New Bell for OBC

Some members may remember that the match Captain would ring a small hand bell to warn players that a match is about to start. Now with the generosity of a donation of a fixed bell from John Lofthouse and the restoration work carried out by Michael Daking, we now have a superb outdoor bell to… more

OBC opens for casual play

Good news! As of today (19th May) our green is open for restricted play with 4 sessions available per day. Full members wishing to play must first book a rink via our on line booking system. There are currently plenty of rinks still available. We are testing this new way of playing over the next… more

New Activities at Oundle Bowling Club

Every TUESDAY, Serve is running a seated Yoga class from 10am until 11am at Oundle Bowling Club, Occupation Rd, Oundle, PE8 4RU. Why not come along and learn to improve your health and well being under a qualified instructor. We have a large car park, no need to book. If you need any further information… more

Burns Night at Oundle Bowling Club

On the last evening of January 2020, Oundle Bowling Club held a traditional Burns  supper to celebrate the life of the bard who was born 261 years ago. The haggis was ‘piped in’ by a piper from Oundle School who also entertained diners with a few tunes during serving of the meal. Unfortunately, due to… more

Birthday Party for Keith Johnson

Club members put on an afternoon Birthday tea for Honorary Life Member Keith Johnson last month. Keith, who turned 90 last November celebrated with fellow members a  belated party due to building works at the clubhouse .  Many members attended, toasted Keith and wished him good health for the future. Keith joined the Club in… more

Love Fisher Brown Award – OBC Highly Commended

Love Fisher Brown Award – OBC Highly Commended

We were  nominated for the above award by Disability Bowls England and were recently notified that we, along with Desborough IBC, had been awarded a ‘Highly Commended’ status for our entry. The 2019 Love Fisher Brown Award, sponsored by Para Handy and Drakes Pride, was created to  recognise clubs that provide disabled participation opportunities for… more

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