LIVE MUSIC @ WINDSOR BOWLS CLUB: SUNDAY 26 SEPTEMBER 2021

Yes you heard it 8, yes that’s 8 bands rockin the gazebo from 11.30am to 5.00pm: Sausage Sizzle and Meat Raffles during the Afternoon. Give Barefoot Bowls a go while you are here. OR JUST SIT BACK AND RELAX AT YOUR FRIENDLY LOCAL CLUB “Bands Around Brisbane” Understeer – Young Band making their debut performance…

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LIVE MUSIC AT WINDSOR

A new era of Sunday entertainment started at the Windsor Bowls Club on Sunday 29 August 2021.  A great time was had by all being entertained for around 4 hours by 6 local bands.  The bands who played were: The Jam Band.  This is the band formed in the jam sessions in Jams Around Brisbane…

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AUGUST NEILSENS SUNDAY BOWLS

Another great Neilsens Sunday Bowls was had under clear blue Brisbane skies on 26 August.  16 teams competed in a morning of fun social bowls after dining of a sumptuous breakfast.  All teams took home some prize money generously donated our long term sponsors Neilsens. Thanks to all of the helpers to make the day…

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TRAILER RAFFLE DRAW

The Windsor Bowls Club ran a major fund raiser over the last few months with a raffle of a trailer full of garden equipment and supplies. The entire prize was donated by Ray White Lutwyche, a major ongoing sponsor of the Windsor Bowls Club.  We thank Ray White Lutwyche for their great ongoing support. The…

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Windsor 100 Classic Men’s Fours 2021

The annual Windsor 100 Classic Men’s Fours Carnival was held on weekend of 17th and 18th April 2021 with the event a prelude to Windsor Bowls Club’s Centenary Year celebrations. A full complement of 28 team travelled from all parts of South East Queensland and interstate to participate in one of the most popular bowls…

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Centenary Celebrations

CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS – THURSDAY 22 APRIL, 2021 100 Years ago the great Windsor Bowls Club was founded.  Today we celebrated a great milestone in the history of Bowls. Our MC for the day was Alan Brown (Brownie).  He got things going by describing what the special occasion was in front of a large audience.  …

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Fashions on the Green

The formality of the bowls attire on and off the green changed dramatically over a Century and probably lagged behind the general change in fashions of the community. The photos show a few snapshots over time.  It would be interesting to go back and ask some of our founders what they think of today’s fashions.…

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Men’s Bowls – A Century of Achievements

Men’s Bowls – A Century of Achievements 100 years of bowls history encompasses many achievements so you cannot describe them all.  There are a few that stand out however.  Trips Away Murwillumbah Trip 1927 These days it is only a short trip to Murwillumbah from Brisbane but just think of how it was back in…

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The Ladies Section

The Ladies Club was officially opened on the 28 June 1955. The opening day was attended by bowlers from 45 metropolitan clubs. Foundation members totalled 59. The Ladies first Madam President was Mrs N. W. H. Ward. Celebrations The ladies Club were always big on celebrations. Amongst their many celebrations was when they ‘came of…

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Fields of Greens

Good greens are essential for a successful Bowls Club.  Today the Windsor greens are rated as some of the best around and are set amongst some beautiful rose gardens. On 25 June 1955 the greens were named after Bob Lane, the first President, and Paul Maggs in recognition of their contribution to the Club and…

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