Affiliated to: Bowls England, Bowls Hampshire, P&DBA, P&DWBA
Bidbury Mead, Bedhampton, PO9 3JG

Archive for the ‘New green’ Category

Roll ups in the cold weather

Frozen Green! Please be aware that the roll ups currently running during this cold spell may be cancelled if the green is frozen, this is for safety of our members and public and to prevent possible damage to the playing surface. The decision about the Roll up […]

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Video: The Bedhampton Bowls Green Conversion

It’s now almost a year since the completion of the green to an all-weather one. Here’s a short video of how it happened…

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2013 Winter Membership (Snow Leopards)

2013 Winter Membership (Snow Leopards)

With the end of summer bowling fast approaching, some players may wish to consider continuing to bowl outdoors when the weather is reasonable. Alternatively, you may just like the challenge of bowling on a frozen green or even in the snow! Bedhampton Bowling Club is therefore running another winter […]

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A Hardy Bunch

A Hardy Bunch

Yes, there’s still time to get some winter bowling in. As you can see they are a hardy bunch at Bedhampton, the Snow Leopards (as they call themselves) even turning out when the white stuff comes down! With only a couple of months before the main season […]

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Winter Outdoor Bowling

Support for our winter bowling season is good, players turning up in all weather – sun, rain or frost (no snow yet!) Why not come along and enjoy the fresh air, all ages welcome. Membership and costs are shown on an earlier post, although the winter membership rate will […]

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Formal Opening

  The formal opening of our new all weather green took place on the 13 November, with County Councillor Liz Fairhurst cutting the tape.                     Both she and Borough Councillor Jenny Wride tried their hand at bowling.   […]

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Back in Business

The conversion of our green to an all weather one is now complete, only a few days later than originally hoped. This is despite a fair bit of rain during the work. There is still some tidying up and minor work to do, but this will not […]

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New Green Progress

The all weather green now begins to take shape.   All the stone base and topping layer is now down, graded and rolled, despite a fair bit of rain. A start has been made on the laying of the underlay and all being well the bowling carpet […]

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Green Up-date

Two weeks since digging up the green started and what a difference! Virtually all the new stone sub-base has been laid – final grading and rolling is currently taking place, prior to the capping layer of fine stone material being added. This despite a fair bit of […]

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All Weather Green Up-date

Now one week into the contract to convert our green to an all weather one. All the grass has gone and the area excavated to formation level. Some of the new stone base has already been laid to approximate levels and this operation will continue during the […]

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