Bridge - It's a Big Deal!

Festival of bridge. Save the date 9-15 September 2024

The launch of the “Bridge - It’s a Big Deal!” festival approaches promising an exciting celebration for bridge enthusiasts nationwide. This festival of bridge is a unique event scheduled to take place from September 9th to 15th, 2024 in partnership with Cancer Research UK.

There will be so much more news to follow, if you are a bridge player, a club or county official, we would love you to be involved. To keep up to date with all the exciting news about this event, please click here to join our Facebook Group.

We hope this event will raise awareness and funds for this very important cause.

"All of us at Cancer Research UK are thrilled to be partnering with the English Bridge Union for the festival of bridge in September to raise awareness and funds for vital life saving cancer research. We know that so many people are touched by cancer and we look forward to continuing our work with the help of the bridge community." Sarah Newman, of Cancer Research UK.

Stay tuned as we will be outlining details in further correspondence but we hope to see as many clubs, counties and EBU members as possible taking part in this exciting event.

Our goal is to raise £60,000

We look forward to seeing you all there. For more information please email

EBU Chair Adrian DarnellEBU Chair Adrian Darnell says "The Festival of Bridge is a fantastic idea. I sincerely hope that everyone will get behind the Festival and, through it, attract a new cohort to the bridge tables, and at the same time support the vital work of Cancer Research UK.”

January 15, 2024