Welcome to Island Bohemian Bowls Club Website.
We are a friendly, family club, situated at the very heart of Reading on a
historic and picturesque island in the middle of the River Thames. [Our postcode is indeed RG1].
Our membership is drawn from across the whole of the Reading / Caversham area
(inc. Earley, Emmer Green, Calcot, Caversham Park, Tilehurst and Woodley).
RECENT CLUB OPEN DAYS
Thanks to all
those that attended
given on every Monday night
(excepting on the Bank Holidays)
The green is open everyday of the week from May until mid-September each year
and we enjoy mixed membership, having active sections for both the Ladies and
Junior members are welcome and the club has basic facilities for the disabled.
Island bowlers enter most of the County and National competitions and have on occasions done very well.
The Thames Valley Ladies League includes a strong entry from our Ladies
Section of two teams known as the 'Swans' and the 'Cygnets'.
The Men's Section currently has a team in the Kennet League and for
gentlemen over the age of 55 years we have two teams ('A' & 'B')
that compete in the Kennet LV Triples League.
Social events in the summer include Barbeques, and a very special Riverboat Outing.
We also hold an Annual Presentation Dinner & Dance in November, a Pantomime or Variety Show and a New Years Eve Party.
The annual 'Spring Tour' weekend by coach, normally to the West Country, is very popular.
A number of regular theme based Games Evenings are organised for Saturday
nights during winter months, providing a great night-out for those wishing to join in with some good hearted fun.
One of our past President, in his inaugural speech said he wanted the club to be acknowledged as a "nice place to be" and it certainly is!
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