Gin Experience Feb 2020

  • Do you know your Bathtub from your Old Tom?
  • Why is London Dry?
  • Will Gin really ruin Mother?
  • How many gingenius word puns is it possible to make using ‘Gin

BeGin your journey – get Gin-wise at the

Royston Bowling Club Gin Experience

Hosted by the amazing Vera
star of ‘Vera’s Gin Club’, The Plough, Shepreth


Saturday 8th February 2020: 7.00pm for 7.30pm start
£15 per person: includes 5 x Gin samples, bread & cheese and 1 x full sized G&T of your choice

To register, contact:

Sally Ann Hart – 07791 233303

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2019 Christmas Quiz

Following the memorable 2018 event, the club quiz returns as:


Date: Friday 6th December
Time: 7.00pm for 7.30pm start
Venue: Royston Bowling Club
Teams: Up to 8 persons per team
Entry: £5.00 per person (proceeds to Royston Bowling Club)

This club fund-raiser is brought to you by the same quizmaster team as last year’s much-discussed event, featuring their signature mix of the traditional and the eccentric – who could forget the stunning mastery of thespian arts featured in the ‘guess the famous dialogue’ round? (#nolukeiamyourfather #youeataunts?)

  • Prize Money
  • Licensed Bar

Tables limited, book soon

To register a team, contact:

Sally Ann Hart –  07791 233303

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Last roll-ups for 2019

Hi all,

Just to inform you that a couple of the rinks will be open for the next two weeks if anybody would still like to have a roll up.



Senior International Selections

Many congratulations to Rachel Tremlett who has been selected for a Senior International Trial to be held at Nuneaton Bowls Club on Saturday 21 September. Rachel has also been selected as one of 12 women for the Senior Squad Day also at Nuneaton Bowls Club on Sunday 22 September. This is well deserved.

Also many congratulations go to Jess Eley who has been selected as a travelling reserve for the women’s Senior International Trial on Saturday 21 September. Lets hope she gets the chance to play.



North Herts Womens Annual Lunch & Presentation


The North Herts Womens Annual Lunch & Presentation is to be held on Saturday 5 October at Royston Bowling Club at 1.30pm. The cost of this is £23. If you would like to attend a copy of the menu will be displayed on the club noticeboard where you can add your name and food choices.



Afternoon Tea Aug 2019

Join us for Afternoon Tea:

Royston Bowling Club on 20th August 2019 at 2.30pm

£10 per head.

£13 per head including a glass of Prosecco

Would you please contact us or let Anne Martin or Eileen Hyde know directly if you would like to book a seat for afternoon tea asap as this will be on a first come basis. Please pay on booking your place, either cash or cheque, payable to Mrs. A. Martin. £10 per person or £13 including a glass of Prosecco.

All profit will go to our Presidents charity which is the Dialysis Unit at Addenbrookes Hospital.

Look forward to seeing you and hope you will  support this good cause.

Many thanks


Anne Martin

County Finals

This weekend it is the County Finals at Bishop Stortford. Alice Lewis, Heather Stapleford, Rachel Tremlett and Jess Eley are playing in the Women’s Fours Final at 3pm (see News). I am sure they would appreciate any support, so lets try and get down there and give this.



Late Summer League 2019

Hi all,

Just a reminder that the Late Summer League starts a week on Friday (2nd August). So far I have 6 teams confirmed, which is fine but I can accommodate 2 more.

So far I have confirmed:

Spanglers – P Archer
Dad’s Army – D Goodwin
Out Numbered – E Dockree
Bowling Stones – R Powell-Birley
DLIF – SA Hart
The Smiths – M Cooper

If you would like to enter a team please let me know by Tuesday next week to give me time to sort the fixture list out.


County Semi Finals 2019

Next week on Thursday 18 July we have 2 people playing in the County 2 Woods Semi Final at Welwyn & District starting at 7.15pm. I am sure that the two people concerned Reba Powell-Birley and Steve Kilford would appreciate any support you can give them

Thank you

Live match updates

In preparation for the bigger games mid-late season involving club members, we are now geared up for live match updates!

Visit our dedicated website page Live Updates for current matches being reported on. This page auto-refreshes, so can be left open in your browser to display the latest reports.

The page is powered by Twitter, so if preferred, you can follow the same action using @RoystonBowlsNow account – the advantage of this is that you can set your device to alert you using Notifications as new reports are posted.

The live update feed will rely on there being one of our Twitter reporters at the ground, or someone else able to provide regular updates to a reporter (by text, WhatsApp etc).

Current reporters are:

Heather Stapleford
Stewart Brown
Steve Hart
Sally Ann Hart

…but this list will grow as interest develops.

If you are attending a match and would like to contribute by providing updates (however frequent or occasional), please get in touch with any of the above names.