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Welcome to Braintree Bowling Club Website


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 

DiscoTrainNite Train Disco 

Saturday 9th March 2024

7.30pm - 11.30pm

Disco Man and Lady

Return of the popular Nite Train Disco at the Clubhouse.  Come and join us.

Open to all members and guests.

Tickets £7.00 per person, bring your own nibbles. 

Please add your name  and number of tickets required, to the list in the clubhouse.  If unable to get to the clubhouse, email Ian Norgett at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Places are limited to 70 people, so book early to avoid disappointment.


MeetingPre-Season Meeting

Wednesday 27th March 2024

Start: 7.00pm

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.


Green Opens

Wednesday 17th April 2024

Start: 1.00pm

Weather permitting. Please check with club to confirm green opening date.



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.


Book Club PosterMonthly Book Club

Second Tuesday Of Every Month, 10.30am - 12.00pm

Dates: 13th February, 12th March, 9th April

Calling all members who love reading.  Please come and join in our monthly Book Club.  Just bring along your latest book so we can all share the enjoyment of reading.  If you would like to find out more, please feel free to email Valerie Carter at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

£1.00 contribution towards tea and coffee appreciated.


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.