View of Kaprun, Austria

News from the Bridge Room in Kaprun 2019

Host report by Barry & Maggie Watts

We arrived for our Bridge Holiday in Kaprun in Austria’s Eastern Alps to bright sunshine and blue skies. The locals cheerfully advised us that they hadn’t seen the sun in months; we assumed the worst and resigned ourselves to a short spell of good weather.

The Rocky Mountaineer & Calgary Festival of Quilts

By Pat Archibald I have just arrived in Vancouver with 25 guests taking part in the Stitchtopia tour to Canada this year. All aboard the tour bus at 9am to

News from the Bridge Room in Crete 2019

Host report by Jane & James Tullett If you like history, Greek mythology and beautiful scenery, Crete is the island for you. It was lovely to visit the island in ...

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Stitching in Norway & Tilda’s World 2019

By Karin Hellaby I’m back in Norway to start our Tilda Tour. Just so lucky to have the same gorgeous weather we had last year. This hotel has an idyllic

Verona Tessile, Lake Garda & Venice 2019

By Karin Hellaby We have had a wonderful day wandering around the old streets of Verona visiting some beautiful ancient buildings to view the quilts in The Tessile. This is ...

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Refreshers News from the Bridge Room in Crete

Host report by Jane Tullett It was great to have so many regular refresher guests join us in Crete that this really felt like a week away with friends. In ...

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Andrew’s Bridge Tips – Double for take out when opponents open one of a suit

Consider these hands if RHO opens 1♥. a) This must be some form of Chinese torture? You want to bid, yet you cannot make a suit overcall (no five card ...

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‘Dorset – Elegant houses to picturesque gardens’

We have recently returned from a study tour led by expert lecturer Barbara Peacock to the pristine county of Dorset, visiting privately owned country houses and picturesque gardens. This tour ...

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News from the Bridge Room in Majorca 2019

Host report by Pauline Durie This was my third visit to the lovely Hotel Bella Playa & Spa and I am still overwhelmed by the beauty surrounding Cala Ratjada. ...

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News from the Bridge Room in Paphos

Host report by David Gold Due to popular demand First for Bridge were delighted to return to the extremely popular Athena Royal Beach Hotel in Paphos. With its justified reputation ...

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