Affiliated Clubs

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Most East District events (and National events run by the district) are held in either the New Melville Bridge Club or the Carlton Bridge Centre, both in Edinburgh.

CARLTON BRIDGE CENTRE

Carlton Bridge Centre

36B Warriston Gardens, Edinburgh EH3 5NE.
Tel: 0131 552 3122

Secretary: Carolyn Dempsie,

Times

  • Mon: Match-pointed Pairs 1.30pm & 7.00 pm
  • Tue: no regular open tournament, ‘special’ Club and SBU events only e.g. the Russell Cup from April to September at 6.45pm.
  • Wed: No Fears at 1:30pm and Aggregate Pairs 7.00 pm
  • Thu: Match-pointed scoring 1.30 pm and Match-pointed scoring 7.00 pm
  • Fri: Match-pointed scoring 7.00 pm

There are also Carlton tournaments aimed at less experienced players.

Please note that the premises are shared with a Bowling Club, and that there is no parking for bridge players in the Bowling Club’s Car Park, though over the winter the marked spaces 7-13 may be used, as they are loaned to the Bridge Centre. Spaces 1-6 are marked for the use of the Bowling Club only and may NEVER be used by people attending the Bridge Club. There is ample on-street parking.

NEW MELVILLE BRIDGE CLUB

New Melville Bridge Club

1 Pinkhill, Edinburgh EH12 7BA.
Tel: 0131 334 4467

Secretary: Damien Byron

Times

  • Monday afternoon: Aggregate Pairs* (1.00 pm)
  • Monday evening: Match Point Pairs and Aggregate Pairs
  • Tuesday evening: Aggregate Pairs (Teams on 2nd Tuesday each month)
  • Wednesday afternoon: Gentle Pairs for Novices* (2.00 pm)
  • Wednesday evening: Various Club, District & National Competitions
  • Wednesday evening: Match Point Pairs for club standard players*
  • Thursday evening: No Fear Pairs*
  • Friday evening: Match Point Pairs*

Evening tournaments start at 7.00 pm
Sessions marked * - no partner needed – a standby is available

Melville Accumulator

Handicapped pairs tournament, every Wednesday from 4th May (except AGM - 15th June) throughout the summer.

Parking available on site and on Pinkhill Road without restriction.

Visitors welcome.

Details of other affiliated clubs


Alloa Bridge Club

No details available


Alva Bridge Club

No details available


Bathgate Bridge Club

Marjoribanks Street, Bathgate (at the Hopetoun Street end).

Secretary: Kate Younger 01506 655362

Times

Thursdays - starting time 6:45 for 7.00 (October to end of May)


Berwick Bridge Club

The Parish Meeting Room, The Parade, Berwick upon Tweed.
Tel: 01368 830680
Secretary: Mrs P Frew ().

Times

Tuesdays and Thursdays - 7.05 for 7.15 start. (Sept to May)

Inside the Club, we run two competitions for  Pairs - Aggregate and Match Pointed, a Teams of Four  and a Singles competition.


Bowhouse Bridge Club

(Formerly ICI and Earlsgate Bridge Club)
Talbot Centre, Talbot Street, Grangemouth FK3 8HU
Secretary: Rhoda Swan () 01506 823705

Times

Tuesdays - starting time 6:45 for 7.00 (all year round)

Beginners welcome. Off-street parking.


Colinton Castle Bridge Club

Braid Hills Hotel, 134 Braid Road, Edinburgh, EH10 6JD (Tel 0131 447 8888)
President: Ian Thomson () 0131 4473196
Secretary: Jane Harper ()
Treasurer: Norman Poyser () 0131 4454781

Times

We play Duplicate Bridge in comfortable surroundings at the Braid Hills Hotel in South Edinburgh every Tuesday evening (19.00 to 22.30) between September and June. Our club ethos is to offer a reasonable standard of bridge in a very friendly environment. Although not able to cater for beginners, we offer a particular welcome to players who are familiar with Rubber Bridge and would like to see if Duplicate is for them. Do contact us, and come along to try us out without commitment.


Denny & Dunipace Bridge Club

No details available


Dollar Bridge Club

No details available


Dunbar Bridge Club

West Barns Bowling Club, Edinburgh Road, West Barns EH42 1TU.
President : Sheena Richardson 01620 823488
Secretary : Donald Grant
Partnership Secretary 01620 810429

Times (all year round)

Thursdays : arrive for 7.00 pm and aim to start promptly at 7.15pm. Table money is £2.00. Annual membership is £1.00 plus SBU fee if not paid elsewhere. Visitors welcome.

We have two teams in the District Leagues.


Dunfermline Bridge Club

Dunfermline Lawn Tennis and Bridge Club, Bothwell Street, Dunfermline.
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President : Sybil Lodge () 01383 722701
Secretary : Jane Carnegie () 01383 610297

Times (all year round)

  • Mondays : 1pm to 4pm Improvers
  • Mondays : Match Point Pairs at 7 pm
  • Tuesdays : Match Point Pairs at 7 pm
  • Thursdays : Match Point Pairs at 7 pm

The club currently runs three teams in the Eastern District League.

There are also several club, district and national competitions held. New members and visitors always welcome.

Bridge lessons for beginners will commence on Monday 15 September 2014 from 1pm to 4pm. The cost is £4 per lesson and includes literature, tea/coffee and biscuits. Please contact Sybil King (details above) regarding lessons.


Duns Bridge Club

Duns Bridge Club, Royal British Legion, Duns TD11 3AE.

Secretary : Judith Jackson ()

Duns Bridge Club meets every Tuesday evening at 7 pm in the Duns Royal British Legion from September through to the end of April.


Falkirk Bridge Club

Falkirk Rugby Football Club, Dorrator Road, Camelon, FK2 7YW.
President: Marjorie McLachlan () 01324 622633
Secretary: Moira Bain () is standing in for Jennie McCartney

Times

Falkirk teams of 4 every Monday at 7pm from the 7th of May at Falkirk Rugby Club - All welcome.

Note: Home matches are played in Christ Church.


Falkirk Friendly Bridge Club

Elgin Centre, Oswald Street, Elgin Place, Falkirk.

Falkirk Friendly Bridge Club meets every Wednesday afternoon in the Elgin Centre Oswald Street Elgin Place at 13.20 with bridge starting at 13.30. All visitors would be made very welcome.


Hawick Bridge Club

Mansfield House Hotel, Weensland Road, Hawick
President : Bob Francombe
Hon Secretary : Morag Beaton

Times

Times - all year round on Tuesdays at 18.30 for 18.45


Jedburgh Bridge Club

Secretary: Kate Jackson


Kelso Bridge Club

Abbey Row Centre, Kelso.
President : John Urquhart 01573 224193
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Secretary : Joyce Hannah

Times

Times Wednesdays and Thursdays (all year) - 6.55pm sharp for 7.00pm

The club has over 100 members and visitors are very welcome. The club has two teams which play in the SBU East District League.

Congress

Kelso runs an annual Congress event in June.


Linlithgow Bridge Club

Linlithgow Academy,Braehead Road,Linlithgow EH49 6EH. Tel No 01506 843211.
Secretary: Norman Mikkelsen ()

Annual Membership Fee: £5.00 ( does not include SBU Membership Fee).

Times

Times: Tuesday & Thursday - all year. Arrive 6.30pm for start at 6.45pm. Play ends just before 10pm.

Visitors welcome. All abilities.

Summer Bridge is normally Aggregate Pairs on Tuesday. Open Jackpot Match Pointed Pairs every Thursday at 7p.m. as from the 10th of May at the Burgh Chambers - All welcome.

Winter programme runs from September - April. Includes MP Pairs (1st Thursday of each month), Seeded Teams of Four(Last Thursday of each month) and Aggregate Pairs (As per programme)

The club generally have heats of all Simultaneous Pairs and Qualifying rounds of District and National Events.


Livingston Bridge Club

Bankton Bowling Club, Bankton Park East, Livingston, EH54 9LE.
President: Bob Reid 01506 434705
Secretary: Dorothy Doak 01506 437977

Club night Wednesday 7 p.m.

The club currently has one team in the East District League Div 3.
Annual membership £3 ( not including SBU membership fee )


Longniddry Bridge Club

President: Lorraine Robb 01875 819869
Secretary: Evelyn Cassini 0131 6658554

Season - September to April
Club Night - Mondays 6.45 for 7.00pm

Venues:
We meet on Monday evenings from September to April at the Church Hall, Elcho Road, Longniddry.

Leagues: The club has two teams, which play in the SBU East of Scotland leagues.

Social: From May to August the club runs a Chicago teams of four Summer League (played in members' homes, with a strong emphasis on the social aspect of bridge)

All enquiries re play or membership to the Secretary.


Marmion Bridge Club

12 St Andrew Street, North Berwick EH39 4NU.
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President: Mrs Nan Cook 01620 842283
Secretary: Alan Reid 01620 894937 ()

Times (all year round): Tuesdays and Fridays 6.45 for 7.00

We have two teams in the SBU East District Leagues.

All enquires re play or membership to the Secretary.


Ormiston Bridge Club

Gala Rugby Club, Netherdale, Galashiels

Times: every Monday (September to April only), 6:30pm for 6:45 prompt start.


Peebles Bridge Club

Ex Servicemen's Club, School Brae, Peebles.
Secretary: Gordon Milne ()

We play throughout the year on Thursday evenings at 7pm. In addition, in the winter, from 1st September to 30th April we play on a Monday evening at 7pm. The club runs a team in the Eastern District League. Visitors are very welcome but are advised to contact the Secretary in advance.


Pentland Bridge Club

Chairperson: Jean Newport - 0131 449 2028 ()
Secretary: Ken Brown ()

The Club plays Duplicate Bridge at 7pm on Thursdays at St Margaret's Hall, Lanark Road West, Juniper Green. Please contact us if you are interested in playing.

The Club runs a team in the East District League.

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Tryst Bridge Club

The Club plays at 7pm on Mondays and Tuesdays at Camelon Indoor Bowling Club, Glasgow Road, Camelon, Falkirk FK1 4HJ.

Tryst Bridge Club web site


West Calder Bridge Club

The Church Hall, West Kirk of Calder, West Calder, West Lothian EH55 8EN.
Secretary: Mrs Margaret Dunlop: 01506 419493
President: Mr. Ian Cooper: 01506 872444
Vice President: Mr. George Lavery: 01506 762560

The club meets on Tuesday evenings from September to the end of April, 6.45 for 7.00pm.