Information For New Members
We at Thame Bowls Club are delighted that you have chosen to join us, and hope you enjoy many years of Bowling. It is a great social game, and you will meet lots of people who have many years of experience in the game who will help you in the learning process, but you will also meet many newcomers to the game. In the past 2 years 48 new members have joined bringing the current total to 116.
Roll-ups are a great way to make friends and spend an enjoyable hour or so. The Green is open from about midday till dusk. In the afternoon most people get to the green at about 2 o'clock; arrange with a few friends to meet up and you too will be able to enjoy a pleasant afternoon bowling. Or, you could meet up at about 6pm, have a game and a drink in our bar - prices are very reasonable.
Throughout the Summer (the Bowling season usually starts around mid-April and finishes late September) there are various Social Events at the Club. Keep an eye on the Notice Board. There are also Fun Days including Ladies v Gents and Captain v Vice Captain - these are all in the Fixture List.
Matches - a brief introduction:
Wednesdays - A great introduction to friendly games against Local Clubs. Dress code - Club tops, grey trousers/skirts. These are run by Mid-Week Captain Terry Emberson.
Thursday League - a game for Men who want competitive matches. Dress code - Club shirts and grey trousers, Captain Paul Heafey.
Ladies Matches - any Lady can play, you will be put in a team with experienced bowlers - go on give it a try. Dress code - Club tops and white skirts/trousers, Captain Caroline Walker.
Saturday Matches - Friendly games against local opposition, mostly Men’s but can be mixed. Dress code - Club shirts and white trousers. Captain Les Canfield.
Sunday Matches - Mixed friendly games played against local opposition. A must for all new members to get involved. Dress code - Club shirts for Men, Club blouse for Ladies and white trousers/skirts. Captain Andy Walker.
You will find all these matches on the Club notice board; ask a member to explain them to you. I am sure they all will be happy to assist in any way they can. Join in and take advantage of what Thame Bowls Club has to offer. You will find friendship, good company and good bowling on the best green in Oxfordshire.
See you all on the green.