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Join us!

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New members are always welcome!

Click to access our online Membership Application Form

We welcome all new members whether you're a newcomer to lawn bowls, a bowler looking to join a local club, or you would prefer to spectate and enjoy the social side!

Membership Prices

Subscriptions for the 2024 season (1 Jan-31 Dec) are as follows:


  • Full Member- £125

  • Novice 1st Year- £75 - includes 4 free coaching sessions!

  • Social Member- £25 

  • Junior (Under 18)- £25 or £2 per Sunday session 

    • click HERE for more information about our Junior Section.

Note: Once membership is confirmed, you will be asked to pay the relevant subscription. Renewed subscriptions are due to the Treasurer in January for the upcoming season. Rates for joining part way through the year will be decided by the Management Committee, depending on circumstances prevailing at the time. If you have any questions, please click here to contact us.

Our buddy system New players are partnered with an experienced member to guide them through the season and answer questions related to how to sign up for games, the selection process, and other areas of the club.

Other associated costs

There are other costs associated with playing lawn bowls, in addition to membership subscription and possible investment in your bowls equipment and club clothing. These include:


Match fee - This fee is paid by each player when they compete in a match. For 2024, it is £3.00.

A car sharing fee for travel to away games - The club sets out annual mileage rate for each venue (available in the Members Only section) and is paid by passengers to the driver to help offset their costs.

Selection process for novices/new members and juniors

The club plays many fixtures during a season. Novices/new members are encouraged to indicate they are available to play to their respective team captains. They may be selected for friendlies and, if available, midweek triple matches. And, they may enter the many different in-house club competitions.


However, novices/new members are unlikely to be selected for league games until they have gained more experience of the sport. We aim to give as many people a league game as possible while remaining competitive.

Useful Links

Laws of the Sport - This document is regularly revised by World Bowls, the International Federation for the Sport of Bowls.

Gloucestershire Bowls

Bowls England

World Bowls

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