The Connaught Club

News & Events


Come along and support our ladies tennis matches this Sunday! 12 noon

Connaught Ladies v Maresford at home (Aleks Mitrovska/Lucy Dawson/Thais Castiglioni/Ana Tarbujara)

The men are playing away at 1pm at Letchworth

Connaught Men v Letchworth (Sam Price/Charlie Newman/Jayden Murray/Simoen Daniel)

Refer a Friend Promotion

Dear Member,

We are always looking to increase the membership of the Club and we are pleased to announce that we are now offering a £20 bar voucher for any existing member who introduces a friend/family/stranger and they take up membership of Tennis, Squash or Bowls. Don’t forget to make sure that the new member mentions your name when they join so you can claim the voucher!

Quiz Night - Saturday 27th April

Come along and join in our regular Quiz Night from 7.30 pm.  Tables of up to 10 people.  £10 per person including Fish/Chicken and Chip supper

VOLUNTEERS WEEKEND 13th & 14th April

It's Volunteers Weekend 13th & 14th April. Calling all hands. If you feel you can spare an hour or two during the coming weekend then we'd love to hear from you. This is our annual volunteers weekend where we spruce up the club. Your contribution, no matter how large or small is greatly appreciated. Whether you fancy a bit of garden maintenance, painting, scraping etc. there is a job for you. All volunteers will be fed and watered. If you think you can offer some help please either sign up on the club noticeboard or call the office and ask to have your name put down. This helps us to plan numbers for food.

Squash - Free Girls Taster Session 07.04.2019

If you're a girl adged between 8 and 14 and have wondered what it would be like to play squash, well, now is your chance. The Connaught are hosting a FREE taster session on Sunday 7th April 2pm to 4pm. All equipment provided, just make sure you are wearing non-marking sports shoes. To book just contact the office on 020 8529 2341 or email

Team Tennis Fixtures Sun 7th April 2019

Hi Everyone

If you are free and would like to watch some good tennis, then please come along and support our Ladies and Gents as they play their first Team Tennis match of the season.

10 am    Ladies vs Roehampton

 Representing Connaught are:  Thais Castiglioni, Naomi, Valentina, Aimee Bromfield and Sylvia.

 2 pm      Men vs Langley

Representing Connaught are:  Simonas Zukauskas, Simeon Daniel, Jaidyn Murray and Shalin Gehlot

It promises to be a great event!

Many thanks


Quiz Night - Saturday 23rd February 2019

Come along and join in our Quiz Night, on Saturday 23rd February from 7.45 pm.  Teams of up to 8, although individuals or couples can be accommodated.  £10 per person including fish or chicken and chips supper.  To sign up please call the Club on 020 8529 2341 or email:

Connaught Club AGM 2019

Members are invited to attend the Connaughts AGM on 20th January 2019 at 10.30am.

The Connaught Christmas Party 2018

Connaught Christmas Party - Saturday 1st December 2018

Come along and join in the fun. DJ, Buffet and glass of bubbly for £10 per person.

Tickets available from either the bar or office.

Great British Tennis Weekend

The Club will be hosting a Great British Tennis Weekend event on Saturday 2nd June.  During the day there will be a number of free groups and tennis sessions that anyone can join in.  To confirm your space please log on to  Everyone welcome so please come along and bring your friends too.  

Adult Social Tennis Tournament

Bank Holiday Monday Social Tournament from 10:30-12:30 followed by BBQ lunch.  £5 entry or £10 with lunch.  Everyone welcome including those who want to come along just for the BBQ. 

An Evening of Soul and Motown with Tony T

Come along and enjoy a great night of music and dancing.  Tickets priced at £5 per person and available from the Club office or bar.  Spaces limited so please reserve your ticket asap. 

Quiz Night - Saturday 21st April 2018

Come along and enjoy our regular Quiz Night.  Tickets priced at £10 and include fish/chicken and chip supper.  

Connaught Easter Tennis Open Tournament

The Connaught Easter Open covers all age groups from U8 to adult singles and doubles.  Entries open 1st March and close 30th March 2018.  To enter please log on the the LTA site using the tournament code:  ESS18S0041.

Volunteer’s Weekend

With the success of last year's Volunteer's Day, we have decided to repeat the event.  This year it will be held on 17th and 18th March from 10 am - 5 pm. If you are able to help in anyway, with painting, gardening, cleaning or general maintenance then please sign up.  Refreshments will be provided all day with a BBQ on the Sunday.

Valentine’s Karaoke and Disco

Valentines Karaoke and Disco - Saturday 10th February 7.30 pm till late.

Come along and join in the fun.  £10 per ticket including buffet with all proceeds going towards Marie Cure Cancer Fund.

Connaught Club AGM - Sunday 21st January 2018 10 am

The Connaught Club Annual General meeting will be held on Sunday 21st January at 10 am.  Everyone welcome to attend

Quiz Night - Saturday 20th January from 7.30 pm

Come along and take part in this popular Quiz Night.  Tickets £10 per person including Fish/Chicken and Chip supper.  To reserve your place or table please contact either the office or Caroline Varda. 

Greg Rusedski and Ronnie O’Sullivan have a hit at the Connaught

Greg Rusedski and Ronnie O'Sullivan surprised members by turning up for a hit at the Connaught Club.  The event was organised by Eurosport with Ronnie appearing to be the target for Greg's fierce serve.

Children’s Halloween Treasure Hunt

A fun, lively Halloween Treasure hunt in a very safe environment.  Don't forget to bring a torch!  Prizes for best costume.  £5 per child entry includes hotdog and hot chocolate.

Quiz Night - Saturday 14th October

Come along and join in with one of our regular Quiz Nights.  Tickets priced at £10 per person and include fish or chicken and chip supper.  Tables of up to 8.  For more information or to reserve a place, please call the Club on 020 8529 2341 or email

Harri Varda Adult and Child Annual Tournament

Our annual Parent and child tournament will be held on Saturday 9th September from 12-5 pm.  Please sign up at the Club if you wish to play.

Bank Holiday Tennis Social

Adult Tennis Social from 11 am - 1 pm followed by BBQ.  Everyone welcome.  Please sign up if you intend to play or just want to enjoy the tennis and BBQ.

Parent and Child

Parents play alongside the junior on the correct size court for the junior involved.  Juniors must be aged between the ages of 5 and 14 on date of tournament.   4-7 pm followed by BBQ.  £15 per team (1 child and 1 adult).

80’s Party Night

Great music, 80’s food, dancing and fancy dress.
Come along and join in the fun.
Tickets available from office or bar.  £5 including buffet

Quiz Night with Caroline

7.30 pm £10 including fish/chicken and chips

Club Working Party

VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED! Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th April for a fun working weekend with BBQ provided for helpers. Please contact Nicola at the office for more details.

Rock ‘n’ Roll Night

Valentine Karaoke and Disco

Tickets £10 including buffet
Proceeds going to Alzheimers Research

Connaught AGM 2017

The Connaught AGM will take place on Sunday 22nd January 2017 at 10.30 am.  Everyone welcome to attend.

Comedy & Magic Night

Come along and enjoy and excellent evening of comedy and magic on Saturday 21st January 2017.  Tickets going fast.  Priced at £10 per person and include bangers and mash supper.  Tickets available from office or bar.

Christmas Party

Come along and enjoy the Connaught Christmas Party, Saturday 10th December.  Champagne on arrival and DJ.

Halloween Party

The Club are hosting a Children’s Halloween Party on Sunday 30th October from 5-6.30 p.m.  Come along and join in the fun.  Please bring a torch.  £5 per child including hot dog and hot chocolate.  Prize for the best costume.


Whist - Every Wednesday from 10 am.

Please come along and join in our regular Whist session.  Every Wednesday from 10 am.  £3 per week including raffle, tea and biscuits.

Essex Ladies Senior Cup

Congratulations to our ladies who defeated Hutton and Shenfield in the semi finals of the Ladies Senior Cup.  The final will be held on Sunday 8th July at Woodford Wells.