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Pavilion, Terrace and Green, April 2019.
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Club was founded in 1981. Our present
membership is 29 Ladies and 51 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
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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 England, 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 now a
regular pastime during the winter months on Mondays, Wednesdays and
Saturdays. Its fun and the company is enjoyable.The
funding to permit this was provided by
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
Lewes District Council,
our own Peacehaven and
Councils, the House
the Bruce Wake
Charitable Trust we have completed our
expanded facility. We are also very grateful for an
interest free loan, now repaid, from Bowls
which has 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 now there can be no reason for you
NOT to enjoy bowls on one of the best greens in the County.
might be a Champion
just waiting to be
In the Summer months, late April thru September,
we have an excellent
development program run by Margaret
Armstrong and Audrey Kirby
on Monday afternoons
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.
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
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.
Bowling is as much a
activity as a sporting one and to enforce this aspect there are several
coffee mornings to
quiz’s, from bingo to fish and chip suppers,
barbecues to candlelit bowling.
closed season our Social Team
organize various events including
social evenings on Wednesdays, 7.00
pm, which prove quite
popular and raise much
needed 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
PEACEHAVEN is exactly where
the Greenwich Meridian
intersects the coastline so its 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
East Sussex is
home to many world famous sites such as the
white cliffs, Cuckmere Haven
and the Fishermens' Cottages of Atonement
fame and featured on almost every calendar with photos of Beautiful
the fantastic Brighton Pavilion
and lovely old villages such as
King Alfred reputedly burned the cakes, Rottingdean, home for years to
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
sell Harveys 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?
If you are organizing a tour
think of a good reason for not visiting
Peacehaven I would like to know what it is
help you to
enjoy a memorable tour.
bowling side we have a team in the Brighton and Hove District
only), in Division 2 so there is plenty of
In May we
commence the very
popular Club Monday Evening League.
leagues please see our Competitions
winter bowling we are fortunate to be within a couple of miles of Denton Island Indoor
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.
Frank Leach ( email@example.com
01273-584741) for further information of any kind.
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