WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL SITE FOR
PEACEHAVEN, BN10 8RJ
TEL. 07767 755 797 (Emergency
Seasonal use only)
links are underlined in BLUE.
Last update on Monday 3rd August
2020 at 17.20
The season is about to start.
On Thursday, 6th August at 2.00 pm, weather and other
we will welcome our first visitors, our old friends and protagonists
triples. But it is a start.
Obviously we will observe all current anti-covid measures.
An approved form of bar service will be available but no change will be
More to follow.
Please go to the ClubFacilities
page for the
CURRENT CLUB RULES and REGULATIONS.
A deserted green and terrace waiting
for some bowlers. June 2020.
THE OFFICERS FOR
WALLACE 01273 583835
PAT GILES 01273
WHITE 01273 587130
SECRETARY LINDA POWELL
LLEWELLYN-POWELL 01273 734009
MANAGERS PETER HERMAN
& EMAIL CONTACT
Club was founded in 1981. Our present
participating membership is 38 Ladies and 54 Gentlemen.
We would like our membership to be at least
if you ever felt the desire to bowl or just enjoy pleasant
company in a friendly
and welcoming environment please come and join us. We need you.
Contrary to common
misconception it is not expensive.
See Club Facilities for
affiliated to Sussex County Bowls and
through them to Bowls
the national governing
body for our
already superior bowling green,
ably maintained by Peacehaven Town Council Greens Manager Kevin Bray,
is the envy of many clubs in the County. How do Kevin
and his team do it? We are most fortunate to benefit from his
dedication and expertise. The terrace outside our extended
pavilion is our Garden
Lounge. We hope our
members and all our visitors will find it
hospitable. This will always be our aim here at
Peacehaven and Telscombe Bowls Club.
pavilion was erected in 1986 and sports excellent facilities including
fitted kitchen meeting the latest hygiene standards,
changing rooms. If you're not a
member why not come and see what we have
to offer? The club is
open for all our Home fixtures and you will be made most
Take a look at our Fixture List.
You might enjoy just sitting and
watching one of our home games. If the sun is hot enjoy a cold lager or
glass of wine with the bowling on the North Terrace. If its not-so-hot
perhaps a cup of tea
or coffee in our spacious pavilion would be more
Short Mat bowls is now a
regular pastime during the winter months on Mondays, Wednesdays and
Saturdays. It's fun and the company is enjoyable.The
funding to permit this was provided by Sport
Inspired Facilities under the Olympic
2012 Legacy.Their award to the Club of £31,280
to fund this project
was announced in April 2014. With contributions
from Lewes District Council,
our own Peacehaven and
Councils, the House
Project Centre and the Bruce Wake
Charitable Trust we have completed our
We are also very grateful for an
interest free loan, now repaid, from Bowls
England which financed the North Terrace.
We are very fortunate.
We have also benefited from the financial help of Sport England
and the House
Project Centre. Their
combined grants, now totaling some £20,700, have enabled us to
wheelchairs and bowling arms and other vital
equipment to enable
disabled members to get on the
bowling green to participate fully in their chosen sport.
seeking new members, from all
of the community.
ages and all ability
levels will be made most welcome. So there can be no reason for
NOT to enjoy bowls on one of the best
greens in the County. You
might be a
just waiting to be
the Summer months, late April thru September,
we have an excellent
development program run by Margaret
Armstrong and Audrey
on the green.
In Winter, from October thru
April, several members are on
Thursdays, and Saturdays 1.00 pm till 4.30 pm waiting to introduce you
to the increasingly popular
indoor version, Short Mat bowls. Why
not come and try your hand? You
might enjoy it and you
might be good. Just turn up. We'll do the rest. If
you want to guarantee someone will be there drop
quick email to the club secretary listed above. Our
club coaches will be happy to instruct you in the basics of the sport
or advise on
how to improve your game. Just come in and say Hello! If you don't try
you will never know.
is as much a
activity as a sporting one and to enforce this aspect there are several
social functions from bingo to fish
and chip suppers,
coffee mornings to
quiz’s, barbecues to candlelit bowling.
closed season our Social Team
organize various events including
social evenings on Wednesdays, 7.00
which prove quite
popular and help to raise revenue for the Club. The more
who attend the more successful
venture. Cards, darts, dominoes, etc., you name it. And all with your
favourite tipple. Tea, beer, wine, coffee, whatever. If
at all interested in taking
part in the sport of bowls please contact any member of the club
whose names and numbers appear
TOURING TEAMS from
all over the
country visit us during the summer. We welcome
them most warmly and can help arrange accommodation in Brighton, just 8 miles west and/or Eastbourne, just 14 miles east, where the Langham Hotel
unrivaled service and superb cuisine. It’s a great day
out on the Sunny
South Coast. PEACEHAVEN is exactly where
the Greenwich Meridian
intersects the coastline so it's not hard to find us. If you’re in the
western hemisphere and on the UK
mainland, drive south to the sea and turn left. If in the eastern
hemisphere do the same but turn
right. And make sure you're on the A259.
Our Club Secretary will
be very pleased to hear
from anyone thinking of touring beautiful East Sussex
2020 and later. We have excellent parking facilities for cars and
coaches. East Sussex is
home to many world famous sites such as the Seven Sisters
white cliffs, Cuckmere Haven
and the Fishermens' Cottages of Atonement
fame and featured on almost every calendar with photos of Beautiful
Britain, the fantastic Brighton
and lovely old villages such as Alfriston where
King Alfred reputedly burned the cakes, Rottingdean, home for years to Rudyard
Kipling, and Batemans,
nestling in the South
at Burwash Common where he lived out the rest of
days. The County remains one of the few areas where you can find old
pubs which welcome you with a bygone warmth and hospitality. Most
Sussex Bitter, a brew of International fame and
alone worth traveling many miles for. Sounds like
Heaven? Try it. You'll think you are in Paradise.
(Which can be
found just down the road at Newhaven, our local Garden Centre, coaches
and children welcome and worth a visit on its own).
If you prefer to
walk when your partner is bowling on our green just walk out of the
green and turn north. In two minutes you will be in the South Downs
Park, an area of outstanding natural beauty. What more could
on a warm sunny South Coast day in East Sussex?
help you to
enjoy a memorable tour.
If you are organizing a
think of a good reason for not visiting Peacehaven
I would like to know what it is.
bowling side we have a team in the Brighton
and Hove District
only), in Division 2 so there is plenty of
competitive bowling. In May we
commence the very
popular Club Monday Evening League. For
leagues please see our Competitions
winter bowling we are fortunate to be within a couple of miles of Denton
where the facilities are unrivaled. For links to many other local Clubs
go to our Meet
the Neighbours page.
For those who enjoy the increasingly
popular Short Mat bowling we now have
our own fully operational facility
which is rapidly gaining in popularity to the extent we have had to
double the number of weekly sessions. We would be happy to double them
again if the interest level continues to increase. It's
and friendly environment and provides entertainment and relaxed
exercise throughout the winter months. Why not join in? You will be
made very welcome.
improve or add
to this site will be appreciated. Contact
Frank Leach ( firstname.lastname@example.org
01273-584741) for further information of any kind.
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