Kingsclere Bowling Club


Kingsclere Bowling Club
William Holding Field
Ashford Hill Road
RG20 5NY
TEL: 01635 299414

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Kingsclere bowling club is a friendly, vibrant club based in the village of Kingslere on the Hampshire/Berkshire border.

Whether you are a beginner, have played for many years or just fancy something new, come down and have a look around.

Bowls is a very family friendly game. We run mixed teams and our members ages range from 10 to 90. The season runs from April to the end of September but we run social events throughout the winter months.

Kingsclere Bowling Club welcomes new members.

If you are interested in joining us then please call in to the club on any evening or weekend during the summer, meet our members, watch a match, and have a drink whilst enjoying the action. You would be very welcome and we can arrange a “have a go” session for you.

Useful Links
Bowls England
Bowls Hampshire
Basingstoke & District Bowling Association

Residents from North Hampshire and Berkshire have enjoyed playing outdoor bowls and socialising since the club was formed in 1935. The club is affiliated to Bowls England and Bowls Hampshire.

All ages are welcome. Currently, active members’ ages range from 12 to 90 + years. We are a privately owned club, managed and run by elected officials and committees. Members help out with the general running of the club such as assisting the ground staff, bar duties, club house cleaning, and preparing and serving light suppers and meals to visiting teams.

We enter various competitions for individuals, pairs, and teams for women, men, and mixed sexes. Teams play in the Basingstoke & District Bowling Association (BDBA), Whitchurch & District Bowling League (WDBL), Stan Hardman Mixed Triples League, and Bowls Hampshire competitions.

Amongst many achievements by our members last season most notable are:

  • BDBA League – Champions Men’s Fours and Champions Men’s Triples
  • WDBL Competitions - Singles Champion and Over 60 Singles Champion
  • Kingsclere also holds the presidency of the BDBA this year

At weekends throughout the summer (May to September) we hold friendly club matches for everyone, regardless of their experience, for club trophies. Also, on some weekends we act as hosts for matches against visiting clubs from outside our area e.g. Portsmouth, Woolston, Hungerford, Kintbury, Thatcham, to name but a few. We then usually field teams to visit and play return matches at their venues. These are very enjoyable social events which include meeting old friends and making new ones.

Social events are also held during and outside the playing season such as skittles, quiz nights and bingo. In winter the club is open on some week nights for playing darts and pool, and bar refreshments.

Bowls is a sport for all. It can be played by all ages, abilities and sexes. It can improve your general health. It is not just a sport; you can enjoy a varied and active social life at the club. It is ideal for meeting new people, socialising and meeting new challenges.

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(* Includes entry into club singles for your own particular gender).


Notice to Members regarding the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

As you are no doubt aware the above regulation came in to force on 25th May 2018. This requires that any organisation which holds and retains personal data of any individuals has the permission of those individuals to retain, store and use that data.

As a club we have access to your personal data: the data you have supplied is usually in the form of name, address, telephone number and email address.

You have our assurance that any information which we hold now or in the future is digitally stored securely by our Club Secretary and other officers of the club on a need to know basis.

This data will only be used for communication to other clubs when organising fixtures and competitions. This data will never be passed on, shared, or sold to a third party. Your consent to us holding this data can be withdrawn at any time by writing to the club secretary.

Harry Johnson – CaptainDaniel Meredith
Dave BerryRoger Moody
Malcolm CoeJohn Morland
Sheila CookGerald Norris
Martin CooperPeter Read
Peter CooperRodney Rosier
Sandy SteelBilly McGee
Rolf DennyAndrew Stillings
Lynn DennyMark Stillings
Marian GossJoy Walkley
Mervyn HaydenTony Watlin
Eileen Parker – CaptainBrian Watts – Vice Captain
George AllenMaggie Howard
Roy AllenClive Howard
Marilyn BowdenHoward Parker
Rob BowdenPatrick Parker
Ed BucklandElaine Stephens
Malcolm CarrLyn Taylor
Mike ChaplinJoan Walker
Dennis ChickRon Walker
Jean EvansAnthony Wythe
Ken EvansAndy Fisher

The Wednesday night team selections for the next matches

15th Aug/22nd Aug 2018


1st Aug/8th Aug 2018


20th June/27th June 2018


6th June/13th June 2018


23rd May/30th May 2018


25th Apr/2nd May 2018


9th May/16th May 2018


25th Apr/2nd May 2018


How to find us

Kingsclere Bowling Club,
William Holden Field,
Ashford Hill Road,
Kingsclere, RG20 5NY


Turn off the A339 into George St. (B3051). Follow the road, passing Coppice Rd on the left. After 200 yards, turn left into our car park opposite Love Lane.