Royal Tunbridge Wells Croquet Club Blog

New record membership

New record membership

Following our recent full Introduction to Croquet course (12 attendees) our membership has soared to a new record of 75. 25 of these have joined for the first time this year, so we hope...

Big attendance at Open Day

Big attendance at Open Day

Our most recent Open Day on Sunday 4th July probably also has the most newcomers, with 18 turning up for some fun. Many of them expressed an interest in taking up croquet further, so...

Robert Fulford completes our coaching

Robert Fulford completes our coaching

Rob’s an ex-world champion and recently moved to Wadhurst, so although not a club member he has provided us with three coaching sessions this year, culminating with teaching how to hit a ball (straight)....

Kent at the InterCounties

Kent at the InterCounties

Given Covid the InterCounties was subtly different this year and Kent made a better hash of it than previous years – still in Division 2, but with 3 wins out of 7 matches, coming...

Kent Life news stories

Kent Life news stories

What initially looked like an advert by us was in this month’s edition of Kent Life (see our Local Press Printed Coverage) with a picture definitely not chosen by us, but what can you...

Introduction to Croquet Course postponed

Introduction to Croquet Course postponed

The second of our courses this season on 19th June has had to be postponed as Jon Diamond, the coach running it, is going into hospital shortly to get a new hip! The revised...

David Dray wins the Kent Cup

David Dray wins the Kent Cup

The lawns were looking great, but slow with longer grass than expected. Play started about 09:45, then by 10:00 the sharp shower came, followed by heavy rain on and off all morning. After a...