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Two days to go until Bowls England national championships at Leamington


Thousands of players and spectators are expected in Royal Leamington Spa when Victoria Park hosts the annual Bowls England National Championships from Saturday, August 5 to Sunday, September 3 inclusive.

Many of the sport’s top names will be action, including current World Champions Jamie Walker, Andrew Knapper and Robert Paxton plus the reigning Commonwealth Games Gold Medallists Sophie Tolchard, Ellen Falkner and Sian Honnor.

Play starts at 9.30am on Saturday, August 5 with the final stages of the Men’s and Women’s inter-county championships. A total of 35 titles are at stake during the 30-day event.

Aero Bowls have been named as Official Title Sponsors of the Bowls England National Championships for the third successive year, and visitors to the event will have the opportunity each day to try bowls on the Championship greens.

Tony Allcock MBE, Bowls England Chief Executive, said: “This is now the fourth year of our combined National Championships at Victoria Park and each year work goes on to ensure that both players and spectators have a memorable and enjoyable one. We are looking forward to 30 days of tremendous bowling and thank Warwick District Council for its continued support of the sport. I must also thank all of our sponsors and individual supporters once again for all of their contributions.”

Following its success in 2016, Bowls England will again be offering a live scoring service during the latter stages of all events. A full schedule of matches to be covered by this service may be found at:

Full results of all matches will be published at the conclusion of each session on the Bowls England website and social media channels. All draws, including results, may be viewed on the Bowls England Competitions Portal at:

Entry to the championships is free of charge. Chargeable parking is available in Victoria Park and in nearby town centre car parks.

The Tournament Office will be open daily from 8.30am until close of play. Should you have any queries related to the National Championships please telephone 01926 430686.

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