American Tournaments

The first two warm up competitions of the new tennis season were American Tournaments.  These are enjoyable Mixed Doubles events where players change partners for each round of the competition.  The tournament winners were Nick Mason & Carole Boulton and Mark Collins & Linda Mantle respectively.

By | April 15th, 2018|News|Comments Off on American Tournaments

Easter Camps

Thornbury Lawn Tennis Club camps are back this Easter. The coaching team, provided by Taylor Tennis, is looking forward to seeing children on the courts again for the Easter holiday break from 26th March through to 6th April (Monday – Friday). Each day will be lively, full of fun, games and prizes providing the opportunity [...]

By | February 24th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Easter Camps

Beginners Tennis

This is a 13 week Adult Beginners Tennis course. The course will be divided into two blocks. The first block of 7 weeks will start Wednesday 11th April at 6.30pm and run for one hour. This will be based around the LTA Tennis Xpress course. The second block will start Thursday 7th June, 1 hour [...]

By | February 24th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Beginners Tennis

Rusty Racquets

This is a 7 week Rusty Racquets training course starting on Thursday evening, at 6.30pm for 1 hour, commencing 12th April. Participants will then join in with the Club session at 7.30pm to help them put their skills into practice and help them get to know Club members. The price of £50 includes Club membership [...]

By | February 24th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Rusty Racquets

Junior Open Tournaments

A series of Open Junior Tennis Tournament has been arranged for the winter. These are being organised by Cheltenham Tennis Services. The tournaments are for various junior age groups and are recognised by the LTA as grade 5 (county) competitions. Five tournaments were run successfully during the period October through to February. The 2018 tournament [...]

By | February 20th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Junior Open Tournaments

Burns’ Night Supper

This year, for the first time, the Club held a Burns’ Night Supper. This was an excuse for members to put on their ‘glad rags’ and let their hair down. The evening involved a traditional Burns Night supper where the haggis was piped in, followed by the traditional Address to the Haggis. The supper menu [...]

By | February 1st, 2018|News|Comments Off on Burns’ Night Supper

Avon Winter League

The Avon Winter Tennis League began in October. Hardy players brave the elements to play doubles matches in a league format through to March. Teams comprise of two ladies and two men playing a men’s doubles match, a ladies’ doubles match and two mixed doubles matches. The Club has entered three teams this season and [...]

By | February 1st, 2018|News|Comments Off on Avon Winter League

Mixed Xmas Meal

Christmas fun continued on Friday 15th December when the Mixed Christmas Meal took place at The Mezze White Lion in Thornbury. The festive ‘Grand Mezze’ food was fabulous – a huge variety of tastes and flavours and plenty of it. It really was a feast. None of the party met the challenge of finishing all [...]

By | December 20th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Mixed Xmas Meal

Presentation of Awards

The Club’s tradition of serving mince pies & mulled wine was continued on Saturday 16th December incorporating the Saturday afternoon Club Session and presentation of some of the Club’s Annual Awards. The session was attended by 25 members with 5 courts in action through the afternoon finishing under floodlights. Adult Ambassador: Gill Harrison was previously [...]

By | December 20th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Presentation of Awards

Ladies Xmas Meal

On Wednesday 6th December, the ladies held their Christmas Meal at the White Hart in Olveston. This was well attended with 20 ladies enjoying an evening of fun and fine food. Although held in the first week of December, it started the Christmas festivities for the ladies who admirably embraced the Christmas spirit. Everyone wore [...]

By | December 10th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Ladies Xmas Meal