The Connaught Club

News & Events

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!

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

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.

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

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.

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:

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.  

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.

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. 

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

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.

Congratulations to Elise

England will take two top 100 players to New Zealand for the world’s most prestigious junior competition.

British Junior Open U17 finalist Elise Lazarus and England’s No.1 U19 Lucy Turmel – currently jointly ranked at World No.96 – will represent their country after strong seasons that have included wins against players in the world’s top 40.

The players will travel to Tauranga, in the north of New Zealand, for the World Junior Team Championships on 12th July to take part in both the team and individual championships, with Jasmine Hutton and Alice Green completing the line-up. More than 250 of the world’s finest U19 players will represent their countries at the stellar event.

Not forgetting her excellent coach Dave Webster!!

Squash Connaught Open - Full Weekend Bronze Event

Hosted by – The Connaught Club Barn Hoppett, Rangers Road, Chingford E4 7QH

Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th June 2017 (closing date 1st June 2017, entries must be received by this date)

Boys U19 / U17 / U15 / U13 / U11 - Girls U19 / U17 / U15 / U13 / U11

Enter online via or manually below

Download the application form here


Day three concluded the 9th BU23 Championships, with our own Elise Lazarus fighting back from behind to win the title against Kace Bartley, winning by 10/12, 11/7, 9/11, 11/3, 11/5. Another of Dave’s former players, Richie Fallows was r/up in the Men’s event. Well done to both!

Southern & Eastern Counties Grand Prix 2017 at The Connaught Club

Congratulations Elise Lazarus & Jensen Deville

Elise reached the finals of the European Squash Championships in Portugal this week.  Unfortunately Elise was beaten in the final but was also part of the team that are European Champions!!!  What an amazing achievement.

Jensen won his 1st U13 tournament at Coolhurst Squash Open last weekend.  His younger brother, Palmer also did well finishing in 3rd place.

Well done to everyone who competed over the Easter holidays.

Congratulations to the Connaught Squash Juniors

Congratulations to Elise Lazarus on winning the English National title over the weekend and also for getting selected to represent England in the European Squash Championship Individual and Team event in Portugal 8/16th April 2017

Also, to Yusuf Sheikh who came fifth in his first English Nationals U13 event.

Well done to both and also to Dave Webster for his hard work and encouragement.

Squash Club Night

Our group adult training sessions welcome all standards and are run by our resident coach. These sessions are a great opportunity for meeting and playing other club members.

Congratulations to Elise Lazarus

The Connaught Club would like to congratulate one of their up and coming Squash players, Elise Lazarus, for reaching the finals of the British Junior Squash Open tournament in the U17s event.

Not only did Elise reach the final but she was also awarded the most promising Junior of the year!

Elise became the first British girl to reach the finals in 5 years.

Well down Elise!

Ladies Squash Training

Dave Webster is now starting a LADIES SQUASH TRAINING GROUP on a Monday from 7pm. Please come along or phone the office to confirm your place