Kevin King (head professional at B&BTC, with back to camera) explaining the game to some beginners.
Kevin King with beginners
A group of beginners preparing to take to the court (left to right): Katie Bolton, Roland Budd, Daniel McGowan, Ted Neville.
Beginners pre-game
Beginners Katie Bolton and Roland Budd.
Katie Bolton and Roland Budd
Beginner Ted Neville (Secretary of the IRTA), with Paul Tolkein.
Ted Neville and Paul Tolkein
Barbara Coates preparing to serve.
Barbara Coates
Adam Grummet playing a floor shot.
Adam Grummet
Jackie Blackwell reaching for a low volley.
Jackie Blackwell
Brian Rich giving his illustrated talk on the history of real tennis.
Brian Rich giving talk
Players and supporters enjoying an evening of beer and a barbecue at The Landsdowne, Clifton.
Social evening Social evening
Bear North reading the United States Court Tennis Association's letter, while Nick Ponsford (B&BTC secretary) looks on.
Bear and Nick
Clarence McGowan reiterating the United States Court Tennis Association's support for the IRTA.
Clarence McGowan
Irish Championship participants (left to right): Clarence McGowan, Ben North, Mike Bolton (eventual winner), Adam Grummet.
Irish Championship participants
Semi-finalists of the Open Championship (left-to-right): Jackie Blackwell, Clarence McGowan, Brian Rich (eventual winner), Paul Tolkein.
Open semi-finalists
Peter Probyn (B&BTC chairman) presenting the Irish Championship trophy to Mike Bolton.
Mike Bolton receiving trophy
Peter Probyn presenting the Open Championship trophy to Brian Rich.
Brian Rich receiving trophy
Players and supporters in front of the dedans.
Players and supporters

We are grateful to David Glover (leftmost in group picture above) for taking and providing many of these photographs.