Club News


PLEASE NOTE THAT THE LAST PERSON TO LEAVE EITHER OF THE CHANGING ROOMS IN THE CLUBHOUSE MUST ENSURE THAT THE DOORS ARE LOCKED!

Please note the 2024 Fixtures are now updated and will always be kept up to date. Many changes happen during the season so please make a habit of using this site as your ‘bible’.

When you pick up your fixture booklet at the coffee morning on 13th April, there are a couple of printing errors and changes that you will need to amend on your booklet.

Sun July 30 should be 28th for Shirley Park

The NDL Finals are going to be on Wed 18th Sept not Fri 30th Aug

The Purley game on Wed 24th April is postponed and will now be on Fri 13th Sept – all other details are the same

Please delete Sat Sep 14th Shirley Park

Breaking News! Gerard Moore has some new Men’s Club shirts. The cost is £30 each should you want one please contact him direct.

200 Club draws

Sep 2023

£10 no 35 Steve Hutchinson £25 no 9 Jenny Smith

Oct 23

£10 No 40 Edna Stewart, £25 No 44 Sue Fullilove £50 No 36 Jan Leaper

Nov 23

£10 No 94 Rosemary Edwards £25 No 99 Rob Viner

Dec 23

£10 No 14 Steve Blunden £25 No 33 Sue Fullilove

Jan 24

£10 No 74 Penny Wesson, £25 No 44 Maggie White

Feb 24

£10 No 116 Gerard Moore, £25 No 20 Peter Wesson, £50 No 30 Val Tuson

Mar 24

£10 No 63 Brian Hume, £25 -No 84 Brenda Pallet

Apr 24

£10 No 97 John Round £25 No 62 Alan Hall

Have you got your ticket in the weekly Tandridge Lottery Draw?

Tickets cost £1 each and there is a draw every Saturday evening where you have a chance to win £25000 and many other prizes.

You can buy online at www.tandridgelottery.co.uk

Or

By phoning 01883 460555

Please ensure that you select Godstone Bowls Club as your Good Cause and we will get 50% of the cost of all tickets bought by our supporters.

It is such an easy way to raise much needed funds for our club – you can set up a direct debit quickly and easily and the Tandridge Lottery will take the money monthly from your account.

We always need to raise money to update our equipment and need any help we get so please

Another way we raise money is with the 200 Club

This is the application form for The 200 Club run by Richard Constance. If you want the chance to win some money for yourself whilst raising funds for our club, it is only £10 per year per number and you can have as many as you like. If You are interested please contact Richard and he will help you.

Even though the open days are now over. We always welcome anyone who would like to learn how to play bowls or existing players who would like to join us.

WELCOME TO GODSTONE BOWLS CLUB’S NEW WEB SITE

As per last year, we hold informal roll ups on Thursday Nights for all members and potential members 6 till 8pm.

Hopefully everyone is enjoying playing bowls again in the new season but there is definitely some confusion around regarding dress codes so I thought it needed clarification.

Mufti/ casual if you prefer playing in greys that is also fine

All internal club competitions except Finals Day

Friendship League

Spoon drives unless advised differently.

Roll ups

Fun Days and spoon drives

Greys

Matches versus other clubs unless advised differently

North Downs League matches

Whites

Afternoon matches versus other clubs (except NDL) but some clubs still prefer greys

Finals Day games

Ladies’ ESLL matches

Club Shirts.

If any men require club shirts, please contact Gerard Moore and he will place a joint order. Margaret O’Brien is in charge of the Ladies’ shirts so contact her if you need one.

PLEASE REMEMBER IT IS VITAL TO PUT YOUR NAME DOWN IN THE MATCH BOOKS AS EARLY AS YOU CAN ESPECIALLY THIS YEAR AS WE NEED TIME TO PICK THE TEAMS . THIS TAKES TIME SO PLEASE HELP YOUR CAPTAINS

TOP TIP:

WHY NOT PUT YOUR NAME IN THE BOOK FOR ALL THE DATES YOU MIGHT BE ABLE TO PLAY AND THEN JUST CROSS IT OUT IF YOU FIND ARE UNABLE TO PLAY

If any of you are interested, you can follow all the Bowls England updates and instructions re how we need to manage our bookings and the safety of our members.

Their website is https://www.bowlsengland.com.

Please keep checking this page for updates regarding the current situation, make sure you follow the government guidelines and look after yourselves.

BREAKING NEWS!!

Men’s Club Shirts

Would any men requiring club shirts please advise Gerard Moore of their requirements.

The cost is £28-20 p per shirt to include the club badge.

The supplier Godstone get their supply from only allows for a minimum order of TEN (10) shirts so I need at least this amount of orders. So all of you not owning club shirts please arrange to buy one.

Thank You.

Gerard Moore

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Our bowling green and pavillion is situated in a lovely village setting, behind the green where cricket is regularly in action and the tennis courts.

We have the reputation of being a very friendly mixed club consisting of approximately 65 members and have a full programme of matches, club events, internal competitions, roll ups and social events.

Our bowling green and pavillion is situated in a lovely village setting, behind the green where cricket is regularly in action and the tennis courts.

We have the reputation of being a very friendly mixed club consisting of approximately 65 members and have a full programme of matches, club events, internal competitions, roll ups and social events.

Membership of the Godstone Bowls Club also includes membership of the Godstone Club and Institutes to which the Bowls Club is affiliated. This provides access to a bar (CIub prices), darts, snooker pool and Sports TV.

We welcome new members whether experienced or new bowlers who are encouraged to try their hand at bowling with free personal coaching before committing themselves to buying the necessary equipment – so please come and give it ago!