Croquet/Bowling Challenge Report

A big thank you to everyone who signed up and attended another hugely successful Croquet/ Bowling challenge yesterday 1st July. This was our second meeting with our near neighbours at the croquet club and judging by the pleasing comments could very well become an annual event.The croquet club hosted the morning event, ... More

Captain’s update – Ladies ‘B’ Team

The team played their game against Saracens Head, we won by 4 points. A good result for us as we were playing on the 2nd Green due to the revised watering arrangements on 1st Green.The temperature 27 degrees. We had a good win from our new team player Irene Kermode.. All my ladies played really well and all enjoyed ... More

Captain’s Update -Aughton Mens B

Long overdue win for VPBC 'B' against Aughton 'B' Five wins each but a 172 to 148 aggregate score for VPBC 'B'. We have been knocking on the door for long enough. Sad to see Frank Rylance playing his final game due to health issues, played a dogged game and managed to score a useful 7 points, all contributed towards the ... More


It has been great to see lots of members new and old enjoying bowling at VPBC in the recent fine weather. We now have a group of member volunteers cutting the second green regularly which is already improving its condition. Members can now virtually always bowl - even if a match is underway. Soon both greens will be a ... More

Captain’s Blog – Parks ‘B’ Team

The team continues to be a happy team; games are played in a good spirit and all players support their teammates. We are especially delighted to have a loyal band of supporters who attend most games, encouraging the team, scoring matches and generally being helpful! We have now played 6 games and won all 6. Our core squad ... More

Ladies Singles Championship – 1st June

The Ladies championship competition took place on Friday 1st June with beautiful weather. I ran the competition and there were 14 competitors, with plenty of spectators to encourage the ladies. There was some brilliant bowling, especially from the less experienced bowlers. Special mention must go to “B” team ... More

Southport Food & Drink Festival – Car Parking

As advertised on our website calendar, Victoria Park is the venue for the SOUTHPORT FOOD & DRINK FESTIVAL this Friday, Saturday & Sunday (1, 2 & 3 June). Of course, the VPBC bowling greens and pavilion are OPEN as normal, however NO CAR PARKING is permitted during the festival. Alternative parking is available at ... More

Club Competition – May 26

The end of month EVENT will be a Handicap Singles Competition which will run in place of the usual Round Robin on the main green. This competition is open to all members, male, female, experienced or beginner, with the usual handicap system operating. I hope to run a reserve competition for first round losers so that ... More

Bowls for Health Update

Firstly thanks to all those who helped with the first Bowls For Health session last Saturday. Twenty good folk turned up for an introduction to bowling, and the help they received from so many members was truly impressive. The Bowls For Health initiative is already leading to new members, and the club also benefits through ... More

Bowling event for ‘Dogs for Good’ charity

The Victoria Park Bowling Club annual Charity Match was held in good weather on Saturday 12 May using both greens. Our visitors were again our regular friends - The Maghull & Lydiate Sporting Friends and this years Charity ‘Dogs for Good” was the choice of Judy & Andy Muchall who efficiently organised the ... More