Welcome to Thame Bowls Club's new website...
Our Pavilion is a prominent feature in Queens Road
Thame Bowls Club members on tour in 2009...
Flackwell Heath Bowls Club
Mens Championship 2016
4 Woods: first to 21 shots with 2 trial ends
Highlighted player to organise fixture date and green reservation
  Round 1   Round 2   Round 3   Semi-Final   FINAL
Play by 11th June   9th July   6th August   27th August   Sept 11th
Mike White
Norman Rider  
Dave Buckland
Cliff Sharp  
Dave Stagg  
Jeff Barker
Peter Noyes
Jeff Harvey  
Richard Pooley  
Ted Bond
Patrick Johnson  
Alec Elliot  



Club Address
President  Les Canfield 01844 213811
Chairman  Bill Giles OBE 07973 523885
League Captain Paul Heafey 01869 243792
Saturday Captain Les Canfield 01844 213811
Sunday Captain Les Canfield 01844 213811
Ladies Captain Jill Brooks 01844 351767
Midweek Captain Gordon Taylor 01844 213797
Secretary Chris Shannon 01844 212796
Club House   01844 212401

Thame Bowls Club
Chiltern Grove
Queen's Road




Our market town has a good selection of Hotels and Public Houses, Restaurants, Shops and Supermarkets easily reached on foot or with ample free Parking. You can read a bit more about our town history in our Club History section ...



We have vacancies for both experienced bowlers and beginners.
If you have not bowled before you will be welcomed as a friend and we have many members who will delight in getting you proficient in a very short time.


Welcome to our website, created to provide an insight into our both friendly and competitive club. Established in 1924 and still flourishing with a male and female membership in excess of 100. You will find our present day management well prepared for 21st century bowling.
The outdoor season starts around mid April and ends mid September.  During that time we play some 40 to 50 matches against other clubs usually on Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays.  In these games bowlers of all abilities are invited to take part. Bowls being a social game it is important to mention most matches are followed by a light meal and if you wish, a soft or alcoholic drink from the well stocked bar.
Most afternoons and evenings in the week one can play social bowling, called roll ups, when the game is simply played for fun and is a great time to improve ones play.
We also play a number of competitions within the club open to members; all can enter and provide much entertainment most evenings. Members may also enter all the County and National Competitions.
“It’s a young person’s game that old people can play”
Gone are the days when the game was perceived as a game for the old; persons of all ages do play successfully and thoroughly enjoy.

If you are thinking you would like to come into the game you may appreciate to know that we are very liberal with our dress code; the ladies wear a blue cardigan over white, with grey or white skirts or trousers and the men wear club coloured shirts with grey or white trousers for matches and competitions.

Flat soled shoes are a must and second hand bowls can be purchased within the club.
Our playing surface is professionally maintained and is arguably the finest in Oxfordshire. In summer the club is open for play every weekday from 12 noon and from 10am on Saturday and Sunday.
There is a winter short mat bowls programme within the clubhouse open on Wednesday and Friday evenings. This attracts many members to the club for a game and a drink.
Social facilities are excellent; our clubhouse is unique and boasts a good-sized kitchen and a superb L-shaped bar.
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Tuesday, 16th of January 2018