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John and Sarah Barker

2 tours from £1,150pp

Expert Overview

Passionate about bridge, John is a fully qualified professional bridge teacher and runs his own bridge club where he also teaches. He has worked within the travel industry all his life – Area Manager for Crystal Ski Holidays in the Alps, photographer on cruise ships, and running his own very successful photography business. He plays regularly for Norfolk and is either playing or teaching bridge nearly every day of the week. Before bridge, John also represented his county at both chess and field hockey.  

When Sarah is not playing bridge, she is an independent funeral and wedding celebrant. Prior to this, she has been responsible for all the weddings in Norfolk and was also a school nurse. She brings her people skills and organisation to help make sure everyone has a fabulous holiday.

2 Holidays available from £1,150pp

Play Bridge & Explore

Experience ultimate relaxation at the popular and charming Château des Comtes de Challes, set within truly beautiful surroundings.

  • 7 nights half-board accommodation
  • Fine wine with dinner
  • Services of our friendly hosts
  • Relaxed bridge sessions and interactive seminars
  • Masterpoints and prizes awarded
  • Excursions and visits as described in the itinerary
  • Coach travel for excursions
  • All local taxes and porterage
  • Excursions
    Included
  • Drinks
    Package
  • Half
    Board

Availability:

  • 2024 1st September
  • 2025 8th June
Travel
  • By Air
  • Join Direct
Premier Bridge

Staying at the lovely Acacia Marina resort, enjoy the beautiful gardens and a short level walk along the seafront promenade.

  • 7 nights half-board accommodation in your chosen hotel of either Acacia Marina or Acacia Palace
  • Services of an EBU-qualified director and friendly hosts
  • Varied bridge sessions with Masterpoints and prizes awarded
  • Excursions and visits as described in the itinerary
  • Coach travel for excursions
  • Excursions
    Included
  • Half
    Board

Availability:

  • 2024 2nd October
  • 2025 1st October
Travel
  • By Air
  • Join Direct

Meet the
Team

We’ve assembled a fantastic team of directors, hosts and teachers, all dedicated to providing an engaging and supportive bridge-playing environment.

Meet the Team
John and Sarah Barker

John and Sarah Barker

Passionate about bridge, John is a fully qualified professional bridge teacher and runs his own bridge club where he also teaches. He plays regularly for Norfolk and is either playing or teaching bridge nearly every day of the week. Sarah brings her people skills and organisation to help make sure everyone has a fabulous holiday.
Sarah Amos

Sarah Amos

Sarah is the third generation of her family to be hooked on bridge, following after her mother and grandparents. She started playing over 35 years ago and began teaching and directing not long after. She is probably best known as a top-level Tournament Director in both Wales and England.
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