Club News: Harold Wood Bridge Club
PUBLISHED: 15:00 13 June 2015
With a membership of 261, the Harold Wood Bridge Club is thriving.
Harold Wood Bridge Club
Where: Harold Wood Neighbourhood Centre, in Gubbins Lane, Harold Wood
When: Wednesday and Friday afternoons from about 1-4pm and Thursday evenings from about 7-10pm
President: Mike Wood
Chairman: Ron Lockhart
Secretary: John Buckley
Treasurer: Dennis Mitchell
Contact: Email chairman Ron Lockhart through firstname.lastname@example.org
Formed 16 years ago, it offers members the chance to play in three sessions of the game every week at the Harold Wood Bridge Club, based at the Harold Wood Neighbourhood Centre, in Gubbins Lane.
Member Peter Coe, 89, from Upminster, said: “There wasn’t a group like it and so it was decided to set one up.
“It is a very popular club, as you can see with the number of members. It is the biggest club in the district.”
The group offers three sessions of bridge a week – on Wednesday afternoons, Thursday evenings and Friday afternoons.
It runs from about 1-4pm in the afternoon and 7-10pm in the evening.
There is no age limit on members, but they must bring a partner along to play with them.
Social activities are also provided such as trips out and dinners.
Peter said: “The club has a wonderful atmosphere and is very friendly.”
Members held a bridge night for children’s charity First Step at the weekend and raised £1,000.
They hope to host more fundraisers later on in the year.