Northampton Whyte Melville Bowling Club is a friendly inclusive and welcoming club with a mixed gender membership. It was estabished in 1909 and has a unique connection with a past well known sporting novelist - please see our history page.
Our bowling green forms part of Fernie Fields Sports Ground on the north eastern edge of the town near Moulton village and we share facilities in modern function room/changing rooms/bar with Sileby Rangers Football Club. The Sports and Social Club's resident caterer provides a varied menu for our after match meals and social events.
There is easy access to the club from all the major routes around Northampton and plenty of car parking in the sports ground. The bowling green itself is considered to be one of the best faster pace greens in the county. It is situated in a quiet part of the sports ground surrounded by mature trees and shrubs. We have regularly hosted Bowls Northamptonshire events and later stage county competitions.
We welcome both new and experienced bowlers and really enjoy helping new players discover the pleasure of lawn bowls. If you are looking to join a club, see our section on "How to Get Started". We run taster sessions for anyone to come along and benefit from free coaching and equipment which is provided on Tuesday afternoons from 2.00pm, Friday evenings and other times by arrangement throughout the summer. For further information please contact Pat Bodily 07990520480.
The club has a full calendar of fixtures and social events. Our Women's, Men's and Mixed teams play friendly matches against other local clubs every week plus we enter competitive local leagues and club competitions. Also we have an internal club league.
Social events are also run throughout the year such as Quiz Nights and Social Evenings, please see the NEWS section for upcoming events.
Our Bowling Green is open from the middle of April, weather permitting, until end of September but we are always available for a chat throughout the year.