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 A selection of photographs taken over the last 120 years.

Despite the Nation still being at war with Germany, the club officially opened it’s new green at Redland on 4th May 1918 with 37 playing members.

Opening of the new pavilion May 22nd 1925

1979 - Alan Wells receiving the CCBBA Singles cup from President Arthur Rowett

1981 - Good weather for the kitchen extension

Mike                  John                        Alan                    Terry

 Collins                Gardiner                   Wells                    Frost

1990  GBA Fours Winners

1994 Fred’s Wall  (Fred Avery)


Daryll Williams, Jason Sparkes and Alan Wells

Winners of the CCBBA Triples 2005/6

Bowlers can bowl in any weather

2000  The New Extension was completed

 Tony Sharkey, President of the GBA 2011 and 2014

           N E League Division 2 Winners 2015

Back row - Mike Payne, Lee Goodman, Tim Somerton, Dave Butcher, Alec Flaskett, Alan Castle

                                                             Peter Payne, Brian Underhill, Val Ford, Clive Ford

Front row - Charley Haynes, Richard Haynes, Peter Cook, Richard Brown

                               2016 - Bannatynes Charity Match

      The 4 oldest members of the Arrow Bowls Club, combined ages of over 340 years.

        John Bidgood                Gordon Mansell           Alf Stodgell        Keith Mosely

   John Bidgood, on the left, in more energetic days - 1960s

    On Sept 20th 2016 this emergency helicopter landed on our green     it being the only flat area near South Road.

                             Clarence Davey Plate runners-up - 2017

   Back row - Richard Haynes, Eric Sandford, Tony Gardiner, John McCullough, Kevin Prescott,

                Dave Butcher, Matt Bartlett, Clive Cornwell, Richard Marsh, Dennis Razey, Richard Brown.

   Front row - Alan Wells, John Branfield, Bob Lewis, Charlie Haynes, Peter Cook.

In 2019 Alan Wells was presented with a cake and a card

 in honour of his 50 years Membership of the Club.

In 2019 we installed an automatic watering system and contractors relayed the tarmac path

around three sides of the green.