The schedule for this year's competitions can be found on the Competitions page. This is subject to minor change(s) due to unavailability of some members for their semi-finals. Click on the following link - Essex County Bowling Club (essexcountybowlsclub.com)
14th September 2021
An update regarding the 2021 / 2022 men's, ladies and mixed club competitions.
Due to Covid and a couple of other factors, it is not our intention to send out entry forms en masse for the forthcoming season. We still have all the entry forms and most of the fees from last year. We shall publish a list of all the entries previously received giving members an opportunity to either confirm they are happy with their entries going forward to the
6th September 2021
Club News – September
A big congratulations to Chris Muir, Steve Gunnell & Edward Morris for winning the Mens National Triples Championship! They are the first team ever from Essex to win this title.
And just a week or so later Edward Morris teamed up with Elaine Score (Springhouse BC) to win the National Mixed Pairs.
Incidentally this year was the first Bowls England delivered a live streaming service for some of the finals, the Mixed Pairs can be found here -
30th August 2021
Please find links to three announcements made by the EIBA today.
RETURNING TO INDOOR BOWLS SURVEY
The EIBA want to ensure that it provides a great programme of events and services to its Members. To aide us in this we would welcome you completing
17th August 2021
Please be aware that due to National Finals at Leamington, the Office will have truncated opening hours in the coming weeks as follows:
Monday 16th August 9:30am-5:30pm
Tuesday 17th August 9:30am-5:30pm
Wednesday 18th August 9:30am-5:30pm
Thursday 19th August CLOSED
Friday 20th August CLOSED
Monday 23rd August CLOSED
Tuesday 24th August CLOSED
Wednesday 25th August CLOSED
Thursday 26th August 9:30am-5:30pm
Friday 27th August 9:30am-5:30pm
Monday 30th August 9:30am-5:30pm
Tuesday 31st August CLOSED
10th August 2021
The Kitchen is now open and running a cash-only café-type service (Bacon/Sausage baps, sandwiches on request, cakes, teas & coffees etc) from 9am each day.
Please show this venture your support.
Club Open Day
A big thank you to everyone who helped in any way towards the recent Open Day. Whilst the weather was not helpful, we still hosted over 100 new faces who all very much enjoyed themselves, with plenty joining up – well done everyone!
Ray Benge Trophy
Entry forms are now
9th August 2021
In aid of the President's charity MacMillans Cancer Support...
The notice for the Quiz is on the entertainments board, sign up for Quiz with number of players required.
Myself and Phil Sams are the quizmasters, members can bring their own food, maximum 8 per table, £2 entry, bar open from 6pm. 5 rounds out of the 10 will be multiple choice.
There will be a raffle, if members could very kindly provide any prizes it would be greatly appreciated. To be left behind
6th August 2021
Mark Royal will be bringing his roadshow back to the Club on
Wednesday 18th August - 11:30am to 7pm
Another chance to pick up anything you might need for the rest of the Outdoor season and prior to the Indoor season.
2nd July 2021
European Football Champs
We’ve been asked by plenty of members if we are open for tomorrow night’s fixture against Sweden – I can confirm that we are open and everyone is very welcome to attend, including any future fixtures in the tournament.
The Bar will be open throughout, but it is envisaged that we will close shortly after the final whistle.
Mark Royal Bowls Shop Roadshow
Following a very worthwhile visit last week, Mark has agreed to come back on Wednesday 21st July (11am-7pm).
28th June 2021
Please note that entries for indoor county competitions for the forthcoming season need to be completed ASAP.
The entry form can be downloaded HERE
These are for Mens and Mixed competitions.
The closing date for the return of entries is 7th September 2021.
There are also plenty of copies of the form printed at the Club in the corridor.
Men's Indoor Competition Secretary
Welcome to Essex County Bowling Club
Essex County Bowling Club is a private members’ club and is one of Westcliff-on-Sea’s best kept secrets since 1906.
The club provides bowling all-year-round with 2 high quality grass greens providing 12 rinks Outdoors and a 6 rink blue carpet for Indoor bowling.
We would encourage anyone new to bowls to visit the club and have a chat with our staff and members – Membership is open to all, we even encompass a Wheelchair section.
We have a large car park, a restaurant and a well-stocked bar.
We are a registered member of the CASC scheme (Community Amateur Sports Club).