2021 Calendar

Because of continuing uncertainties regarding relaxation of coronavirus restrictions, dates remain subject to amendment.  Latest amendments are marked in red.  A downloadable and printable calendar is also available but does not include latest amendments.

Regular weekly events

Regular weekly roll-up sessions will normally be as follows but priority has sometimes to be given to scheduled league matches and competitions which will be shown on the lawn booking system.

Morning
10.00 am – 1.00 pm
Afternoon
1.00 pm – 5.30 pm
Evening
5.30 pm onwards
Monday AC short lawn
and full lawn
AC short lawn
and full lawn
Tuesday GC roll-up AC beginners/
continuation/
improvers
Wednesday AC short lawn
and full lawn
Thursday GC roll-up
Friday New members
AC and GC roll-up
GC
team practice
Saturday
Sunday

February

Mon 22 Trial Zoom AGM pre-meeting, link open from 2.00 pm
Fri 26 AGM on-line using Zoom at 2.30 pm on Friday, 26 February 2021, link open from 2.00 pm

March

Thu 25 Setting out lawns for 2021 season
Sun 28 Setting out lawns for 2021 season
Mon 29 Local club games restarting after lockdown and winter break

April

Sat 17 Taster day for newcomers who would like to try their hand at croquet
Fri 23 Taster day for newcomers who would like to try their hand at croquet
Sun 25 Taster day for newcomers who would like to try their hand at croquet

May

Sat 1 10 am – 3.30 pm Croquet beginners day
Tue 4 6.30 pm  Association improvement course
Sun 9 10 am – 3.30 pm Croquet beginners day
Tue 11 6.30 pm  Association improvement course
Sun 16 NW Advanced B League: Pendle & Craven (A)
Tue 18 6.30 pm  Association improvement course
Wed 19 Longman Trophy: Bowdon (A)
Tue 25 6.30 pm  Association improvement course
Wed 26 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Centurions v Chariots (H)
Sat 29 NW Golf Croquet League: Southport & Birkdale (H)

June

Tue 1 6.30 pm  Association improvement course
Wed 2 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Centurions v Culcheth (H)
Thu 3 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Chariots v Llanfairfechan (A)
Sat 5 NW Weekend Handicap League: Southport & Birkdale (H) postponed to Saturday, 10 July
Sun 6 NW Advanced B League: Fylde (H)
Tue 8 6.30 pm  Association improvement course
Wed 9 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Centurions v Pendle (A) postponed to Wednesday, 21 July
NW Level Play Golf: Chester Chariots v Culcheth (A) postponed to Wednesday, 15 September
Thu 10 NW Mid-Week League: Pendle & Craven (A) postponed to Thursday, 26 August
Sat 12 NW Short Croquet League: Southport & Birkdale (H) postponed, new date awaited
Sun 13 Early Bird doubles golf croquet competition postponed
and replaced by Social Funday 2 pm to 5 pm
Sun 20 NW Golf Croquet League: Culcheth (H)
Wed 23 NW Mid-Week League: Westmorland (H)
Tue 29 Secretary’s Shield: Nailsea near Bristol (Away at Edgbaston)

July

Sat 3 NW Short Croquet League: Llanfairfechan (A)
Sun 4 Social Funday
Wed 7 NW Mid-Week League: Southport & Birkdale (A)
NW Level Play Golf: Chester Chariots v Bury (H)
Thu 8 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Centurions v Crake Valley (H)
Sat 10 NW Weekend Handicap League: Southport & Birkdale (H) postponed from Saturday, 5 June
Sat – Sun 10 – 11 NW Millennium Association Handicap Competition (Pendle)
Sun 11 NW Advanced B League: Bury (A)
Thu 15 NW Golf Croquet League: Bowdon (A)
Sun 18 Mary Rose Trophy: Bowdon (A)
Social Funday
Wed 21 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Centurions v Pendle (A) postponed from Wednesday, 9 June
Sat 24 NW Advanced B League: Southport & Birkdale (H) postponed to Saturday, 11 September
Sat – Sun 24 –
1 Aug
National Croquet Week in support of
British Heart Foundation
Sun 25 NW Millennium Short Lawn Competition (Chester)
NW Weekend Handicap League: Bowdon (A) postponed to Sunday, 8 August
Wed 28 NW Mid-Week League: Bury (H)

August

Sun 1 Social Funday
Thu 5 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Chariots v Crake Valley (A)
Fri 6 North Wales & Cheshire GC: Craig-y-Don (H) postponed to Friday, 24 September
Sat 7 NW Golf Croquet League: Llanfairfechan (A)
Sat – Sun 7 – 8 National GC A-Level (0+) Tournament
for the Maggie Cowman Cup (Chester)
Sun 8 NW Weekend Handicap League: Bowdon (A) postponed from Sunday, 25 July
Sat – Sun 14 – 15 NW Festival of Croquet (Southport)
Sun 15 1.30 – 5.00 pm Cambridge Society of West Cheshire and North Wales (CAMSOC)
Wed 18 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Centurions v Llanfairfechan (H) postponed
Fri 20 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Chariots v Pendle & Craven (H)
Sat 21 North Wales & Cheshire Short Lawn – Snowdonia Trophy: Llanfairfechan (H) postponed to Saturday, 2 October
Sun 22 Secretary’s Shield:  Sheffield (H)
NW Millennium Golf Handicap (Crake)
NW Short Croquet League: Bowdon (A) postponed to Sunday, 5 September
Social Funday
Mon 23 6.00 pm onwards Deva Rotary Club
Thu 26 NW Mid-Week League: Pendle & Craven (A) postponed from Thursday, 10 June
Fri 27 North Wales & Cheshire Short Lawn: Tattenhall (A) bought forward from Thursday, 16 September
Sat 28 NW Advanced B League: Bowdon (H)

September

Wed 1 NW Mid-Week League: Bowdon (H)
Thu 2 NW Golf Croquet League: Llanfairfechan (A) postponed from Saturday, 7 August
Sat – Sun 4 – 5 NW Millennium Advanced Competition (Bury)
Sun 5 NW Short Croquet League: Bowdon (A) postponed from Sunday, 22 August
Tue 7 NW Millennium Golf Croquet Level Play (Bury)
Wed 8 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Centurions v Bury (A)
Fri 10 North Wales & Cheshire GC: Llanfairfechan (A)
Sat 11 NW Advanced B League: Southport & Birkdale (H) postponed from Saturday, 24 July
Social Funday
Sun 12 Christine Long golf croquet tournament postponed to Sunday, 3 October and replaced by Social Funday 2 pm to 5 pm
Wed 15 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Chariots v Culcheth (A) postponed from Wednesday, 9 June
Thu 16 North Wales & Cheshire Short Lawn: Tattenhall (A) bought forward to Friday, 27 August
Fri 17 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Centurions v Llanfairfechan postponed from Wednesday, 18 August
Sun 19 Hibiscus tournament
Thu 23 North Wales & Cheshire GC: Tattenhall (A)
Fri 24 North Wales & Cheshire GC: Craig-y-Don (H) postponed from Friday, 6 August
Sat 25 New members competition
Sat or Sun 25 or 26 NW Weekend Handicap League 2021 Final v Crake (Away at Fylde)
Sat – Sun 25 – 26 Mason Cup competition postponed to weekend 23-24 October
Wed 29 North Wales & Cheshire Short Lawn: Craig-y-Don (H)

October

Sat 2 North Wales & Cheshire Short Lawn – Snowdonia Trophy: Llanfairfechan (H) postponed from Saturday, 21 August
Before
Sun
Before
3
Play-offs for NW Federation Weekend AC Handicap,
Short Lawn and GC Handicap Leagues
Sun 3 Christine Long golf croquet tournament postponed from Sunday, 12 September
Sun 17 Social Funday
Sat – Sun 23 – 24 Mason Cup competition postponed from weekend 25-26 September