20 years of high scores for the Romford Scrabble Club

The wordsmiths of the Romford Scrabble Club celebrated its 20th anniversary recently.

The high scoring achievement was celebrated with a few games at St Michael’s Church in Main Road.

Every Wednesday the 35 members of the club meet at the Gidea Park Methodist Church, Brentwood Road.

President Cindy Hollyer, from Brentwood, who has been a member since 1997, said: “We had about 30 people overall, including a some former members.

“I joined because I love words, I love reading, so they go together. At one time families used to play together and chat to each other and this is like that.

You may also want to watch:

“It can get quite competitive though.”

The group is also hosting an all day tournament, with cash prizes, at the Kelvedon Hatch Village Hall on August 11.

Most Read

Anyone interested in taking part in the tournament, or joining the club can call Cindy on 01277 822 050.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter