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National Croquet Day

Sara MacPherson and Kneale Kimber, winners of the men's and ladies' sections of the progressive doubles, after receiving their prizes from Club Chairman Richard Field.

Wine and nibbles are enjoyed after the competition.

Clubs across the country were marking National croquet Day on Sunday.

The Bishop Monkton Croquet Club organised a progressive doubles competition which involved members from both the Village and U3A Sections.

The winners were Kneale Kimber (men's) and Sara MacPherson (ladies) who both won all of their matches.

Pauline and Richard Houseman organised the format of the competition which ran flawlessly.

The afternoon ended with wine and nibbles which were enjoyed by all.

Sara MacPherson was thanked for organising the splendid spread of food and Pat Field for the wine.


Guy Fawkes goes with a bang

Members of the Croquet Club came out of hibernation for their annual dinner at The Guy Fawkes Inn, Scotton. A good time was had by all.


An award for us all to share

Richard Field, Chairman of Bishop Monkton Croquet Club, receiving a Croquet Association Diploma for 'outstanding services to croquet' at the Association's annual meeting at the Hurlingham Club in London. The award is really one which should be shared by all members of the club who have given me such wonderful support over the past 11 years, says Richard.


Members enjoying another Pimm's evening

Members enjoying another Pimm's evening.This is the second of four such events being held this season.


Members mark National Croquet Day

A good turnout of members from both the Village and U3A Sections came together to mark National Croquet Day on Sunday, May 13.

An enjoyable relaxed progressive mixed doubles competition was won by Trevor Wood (men) and Dawn Hey, U3A (ladies).

In between play members enjoyed wine and nibbles organised by Pauline Houseman.


Members emerge from hibernation

MEMBERS of Bishop Monkton Croquet Club pictured at their annual dinner at the Guy Fawkes Inn, Scotton, last year.