Latest news

Latest news as at 17 March:

A terrific Gold Cup Race Day at Suffolk Square last Friday. Many thanks to the principal organisers; the Annes and helpers in the kitchen, Nicky and her technical team, Alan and his bar staff, George the bookies runner and Graham for marshalling the event. The Captain’s Charity (British Lung Foundation) raffle raised £350 plus a further £100 from the auction of Anthony Cotton’s painting of Kauto Star (thanks Anthony); and the club made a few bob as well. Thanks to all who supported the event and Barron for donating the champagne. Some pics available on the club’s FB page.

Since the last newsletter the club has also raised c£90 for BLF from the Evening with Edward Gillespie (thanks to Peter for organising) and £700 each for the Animal Shelter and Glos Special Olympics; our thanks to Scarlett for organising the Murder Mystery Evening.

This week:

Tuesday 1pm Members Lunch (chicken casserole roasted potatoes green beans apple pie custard cheese and biscuits). Spaces available.

Wednesday 2pm Whist. In the evening the club is hosting another Cheltenham Connect Quiz. If you want to enter a team contact Richard at

Thursday 2-30pm Pilates 8pm Crib home to 15 Wots

Friday 7-45pm  Euro 2020 England v Czech Republic 9-30pm Meat Draw

Saturday 10am 3/4 playoff v Glos City @ MGIBC. 8-15pm Jimmy Cricket Live. Sold out!!

Forthcoming Events:

2 April Bomber’s Quiz. 

9 April Annual Bowlers Meeting preceded by presentation of Short Mat trophies

Barron’s Financial Surgery 9-30 to 11am on 26 February and 19 March

Men’s County Handbooks for competition entrants can be obtained from the bar

Subs are due for renewal on 1 April. Renewal slips are available from the bar

A reminder that entry for Ken Griffin Mixed Pairs closes on 21 April.

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