First Round Robin of 2018 now scheduled for March 27

It was decided at the Committee Meeting today to move the new season's first Round Robin back one week to the 27th March. The grass will not start to grow again properly until the temperature reaches 10 degrees C. This is unlikely to happen in time for an opening on the 20th March. The greens have also been treated ... More


I was pleased to see 67 members at Emmanuel Church Hall on Saturday 24 February . This year it is possible to watch a video of the AGM - just click  and enter the password vpbc1899. (The number members should use  to open the security barrier at Victoria Park is also 1899). Thanks to Dave ... More

AGM Minutes 2018

Minutes of the Annual General Meeting of the Victoria Park Bowling Club held on 24th February 2018 at the Emmanuel Church Hall, Southport Preliminary: Prior to commencement of the meeting a presentation was made by the Club President to the team involved in the restoration of the clubhouse. David Spratt gave a short ... More

VPBC Pavilion transformation – Update 22nd Feb 2018

I am delighted to be able to report that the penultimate stage of the Pavilion transformation has been completed today. There’s just a new suspended ceiling to fit next month. The toilets have now been brought up to modern hygiene and facility standards..... and the dirt, spiders and cobwebs have been eliminated. ... More

VPBC Newsletter February 2018

Dear VPBC member, The first signs of spring are starting to appear and the bowling season is approaching once again. The greens were verti-drained (spiked with long tines) today, and we hope to reopen No 1 Green on Tuesday 20th March with the resumption of our ever popular Tuesday Round Robins. Please turn up by ... More

VPBC Chairman’s Newsletter – January 2018

Dear VPBC Member Please put in your diary the Club’s 119th Annual General Meeting at Emmanuel,Church, Cambridge Rd, Southport on Saturday 24th February. Come at 12.45pm for a tea, coffee and chat before the 1.30 start.  The formal Agenda and the papers will be issued to you shortly. Subscriptions remain at £45 ... More

The Pavilion transformation

The Pavilion modernisation project Stage 1 is complete and the Building Team are all delighted with the transformation. I’d like to sincerely thank all members and the Bedford Park Sports Club for their donations without which we could not have started. The Pavilion club room, kitchen and reception areas have ... More

2018 Planned Events

SOCIAL ROUND ROBINS ARE HELD ON TUESDAYS AND SATURDAYS (weather permitting). WE ARE HOPING TO START “BOWL & PLATE” events at 6PM on Wednesday evenings in April The 2018 team fixtures for our 3 Ladies and 7Mens teams are not yet advised. The date for the match with our VP neighbours the Southport ... More

Club Honours List

A full list of previous club competition winners is now recorded on the club web site under the 'Links' menu item. The list will be updated after every future competition. VPBC Honours List More

A new year Celebration to mark the 2018 opening of the Pavilion and No.2 green

Dear VPBC member, A happy new year to all. The 2018 season will open with a truly unique event! I am delighted to invite you to come and celebrate the formal opening of our 'transformed' Pavilion and the No.2 green, a great start to 2018. The pavilion transformation is nearing completion and it will provide all ... More