Portslade Bowls Club Ltd

Club news

Find out what is happening at the club

26 June 2024

Platinum Football Trophy tournament

Click on the image above for full details of this year’s Platinum Football Trophy tournament on 26 June at 2pm.

4 May 2024

Fun roll up day

Congratulations to Denise, Chris & Hazel who won today’s fun roll up competition.

20 April 2024

Vicky & Vince Memorial Shield

This tournament was held in memory of former members Vince Tester and his sister Vicky Turland. Congratulations to the winners Adrian, Bill and Malcolm, and many thanks to Michelle (Vince’s daughter)  who came all the way from Cornwall to present the prizes.

19 April 2024

Official opening of the green for 2024

We were delighted that the Deputy Mayor of Brighton & Hove (councillor Mohammed Asaduzzaman) came to open our green today for the official start of the 2024 summer season.

13 April 2024

Crown Green Bowls

Our annual Crown Green Bowls day will be held on 13 April at 2pm. This is a fun occasion, and full instructions will be given on the day. The afternoon includes refreshments - please sign the list in the clubhouse if you would like to attend.

25 March 2024

Winter Captain’s Drive presentation

Our winter Captains Drive has now finished, and the prizes were presented on 25 March (along with tea). Congratulations to Adrian Williams (1st), Bill (2nd), Alan Saunders (3rd), Alison Kennedy (4th) and Tim Lawrence (5th).

20 March 2024

Friendly matches 2024

Our first friendly match of the 2024 season took place today against The Drive. You can find out how it went, together with all the upcoming friendlies, by clicking on the image above.

1 March 2024

Quiz Night

Congratulations to Chen, Malcolm, Denise and Tim on winning our latest quiz night. Thanks go to Gary (2nd from right) for setting the questions, and all those helping with the catering.

21February 2024

Games afternoon

Our latest games afternoon was held in the clubhouse today. Many thanks to Cathy for organising.

14 February 2024

Vince Tester’s funeral

Today we hosted Vince Tester’s funeral wake in our clubhouse. Vince joined our club in 2009 and was Captain from 2016 to 2018. He will be sadly missed.

10 February 2024

Adur Indoor Bowls Club tournament

Congratulations to Gill, Shaun, Lisa and David who came 3rd in the Adur Indoor bowls tournament today.

30 January 2024

Shuffleboard tournament

Congratulations to Hazel, Lisa, Sandra and Phil, who were the winning team in our latest Shuffleboard tournament.

1 December 2023

Games afternoon

Our next social event is on December 1st at 3pm in the clubhouse (after the roll up) . We have lots of games - scrabble, playing cards, draughts, backgammon, dominoes and UNO! You do not have to play, you can sit and chat with friends. 

27 November 2023

Audrey’s 90th birthday

We had a celebration for member Audrey Francis’ 90th birthday in the clubhouse today. It was a great time and her family were able to join us for the special occasion.

17 November 2023

Annual Dinner and trophy presentation

The Club’s Annual Dinner and presentation of trophies was held on Friday 17th at Adur indoor bowling club.

14 November 2023

Annual General Meeting

The Club’s Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday 14th November in the clubhouse.

1 November 2023

Shuffleboard Tournament

Our next Shuffleboard Tournament is on November 1st at 6pm for 6.30pm. Please sign up on the board in the clubhouse if you would like to attend.

25 October 2023

Games afternoon

Our next social event is on October 25th in the clubhouse. We have lots of games - scrabble, playing cards, draughts, backgammon, dominoes and UNO! You do not have to play, you can sit and chat with friends, there is tea and cake mid afternoon and the bar will be open from 2 till 6. The cost is £1.50 per person, all welcome. Please sign up on the board in the clubhouse if you would like to attend.

25 September 2023

Captain’s monday drive presentation

The prize presentation for the Captain’s monday drive was made today. It was awarded to the player who had achieved the best results over the summer season. Congratulations to the winner Alison Kennedy, and many thanks to Captain Hazel Blair-Smith and her helpers for organising. 57 players took part and the top  20 can be seen by clicking on the image above.

23 September 2023

Vicky Turland Memorial Shield

Congratulations to Ray Page, Alan Saunders, and Tim Lawrence on winning the Vicky Turland Memorial Shield. Vicky was a member of the club for over 20 years and this annual event is held to celebrate her life. The trophy was presented by Vicky’s brother Vince Tester (On the left in the photo)

23 September 2023

Rose Bowl Trophy 

This morning David Culmer beat Lisa Harris in the Rose Bowl Trophy match (between the mens and ladies club champions). He will now represent Portslade in the Champion of Champions tournament next season.

16 September 2023

2023 Club doubles tournament

Congratulations to Kris Phillips and Ann Larkin on winning our annual Drawn Doubles tournament.

6 September 2023

Visit to Emmaus

Thanks to Emmaus homeless charity for showing us round today, and for lunch. Our club member Liam, who is a companion there, told us his story.

2 September 2023

Club Finals day

Club Finals day was a great success - thanks to all those who helped in any way. Photos from the event can be found by clicking on the image above.

30 August 2023

Ladies v Gentlemen tournament

We had an enjoyable afternoon playing in the annual ladies v gentlemen tournament this afternoon. The final score was Gentlemen 100 - Ladies 71

17 August 2023

Aviva National Championships

Well done to Shaun Willis, David Culmer and Chris Elliott who represented our club and Sussex in the Aviva National Championships at Leamington Spa. They progressed to the 2nd round where they lost to Middlesex

29 July 2023

Emjay Triples trophy

Congratulations to Cathy Galloway, Richard Gardener and John Green who won the Emjay Triples trophy today. It was kindly sponsored by local firm Emjay Fencing.

25 July 2023

Division 2 men’s champions

Well done to our men’s team who won Division 2 in the Brighton and Hove Men’s league today. We will therefore be playing in Division 1 next year.

23 July 2023

Sussex County Triples champions

Congratulations to Shaun Willis, David Culmer and Chris Ellis who won the Sussex County triples Championship at Popes Mead.

Official Opening

Aerial view of clubhouse and Victoria Park

Our New Clubhouse

Opened April 2021
We are very excited as we have now move into our new clubhouse and all weather rinks.
It was very sad to leave our old site, however we look forward to the new times ahead. We look forward to welcoming members old and new.