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  • Saturday 25 May 2024 10:00-14:00 Outdoor Open Day

  • Sunday 9 June 2024 14:00 NORMANDY LANDINGS 80th CELEBRATION

  • Good luck to Ged Costello, Martin Puckett, Martin Pavey and Harry Hovenden, Steve Willsher, Graham Cockett in the Bowls Dorset Triples Quarter Finals at Blandford on Sunday 19 May 2024.


  • Good luck to S.Lofthouse, J.King, B.Smith, V.Cornick in the Bowls Dorset Ladies 4s Quarter Finals at Bridport on Saturday 18 May 2024.

Front Page News

Dates for your diary

Thursday 23 May 2024 Plant Sale

Saturday 25 May 2024 10:00-14:00 Outdoor Open Day

Wednesday 5 June 2024 14:30 Friendly v Yeovil BC at Yeovil BC

Saturday 8 June 2024 13:30 Friendly v Hanborough BC 

Sunday 9 June 2024 14:00 NORMANDY LANDINGS 80th CELEBRATION

Saturday 3 August 2024  14:00 President's Day


On Sunday 9 June 2024 the club will be holding Indoor & Outdoor Bowls and BBQ to celebrate the NORMANDY LANDINGS 80th Anniversary. See the poster in the gallery for details here.

Outdoor County Leagues 2024

Dorchester Men's County League teams   Monday 13 May 2024 -
Men's County League on Monday night all Dorchester's games were postponed due to the rain.
Details of the fixtures and latest league positions for the 3 Dorchester Men's County league teams can be found on the Bowls Dorset website page

In the third round of matches in the ladies DWBL,
In Division 1, Dorchester A were beaten 6-2 by Blandford A.
In Division 2 Dorchester B had a great result beating West Moors 7-1
In Division 3 Dorchester C were beaten 8-0 by Gillingham but still remain top of the division.
Details of the fixtures and latest league positions for the 3 Dorchester County league teams can be found on the Bowls Dorset website page

Outdoor County Competitions 2024

In the last 16 of the Ladies County Fours there was victory for Sue Lofthouse, Judith King, Barbara Smith and Val Cornick and they will now face L.Murray (Lyme Regis) in the quarter finals at Bridport on the 18 May 2024.
Congratulations and best of luck in the next round.

Outdoor Green Opening 2024

Our President Bryan Tucker bowled the first bowl to officially open our green on Saturday13 April 2024. Our outdoor green looks in superb condition especially with all the weather over the winter.  Thanks to our green keeper George Aslett for all his hard work.

Our President's charity for last season was the Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance and he is very proud that we have raised £2110 which was presented to them on our opening day on Saturday.  Photos from the day are available in the gallery.

Results of the Club Indoor Competitions Finals Weekend 2023/24 can be found here.

Dorset County Indoor Ladies Competitions

Well done to Linda Hill and Margaret Cullip on winning the Dorset County Indoor Ladies Pairs Final at Dolphin IBC on Saturday 16 March 2024.  Unfortunately Linda Hill, Val Cornick and Sandra Hubbard lost in the final of the County Two Wood Triples.

CLUB 164

The fourth monthly draw took place on the 18th April.
Numbers were drawn by Conrad Lakeman and witnessed by Geoff Ellis
Winners were:-
£60 - Jo Pine - (22)
£50 - Ros Gwatkin - (11)
£40 - Diana Leeming - (135)
£30 - Conrad Lakeman - (70)

Winners are generally notified by phone
Thank you all for participating
The next draw will be on Wednesday 22nd May @ 11:30

The latest Chairman's Newsletter is available to read here.

Details of the Club Indoor Competitions 203/24 can be found here.

Club Leagues

The final positions for the 2023 Outdoor Club Summer Leagues are now available on the league page.

The final positions for the 2023 Indoor Club Summer Leagues are now available on the leagues page.

Well done to all the winners.


The next Bingo Night  Saturday 18 May 2024 at 19:30.

We need 20 people to make it worthwhile so please sign up on the notice in the club if you plan to attend.

Snowball stands at £65.

Come and enjoy a social evening in the Bar, no previous experience required.

Raffle prizes will be gratefully received.

Revised Dress Code

Dorchester Bowls Club revised dress code from 1 June 2022 is now detailed on the Dress Code page.

Polite Notice

If you test positive for COVID, please advise the Club Office and those that you have been in contact with in the previous few dates.

Please do not come to the Club until you have a negative test and feel well again.

Thank You.

Dorchester Bowls Club is a premier bowls club in Dorset and has a reputation for giving a warm and friendly welcome to all visitors as well as past and present members. It is located at the Sandringham Sports Centre off Armada Way in Dorchester, only eight miles from Dorset's Jurassic Coast. The Club provides six indoor rinks and an outside green which can accommodate up to eight rinks.


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