Latest news

Latest news as at 11 March:

The Men beat Churchdown BC on both rinks in the Inter-club match at Mid-Glos yesterday.

Last Tuesday’s “You Cannot Be Serious” talk raised £90 for Help for Heroes. Thank you for your support.

This week:

Tuesday Bingo at 7pm

Wednesday Whist at 2pm

Thursday rearranged Crib match at 8pm (no pilates this week)

Friday Gold Cup Racing from the comfort of your club. All reserved tables taken. Breakfast served & bar open from 10am. Lunches from 1pm.

Saturday Kitchen from Noon followed at 1445 by England v Ireland 6 Nations match on the big screen with an optional Irish Breakfast.

Look out for:

Tuesday 20th March – Sue’s (always controversial) Quiz at 7pm

Tuesday 27 March – Bingo at 7pm

Tuesday 3 April – Annual Bowlers Meeting at 7-30pm.

Tuesday 17 April – New Bowlers ‘Meet & Greet’ Evening with roll-up (weather permitting)

Saturday 12 May – Euro SongFest Party

2018 Subscriptions are due on 1 April. Paying in slips can be found in the green box on the bar. Payments can be made by BACS, Debit Card, Cheque or Cash.

Anyone who would like to play in the Afternoon Triples League but does not belong to a specific team please contact David Bromley

Ray Pilling is looking for a short mat bowler who has not played for any other team to help him fulfil his AM/PM fixtures.

The short mat area will be reconfigured for the outdoor season on Saturday 24 March at 9am. Able bodied help appreciated

A Sugar Tax is being introduced in April which will mean a small rise in the cost of some soft drinks

The club is looking for Buddies to look after new members. Communication skills more important that bowling ability. Please let me know if you can help

If you have any views on this winter’s social programme, please let me know.because we are already planning ahead

Wanting to plan ahead this summer 2018 fixtures are now available on our web site at

If you are looking to freshen up your wardrobe for the coming season the next order deadline for bowls clothing is 15 March for delivery 26 April. See

Ladies requiring Red Jackets and/or Gilets for the coming season please contact Roz Panter 227640

Short Mat players are asked to ensure they complete any rearranged fixtures by Friday 23 March. Please note the Short Mat rink will be closed on Friday 16 March to accommodate the Gold Cup Racing event.

What’s  On elsewhere.

Marilyn Hill Smith is appearing in a Music Hall Variety Show coming to Bacon Theatre, Cheltenham, on Wednesday 7th March at 7pm.
Tickets are  £16 or (£14 concessions) and the Box Office number 01242 258002.

Liz Maisey is directing a play by Shelagh Stephenson – The Memory of Water – at the Playhouse from 7-10 March. Box Office No is 01242 522852. See Liz for more details.

Winter bar hours are as follows:

Monday 5 – 8 pm

Tuesday 5 – 8 pm

Wednesday closed

Thursday 5 – 11pm

Fridays 5 – 11 pm

Saturday 12 – 2pm

Hours will be extended to accommodate the winter social programme.

Social news:

For details of upcoming social events visit the Social page

Other information:

Club bowls clothing has now gone on-line at