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Great Yarmouth Festival of Bowls

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Great Yarmouth Festival of Bowls is the biggest outdoor open bowling event in the country, with more than 1800 participants competing in mens, ladies and mixed teams for singles, pairs and triples titles over four weeks of play at the Britannia Bowling Greens on the seafront. 

Spectators can really enjoy the event too, with plenty of benches and seating around the arena from which to watch the day's play.

The 2015 Festival of Bowls is set to take place from Sunday 30 August to Friday 25 September 2015, organised by the Great Yarmouth Bowls Committee, under the watchful eye of Tournament Manager Derek Webster (BEM) in association with the Tourism Division of Great Yarmouth Borough Council. 2015's festival will celebrate its 70th anniversary!

Competition entry forms can be downloaded here or alternatively to have a form sent to you or if you have any queries, please contact Sheila King on 01493 846344 or email sjk@great-yarmouth.gov.uk. Closing date for entries is 1 June 2015.

It is recognised that the Great Yarmouth Festival of Bowls could not go ahead without the valued financial support received from a number of local and national sponsors. If you are interested in becoming a future sponsor of this event please call 01493 846343.

And this year the Open Triples Tournament is also set to return over two weekends on Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 July and on Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 July 2015. Closing date for entries for this competition is 15 May 2015. Download an entry from here or contact Sheila for details or an entry form.


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