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Open Singles Circuit

Dorchester is due to host Open Singles Circuit event on the weekend 8/9 April 2023. When 64 of the top bowlers in the country  will compete for large cash prizes. Entries will open  via the EIBA website on 1 February 2023 at 09:30.

National Competitions

Denny Cup

Dorchester crashed out of the Denny Cup in the quarter final fixture against Riverain Indoor Bowls Club  on 28 January 2023 at Loddon Vale IBC live scoring for the available at Denny QF.  See news article for full details.

Congratulations to Ryan Nash on being runner up in the National Under 25 Singles only beaten in the Final by England Under 25 Captain Harry Goodwin.
Ryan beat World Indoor Singles Champion Jamie Walker 21-17 in the last 16 of the National Indoor Champion of Champions at Dolphin Indoor Bowls Club  on Saturday 4 February 2023.  Unfortunately Ryan was beaten 18-21 by Daniel Seabourne from Acle in the quarter finals.

Wessex League

Men's Wessex League games were played on 5 February Dorchester A beat Ilminster 14-2 (115-64)
and Dorchester B lost to Moonfleet B 2-14 (62-88).

Indoor Club Leagues

Indoor Club Winter Leagues are now available on the leagues page.

The next Bingo Night  Saturday 11 February 2023 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 £70

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

Raffle prizes will be gratefully received.


Saturday 4 March 2023 7 for 7.30pm Tony and his team are running another fun race night. Place your bets and cheer your dog/horse on! Raffle prizes appreciated - proceeds to go to our own club.

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.

Dates for your diary

Sunday 26 February 2023 10:00 Men's Wessex League Dorchester A v Moonfleet A at Dorchester/Moonfleet IBC

Sunday 26 February 2023 10:00 Men's Wessex League Dorchester B v Ilminster at Dorchester/Ilminster IBC

Saturday 4 March 2023 7:30 Race Night

Easter Weekend 8/9 April 2023 Dorchester Open Singles Circuit 

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.


Club e-mail address:- 


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