Bath Chronicle

Open afternoon to raise funds

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Bath Croquet Club are holding a Charity Open Afternoon in aid of Dorothy House Hospice at Bath Recreation Ground on Saturday, April 27 from 1-4pm. All members of the public will be welcome to come along and have a go at croquet and play croquet related games. Dorothy House will provide their usual array of excellent cakes and hot drinks. All equipment and coaching will be provided, the club just ask that you wear flat-soled shoes. The club will again be running a course for beginners. It will be a three-week course on Saturday mornings starting May 4. The cost will be £30 and refunded if join club at end of course. More informatio­n can be obtained by contacting Hester Henebury at hester2210@btinternet.com or 01225 330198. The club started their competitiv­e season last Sunday with the SWF Short Lawns Tournament at Nailsea. The A team of Andrew Willis, Bob Hart, Mary Bertin and Tony Curson finished second in the Second Division with the B team of Paul Francis, Folke Pope, Tony Jackson and Jennie Pope fourth in the same division. Club member, and University of Bath student Daniel Gott won the GC Students National Championsh­ips at Dulwich, winning all seven of his matches. Gott also teamed up with Joe Curtis to win the doubles competitio­n.

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Bath Croquet Club’s Andrew Willis, Paul Francis, Bob Hart, Tony Curson and Mary Bertin at Nailsea

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