Season News & Information 


Vera Farr Trophy:  WINNER:  Gary Blackbourn

On Sunday 14th July, 16 members battled it out on an entertaining afternoon which saw new member Gary Blackbourn win the Vera Farr Trophy.

On a lovely summers day we emulated the Euros by having 4 groups who played a round robin from which the winners went into the knock out stages.

Annual Intersports Club Competition 12  JULY 2024. 

WINNERS:  Ampthill Rugby Club (Ampthill Extras)

The Ampthill Bowls Intersports competition not only celebrates sportsmanship and camaraderie but also provides a platform for different sports clubs to interact and build stronger relationships within the community. 

The event featured 12 teams, bringing together representatives from various local sports organizations including:  Ampthill Rugby, Ampthill Cricket, Tennis, Walking Football, U3A, Table Tennis, Football, and Badminton clubs.

In addition to the exciting matches, attendees enjoyed a tasty BBQ, further enhancing the communal experience. 

“We are thrilled with the turnout and the enthusiasm shown by all the participants and spectators,” said Sandra Read, Secretary of Ampthill Bowls Club. “Events like these highlight the importance of community and the role sports play in bringing people together". 

The Ampthill Bowls Intersports competition not only celebrated sportsmanship and camaraderie but also provided a platform for different sports clubs to interact and build stronger relationships within the community. The club extends its gratitude to all the volunteers, participants, and sponsors who made this event possible.

View the video link below of the team in action.

Club competitions have started... 

Vera Babb Trophy:  WINNERS  Beryl, Jacky, Jenny 

Sunday 9th June  -  This is a triples match.  We had 12 members playing i.e 4 sets of triples. Members were drawn from seeded groups.

D-Day Celebrations

Some of our lady members, Jacky, Sandra, Collette and Carolyn dressed up as part of the D-Day celebrations and provided tea and cakes for visitors to the Kings Arm Gardens next door who were part of the Ampthill open gardens day.  200 + visitors came into our clubhouse to enjoy cake and watch the bowling.

Members Signing on day, 13 APRIL 2024. Green Open !

The season is about to start, the greens are almost ready, the club has been refurbished and members are renewing their membership.  The 13th April is a day to pop into the club and renew memberships as well as catch up with fellow members.  The Green will be open for bowling and prospective new bowlers are welcome to pop in and have a go or just meet and chat with existing members.  2pm - 4pm - the bar will be open!

Successful Sign on day - Sunny weather, Super food, and Some new bowlers! 

We had a great turnout from our members and lots of new people came along to have a go at bowling, find out about us and enjoy our hospitality. They were all made very welcome and many signed up on the day.

It was great to have Cllr Susan Clinch our Town Mayor join us for the afternoon.

checking out the wood

Clubhouse food and beers

Club 100 draw

Admiring the green

Never too young to Bowl !