Great night, really great food from Cynthia and Vic

By Alan | Mar 3, 2017

  From Cynthia We have managed to run a very successful programme of Club Nights throughout the winter season, and last night we had 28 people for the meal, which is almost a record for this sort of event. We have planned two more evenings on the 16th and 30th March, and are looking for…

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National Garden Scheme open day 18th June 2017

By Alan | Feb 18, 2017

The NLBC lies at the edge of Hampstead Heath but has been hidden from the public eye for 125yrs. Follow the signs and you find yourself in another world – a garden of startling beauty surrounding a carefully tended bowling green. While the green has been looked after throughout the club’s history, the garden has…

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Finchley and District Competitions

By Alan | Jan 16, 2017

We have already received the entry form for Finchley & District 2017 competitions.  This has been sent out early to try and encourage more competitors to enter.  A copy of the entry form is attached and hard copies will be displayed in the gents and ladies dressing rooms. There are four competitions:  Singles (separate comps…

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Bowls England funding

Bowls England funding to support club recruitment

By Alan | Jan 11, 2017

10 Jan 2017 Funding to support club recruitment in 2017 The Bowls Development Alliance (BDA) has announced that, as a result of the recent funding award secured by the BDA from Sport England, the Play Bowls Package Funding Scheme will come into effect on 1st April 2017 until 31st March 2021. The Play Bowls Package has been…

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Cynthia Allen President


By Alan | Dec 22, 2016

Dear All,    First a thank you to Vic and everyone who helped with Club night last Thursday.  Vic fed over 20 members and friends and I’m told it was a lovely evening.    For those who are interested, our bridge group has slowly increased its numbers and has managed to meet every Wednesday afternoon…

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Barnet council anti-bowling?

By Alan | Dec 15, 2016

Barnet Council is threatening to close some of the parks bowling clubs.  They are looking to save £100.000.  This affects 8 clubs including East Barnet Valley, Oakhill Park, Finchley Victoria which has 2 greens, Mill Hill, friary Park…and others which were not named.  Each club has been told to produce a business plan by January…

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Club night

By Alan | Dec 1, 2016

Club night was a great success. Thank you Cynthia for the wonderful lasagne. Thanks also to Barry for his big box of tangerines and all those members who helped with food preparation, clearing up afterwards and serving behind the bar. It was a good attendance considering the whole area was gridlocked. West Hill closed with…

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Pétanque guide

By Alan | Oct 24, 2016

PETANQUE IS EASY TO PLAY and it’s easy to learn the rules. Those of us who play are eager to share our knowledge of the game with newcomers. The rudiments of the game can be found in our How to Play section. The rules can be found on the Competition page. Membership information can be found on the Membership page.

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Club of the Year, Bowls England

By Alan | Oct 17, 2016

Club of the Year organised by Bowls England Bowls England has launched the search for the 2016 Club of the Year, which is generously supported once more by Drakes Pride. Berkhamsted BC in Hertfordshire won the title in 2015 – with Lyndhurst BC in Durham named runners-up. This year the winning club will receive £250…

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