About Our Club
Tarring Priory Bowls Club was founded on the 19th October 1937 at a meeting in the Old Palace, Tarring. During the years since that inaugural meeting Tarring Priory has continued to grow in stature and is now without doubt one of the strongest clubs in the local area. The reason behind this success is the excellent membership spirit that exists with a diversity of players participating in Social, Club, Inter-club, County and National competitions, together with a stable and forward looking management team. It is because of this mix in our membership, backed up by experienced coaches that we are able to extend a warm welcome to bowlers of all abilities.
This photograph taken in 1958 shows:
Back Row: FB Vickers Honorary Secretary,
PJ Carr Captain, FH Roome President.
Front Row: Founder Members of Tarring Priory Bowls Club - DW Duncan, ER Willoughby,
W Tucker, R Wilson.
Green Fees 2019
Adult Season Ticket £135
New Season Ticket/Half season £80
Casual Session (4 hours) - £8.00:
Junior Season Ticket - No charge:
Group Use per Rink - £30.00:
2 Hour Ticket - £6.00
EBA Affiliated games - £5.00
Disabled Group Users 50% of Full Price
We have access to a 6 rink council maintained green. Members are able to use our club pavilion as a base for keeping their bowling bags and equipment. The pavilion is leased from Worthing Borough Council (WBC) and provides us with a meeting room, a single changing room, a bar, and a kitchen. We are licenced to sell alcoholic drinks to our members and guests. There are public toilet facilities attached to the pavilion.
From April 2015 WBC handed the collection of fees for use of the bowling green over to Tarring Priory BC. Season tickets will be available to purchase from the club at £125 for the period April-October 2017. It is possible to pay for sessions by the hour, prices will be displayed on the noticeboard on the outside of the pavilion. For 2017 prices have been advised as per the table on this page.
We have mats and jacks which can be hired by the session, with a limited number of bowls and shoes. Visitors are very welcome and at least one rink is available to the general public on all but the most exceptional occasions.
Matches are arranged at all levels to suit all standards of bowler from competitive league games to friendly roll ups.