Desford Bowls Club

The club was formed just over 20 years ago and although young in bowling terms it is well established in local bowling circles.

Desford Bowls is a friendly mixed club with varying standards of ability.

2017 Season

Open Day
This year, the open day will be on Saturday 29th April @ 1430. Please come along to see our excellent facilities & stay a while to enjoy a game of bowls on the green. There will be members & a fully trained coach to give any advice if needed.
Roll Up
Bowls Roll Up
Club roll up starts on Tuesdays 25th April @ 15.00, everyone is invited to have a friendly game of bowls against your fellow members. If you are new and could be interested in bowling, please come along and one of our members will take good care of you, just bring a pair of flat soled shoes. We have different size woods available to try for anybody wanting to have a go. There is free advice and coaching available from our qualified coach if required.

‘Chummie’ afternoons starts on Tuesday 25th April @ 15.00 & runs on alternative Tuesdays until the 4th July i.e. 25/4 – 9/5 – 23/5 – 6/6 – 20/6 – 4/7.
Players of all abilities are welcome to join in and enjoy the afternoon playing a sociable game of bowls, there will be a prize for the best player

The Label Apeel Competiton
Label ApeelThe Label Apeel Competition will be on Saturday 24th June; this year there will be a £50 prize fund for the winners.

Presidents Day

Presidents’ Day will be on Sunday 10th September, so come along for a bit of competition & a bite to eat.

Weekend trip to Sheringham
SheringhamThis year, our weekend trip to Sheringham will be on the 10th June. We are looking forward to a competitive game of bowls at the seaside & maybe fish & chips on the prom later.

Don’t forget the green is open for members every day for you to arrange to play any friendly or competitive games throughout the season

The club is active in two triples leagues as well as a season of friendly games with clubs in the city and county. In addition we take part in 3 annual in-house cup competitions as well as playing for  singles and  doubles  trophies.

At the beginning of the season we have 6 Tuesday afternoons of ‘Chummies’ which are very popular, when these have finished we revert to informal  roll-up sessions  from 3pm.

Bowls are available for loan.

The first year is free for new members, only a Sport in Desford membership fee of £16 is required.



For further information, please contact Brian Maginn on 01455 824645 or email


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