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Welcome to Somerset Bowls

Welcome to the world of Lawn Bowls in Somerset!
Our website aims to provide comprehensive information to the members of Lawn Green Clubs in all parts of Somerset and South Bristol, members of the public thinking of taking up the game and bowling clubs elsewhere who may be considering a bowls tour holiday to our beautiful County.

We hope you all find the information on our website useful but we always welcome new ideas to make it even better!
1902, 2019

IMPORTANT – Sam Steel is a Candidate for B E Young Bowler of the Year

By | February 19th, 2019|Bowls England News, Junior News, News, Senior News|

You will all be delighted to learn that Somerset's Junior International SAM STEEL (Watchet BC) is a candidate for the Bowls England Young Bowler of the Year. SAM NEEDS OUR VOTES NOW - the on-line [...]

1802, 2019

In memoriam – Hilary May MBE – with Memorial Service details

By | February 18th, 2019|In Memoriam, News, Senior News|

It is with much sadness that we must announce that Hilary May,  our much loved John's Trophy Team Manager died on Saturday 16th February.  She fought hard against her cancer for many years but in [...]

1602, 2019

In memoriam – Harold Fry (Clevedon BC)

By | February 16th, 2019|In Memoriam, News, Senior News|

It is with much sadness that we pass on news that Harold Fry, one of bowling's great characters, passed away peacefully yesterday (Friday) evening at Willow House care home in South Brent, Devon, after suffering [...]

2102, 2019

New Development Manager for SBA

By | February 21st, 2019|Junior News, News, Patrons, Senior News|

We are pleased to announce that Brian Cracknell has agreed to fill the vacant Development Manager post with the SBA. Brian introduces himself to you here, and also launches his first project! "My name is [...]

2002, 2019

Bowls Development Alliance – Club Development Programme

By | February 20th, 2019|Bowls England News, News|

Our new Development Officer, Brian Cracknell, draws you attention to the case studies and success stories of clubs who recently completed the BDA Club Development Programme. Your club can also become part of the programme. [...]

2801, 2019

You can apply to play for Somerset this summer.

By | January 28th, 2019|News|

Any full playing member of a Bowls Club affiliated to the SBA can apply to play in County matches. Details are with Club Secretaries & ARE NOW AVAILABLE TO VIEW under the 'Matches' dropdown menu [...]