History

The Club was established in 1933 when Clevedon Council provided a public bowling green on the Sea Front. Only the green was provided so members built a small clubhouse which has undergone several improvements, the last major extension was opened on 2nd June 1996 by John Bearman, President of Somerset County Bowling Association

Both Clevedon and The Promenade Bowling Clubs share the distinction of having the world’s greatest bowler, David Bryant C.B.E, as one of their members.

In 1946 the Club was one of the originators of The Clevedon Open Tournament, now a popular West Country Tournament. 

April 1991 the club took over the management of the green from the County Council.

In 1992 the Club staged a unique event when it hosted a challenge match between the then two Worlds Singles Bowls Champions David Bryant and Janet Ackland.

The Club shares its facilities with a flourishing Ladies Club, which has a wide, and growing, reputation having had success at both County and National level.

During the past 89 years the club has undergone many changes and has gone from strength to strength having had some success at both County and National level.

In 2000 the club won all four Clevedon and District Bowling Association Leagues/Competitions and the North Somerset Bowling Association League and in 2001 won the Somerset County Bowling League Division 2 North, and in 2006 was a finalist in the County Turnbull Cup. In 2007 Clevedon Prom won the Deverill League and the North Somerset Cup plus the “A” team was promoted to the Premier League.

2008 was the 75th Anniversary of the club. During the year in addition to special celebratory matches a special Pro/Am celebrity match was arranged to raise funds for the Children’s Hospice at Wraxall, raising some £2,600 for the charity.

2023 will see the 90th birthday of the club, and the membership are looking forward to celebrating this with a number of events,

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