  updates,  please contact Pat R., Mike I.,  or send a message to via Contact Us in the main Menu.

FOOD: the following have offered to provide home deliveries -

Battams 01691 654844
Hartshorn 01691 659546

Fruit and Veg
Edwards  01691 670721 will deliver a £10 / £20 box of fruit and veg. (cash only)

Gillam's, 27 Church St./ 01691 653187 /
Gemma's Convenience store / groceries and newspapers /  01691 671179

Some supermarkets are struggling to deliver due to the  demand.  Stan's Supermarket, St Martins, 01691 772348, is delivering but there may be a charge for distances greater than 5 miles, so please check. Payment is by card with the order. In the Ceiriog Valley they deliver on a Thursday but require orders to be in by Tuesday.

Sebastian's, 01691 655444, is offering a takeaway service.

Booka, Church Street, 01691 662244, will deliver books free up to 10 miles
icloud books are also available from Oswestry Library

Lots of universities and other institutions are offering free courses.  Here is a list - which is definitely not a complete list - of some 600 courses in everything from Equine Welfare to Flower Arranging in China and  Japan . Click here:
Free courses at Class Central
.... and for another (very good) source of support, online trips and learning material, try this one:

The National Theatre will be broadcasting some of its most popular productions on YouTube at 7pm every Thursday, and each will then be available on demand for 7 days starting on 2nd April - click here:
National Theatre: planned events

You probably know about Netflix anyway, well here are a couple more suggetions from Oswestry's own Kinokulture:
Mubi Cinema
Award winning documentaries

You might like: The Bolshoi Ballet, Sleeping Beauty
....quite apart from that, this lot!
or if you prefer opera, here are ten free ones

(Suggestions please - I haven't a clue where to start -  Mike)

(...over to you!!)

Good luck, take care, stay safe, stay well, and do keep in touch with other members especially those who may start to feel rather isolated.




If you need a bridge partner you can 'phone our Partnership Secretary, Margaret P. (01691 654234).  Alternatively, you can try the Find a Partner feature on this website (it's in the Menu on the left of the screen).  There is also a useful booklet of members' contact details available at the club.


Promotions in December and January
Congratulations to Helen Whiting who was promoted to Local Master in December 2019, and also to Peter Smith who was promoted to the rank of District Master in January.  Well done, both.


Ian Mellor Club Champion Award 2019
Ian Mellor Club Champion Award 2019

John Davies received the Club Championship trophy from Chairwoman, Pat Ramsay, at the Christmas Party on 7th December which was held at the Cricket Club.


Prize money is awarded to Members if there are at least seven tables based on the handicapped results. Click on  Results, then the event you are interested in, then the Handicap tab.  You must play a minimum of two evenings in the previous twelve weeks to get a handicap or you are given a handicap of zero (so you still have a chance to win).  No player can benefit/be penalised by a handicap greater than +/-6 (Monday session) or +/-10 (Thursday session).

Thu 2nd April 2020
Duplicate Pairs
Memorial Hall 7.00pm
Mon 6th April 2020
Duplicate Pairs
Memorial Hall 7.00pm
Thu 9th April 2020
Duplicate Pairs
Memorial Hall 7.00pm
Duplicate Pairs
Director: pr
Scorer: pr
Duplicate pairs
Director: ld
Scorer: ld
Duplicate Pairs
Director: p ramsay
Scorer: p ramsay