|There are 3 ways for members to book a rink:|
ring 07434 652166 to book a rink.
|On-the-Day Bookings||Ring Duty Steward during opening hours on 02392 358653. Our WINTER opening hours for bowling, starting on 4 October 2022 are 10:30-16:20 on Tuesday-Sunday. On these days the bowling session times are:|
A link to the rink availability sheets can be found on the Home Page of our website.
We are currently closing the Club at 12:00 noon on Saturday and Sunday if there aren't any advanced rink bookings BUT if you decide on the day you'd like to bowl on Saturday or Sunday afternoon please contact Mike Smith (07786 831055).
REGULAR ROLL UPS (from October 2022)
Regular roll ups and fun matches are being organised each week. During the winter these are on:
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|ST PATRICK'S DAY THEMED ROLL UP, Friday, 17 March 2023
(Arrive by 13:45)
|Ever the optimist, Nuala is hoping the St Patrick’s Day Roll Up will go ahead on Friday, 17 March 2023 to be shure! ☘ ☘ ☘
|SPRING SINGLES KNOCKOUT COMPETITION, March-May 2023|
|The draw for this competition has been circulated so those who have chosen to take part will be organising their Round 1 games during the coming weeks. Those winning their game in each round will progress to the next one until we have a winner!
|FRIENDLY MATCHES PROGRAMME – 2023|
|Over 20 Friendly Matches, both home and away, are planned for the coming summer months so, if you'd like to take part in any of the matches, do keep an eye out for the emails from Michael and Carol. (See schedule for details.)
|SPRING KNOCKOUT CHALLENGE, Thursday, 27 April 2023|
|This is an all-day random pairs event starting at 10:30.
More details will be available closer to the time so keep an eye on this page and the notice boards.
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|PREVIOUS ACTIVITIES THIS YEAR|
|VALENTINES DAY ROLL UP
FRIDAY, 17 February 2023
The weather was a nightmare this week but we eventually celebrated Valentine's Day on Friday, 17 February 2023 with 13 loved-up members taking part!!
The fun started with a competition Bowl at the Love Bird!! After a shoot out between Caroline Cahill and Sue Dickinson, Sue went home with the bird!
Well done Sue.
Spot Prizes were awarded to:
* Sue and Alan Dickinson for being the Best Loved-up Couple.
* David Lougher for Wearing his Heart on his Sleeve.
The Bowls Competition was a close call finishing with 14 points achieved by the winners, Teresa Attlee and Caroline Cahill, followed up closely by the runners up, Neil Lane and David Charleton, with 13 points.
A big thanks to Nuala for organising this very enjoyable event which was rounded off with well-earned hot drinks in the Pavilion. Take a look at a few PHOTOS that confirm fun was had by all.
|BURNS NIGHT ROLL UP
Thursday, 26 January 2023
Despite the cold there was a great turnout for this themed roll up. 16 bowlers braved the cold and ventured out to bowl while a few more stayed in the warmth of the Pavilion to give them moral support! After 8 ends Linda McWilliam and David Lougher were declared the winners with Sue Heighton and Phil Malin runners up.
Click HERE to see the photos.
|CHRISTMAS TRIPLES & TIPPLES FUN BOWLING EVENT,
Thursday, 8 December 2022
The intention was to start the day at 10:30 with the first round of triples matches followed by lunch before the second round of triples matches and mince pies and mulled wine.
Unfortunately, the temperature on the day was very low so bowling was delayed until the afternoon. The morning wasn't wasted though as everyone took part in a quiz and enjoyed a tasty lunch before braving the cold weather and venturing out onto the rinks. Click HERE for the original programme.
|FRIENDLY MATCHES PROGRAMME – 2022|
The 2022 Friendly Matches Programme is now over. Click HERE for details of the matches and a request for information to help plan next year's programme.
|KNOCKOUT CHALLENGE DAYS – Friday, 29 April and
Saturday, 3 September 2022
|Caroline organised 2 very successful Knockout Challenge Competitions for us this year. Both days were thoroughly enjoyed by both bowlers and spectators. Click HERE to see some photos taken at the first competitions and HERE to read Caroline's report on the second competition.|
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|EQUIPMENT FOR SALE
If you are planning to buy a set of bowls do check out the Bowling Notice Board for equipment that other members have for sale. Bowls Direct in Guildford is a good place to go to for new equipment, shoes and clothing. They have recently launched a new website so why not check it out.
|LATEST NEWS (27 January 2023)
Direct have plenty of New Bowls in Stock NOW. They have had a massive delivery of bowls recently including Aero, Drakes Pride, Henselite and Taylors. All bowls are brand new with the latest 32 stamp and will be despatched via DPD Courier FOC.
|LAWS OF THE SPORT OF BOWLS
World Bowls has created a document that describes all the Laws of the Sport of Bowls that can be viewed HERE. A second document with the latest revisions can be viewed HERE. A booklet containing all the rules of the game is available for sale in the Pavilion.
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FREE COACHING for members!!
To request coaching please send an email to Michael Trippick
NAME, MEMBERSHIP NUMBER, CONTACT NUMBER AND DAYS AND TIMES
when you would like to attend a coaching session so you can agree a mutually convenient time.
Please give as much notice as possible.
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