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Sidmouth Croquet Club

Sidmouth Croquet Club

Welcome to the Club


Spectators are always welcome and members will be delighted to be asked to explain the finer points of the game. There are additional coaching opportunities throughout the summer for beginners and more advanced players.

All that is needed to play is a pair of flat soled shoes as the Club can provide mallets and other equipment. So please feel free to contact us and come along and come along to enjoy this super game in a very friendly atmosphere!

A very warm welcome to the website of Sidmouth Croquet Club from the Chairman (Peter Nelson).
Why not visit the Club? We have four full size lawns in a beautiful location on East Devon's Jurassic Coast overlooking the sea, next to cricket and tennis facilities, in the south of the town. There are about 100 active members of all ages and both sexes, ranging from complete beginners to players of national standard.We play all variations of croquet - handicap, advanced, golf, and one ball, in a season stretching from late March to mid October.
The season opens in April
The season opens in April
The Croquet Club shares superb facilities with cricket and tennis as part of the Sidmouth Fortfield Sports Complex. Croquet was played in Victorian Sidmouth as early as 1900 as part of the original Sidmouth Cricket, Tennis, Croquet & Hockey Club. Members enjoy full clubhouse facilities with bar and in-house catering. The club has a friendly atmosphere and an ongoing social life including events such as dinners, demonstrations, illustrated talks, fun events, wine and buffet evenings and other activities. After a croquet session, it is good to be able to watch a top-class game of cricket over a well-earned drink! As well as hosting National Tournaments, the Croquet club holds its own competitions and is a member of the South West Federation League, competing at beginners, intermediate and advanced levels
Golf Croquet is very popular
Golf Croquet is very popular

NEWS SUMMARY

High Bisquers Enjoy the Sun
Players from as far afield as Nailsea converged on the Sidmouth High Bisquers Tournament for a splendid day in blazing sunshine.
Penny Ball
Penny Ball
Barbara Clarke
Barbara Clarke
Paul Griew
Paul Griew
Concentration pays for roll shots
Concentration pays for roll shots
Booking Problems
If you have a problem, tell Colin Walls what slot you were working on, and what happened.
Canton Trophy and Owen Cup
Muriel Philpott and Philip Harris win their sections
Midsummer Tournament
Richard Thurlow won the handicap singles, Ian Friedlander, (Sidmouth), won the Fortfield cup   Peter Nelson, (Sidmouth), won the Rawkins cup   singles, with Dave Kibble being the only non Sidmouth player to win, taking the Challenge cup.
Block A
Block A
Block B
Block B
Block C
Block C
Richard Thurlow and Nancy Temple and Julie Horsley
Richard Thurlow and Nancy Temple and Julie Horsley
Ian Friedlander and Nancy Temple
Ian Friedlander and Nancy Temple
Nancy Temple and Peter Nelson
Nancy Temple and Peter Nelson
Nancy Temple and Dave Kibble
Nancy Temple and Dave Kibble
Nigel Amos
Nigel Amos
Richard Williamson
Richard Williamson
Dave Kibble
Dave Kibble
SE Golf v East Dorset
Lost 71/2 to 121/2

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