VPBC Mixed Pairs Competition Sunday 13 Sept 2020

Participating club members arrived at Victoria Park in time to learn who their randomly drawn partner for the day was, and who their first round opponents were. Some interesting partnerships were drawn,with only one couple drawn together (for the 2nd consecutive comp) - Gayle & Dave Gordon. MAIN COMPETITION First ... More

VPBC Newsletter September 2020

Introduction  Victoria Park BC continues to follow the COVID-19 regulations and acts accordingly. However, we do completely understand that some members will choose to stay away as personal circumstances and views on risks can differ greatly. Both greens will remain open throughout September (subject to the weather)... More


A lovely day was had by all 24 competitors (and a few spectators) in a randomly drawn mixed pairs format. 21 up scratch games with first round losers entered into the consolation competition. This produced some excellent pairings and very close highly skilled matches. The main Competition losing semi-finalists ... More

VPBC Newsletter – August 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic certainly makes our lives very different. At VPBC, we are carefully following HMG and BGCBA advice. We are now gradually increasing social and competitive bowling. All activities of course carry some risk, so necessary precautions are being taken, and social distancing continues to be strongly ... More

VPBC Newsletter July 2020

Project Restart The COVID 19 pandemic continues, and things will clearly not return to normal anytime soon, but recent restriction relaxations mean that we can introduce gently and cautiously some positive changes. Nearly all our members from 2019/20 season have paid their 2020/21 subscription, and so far around 50% of ... More

VPBC Newsletter June 2020

Greens Re-open We re-open our greens on Saturday, 6 June with a maximum of 6 members on each green - 3 pre-booked sessions on the green, with 1 or 2 members in each session. Precautions Everyone should clearly continue to avoid unnecessary risk where possible, wash hands, stay alert, observe social distancing measures ... More

VPBC Newsletter March 2020

Annual General Meeting The club’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place on Saturday, 29 February. We had a healthy attendance; Officers, Committee & Auditors were duly elected. Previous year’s accounts & reports were passed, and plans for 2020, our centenary year were outlined. A copy of the AGM minutes ... More

VPBC Newsletter – February 2020

Annual General Meeting The club’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday 29th February is the main event this month. Please arrive at Emmanuel Church on Cambridge Road in good time for the 10.30am prompt start. (It would be great if at least 100 members attend). You can renew your annual membership on the day ... More

VPBC Newsletter – 24 October 2019

AWARDS PARTY NIGHT The Awards Party night held at Old Links Golf Club on Saturday, 19 October was a great success. 72 attendees enjoyed great food, music, and dancing.  Awards were presented to individual competition and merit winners, and team successes were celebrated. Well done to the Social Committee - It was a great ... More

VPBC Newsletter – 25 September 2019

The 2019 bowling season is all but over, and what a great season it was!  I hope everyone has enjoyed playing on our wonderful bowling greens. Round Robins The regular Tuesday and Saturday Round Robins have proved to be both very enjoyable and popular. Grateful thanks to organiser John Sawyer. These have become a vital ... More