Latest news

Latest news as at 11 November:

Lest we forget. Well done those members who marched for one of the 1279 Cheltonians who died in the Great War. Rather fittingly, the weather was horrible during the march but the sun came out at the end. Thanks to Geoff Ratcliffe one of the principal organisers. Pics on Gallery page.

This week:

Monday. Closure date for nominations for 2019 Club Officers and Motions for the AGM.

Tuesday 7pm Dave’s ‘Something for Everyone’ Quiz. Teams and single entries welcome. £1 winner takes all.

Wednesday 2pm Whist

Thursday 2-30pm Pilates 8pm Cribbage (at home)

Friday 9-30pm Meat Draw

Saturday 8-15pm The Jaguars Rock ‘n Pop Evening. Over 30 chart hits. 2 hour show. Doors open at 7-30.  Don’t miss it!!

Forthcoming events:

20 November 12-30 Member’s Lunch. List almost closed.

27 November 7-30pm AGM preceded by presentation to Club Singles Champion & Captain’s Charity

Christmas Draw tickets are available at the bar. The first batch of Christmas cards sold out making £50 for Captain’s Charity. More cards will be available shortly. Our thanks to Margaret Griffiths who makes them.

Ladies Xmas Lunch on Thursday 6 December (noon) at the Everyman Restaurant.  All ladies welcome. Menu choices can be made on the ladies changing room notice board. 2 course  £18.50 or 3 course £22.50. £5 deposit  to Jeanette or leave over the bar.

Bowlers wishing to enter:

a. National Competitions can find Bowls England Individual Entry Forms attached to latest BC Matters. These should be submitted direct to BE.

b. the Ken Griffin Mixed Pairs can find entry details attached to latest BC Matters. Don’t wait until April. Enter now direct as indicated on the form.

Minutes of the last Executive Committee Meeting can be found in the Members Area.

Obituary. Members will be saddened to learn that Les Cross died on 1 June aged 97. Les was the longest serving member of the club and was President in 1979 & 1984, Captain in 1987 and became a Life Member in 1995.

New Years Eve Party. Members interested should put their names on the list on the portable notice board.

Members are reminded that designated parking spaces at the ‘exit’ end of the car park can only be used if vacant after 2pm.

GBA News for October can be found at GBA News – October 18

A birds eye view of Suffolk Square can be seen at

Winter hours commence on 1 October as follows:

This winter, bar hours have been tailored to reflect the support given by members. Standard hours from 1 October will be:

Monday closed

Tuesday open 5-9pm

Wednesday closed

Thursday open 5-11pm

Friday open 5-11pm

Saturday open 12-2pm and in support of functions

Sunday open in support of functions

The club house and car park will be accessible on Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 8am – 9pm (this can be extended until 10pm by prior arrangement with the steward) and on Thursday & Fridays from 8am – 11pm. At the weekend access to the club house will be Saturday 12-2pm and in support of social functions. Outside of these times, the car park is accessible using the padlock code. Please secure if you are last to leave.

Social news:

For details of upcoming social events visit the Social page

Other information:

Club bowls clothing has now gone on-line at