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!
It is a great honour and privilege for us both to be elected as Presidents of Somerset and to represent you and your county in 2015. We will do our utmost to follow the traditions already in place and uphold the high standards associated with Somerset. We thank our clubs Chew Stoke BC and Keynsham BC for their nominations and support and also Fosseway BC and Bath BC for seconding us. We have both made many friends through bowling and we are looking forward to meeting you all in the coming year both on and off the green. In 2015 our joint charity is Somerset Air Ambulance.Read more>>
These draws including that for the Southey Trophy are now on the Competition pages of the website. Please note that Fear Cup R3 is now on Friday 3 July and R4 on 17 July. The Fear Plate is being played on 24 July. (These are different dates to those shown on recently emailed draw sheets)
We regret to announce that Margaret Ryder of Bridgwater BC died this week. Margaret was a county bowler. We send our condolences to her family and friends. The funeral will take place on Monday 29 December at 10.30am at Taunton Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations to Intensive Care Unit, Musgrove Park Hospital Taunton. Blazers optional.
It is with sadness that we have to report the death of Ann Matthews of Burnham-on-Sea BC. Ann was a badged county player. We send our condolences to her family and friends. The funeral will take place on Monday 22 December at 1pm at the Sedgemoor Crematorium. This is located on the A38 between Highbridge [...]
We are sad to report that Past President Myrtle Parsons suffered a fall a couple of weeks ago and fractured her pelvis. Myrtle was in Yeovil Hospital and then transferred to Shepton Mallet. Myrtle will be going to Castle Cary Residential Home later this week. Anyone wishing to send cards should send them care of [...]
Club Secretaries should shortly be receiving from SBA General Secretary an Official BDA Press Release. Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership in one of 6 new County Sport Partnerships appointed from 1.1.2015 as a Hot Spot Area. Appointed for an initial 12 month period, affiliated clubs within the Hot Spot area will be able to enjoy [...]
Publicity is just as important in Bowls as it is in any other sporting activity. Associations, Leagues and Clubs are encouraged to send in any interesting or important pieces of information or news items so that favourable publicity for our sport can be obtained.Read more>>