2024 Calendar

Provisional fixtures Version 2 as at 5 February 2024, clashes marked in red:

Weekly playing arrangements

Regular weekly roll-up sessions are normally as follows but priority is given to scheduled league matches and competitions. These will be listed in the monthly calendar below and 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 full lawn
and short lawn including
AC – GC
partnership
AC full lawn
and short lawn including
AC – GC
partnership
Tuesday GC progressive doubles roll-up AC and GC roll-up
and beginners/
improvers
Wednesday GC
match training
AC full lawn
and short lawn
Thursday GC singles roll-up GC Teatime Twosomes
Friday New members
and AC and GC improvers coaching and training
Saturday AC and GC roll-up
Sunday Social Sundays
first Sunday
in the month

January

 

Mon 1 New Year’s Day Social Funday from 12.00 midday
Fri 5 Planning Meeting at 6.45 pm at Westminster Park Community Centre

March

Sat 2 NW Federation Spring Meeting
Fri 8 AGM at 7.00 pm at Westminster Park Community Centre
Thu 28 Setting out lawns for 2024 season
Sat 30 Setting out lawns for 2024 season
Sun 31 Lawns re-open for play after winter break
Social Funday, afternoon

April

Sun 7 NW Weekend 26 Point AC Handicap League: Southport (H)
Thu 11 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Centurions v Chester Chariots
Sat 13 NW Handicap Golf: Chester Senators v Craggy Dons (H)
Sun 14 NW Short Croquet League: Bury (A)
Sat 20 NW Advanced B League: Crake Valley (H)
Sun 21 Taster Day for newcomers to croquet
Mon 22 NW Midweek 14 Point AC Handicap League: Crake Valley (A)
Sun 28 NW Short Croquet League: Pendle (H)
tba Beginners Day

May

Thu 2 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Chariots v Llanfairfechan (H)
Sat 4 NW Midweek 14 Point AC Handicap League: Llanfairfechan (H)
Sat 11 NW Handicap Golf: Chester Senators v Llanfairfechan Pioneers (A)
Sun 12 NW Weekend 26 Point AC Handicap League: Fylde (A)
Wed 15 NW Midweek 14 Point AC Handicap League: Bury (H)
Thu 16 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Centurions v Llanfairfechan (A)
Fri 17 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Chariots v Westmorland (A)
Sat- Fri 18 – 24 National Croquet Week
Sat 18 Chester GC C level tournament
Sun 19 Chester AC Advanced 14 point full lawn tournament
NW Advanced B League: Fylde (A)
Wed 22 NW Short Croquet League: Westmorland (A)
Sun 26 NW Weekend 26 Point AC Handicap League: Bury Peelers (A)
Wed 29 NW Midweek 14 Point AC Handicap League: Pendle (A)

June

Sat 1 Chester GC B level tournament
Sun 2 NW Weekend 26 Point AC Handicap League: Crake Valley (H)
NW Handicap Golf: Chester Senators v Southport (A)
Tue 4 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Chariots v Crake Valley (H)
Thu 6 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Centurions v Westmorland (H)
Fri 7 NW Midweek 14 Point AC Handicap League: Westmorland (H)
Wed 12 NW Short Croquet League: Southport (H)
Tue 18 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Centurions v Southport (H)
Thu 20 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Chariots v Bury Sovereigns (H)
Sat 22 NW Handicap Golf: Chester Senators v Bowdon Bounders (H)
Sat- Sun 29 – 30 Southport Festival of Croquet

July

Wed 3 NW Midweek 14 Point AC Handicap League: Southport (A)
Sat 6 NW Advanced B League: Bury (H)
NW Short Croquet League: Llanfairfechan (A)
Sun 7 CAMSOC visit, afternoon, provisional booking
Tue 9 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Centurions v Bowdon Bombers (H)
Thu 11 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Chariots v Ellesmere (H)
Sat 13 NW Handicap Golf: Chester Senators v Ellesmere (H)
Sun 14 NW Weekend 26 Point AC Handicap League: Bowdon Griffins (A)
Wed 17 NW Midweek 14 Point AC Handicap League: Fylde (H)
Sun 21 NW Short Croquet League: Fylde (H)
Wed 24 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Centurions v Ellesmere (A)
Thu 25 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Chariots v Southport (A)
Sat 27 NW Advanced B League: Pendle (H)

August

Sat- Sun 3 – 4 All England GC A level tournament for Maggie Cowman Cup
Sat 10 NW Handicap Golf: Chester Senators v Llanfairfechan Dragons (A)
Wed 14 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Chariots v Bowdon Bombers (A)
Thu 15 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Centurions v Crake Valley (A)
Sun 18 NW Weekend 26 Point AC Handicap League: Bury Caesars (A)
Mon 19 NW Midweek 14 Point AC Handicap League: Bowdon Earls (A)
Sat 31 Short Lawn Level Play end of season final

September

Sun 1 NW Advanced B League: Bowdon Angels (A)
Wed 4 NW Level Play Golf: Chester Centurions v Bury Sovereigns (A)
Sat 7 NW Millennium GC Level Play tournament at Bury
Sat-Sun 7 – 8 NW Millennium AC Handicap tournament at Chester
Sat 14 NW Short Croquet League: Bowdon Blanks (H)
Sun 15 NW Weekend 26 Point AC Handicap League: Pendle (H)
NW Short Croquet League: Bowdon Bullets (A)
Sat 21 Newbies golf croquet end of season competition
Sun 22 GC Level Play B and C Level end of season final
Sat 28 Christine Long golf croquet end of season competition
Sun 29 Open Short Lawn end of season competition

October

November

December