Category Archives: News

We’re re-opening!!!!

Following the changes to HM Government’s Guidance in relation to Covid-19 we are now able to open our season starting opening tomorrow, Wednesday, for a limited amount of play. Sadly, we’re not able to have the usual opening events, but … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

£450 for Macmillan Cancer Support

Despite our CA Charity One Ball heat not taking place, given the current crisis for charities, we decided to make it a special fund raiser for the nominated charity. So we managed to raise £450 plus Gift Aid, which is … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

End-March update

On this lovely sunny, if somewhat cold day, we’d like to play croquet, but obviously our club is closed and will be so for the duration. Following HM Government and Croquet Association guidelines, our groundsman is continuing to look after … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Covid-19 emergency arrangements

In the light of the current crisis the Committee has decided that we can continue to play croquet by making it essentially a non-social activity by small numbers of people playing simultaneously, keeping at least 1-2 metres apart.  So we … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

2020 AGM minutes

2020 AGM minutes

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Richard Clark and John Hobbs awarded Honorary Life Membership and AGM report

Richard Clark and John Hobbs were awarded Honorary Life Membership and presented with glass awards because of their long-term contributions to the club as past-Chairman, Coaches and many other things at our AGM, held in Frant on Saturday 22nd February. … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Our 2019 AC doubles completed!

We’re happy to say that the Miriam Reader Handicap Doubles has just been completed, with Jolyon Creasey & Jane Smith winning by 7 hoops (not even on time!). The lawns are apparently playing excellently, so why don’t you have a … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Frank Gunstone dies

We’re sad to have to report that Frank died in his sleep at home earlier this week. Richard Clark writes: “With the passing of Frank at the age of 86 this November, the Croquet Club has lost not just a … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Lawns re-open for the Winter!

You’ll be glad to know that Chris and Alex have just drilled the hoops on lawns 1 and 2, so we’re open for business again! Ray will paint the lines in due course. Lawn 3 has not been drilled yet, … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Escape to the Perfect Town

Filming of this BBC1 programme about a property hunt in Tunbridge Wells took place in July. The programme aired on Monday 14th October and features quite a good four minute segment about croquet at our club (starting at about 37 minutes … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment