Welcome to Plymouth Bridge Academy

These pages will give you all the information you need to get started in bridge or to improve your bridge. The courses are run by Gloria and John Lankshear, Ruth Edmondson and Brigid McElroy. They use the Bridge For All learn and play programme, designed by the English Bridge Union.

If you are looking to play bridge, see Plymouth Bridge Club where you will find details of gentle sessions and no fear duplicates as well as open duplicates.

Beginners

l plate Seize the moment. Start now!
There are so many reasons to take up bridge.

There will be two beginners’ courses.

Gloria Lankshear will run a course on Monday afternoons  1-3pm starting on 18 September. Ring Gloria on 01752 842347 or email her for more details.

Ruth Edmondson will run a course on Thursday evenings 7-9pm starting on 28 September. Ring Ruth on 01752 316160 or email her for more details.

The cost is £65 for a set of 10 lessons. £5 discount if pre-booked.

Improvers

p plateThese courses consolidate and extend the basic principles already learnt. They are also suitable for those who wish to become more confident with Acol.

There will be two improvers’ courses.

Gloria Lankshear will be running the Year 2 course for those who have attended a beginners’ class. This ‘Continuing Bridge’ course will be on Monday mornings starting on 18 September. This is to be a 12 week course and lessons are £6.50 each. Total £78 with a £5 discount for payment in advance. Ring Gloria on 01752 842347 or email her for more details.

Brigid McElroy will be running a Year 3+ improvers’ 10-week course on Thursday evenings, 7-9 pm starting on 28 September. The cost is £6 per lesson, payable at your first attendance. Ring Brigid on 01752 567159 or email her for more details.
Many repeat this course and say it was most worthwhile!

Improvers Plus

p+ plateThe course assumes you are already playing bridge and want to add more conventions and better play and defence techniques to your armoury.

The improvers’ plus course is on Thursday mornings (by arrangement), 10.15am to 12.15pm. The cost is £6 per lesson and you may come on a pay-as-you-go basis.

The next class is on cue bids and will be on Thursday 21 September. It will be taken by Ruth Edmondson. Please use the Contact Form to register your interest.