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2021 – Open competitions at Victoria Park BC

This last week would have seen the Southport Flower Show at Victoria Park but sadly for the second year running this was not possible. The Bowling Festival during the SFS has been a huge event for the club for very many years. We hope the Southport Flower Show will return in  2022. The dates are already announced - 18th to 21st August. This year we held ... More

President’s Day

A huge thank you for the support of all participants, new and old, on 15th August my first Presidents Day & Competition. For generously supporting the Raffle and 2 “Nearest the Jack” events. These raised £210 which we will add to the new ‘Donations for Water Sprinkler System’ Account which has just opened. Special mentions for Mark ... More


PARK CLOSURE This is to remind you that the park will be closed on Friday 30th Saturday 31st July and Sunday 1st August due to park events. This means there will be no access to the Club or greens. The Friday event is a Sausage and Cider Festival, entry £10. Details are on this link: https://victoriaparkevents.co.uk/event/sausage-and-cider-fest... More

The BIG DADDY Trophy

This is a brand NEW Tournament that will be held during the week commencing 23 August 2021 This is in memory of  a great bowler and man, DAVE “BIG DADDY” BARTON who we all loved, but feared to play against! For all bowlers (LADIES & MEN) who wish to enter this event you need to be age 55 & OVER RUN BY THE ‘SOUTHPORT & DISTRICT’ ... More


RESTRICTIONS From Monday 19th JULY, we removed all Covid restrictions in line with the government advice. Our wonderful booking system has now come to an end. Just check the Calendar on the Club website to see if the greens are free. The clubhouse reopened without restrictions but please respect others' space as not everyone will be comfortable with the ... More

Flat v Crown Challenge 2021

Victoria Park BC 240 Southport BC 210 Friendly matches with our closest bowling neighbours the Southport Bowling Club started in 2012. This year the match was held on Sunday, 11 July and took place in good weather and followed the usual format. SBC are members of the flat green organisation “Bowls England”. (There is also a “Bowls Scotland”) ... More

VPBC Newsletter – June 2021

Hi everyone, I thought you were due a little update on what is happening within the club. Well nothing much has changed regarding restrictions; therefore, it has been decided to leave the booking system in place for a few more weeks as it is working very well. We will however be allowing up to 6 people at a time in the clubhouse please remember your ... More

Random pairs competition (Sunday, 6 June)

ENTRY: £3 Please arrive at 10am for a 10:30am start. The competition will be played in a round robin format followed by a final knock-out phase. A runners up competition will also take place.  Burgers will be for sale at lunchtime. Draw 1 Sheila Mo/Mike Wardle 2 John Townsend/Paul Lancaster 3 Allen Mountford/Margaret Barker 4 Ian Goulding/Steve ... More

VPBC Newsletter – May 2021

Hello everyone It is good news that restrictions are being relaxed from Monday, 17 May, we get nearer to ‘normality’ every week. For the club, it means that we can allow up to six people in the clubhouse at a time (still wear masks please). Until further notice, you will still be required to book a bowling session using the booking system on the club ... More

Pairs Competition Draw (Sunday, May 2)

Please arrive 10.30am to enable a prompt start at 11am A packed lunch is advised as food on the day will be very limited.   1. Mike 'Miguel' Kellet/Carole Wilson 2. Mike McCormick/Norman Barker 3. Susan Mountford/Mal Lloyd 4. Ian Goulding/Dave Williams 5. Debbie Herold/Chris Butler 6. Gayle Gordon/Mo Ahemady 7. Ralph Simpso... More