Group Category: Games

  • Cribbage

    NEW GROUP FOR 2023 – 2024 CRIBBAGE aka CRIBWelcome to the crib information page. What is crib? Crib is a game for 2 players using a standard pack of cards (without the jokers) and a specific type of board for recording the points scored. First player to 121 points wins the game.Points are scored in… Read more

  • Quiz

    On the 3rd Tuesday afternoon, once a month in the communal room at King James Court, West Street, from 2pm to 4pm. Maximum group size of 24. A small charge will be made to cover room hire and refreshments. Enjoy a quiz? Want to test your general knowledge? Come and join us for a fun… Read more

  • Scrabble

    We meet on the 3rd Monday of each month except July and August. There are plenty of boards. A friendly afternoon, 2-4pm, though we play serious scrabble. Each table has time for 2 games. Refreshments provided at cost price and the rent is £10 so it usually works out at about £1.50 each. Venue is… Read more

  • Word Games

    This group meets at 2-4pm at King James' Court on the first Monday of the month. The group will always meet following an Open Meeting, so where Open Meetings are moved because of a bank holiday, this group will also move. Many of us enjoyed playing word games as children and probably played the same… Read more

  • Canasta

    This is a home-based group This group meets in Lamberton at 2.00 pm. on the Second and Fourth Friday afternoons of the month. Members play as individuals. This game stimulates the mind, aids memory and is played, with a certain amount of luck, in a relaxed and (almost) stress free atmosphere. The venue can accommodate… Read more

  • Chess

    We will be meeting on the 1st and 3rd Thursday's of the month in the community room of the Newcastle Building Socity on Hide Hill from 10-00 til 12-00. Beginners are most welcome. Read more

  • Bezique

    This is a home-based group This group meets in Lamberton at 2.00 pm. on the 1st and 3rd Friday afternoons of the month. Members play as individuals and, at the end of the season, the member with the highest average points receives the Bézique Trophy which they hold for a year. This game stimulates the… Read more

  • Backgammon

    The group meets at St Aidan's Hall (back hall) The group meets 2pm to 4pm on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month in the back room of St. Aidans Hall. The group is for both experienced players and those wishing to learn. There is a small charge for refreshments and for the use… Read more