u3a 40th Anniversary Charity Bridge Festival - September 2022
We’re pleased to report that we have had an excellent response to our Festival from across all four nations; with pairs playing as far north as Inverness, Kingsbury Estuary in the South, Upper Bann in the West and Stour Valley in the East.
More than 500 members were playing either online on BBO, BCL & RealBridge as well as organising local duplicate sessions of three or four tables as well as a couple of chicago bridge mornings.
12 Members of Lindsey u3a playing in Thursday's session
The winners over the 5 playing days were:
Eileen Williams & Linda Mcmillan - u3a Bridge Group, England
Mary Marshall & David Marshall - Ashbourne u3a, England
Don Pilbeam & Jane Pilbeam - Witney u3a, England
Babs Bensley & Marilyn Pascoe - u3a Bridge Group, England
John Carroll & Vivienne Carroll - High Lane u3a, England
Our members have raised in excess of £1,000 to be mainly distributed to the following national charities:
Cancer Research UK
as well as to some local charities:
Chrysalis Dementia Club (Tynedale)
What next ?
We are grateful to everybody who contacted us to say how much they enjoyed the Festival and could we please do it again; we intend to repeat the tournament with another week-long Bridge Festival in Spring 2023 - in order to stay up-to-date with this and all other u3a Bridge news, please add your name to our Bridge Network email list here
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