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No matter what your age or whether you have played before or not, we are always happy to welcome new members.  If you would like to have a chat with someone or look around the club and meet us, contact one of our committee members or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Notice To Club Members & Guests

 

New Government Covid-19 Recommendations

In view of the new Government Covid-19 recommendations, the Management Committee are requesting that only Members who have had their third Booster jab are able to attend Carpet Bowls, Cribbage and Table Tennis activities at the Clubhouse, we hope this is only temporary.

Those of you who do attend please wear masks and use the hand gel that is already available, would you also ensure there is as much ventilation in the main hall as possible and reasonable.

 

New Year's Eve Celebration - Cancelled

Due to the uncertainty regarding large get togethers because of the Omnicron Covid-19 variant, the Social Committee have regrettably decided to cancel the New Year's Eve Celebration scheduled for 31st December.  However, at this stage the Nite Train Disco on Saturday, 12th February 2022 is still scheduled to continue.

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Latest News

Indoor Bowls - Colchester - November 2021

Braintree had a great afternoon at their Indoor Bowls match at Colchester.  The team did very well by drawing on 3 rinks and lost by only one shot, with the overall score being 113 to 112.  The match was followed by a lovely meal and thanks go to everyone who played on the team and also went along to support them.  The team are looking forward to their next Indoor Bowls match at Clacton in March 2022.

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Next Event

 

Notice 1   Darts Night  

See below for details.

 

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What's On Now

Carpet Bowls

Bowling ManWeekly - Afternoon / Evening

Mondays, 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Wednesdays, 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Fridays, 6.00pm - 8.30pm (Bar Open)

Carpet Bowls is back at the clubhouse.  It doesn't matter if you haven't played before, the obstacle in the middle of the short mat makes for some hilarious bowling techniques.  This is a fun way to while away the winter months until the new season starts and is a great social get together.

The cost is just £1.00 per person per session and includes tea / coffee and biscuits during the half-way break.

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Crib NightCribbage

Weekly - Wednesday Evening

Starts: 7.00pm (Bar Open)

Whether you are an experienced Crib player or a beginner, why not come along to our Wednesday Crib Night at the clubhouse.  If you have your own Crib board and cards, then please feel free to bring them along, but don't worry if you haven't, we do have spares.

Crib nights are a great social get-together and we even open the bar.  The cost is just £1.00 per person and includes tea / coffee and biscuits half-way through the evening.

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Table Tennis 2Table Tennis

Weekly - Thursday Afternoon

Starts: 2.00pm

Whether you are experienced or a beginner, why not come along to our afternoon Table Tennis at the clubhouse.

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Smiley FaceSocial Evenings

Weekly - Friday Evening

Starts: 8.30pm

Why not stay after carpet bowls for our social evening or just come along and join in for a get together (bar open as usual).

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Indoor Bowls Friendly - Colchester

Sunday, 14th November 2021

Start: 2.15pm

Please support our club with this friendly, indoor bowls afternoon event (see noticeboard for details of costs).

If you are interested, please enter your name on the form pinned up on the notice board in the main hall and indicate on the form if you would like a lift. 

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Forthcoming Events

  

DiscoNite Train Disco

 

Saturday, 12th February 2022

7.30pm - 11.30pm

Disco Man and Lady

Brought to you by the Social Committee.

Come and join us for our Nite Train Disco Night.

Tickets £6.00, bring your own nibbles. 

If you are interested in attending, please contact John Laidlaw on 01376 343070, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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Indoor Bowls Friendly - Clacton

Saturday, 26th March 2022

Start: 2.30pm

Please support our club with this friendly, indoor bowls afternoon event (see noticeboard for details of costs).

If you are interested, please enter your name on the form pinned up on the notice board in the main hall and indicate on the form if you would like a lift. 

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MeetingPre-Season Meeting

March 2022

Date & Time To Be Advised

An opportunity for all Members to meet up to discuss the new season, submit competition entry forms and pay subscriptions.  For further information, please contact a member of the Management Committee.

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