Canterbury Bowling Club, Kent


Men's Captains Team 2022 - Dean, Darren and Hoppy

CLUB PRESIDENT 2022 - David Charlton

2021 LADIES CHAMPION - Leah Bamford

Ladies Drawn Pairs winners 2021 - Liz and Karen

Men's Drawn Pairs winners 2021 - Chris and Barry
Want to try your hand at Outdoor Bowling ? 

Have you ever thought of playing Bowls? Why not discover the joys of playing in Canterbury. Did you know that Canterbury has one of the finest Bowling Clubs in Kent? Tucked away near K&C Hospital with ample parking and a modern club house where members enjoy this friendly outdoor sport. Why not give it a try. You are welcome to call in to watch some play or chat with our members over a drink.

January 2019 - Winter Frost Covers Greens




Our club was first established in 1897, a mere 123 years ago.

We have been on our present site near the Kent & Canterbury Hospital for 19 years.

We have  two excellent bowling greens, a modern clubhouse, extensive well managed gardens and plenty of parking. 


2021 Captains Teams

Men    Darren Ellis

           Dean Ellis 

           Ian Hopkins 

Ladies  Christine de Weduwe

             Jane Carey-Harris

              Mandy Catt

Welcome to Our Site

New members, young and old, beginners and experienced bowlers, are always welcome, and qualified coaches are on hand to teach interested parties the Sport of Bowls. If you are interested, further details and a Membership Application Form can be found on the 'contact us' page. 

Canterbury Bowling Club is affiliated to:

Bowls England

Kent County Bowling Association

Whilst our two excellent greens are wintering our club remains very active with a Short-mat bowling section, Bridge sessions, Snooker, Line Dancing and Table Tennis. 

Our social events include Wine and Wisdom Evenings and further functions to celebrate Christmas, the New Year and St. Valentine's Day.


New Lounge Area - May 2022

OPENING DAY - PHOTO Album (9 photos)
Hartley Alayne rolling the opening wood

CLUB SECRETARY - Richard Close

KCBA Ladies President 2022 - Joy Burton

2021 MEN's CHAMPION - Alan Cornfoot

Matthews / Allen Cup winners 2021 - Max and Joe Vandepeer

Dickins Trophy winners 2021 - June, Malcolm and Brian


Friday 8th October - Men's Dinner

Saturday 16th October - Ladies AGM

Short VIDEO of our Greens (35secs)

VIDEO of South Green - pre season April 2021


(100+ photos courtesy of Richard Close)

Winter Activities

Line Dancing - Monday afternoons

Snooker: Friday Evenings  (refer to snooker page for dates)

Short Mat: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday   (refer to Short Mat page for details)

The official website of: Canterbury Bowling Club Canterbury, Kent 

Next to: 

Kent & Canterbury Hospital 



Canterbury Bowling Club

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