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Wrington Bowling Club plays all the year round on its all-weather carpet. The Club opened for outdoor play in 2000 (see Archive). The carpet was renewed in 2012, and its speed now more closely matches that of grass. New Members and guests of all ages are always welcome. Please come along and try your hand at the game. Club equipment is available. During the summer season we run a weekly triples competition at 6pm on Tuesday evenings, and there is usually an informal roll-up at 6 pm on Friday evenings. Over the winter, the triples competition takes place on Wednesday afternoons and the roll-up on Saturday afternoons. More information please contact on of the Club officers: President Roger Smeed 01934 863544 Chairman Roy Clements 01934 862 378 Secretary Jill Cowgill 01934 862452
Current entry in the Village Journal Did you know….. Henry VIII was a lawn bowler. However, he banned the game for those who were not wealthy or "well to do" because "Bowyes, Fletchers, Stringers and Arrowhead makers" were spending more time at recreational events such as bowls instead of practicing their trade. Henry requested that anybody who wished to keep a bowls green pay a fee of 100 pounds. However, the green could only be used for private play and he forbade anyone to "play at any bowle or bowles in open space out of his own garden or orchard." King James I issued a publication called "The Book of Sports" and, although he condemned football (soccer) and golf, encouraged the play of bowls League Season Both our Ladies & Mens’ teams are now well into the season and playing well against very strong opposition. We have the following home league and cup matches coming up and always welcome spectators or just the curious!! Forthcoming Home Fixtures 6.15pm on Tuesday 2nd July ~ Men’s Turnball Cup v Knowle 2.30pm on Friday 5th July ~ Ladies Fear Cup v Portishead RBL 2.30pm on Saturday 6th July ~ Men’s League v Ashcombe B 2.30pm on Thursday 11th July ~ Ladies League v Congresbury 2.30pm on Saturday 6th July ~ Men’s League v Wedmore Club League & Cup Competitions Our inter Club competitions are being contested keenly with finals scheduled for 18th & 19th August. If you are interested in bowls and want to have a go why not pop into our regular Tuesday night session. We are at the Club from 5.45pm when, as well as being able to watch our league competition, you can try your hand at bowls. Andy and Wendy Tandy 01934 863684
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