ENC visits OBC

Members of East Northamptonshire Council visited our Club on Thursday last to view progress of our clubhouse extensions and refurbishment. Our visitors were hosted by members of OBC Management Committee and enjoyed tea and biscuits while the club chairman explained the details of the ongoing works. All of our visitors expressed their approval of the… more

Oundle Members achievement at Potters

On their first trip to the Potters Resort in Norfolk, our relatively new members Phil Mildon and John Lofthouse teamed up with Stamford Indoor Bowls Club Cherry and Colin Burgess and got to the Potters Bowls Tournament quarter finals, narrowly missing out out on the semi-finals. However their efforts did help Stamford IBC win the… more

Member’s Parachute Jump for Charity

Member’s Parachute Jump for Charity

OBC member George Backhurst recently celebrated his 80th Birthday. As a birthday present, his four daughters bought him a sky dive experience at a local airfield. He suffers from a debilitating condition called Myasthenia Gravis and decided that this was a great  opportunity to get sponsorship for Myaware, the charity which helps and supports people… more

President’s Tour to Weston-Super-Mare

President’s Tour to Weston-Super-Mare

This year our annual tour was to a new venue in Weston-Super-Mare, a lovely seaside town on the Bristol channel. Our President chose an excellent hotel on the seafront aptly named ‘The New Ocean’. The accommodation and food were of a good standard helped along by the ‘inclusive drinks’ package. Heavy rain showers greeted our … more

Oundle Bowling Club Finals Weekend and Results

Our Competition Finals took place on the weekend of 31st August and 1st September this year and once again we were blessed with fine weather. Play commenced  each morning at 10 am with competitors having enjoyed mugs of tea, bacon & sausage rolls provided by our catering team. All matches were played on time and… more

OBC Gala Day 2019

                            Winners, Disability Bowls England                                            Runners up, OBC  On Sunday 4th of August Oundle Bowling Club held it’s annual Gala Day.… more

Inter-club Sports Tournament 2019

Our annual Inter-club sports Tournament was held on Sunday last. Several local sports club teams took part including Oundle Rugby Club, Oundle Town Rowing Club and Oundle Football Club. A spider competition was held before the start of the match and the bottle of bubbly was won by our own Pam Weatherington – Well done… more

Open Weekend Success

Many thanks to all who supported Oundle Bowling Club on their Open days and Charity Match last weekend. Our recruitment day on the Saturday was busy with many visitors taking the opportunity to try lawn bowling. Our Coaches David Walker & Molly Bostock are now providing additional sessions for those who are interested in taking… more

OBC Open Weekend Saturday 11th May & Sunday 12th May

OBC Open Weekend Saturday 11th May & Sunday 12th May

Its not long now to go before our annual Open Weekend, where we invite everyone to come along and try lawn bowls. This year, in aid of our President’s charity the Air Ambulance, we will be holding our Charity match on the Sunday afternoon. All are welcome to come and watch amateur teams from local… more

Wine and Cheese Tasting Evening

A great evening’s entertainment was enjoyed my nearly 40 members and their guests,who took part in a Wine & Cheese Tasting session presented by Waitrose Wine Specialist, Mark and Cheese expert Bob, last Friday evening at OBC. A variety of wines and cheeses were tasted and much enjoyed by those present. All the club’s wine… more