Canterbury Bowling Club, Kent

1897 Club first founded and initially called 'Diamond Jubilee Bowling Club' in celebration of Queen Victoria's Diiamond Jubilee 

1899 Renamed 'Canterbury Bowling Club' - the name which remains to the present day 


1902 We moved to our second site - the Old Dover Road site which is now occupied by the Canterbury Police Station 

1911 Canterbury Bowling Club became a founder member of the Kent County Bowling Association - KCBA 

1929 The Club  purchased its own ground at the Nunnery Road/ Oxford Road site.


1966 Ladies Section first established with the election of their first Officers and Committee. Affiliation to the Kent County Womens Bowling Associaton - KCWBA - soon followed.  

1997 Centenary Year


2001 The Club moved to its pressent site at South Canterbury Road. A purpose built site with two greens, modern clubhouse, gardens and ample car parking facilities. 

2011 Canterbury Bowling Club awarded 'Bowls England Club of the Year' 2010 

2012 Voted Runners Up - Senior Sports Club 2011 - Canterbury and District Sports Awards  

 2016 Ladies Section celebrate 50 years.

 2022 Club celebrate 125 year anniversary


Who knows what the future may bring !