Northern Easter Festival

Craiglands Hotel, Ilkley, 19th - 21st April 2019

The venue is the Craiglands Hotel, Cow Pasture Road, Ilkley, LS29 8RQ
Tel: 01943430001.

The event is run by Yorkshire Contract Bridge Association on behalf of the EBU. Their website is available at

To enter

Please enter with Yorkshire CBA, and not with the EBU. See below for details.


Swiss Pairs - John Holland & Alan Mould
Swiss Teams - Geoff Kenyon, Carole Kelly, Robin Jepson, Alan Brosgill
Mixed Pairs - George Bak & Gill Copeland
Improvers Pairs - Ralph Thompson & Sheila Dodd





Friday 19th April

1.30 pm - 5.10 pm

Mixed & Open pairs

1.30 pm - 5.10 pm

Improvers Pairs

7.00 pm - 10.40 pm

Swiss Pairs (four x 7-board matches)

Saturday 20th April

1.30 pm - 5.15 pm

Swiss Pairs (four x 7-board matches)

5.15 pm - 6.30 pm

Complimentary 2 course hot buffet supper

6.30 pm - 9.15 pm

Swiss Pairs (three x 7-board matches)

Sunday 21st April

11.30 am - 7.15 pm

Swiss Teams (seven x 7-board matches) - with buffet lunch break after three matches

12.30 am - 4.00 pm

Improvers Teams

Entry Fees

A Full Congress

£100 (Juniors £58)

B Swiss Pairs

£66 (Juniors £41)

C Swiss Teams

£30 (Juniors £15)

D Mixed/Open Pairs

£10 (Juniors £5)

IP Improver's pairs

£10 (Juniors £5)

IT Improver's Teams

£10 (Juniors £5)

Prices are per person.

Master Points

The Swiss events are fully Green Pointed; the Mixed and Open Pairs award Blue Points.


Level 4 agreements are permitted in all events, except the Really Easy Afternoon, which is level 2.

Venue and Tariff

The venue is the Craiglands Hotel, Ilkley, LS29 8RQ Tel: 01943430001. This is 10 minutes walk from the station. The hotel has its own free car park for 200+ cars.

Quote Reference: NEF2019

2019 Rates

Dinner, Bed and Breakfast: £65.00 per person
Bed & Breakfast: £49.00 per person
(Note that the rates above are per room per night and include vat. The hotel also offers a single room supplement at £20 per person.)

Note that if you are staying on Saturday, you should book B & B only as dinner will be included in the entry fee for the bridge.

If you are entering the Swiss Teams and require lunch, this will need to be arranged with the Hotel at the rate of £12.75 per person.

Terms and Conditions