About Bedford Bowling Club
We like to relax sometimes, be active other times, and have fun all the time, and that's the way we like it!
Why Join the Bedford Bowling Club?
· The Bedford Bowling Club has a proud 64 year history in the district.
· The Club boasts an inclusive yet diverse membership.
· The Club is well respected by our neighbouring clubs.
· Our Women’s, Men’s and Any Gender Pennant teams are competitive and compete in a range of competitions during Pennant Season (October to March).
· The Club has regular competitive Social Bowls on Tuesday, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from April until September.
· In the summer months the Club conducts a Social Bowls season featuring evening play during the warmer months. This is a great way to be introduced to the sport.
· Those wishing to try bowls for the first time can use bowls provided by the Club.
· Free coaching by fully qualified Coaches is available year round to both new and experienced bowlers.
· We enjoy a strong social life at the Club.
· Friday nights we have raffles, prize drawers, a jackpotting membership draw and meals available, prepared by the Club Chef.
What Services and Facilities are available to Members of Bedford Bowling Club?
· Quality Greens, both grass and synthetic
· World standard LED lighting allowing for evening bowls
· Social functions venue hire available
· Fully equipped commercial kitchen
· Fully stocked Bar
· Friendly bar staff - Drinks at club prices
· Community bowls of an evening during the summer months
· Welcoming atmosphere for all new players
· Pennant bowls competitions in summer & social bowls in winter
· Ample parking
· Free Coaching by fully qualified and accredited Bowls Australia Coaches.
· Free use of Club bowls whilst you first try the game.
· Special membership rates for new members.
· Friday night meals & raffles open to all.
Our administration team is a mixture of individuals from all walks of life who all share a community spirit and a passion for the game of Lawn Bowls and its social engagement. We are dedicated to promote enjoyment and participation of all club members and for those who wish to hire our well appointed facilities.
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Bedford Bowling Club is centrally situated in the heart of Bedford on the corner of Grand Promenade and Catherine Street, which is easily accessed by public transport or car.
Our Club’s motto is “Club Bedford – “Connecting With Community” and we see ourselves as an integral part of the sporting and social side of life in Bedford. In terms of size and membership when compared to other clubs we are somewhere about the middle, large enough to compete with what other clubs offer whilst being small enough to provide a positive, friendly and inclusive environment in which people can play and socialise
Friday Nights are when the Club comes alive. There are various raffles and draws happening from around 6.00pm culminating in the Members’ Draw which jackpots by $50 each week if not claimed. Meals prepared by our new resident Chef (Fingers and Forks Catering) are available from 6.00pm with the menu available on our Facebook page earlier each week. Follow us on Facebook to keep up with the latest news.
When it comes to bowling the Bedford Bowling Club can lay claim to providing the best of both worlds with two superb traditional grass greens together with the latest in synthetic green development as our new premier bowling surface. The Club also has two greens (0ne grass green and the synthetic green) under the latest in LED lighting. Members and guests can experience our great game under lights.and in all weather conditions. A variety of memberships is available, from annual Social Membership through to full Pennant Player Membership.
The facility at our Club also cater for social events and are available for hire at very reasonable rates. We have a capacity of 150 patrons and can offer a range of settings including a Hall setting, a Lounge Bar and we can even offer the opportunity to combine your function with a game of social bowls. We are a fully licensed premises with a full commercial kitchen available and we cater for all types of functions and gatherings. Click here to see why you should consider joining our Club and click here to see what is available to those who join our Club.
If after reading the information here on our website you are keen to see the place for yourself or you want to meet some of the members call into the Club whenever you see us on the greens right on Grand Promenade.
If you are interested in finding out more about joining our club as a player or as a social member please contact our office for further information.
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Members can enjoy a coffee and chat in the club lounge or watch a game in progress. We have a great function hall and conference room available for hire to businesses, organisations and the public for events and social gatherings, such as office parties and wedding receptions.
If you are interested in joining our club as a player or as a social member please contact our office for further information.
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Bowls Update Summer Season October - April
Tuesday Morning Pennants – Any Gender
Thursday Afternoon Pennants – Any Gender
Friday Evening Pennants – Ladies Only
Saturday Afternoon Pennants – Ladies Only
Saturday Afternoon Pennants – Any Gender
Various Club Championships are also played throughout the season, between October and March each year. Club Championships are still played on a gender specific basis.
April - September
Tuesday Morning Various Formats – Any Gender
Thursday Afternoon “Meatpacks” – Any Gender
Friday Afternoon “Scroungers” – Any Gender
Saturday Afternoon “Drawn Pairs” – Any Gender
Winter competitions are generally played between Bedford Bowling Club members although visiting members from others clubs are always very welcome.
BEDFORD BOWLING CLUB
Established in 1959 the Bedford Bowling Club has a long and proud history in the Bedford district. Throughout our history there have been a number of individuals who have made a significant contribution to the Club and their efforts have been rewarded with the honour of Life
1973 C.R. Affleck * 1973 C.E. Geggie *
1974 M.E.J Scott * 1974 H Scott *
1974 C.H.M. Atkins * 1974 L Doherty*
1978 L.A. Logan * 1978 A Sunderland *
1979 C Atkins * 1981 O Box *
1981 L.H. Herbert * 1983 M Sinclair *
1984 V Wiseman * 1987 B Taylor *
1987 A.W. Reidy * 1988 S West *
1988 L Moyle * 1990 H West *
1990 J Wanborough * 1991 R.D. Hampson *
1992 D Meakins * 1992 J Affleck *
1993 W Holland * 1994 A Best *
1994 R.G. Wood * 1997 R.A. Post *
1999 E Hampson * 2000 C.G. Graybrook *
2002 E.A. Bull * 2005 J Roy *
2005 E Wood * 2009 S Collins *
2009 S White * 2010 F Billington *
2010 D. Twohig 2012 S Chatfield *
2019 I. Howell 2019 Y. Lamble
2019 D. Manning 2019 G. Williams
* Indicates deceased.