Weald Bridge Road, North Weald, Essex, CM16 6GP, U.K.


YOUR LOCAL CLUB – Just off the A414
behind the TALBOT

YOUR LOCAL CLUB – Just off the A414 behind the TALBOT

Welcome to our website. If you live in West Essex you'll be glad you've found us. We're a small friendly club offering access to outdoor bowls, indoor short mat bowls and other activities like table tennis, bridge and social events. We're always looking for new members and our subscriptions are the lowest in the area. We'd especially like to hear from bowlers or anyone wishing to take up bowls. Thanks to a major grant from Sport England and the National Lottery, we had a new artificial green put down in 2017. 

Thanks for your interest and feel free to explore the website further.


Following the latest UK Government statement regarding the 'Road Map Out of Lockdown' Bowls England have now (26 March 2021) issued "Return to Play: Step One"  

At BANTHAM & ONGAR B.C. we will as always follow the new advice and the good news is the green is ready and both organised & informal bowls will start on Tuesday 6th April 2021.

At Bantham & Ongar Bowls Club whilst the overwhelming majority of our existing bowlers are eager to start playing and are likely to have received their first vaccine, we understand there is a degree of nervousness about returning to the sport. We will be working alongside our  National and County Bodies to continue to create a Covid-safe environment.  We will continue to follow Government advice on the coronavirus outbreak and post any updates regarding the the restart of outdoor bowls and perhaps later the reopening of the club premises on this website. 
We wish all members and friends well. 

Bowls will always be our raison d'être but if not sports minded, how about the social side.
#Regular activities include 
  •  Whist nights on alternate Saturday evenings (7.00 pm). 
  • If you are a Bridge enthusiast at any level then we'd be glad to see you at our Wednesday morning sessions starting at 9:30 and finishing around 1:00 p.m.
  •  Table Tennis club  on Thursday evenings from 7.00 p.m.
  • Short Mat Bowls Monday evenings from 6:00 pm

  • Tai Chi - Wednesday Evening at 7.00 p.m.

  • Stretch with Jake - Fridays at 10 a.m.

  • Slimming World - Tuesday at 5.30 p.m and Saturday from 8.00 a.m.

  • Zumba - Thursdays 5:45 pm -  6:45 pm

    # Not currently available whilst Covid 19 precautions in place.

Keep checking the website for more information, see our latest news below.

For further information about the Club contact Maurice Jones – tel. no. 01992  571535 or check out our contact details by clicking here

What's the Best Thing About Our Club?

Everyone's so friendly...there's always something going on...we can play outside in any weather...there's a professional yet relaxed attitude to the sport....social events and holidays mean it's much more than a sports club.......anyone can play, experienced or not, able bodied or not - everyone is welcomed.

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