Christmas newsletter

Dear Fishbourne Tennis Club member, Welcome to the latest regular email update of the exciting things happening at your tennis club. QUIZ NIGHT IS BACK  FTC’s popular Quiz Night will be held on Friday 19 January 2018, doors open 6pm, quiz starts sharp at 7pm.  Supper will be fish and chips served at around 8.30pm.…

All your Festive Tennis Lunch pictures here

The festive tennis lunch on Saturday 16 December  saw chilly courts but a large turnout and abundance of Christmas jumpers and silly hats, lashings of hot mulled wine (thanks David Lord) and mince pies, followed by most of the M&S deli counter (thanks Bryan and Val) plus hot chips all provided free of charge to…

Members’ Christmas lunch at Fishbourne Tennis Club

Christmas comes to Fishbourne Tennis Club on Saturday 16 December with the club session in the morning followed by a FREE members-only buffet lunch in the hall at the Fishbourne Centre. Tennis starts as usual at 09.00 and everyone is encouraged to wear something festive, whether a Christmas jumper or full elf or Santa outfit.…

40 people and one horse enjoy Festive Tennis

FTC’s annual Festive Tennis day at the club just before Christmas brought out plenty of weird and wonderful costumes, not all of them centred around a red suit and white beard. About 40 gaily dressed people and one horse enjoyed the tennis, suitably fuelled by hot mulled wine, and a club-provided lunch in the Fishbourne Centre afterwards.…

Christmas Party enjoyed by all

Almost 80 FTC members, their friends and family rocked the Fishbourne Centre to its foundations on Saturday 3 December at the club’s Christmas party. Once again the format of the evening proved a great success, with a live band, dancing, the fish ’n chip van and bar with club prices all getting a giant Fishbourne…

It’s Christmas, let’s party!

 Join us for the AMAZING FTC CHRISTMAS PARTY!   Saturday 3rd December from 7.30pm to 11.30pm at the Fishbourne Centre DANCE to the acclaimed NuthinYetBand! DINE on delicious freshly cooked fish and chips     (vegetarian option available) and scrummy gateaux ENJOY all your favourite bar drinks available at club prices LAUGH with a raffle, party games and lots of glitter! DRESS UP…. anything goes!…

‘Twas the Saturday morning before Christmas…

…and Fishbourne Tennis Club members turned out in force for the annual Festive Dress day. The theme? Decidedly Santa Claus (count  the number of red outfits and white beards…) but with a very imaginative and topical twist from Sheila in the form of a British Davis Cup champion, complete with famous trophy. Around 40 members attended,…

Get ready for festive fun this Saturday

Only a few days to go now…have you got your costume ready? Yes it’s FTC’s  Festive Dress tennis morning at the club on Saturday December 19 – it’s fun to dress up but you don’t have to. Full details in poster below. The morning includes mulled wine and a Christmasy lunch to follow.  You can see members’ ideas for costumes…

Christmas is coming, and it’s you know what…

Yes, it could only be the Fishbourne Tennis Club annual Festive Dress-up day, this year on Saturday 19 December, 9-1pm (with lunch to follow in the Blue Room). Playing tennis while in fancy dress is a Fishbourne tradition going back decades. And members do take this particular bit of fun extremely seriously, as the pictures below show……