Glen Eden ready to celebrate a Century

December 7, 2021

Glen Eden Bowling Club’s Centenary is coming up in 2022.

The Glen Eden Bowling Club is planning a host of activities to celebrate this milestone. The club
welcomes past members and the local community to take part in the celebrations and share their
memories of lawn bowls in Glen Eden.

Glen Eden Bowling Club was established in 1922 with a committee comprising Messers Croucher, Finch,
Kirkpatrick, Porteous, and Waldron. The land for the club grounds was gifted by the George
Hoskings, a local school master, for the princely sum of ten shillings. Ironically the stamp duty
on this transaction was thirty shillings, triple the purchase price.

Over the years the club has served as a home away from home for local residents, and to promote the
sport of bowls.

For their upcoming centenary the club have planned a range of events to celebrate 100 years

  • A members’ triples tournament (Saturday 29th January 2022),
  • A two-day Open invitation tournament (Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th April 2022) with