..founded 1891 - 2021

Number one Google ranking

GREAT NEWS! I contacted our associate member Toby who lives in New Zealand to run a Google search ‘Lawn Bowling Clubs in London,UK’  Hi Alan,  Lovely to hear from you…  Even better than top 10!!  NLBC have the number 1 ranking and come up on top of both Google map area listing and Google website…

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Bowls England latest

LET’S ROLL!We can’t wait to share the launch of our national campaign to inspire people to ‘bowl up’ to their local… Posted by Bowls England on Thursday, 6 August 2020

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BBC – things you CAN do this summer

Lockdown easing: 10 things you CAN do this summer With people now looking for alternative sports that allow them to maintain social distance and play outside, the non-contact activities of bowls and golf are firmly back on the agenda. Before lockdown, an increasing number of young people had been taking up lawn bowls – once…

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48,679 found us on Google

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IMPROVE YOUR CLUB’S COMMUNICATION- Bowls England

Friday 10th July (2pm) IMPROVE YOUR CLUB’S COMMUNICATION 3rd July, 2020 by Matt Wordingham We are delighted to announce a free webinar to assist members with ideas and techniques to communicate to club members using simple ideas which save time, money and are hassle-free. Examples will be provided to show the importance of internal and…

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Sad loss of Peter Fry

Sad news that Peter Fry died on 10 June, aged 76. Although a member of NLBC for a relatively short time, he will be remembered for his individuality and his unique style.  We had not heard from him for a while, but his name was being mentioned only yesterday. We will let you know when we…

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Update Bowls England

The Government confirmed yesterday (Monday 1st June) that groups of six can now meet outside provided people from different households observe social distancing (staying at least 2m apart). This is good news for bowls, as we are aware many of our clubs that have opened, or wished to reopen, felt the previous Government guidance on numbers…

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London HogWatch Project

Interestingly, Hampstead Heath it is already known to have a reasonable population of hedgehogs, probably the best in London.  One of the aspects of interest to ZSL is to find out how far the hedgehogs venture from the Heath. Zoological Society of London Institute of Zoology Zoological Society of London Regent’s Park London  NW1 4RY…

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We are open, operating under the strict Government guidelines.

GOV.UK Guidance for the public on the phased return of outdoor sport and recreation in England. Published 13 May 2020 You can play lawn bowls and croquet where facilities have reopened, but you can only take part in these activities by yourself, or with members of your household or with 1 person outside of your household,…

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Closing certain businesses and venues

Everyone is instructed to comply with the rules issued by the government in relation to coronavirus, in order to protect both themselves and others. As of 1pm on 26 March 2020 new Regulations extending the restrictions are now enforceable by law in England due to the threat to public health. These supersede Regulations that came…

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HM 94

Bowls England Patron 94 today

Bowls England wishes a very happy 94th birthday to our Patron, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

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Help for some clubs

3 pages converted from PDFs BOWLS ENGLAND  31st March 2020 STATEMENT: CORONAVIRUS (COVID‐19) – FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR CLUBS Clubs, County Associations and Bowls England are facing a period where there is the loss of regular income whilst there are overheads and bills to be paid. Sport England and the Government has put in place a…

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