Beginners Weekends are held either at our stunning riverside location in beautiful Burford, OX18 4RR or the wonderful Reading Room, OX18 4TE


Our next Beginners’ Weekend is

Saturday  January 13th / Sunday January 14th 2024

(then May 11th / 12th 2024)

! booking now !

The perfect way to get you started. By the end of this 2 day course you will be playing confident bridge (and be hungry for more!). It is also ideal for anyone returning to bridge after a break or for those who have played for a long time, but always lacked formal instruction.

Schedule for the Beginners’ Weekend:

Saturday January 13th:

10.00   Session 1:   Introduction to Bridge

11.30   Coffee Break

11.45    Session 2:   Patterns & Points

13.15    Lunch

14.00   Session 3:   Who Am I?

15.30   Tea at the tables

15.30    Session 4:   Scoring

16.15   Finish

Sunday January 14th:

10.00  Session 1:   Two Bidding Rules

11.30   Coffee Break

11.45   Session 2:   One No Trump

13.15   Finish

This course is aimed at the complete beginner and will take you from absolute scratch to confident player in just one exhilarating weekend! Our Beginners’ Weekend is perfectly judged to give you all the information you need without taking the fun out of the learning process. The ideal way to kickstart your bridge-playing life.

There is no need to come with a playing partner. Just bring yourself and discover that the bridge table is the best place to meet new friends. All the tuition is done ‘at the table’ so there are no boring lectures to sit through.

Cost: £125 per player for the whole weekend to include all tuition, full colour notes, morning coffee on both days plus a delicious 2 course lunch and afternoon tea on Saturday.

Places are strictly limited to a maximum of 4 tables (16 players) to ensure that everyone can be given personal attention. For this reason early booking is advised.

To secure your place please email The Bridge Club using the email link (best) or call us on 01993 822450.

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Saturday February 10th 2024

then June 8th 2024


This is the ideal follow-on from the Beginners’ Course and gives you all the extra tools you need to make you a very competent bridge player that anyone would be glad to partner. Perfect for those who have completed Beginners’ Part 1 or for players returning to bridge after a lengthy break. Also great for those wanting a recap of modern bridge bidding.

        Cost: £95 per player to include a delicious two-course lunch, tea, coffee, notes etc.

or £80 if booked at the end of the Beginners’ weekend

To secure your place please email The Bridge Club using the email link (best) or call us on 01993 822450.


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 Got a question or need more information?
Use the email link below (best) or call Joe on 01993 822450