Fajita Friday & Ray Cup Finals

This Friday (19th July)  Club Night is Fajita Friday with tasty Fajitas being served up by Tim & Susan Bailey. Start your weekend with a bang and ‘Sign Up’ for yours via the notice in the clubhouse. Then….

Sunday (21st July) sees the Final stages of this season’s Watford & District Ray Cup Competition at Herts B.C. Watford.  The Semi-Finals at 10.00 see Berkhamsted play Bushey and Garston play Bovingdon; the Final follows at 2.30 p.m. and here’s hoping that we are in that Final.

Come on Berko!!!!

100 Club Draws 

June 2019

1st prize – Richard Mepham (15)

2nd prize – Georgie Zacharzewski (94)

3rd prize – Peter Batchelor (46)

July 2019

1st prize – Deidre Hawkins (151)

2nd prize – Michael Gomm (19)

3rd prize – Sylvia Sharpling (55)

Social Programme News

Our 2018-19 Winter Programme has come to a close and once again we congratulate Sheila for producing a varied and successful programme.

Social Events Co-ordinator: Sheila Bell via sheila_sorley@hotmail.co.uk; 01442 866463 or 07530 246890.

Remember keep up to date by regularly checking our  Winter Activities and Club Members Information pages. 

 Also for more pictures, information & news bulletins don’t forget to check out our albums of images, our Facebook page and also send us a tweet on Twitter!

 About our Club

By being named ‘National Club of the Year’ in 2015 by the governing body Bowls England we have been recognised as one of the best Bowls Clubs in England.

We are a lawn green bowling club based in central Berkhamsted, providing a highly popular and skilful game for all ages and abilities to enjoy.

  • We are located in a beautiful and vibrant setting close to the town high street with the Grand Union Canal and open park area providing an idyllic backdrop.
  • Our playing season runs from late April to late September and currently provides outdoor sport and leisure to 120 members with a social programme running indoors throughout the winter months in our spacious clubhouse.
  • We welcome any member of the public to come in and have a go at various times throughout the season and also offer hugely reduced fees to new members.
  • Whether it’s enjoying a drink and a friendly game or playing good competitive bowls through to national standard you can have them both.

We encourage all ages, abilities and sexes to come and play, try our new equipment, meet our friendly members and enjoy a new experience.

It’s a perfect game for sharing with others, making new friends and helping to improve your health.

We are across the bridge from Waitrose next to the play park.

For more details click  Join Us Now >>> or phone John on 01442 866463.


The Club is actively seeking sponsors. If you would be interested in supporting or sponsoring the club then please visit Sponsorship in the NEWS menu.

Bob Cropley

It is with deep sadness that we report the death of Bob Cropley after a short illness. Our thoughts and condolences are with Bob’s family at this time.   The funeral is at the Chilterns Crematorium, Amersham on Friday 19th July at 2.00 p.m.

Recent Match Results

24 Jun Bovingdon (A) Dacorum Shield L: 0.5 – 4.5;
29 Jun N’thaw & Cuffley (A) Ladies Top Club R2 2-2  lost on shot difference;
30 Jun Hazells (A) L: 50 – 118
7 July Amersham (H) L: 59 – 66;

Forthcoming Fixtures

Tue 16 July 6.00 Cheddington (A) 4MXD;
Fri 19 July 2.30 Potters Bar (H & A) SADBA Jones Cup;
Sat 20 July 2.30 Little Gaddesden (A) 4MXT;
Sun 21 July 2.45 Wing (H) 4MXT

Our 2019 Mixed Triples Gala 

Bank Holiday Monday May 27th

Kindly Supported by

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A very successful and well supported event: 28 competitive teams and old friendships revived. At the end of the day the two top teams tied on Points with the winner being decided on Shot Difference.

1st prize:  ‘Spot On’ from Kings Langley BC comprising Marion Clarke, Carol Brown and Brian Smith.

2nd prize: ‘Jane’s Gents’ from Townsend BC who were Jane Dixon, Peter Thomson and Robbie Ransted.

3rd prize: ‘Mrs Browns Boys 1’ from Dunstable BC: Debra Scott-Darling, Clive Bevins and Phil Bell.

Some of the many images taken during the day can be viewed by clicking on this link.

Raffle Prizes were donated by the following local businesses: 

Little Hay Golf Club, Acorn Pharmacy , The Highwayman (White Brasserie), The Crown (Weatherspoons) , Majestic Wine, The Kings Arms, Bills Restaurant,The Curry Garden, Mountain Warehouse, Rex Cinema, Temptations, Woods of Berkhamsted, The Olive Tree, McCoys, Northchurch, Cook, Tring Brewery,Tesco, Boots, Waitrose, The Market House Tring.

Don’t forget! –  please support the local companies who have kindly supported our club –Thank You

Club Clothing

We now have a full set of new club clothing with the ZOTI logo. These items can be obtained from Brian Ralphs (07837 466531). To see what’s on offer click here.


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