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Committee Meeting Minutes - 13 April 2022

(Added by Gillian Leaver on 21 Apr 2022).

NEW.  These minutes are available in the members' area of the website. Select and click Members Only Area from the left hand column menu, log in then select Members Only Notices again from the left hand column menu.

Covid Related Guidelines for Face to Face Sessions

The club has carried out a risk assessment for re-opening which has resulted in the guidelines listed here. However, there is no such thing as ‘zero risk’ with Covid, so only attend the F2F sessions if you are comfortable with these.

(Added by Gillian Leaver, 26 Aug 2021)

Welcome to Wallingford Bridge Club
TD Courses at WBC in October 2022

DATES: 10th, 17th 24th 31st October 2022

TIME: 10-4 Ploughmans lunch included.

TUTOR: June Booty who directed our swiss pairs on 10th July

PRICE: Free as being paid for by the club.

CONTACT: Joan Bennett 07548 782538 or       joanmbennett     

New Booking and Paying System from Jan 2022

All bridge sessions no longer need to be pre-booked. For RealBridge Sessions, simply click on the link shown in the table below shortly before the session is due to start. For face-to-face sessions, simply arrive at the club's premises at Roke.

Payment for all sessions is by a direct BACs transfer from your bank account to the Club’s bank accountYou can pay as much as you like at one time and have a credit with the club to use against future sessions. Each session costs £2.50. It is very important that you supply a unique reference using the following:

TM EBUnumber surname

Click here for full details of the payment system.

NEW. The annual subscription (now £5) will also be taken from your regular payments. Further information here.   

(Update by Gillian Leaver, 13 Mar 2022)

Wallingford's Bridge Events

Wallingford Bridge Club now offer nine bridge sessions each week -†with a mixture of face-to-face and online play.

The sessions below are colour coded -†

Blue for sessions designed for new players or players looking for guidance
Green for sessions appropriate for new players but which everyone is welcome to attend
Orange for sessions played at a slightly faster pace
Red for the highest standard sessions including club competitions

Events run Face to Face

2nd Mon of each month 11:00 am -†OBA Seniors Competition playing around 30 boards.

Tues 7:00pm† † † † † † † † † ††† † † † † † † †-†Duplicate Pairs MPs playing 22-24†boards.

Wed 7:00pm† † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † †-† Section B†Pairs† † † ††playing 16-18†boards.

Thu 1:30pm† † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † -† Duplicate Pairs MPs playing 18-20 boards.

Fri 1:30pm† † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † ††-† Duplicate Pairs MPs playing 22-24†boards.

Events run Online

Mon 10:00am on RealBridge††-† Duplicate†Pairs MPs playing 16-18†boards.

Mon 7:00pm on RealBridge† † -† Duplicate Pairs MPs playing 18-20 boards.

Tues†1:45pm on RealBridge† †-† Duplicate Pairs MPs playing 18-20 boards.

Wed 7.00pm on RealBridge† ††-† Duplicate Pairs MPs playing 20-22 boards.

Thu 7:00pm on Zoom/BBO† † †-† Supervised Play with David Emerson and Andrew Hones.†

Click here for more information on playing in our RealBridge events and finding a partner

Click here for more information on Online Supervised Play

Face to Face Bridge Sessions - Partners

(Updated by Gillian Leaver 7 June 2022).  


There are no hosts at face-to-face events but players looking for a partner can contact the organisers;

  • Danny Hearty (Thursdays)
  • Debbie Roberts (Tuesday evenings and Fridays)
  • Carol Pedrick (Wednesday evenings (section B)).

Contact details are in the Members Only area of this website.

2021-22 bridge classes
2021-22 bridge classes

Details of this autumns programme can be seen under the Learn to play Bridge Tab. A summary is given below


Beginners† Tuesdays 10-12 noon at the club , 7-9p.m. online

Improvers† Online- Tuesdays 10-12 noon and 7-9.00p.m

† † † † † † † † † † At the club Tuesdays 10-12 ††††††††††††

There are now face to face lessons in addition to online (which use Zoom and BridgeBaseOnline(BBO). The Tuesday morning sessions at the club are proving the most popular, since people are keen to socialise after Covid, although there are spaces in all classes.

The cost is £100 for each 10 week period(there will be 4 in the year and practice weeks?. Please email Barbara Antrobus on or call me on 07798 681731 for further information.† Please contact David( or Peter( if I am unavailable.

Updated 29.7.22

MEMBERSí SWISS PAIRS EVENT at Roke Sunday 10th July 2022
  • Angela and Julian
  • Monica and Joan
  • Anna and Geoff

The winners of this event were Julian and Angela Pettit. Runners up were Joan Bennett and Monica Guiliani.  The highest ranking NGS 9 or below pair were Anna Wright and Geoff Ward. Congratulations to everyone. The full results are here.  


(Added by Gillian Leaver 8 May 2022).

The Club's Annual General Meeting was held on Friday 6th October at Roke. Please log into the the Members only area to view the minutes (click members only notices tab when logged in).  

News Web Updates

Please email me (Gillian Leaver) to update this page replacing the [dot] with a full stop and [at] with @


For news archive click here.

JUNIOR BRIDGE IS BACK 2nd - 4th Sept 2022

Venue: Northampton. Grandparents, parents- all welcome. Starter kids especially welcome after Covid. They all enjoy it. Please click here to read the flyer.

Contact: Joan on 07548 782538


Lesley Sixsmith

Membership enquiries


RealBridge; Support and Troubleshooting

Click here to access the RealBridge Troubleshooting page.

NEW. An update newsletter from Real Bridge addresses some issues when using Microsoft Edge and/or iPads. Support details are given.

Broadband, Club Phone, & Postcode

The Club's telephone number is 01865 400924. 

Broadband  password for WiFi is 'wallingford'

Berrick and Roke Village Hall postcode is  OX10 6JJ.

Thursday Afternoon F2F Pairs
Handicap Pairs (RealBridge)
Wednesday Section B
Afternoon RealBridge Pairs
Tuesday Evening F2F Pairs
Morning RealBridge Pairs
Evening RealBridge Pairs
OBA Seniors Ladder
Fri 12th Aug 2022
Friday Afternoon F2F Pairs
1:20pm for 1:30pm
Director: Julian Pettit
Mon 15th Aug 2022
Morning RealBridge Pairs
Online 10:00am
Director: David Emerson
Mon 15th Aug 2022
Evening RealBridge Pairs
Online 7:00pm
Director: Anna Wright
Tue 16th Aug 2022
Afternoon RealBridge Pairs
Online 1:45pm
Director: Patricia Hones
Tue 16th Aug 2022
Tuesday Evening F2F Pairs
18:50 for 19:00
Director: Debbie Roberts
Wed 17th Aug 2022
Open Pairs (RealBridge)
Online 7:00pm
Director: Andrew Hones
Wed 17th Aug 2022
Wednesday Section B
Clubhouse 7:00pm
Director: Carol Pedrick
Thu 18th Aug 2022
Thursday Afternoon F2F Pairs
1:20pm for 1:30pm
Director: Danny Hearty