Category Archives: Bridge Sessions

Cancellation of Bridge Monday 2pm and No Parking Tuesday 7pm

Hope this finds you all well and looking forward to the weekend.

There will be no Bridge this Monday (30 September) at 2pm at the Red Lion due to the Henley Literary Festival that week. Bridge on Monday will resume as normal the following week.

We shall be there on Tuesday evening (01 October) at 7pm for Bridge as usual. However, for that week only, there will no parking available at the Red Lion.

Apologies for any inconvenience either of the above may cause.

Hope to see as many of you as possible again soon!

Jon Green.

Change to Thursday evening Supervised Play

We are no longer running Supervised Play on Thursday evenings at 7:30pm. All now welcome to the Tuesday session at 7:30pm at the Red Lion in Henley.

Depending on numbers, we shall be offering Rubber Bridge, Chicago, and Duplicate according to experience and preference. Still the same relaxed and friendly learning environment to ask questions and discuss our triumphs (and occasional disasters!). All levels welcome from those just starting and improving to the more advanced.

Hope to see you again soon!

Jon Green.


CANCELLED – Supervised Play 4pm Monday 29 July

Please note that there will be no Supervised Play this Monday (29 July) at 4pm at the Red Lion. We’re back the following week (05 August) as usual.

Hope you’re all enjoying the summer!

Jon Green.

Supervised Play over the Summer

We shall be enjoying Bridge throughout the summer with three sessions of Supervised Play each week! These will run through June, July, and August into September. All our sessions are currently held at the Red Lion Hotel in Henley.

Supervised Play is the ideal format to consolidate and improve – a learning environment with emphasis on relaxed and enjoyable Bridge.

Summer Programme of Supervised Play

From Monday 10 June to Thursday 05 September inclusive:

4pm Monday
Rubber Bridge
Learning and Improving
For less experienced players

7:30pm Tuesday
Rubber Bridge
Learning and Improving
For less experienced players

7:30pm Thursday
Duplicate Bridge
Introduction to Duplicate
For those playing for a bit longer

There is no Bridge on the following specific dates:
Monday 03 June to Thursday 06 June
Tuesday 18 June
Thursday 27 June
Thursday 04 July
Tuesday 09 July to Monday 15 July

Our website is always up to date with all the details of sessions. Please take a look at our programme.

Each Supervised Play session is priced at £9 – no need to book, just turn up. All sessions run for 2 hours.

There is parking available at the Red Lion. However, please note that the car-park may be busier than usual at times over the Summer. Please therefore use an alternative where convenient.

Lessons will start again from 09 September. Further information to follow.

Please contact us with any questions – we’re always pleased to hear from you.

All the best with your Bridge!

Jon Green.

New Courses, Change of Venue, and Cancelled Session

1. New courses. Our next lessons start from Monday 22 April. Here are the options:

Monday 1:30pm – Sharpening Bridge (advanced – reversing, calculating odds and combining chances)

Monday 7:30pm – Continuing Bridge (follows Beginning Bridge – 2-level and 3-level opening bids)

Wednesday 4pm – Key Conventions 2 (advanced – splinters, RKCB, two-suited overcalls)

Wednesday 7:30pm – Developing Bridge (follows Continuing Bridge – Stayman, Blackwood, take-out doubles)

All the Supervised Play sessions are running as usual.  Take a look at our current programme.

Please confirm by Sunday 14 April if you wish to join us for any of the courses.

2. Change of venue. From next week (Monday 15 April) all our sessions (including the lessons above) are at the Red Lion Hotel.

3. Cancelled session. Please note there is no Bridge 4-6pm this Tuesday (16 April), our Deal & Discuss session.

Lessons for all – absolute beginner or aspiring expert!

Read our full newsletter:
February 2013 newsletter

We have courses of lessons starting from 04 March and again from 22 April. In March we have two courses for complete beginners. From April we offer two courses for more experienced players – Sharpening Bridge (our most advanced yet) and Key Conventions 2. There are lessons for all levels in between as well! Dates also to learn in a day (‘Bridge in a Day‘).

Courses are complemented by our practice sessions – Supervised Play. This is the ideal format to consolidate and improve – a learning environment with emphasis on relaxed and enjoyable Bridge. Note that these sessions continue without interruption until at least the end of May – the only exception is Easter Monday when there is no Bridge.

We continue at Henley Cricket Club on Tuesdays and Thursdays until 11 April. From then on all sessions will be held at the Red Lion.

Due to cancellations, there are again a few spaces remaining at the charity Bridge drive on 01 March.

Please contact us with any questions – we’re always pleased to hear from you!

With kind regards,

Jon Green.

Bridge on Monday 21 January

Hope you all enjoyed the weekend and had fun in the snow!
A quick note to confirm that Bridge is going ahead as usual today and we’re hoping to continue through the week.  We’ll keep the situation under review and post any cancellations or updates here.  Please check this before joining us for any of our sessions.

Bridge from 14 January 2013

Read our full Christmas newsletter:
Christmas 2012 newsletter

We’re back from 14 January with a new format for Duplicate Bridge – Deal & Discuss.  This is Duplicate Bridge with a difference! First play each deal in our friendly and enjoyable atmosphere. Then take a look, discuss what might have happened, and learn from any mistakes.

As ever, we’re running lessons for all levels from absolute beginner to more experienced club players. Take a look at our courses for 2013.  There’s always our option to learn in a day (‘Bridge in a Day’) rather than during a 6-week course.  Find our dates here.

Courses are complemented by our practice sessionsSupervised Play. This is the ideal format to consolidate and improve – a learning environment with emphasis on relaxed and enjoyable Bridge.

Please contact us with any questions or for further information – we’re always pleased to hear from you!

I wish you all a restful and thoughtful festive period.

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

Jon Green.

Supervised Play – Beginners & Improvers

We’re continuing with Supervised Play for beginners and improvers for two further weeks (until 11 December 2012). These will run as follows:

4pm Monday at the Red Lion
7:30pm Tuesday at Henley Cricket Club

You’re all welcome to join us for either (or both!) of these.

Note that all other lessons and sessions ended this week for Christmas.

Reminder: Bridge lessons from 22 October

A quick reminder that our next courses of Bridge lessons start next week (from 22 October). All the details in our programme (page 2) or in our calendar.

Don’t forget the option to do a one-day version instead (Bridge in a Day).