Ye Olde Knowle Bowling Club
Crown Green Bowling in
Dorridge, Solihull, West Midlands B93 8QA
Frequently Asked Questions
1.What equipment do I need?
You need a pair of bowls.
If you are new to bowling you can use the clubs bowls until you
are ready to buy your own bowls.
New bowls will cost from £60 upwards.
The other equipment you will need, namely a mat and a jack,
are available from the club for each game.
2. What footwear do I need?
Whilst on the green you must wear flat soles- for example trainers, sandals
This is to prevent damage to the green.
3. Do I need special clothing?
Smart casual clothing is fine.
In Crown Green bowling it is not customary for players to wear white outfits.
The Club has its own logo merchandise e.g. T shirt/polo shirt/sweater/cap which
is often worn by teams competing in league competitions, but this is entirely
4. Can I get tuition?
Yes. The Club will arrange coaching on a one to one or group basis for new
and less experienced bowlers.
5. Match fees
There is no charge for playing in any club competition or social bowling.
However, if you play in any league match a fee of £1.50 is payable for each match.