Bridge Courses in London

Enjoy playing cards? Learn the principles of bridge on our courses at City Lit. From introductory courses for beginners to expert advice on specific aspects of the game, tutors will work with you to improve your ability and add to your knowledge. Play with players who hold the same fascination with the game as you.

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  1. Bridge for beginners

    Bridge for beginners

    Course Date: Tue 23 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Enjoy playing cards? This taster course will introduce the principles of bridge and enable you to progress with confidence onto a beginners' bridge course.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £44.00

  2. Bridge 2: module 1 - more competitive bidding

    Course Date: Wed 18 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you have already completed a year of bridge at City Lit, or have a similar level of experience, improve your game by mastering two level opening bids and begin to explore the concept of slam bidding.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £88.00

  3. Bridge 1: module 1 - learn to play

    Course Date: Fri 20 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you enjoy playing cards then bridge is for you. Come and learn this fascinating game in a friendly and relaxed

    atmosphere. But beware, it is addictive!
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £66.00

  4. Bridge 3: module 1 - develop your play of the cards (evening)

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 4 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you have learnt to play Standard English Acol and want to improve your card play, then this course is for you!
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £70.00

  5. Bridge: a taster for beginners

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 6 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Enjoy playing cards? This taster course will introduce the principles of bridge and enable you to progress with confidence onto a beginners' bridge course.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £30.00

  6. Bridge 1: module 1: bridge for beginners (weekend)

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 13 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you enjoy playing cards then this course is for you! Bridge is an exciting, partnership game requiring four players. Over 8 weeks you will learn the first principles of playing this rewarding and sociable game.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £75.00

  7. Bridge 2: module 2 - develop your defence

    Course Date: Wed 15 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Armed with a thorough grounding in bidding at the one and two levels, we now turn to defence. Improve your declarer and defensive card play using signals, discards and protective bidding.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £88.00

  8. Bridge 1: module 2 - improve your game

    Course Date: Fri 17 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Building on Bridge 1: module 1 - Learn to Play, this follow-on course introduces the concept of bidding with suits and learning simple declarer and defensive techniques.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £66.00

  9. Bridge: one day course?

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 18 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop communication skills between you and your partner beyond nodding and winking! Learn how to signal and use discards to show suit preference for when your partner gains the lead.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £30.00

  10. Bridge 3: module 2 - more declarer and defensive play (evening)

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 24 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Consolidate your defensive play by learning how to identify and deal with the danger hand. Expand your use of doubles and learn whether to pass, bid or double the opponents’ opening 1NT..
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £70.00

  11. Bridge 1: module 2 - more bridge for beginners (weekend)

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 9 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Having mastered the 1NT opening, responses, and initial suit bidding, we continue with simple rebidding in a suit with strong and weak hands. If you enjoy playing cards then this course is for you! Bridge is an exciting, partnership game requiring four players. Over 8 weeks you will learn the first principles of playing this rewarding and sociable game.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £75.00

  12. Bridge 3: module 3 - useful gadgets (evening)

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 24 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you are an experienced bridge player wanting to add a few gadgets to your bidding, this course is for you! Learn simple transfers and how to use the Losing Trick Count. Know when it is safe to bend the rules!
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £101.00

  13. Bridge 1: module 3 - the competitive auction

    Course Date: Fri 24 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Forearmed with a solid foundation in the bidding and playing of bridge, we must now face the opposition! Consolidate the use of overcalls and learn how takeout doubles can snatch contracts away from your opponents. Come and develop your killer instinct at the card table.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £66.00

  14. Bridge 2: module 3 - more defensive bidding

    Course Date: Wed 29 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your declarer card play and improve your use of signals and discards to communicate with your partner. You'll no longer need to rely on mind-reading, winking or coughing at the table to describe your hand!
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £88.00

  15. Bridge 1: module 3 - Bridge for beginners - declarer play (weekend)

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 3 May 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    We continue our beginners’ bridge series by looking at rebidding a strong balanced hand and working on our play of the cards. If you have questions regarding the suitability of this course for you, please contact the tutor via the Humanities department.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £75.00

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