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St Thomas Bowling Club

    • St Thomas Bowling Club - the 2024 season will be starting on April 20th
    • New and experienced bowlers will be made most welcome and free sessions are available in April [see Free Sessions page] with equipment provided. [just flat shoes need to be worn]
    • We have a club session every Monday evening @ 5.30pm for a start@ 6.00 pm
    • If you want to play bowls we would love to see you
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    • Close season club events
    • Saturday 2nd November -  AGM 14:00 @ Cowick Barton Playing Fields Clubhouse
    • Thursday 12th December - Presentation & Skittles evening - 19:00   @ Marsh Barton Social club, Grace Road, Marsh Barton.


St Thomas Bowling Club was formed in 1921 with very appropriately named club president Rev F. Chalk and captain Mr F. Wood. Originally the Club was a private one, leased from Mr Parkin of the Cowick Barton Estate. The lease and assets were taken over by the Exeter City Council in 1939. Initially Ladies were not allowed to join but that decision was rescinded after two weeks, provided their number did not exceed that of the men!

We are situated in Barton Playing Fields, St Thomas, and the entrance is at the end of Barton Road. We have use of a large car park, and have level access to the Club. We are affiliated to Bowls Devon and Bowls England.

We are a friendly Club and welcome men and ladies of all ages. The Season commences in April and runs until mid/lateSeptember. We play friendly matches with other Clubs throughout Devon.  We also belong to local daytime and evening leagues, hold Club Competitions, and have a Club night every Monday during the Season.