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Club LogoBowls2No 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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Coming Up

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Saturday, 2nd December 2023

Start: 7.00pm

£3.00 Entry Per Person 


We are holding a Quiz Night, run by Rachael our cleaner, with the proceeds going to McMillan Nurses.

Teams of 4 or 6 people.  Please turn up even if you are not in a team, as we can make teams up on the night.

Raffle on the night, plus bar open as usual.

Posters and a sheet to add names of those wanting to come will be put up in the clubhouse.  Alternatively, please reply to the email sent out.



Happy New Year








New Year's Eve Party

Sunday, 31st December 2023

8.00pm - 12.30am

Come along and celebrate and bring in the New Year with Donna's Disco at the clubhouse.  Free entry, bring your own nibbles.   Raffle on the night.

Open to all members and their guests.  Add your name and number of guests to the list in the clubhouse, but hurry as places are limited to 70 people.

If unable to get to the clubhouse, please email Ian Norgett at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with details as above.

Book early to avoid disappointment.


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Saturday, 23rd July 2022

Start: 10.30am

As the name suggests, this is a fixed jack, knockout competition.  This is a singles game, playing alternate fixed short and full length jacks over 6 ends.  Whoever gets their woods closest to the jack wins, but if you knock the jack off its marker, it gets put back again. 



What's On Now

Carpet Bowls

Bowling ManMondays & Wednesdays, 2.00pm - 5:00pm

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.


Crib NightCribbage

Wednesdays, 7.00pm

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.  The cost is just £1.00 per person and includes tea / coffee and biscuits half-way through the evening.


Table Tennis

Table Tennis 2Thursdays, 2.00pm

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


Social Evening

Shake Hands 2Fridays, 7.00pm (Bar Open)

Why not come along to our social evening for a chat and get together with other members and of course, have a drink if you fancy as our bar is open as usual.  There is also a bit of carpet bowls thrown in for those of you who fancy trying your hand at it.