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Learn To Play Croquet courses & Group Taster Sessions



We have a couple of open events planned for 2018:

National Croquet Day on Sunday 13th May, when our lawns will be open to the public for visitors to try the game at any time between 2pm and 5pm, with refreshments available.

Come and try Croquet on Tuesday 5th June from 4pm to 7pm Ė another chance for prospective players to try croquet.Club players will be on hand to guide visitors through the basics, including some friendly games.Come along to all or part of the session.

Both of these open sessions are free of charge and take place on our Ashby Croquet Club lawns at Moira Miners Welfare sports ground, Bath Lane, Moira DE12 6BP.All equipment is provided, but please wear comfortable flat-soled shoes or trainers.

If you canít wait for these events, then just come along to one of our club sessions from April onwards where you will be made welcome, and club players will be pleased to introduce you to the game of Golf Croquet.Our main club session times are: Sundays from 2.30 to 5pm; Tuesdays 4pm to 7pm; Wednesdays 11am to 1pm; Thursdays 4pm to 7pm.

If you enjoy the introductory sessions and you would like to take croquet a stage further, we have a special introductory club membership rate for new players, which is just £20 for the rest of the year including ongoing coaching in golf croquet and/or association croquet as required.And for the following year we then offer half-price club membership to new players in their second season with the club.



We also arrange croquet taster sessions for outside groups and organisations, e.g. WI groups and Round Table.Taster sessions are normally held on Monday or Wednesday evenings from 6.30 to 8.30pm, between mid-May and mid-August. The charge for a two-hour session is £5.00 per person, with a minimum charge of £50.00 (i.e. 10 people).We can also arrange a buffet after the croquet, if you require, at an additional cost of £6.00 per person (minimum 10 people).If you would like to book a croquet taster session for your group, please contact (tel. 01332 774296) or (tel. 01283 223152).
Update 13/05/18: We already have a full calendar of taster sessions for 2018, so we will not taking any more bookings for this year.

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