Welcome to Courtauld Halstead Bowls Club

Discover Courtauld Halstead Bowls Club

Welcome to the home of Courtauld Halstead Bowls Club, where our community comes together to enjoy the great game of bowls. Our doors are open, inviting members and newcomers alike to experience the camaraderie and friendly competition on the greens.

To book a rink or learn more about membership, please use the button below or get in touch with our coordinator, Trevor Wignall.

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The history of Halstead Bowling Club

The Club started in 1921, as part of the sports club for the Courtaulds factory. It has been in the town since inception and plays on the Courtauld Sports Ground on Colchester Road. There are currently in excess of 100 members, and the club is open to anyone above 8 years of age who is able to bowl safely.

Members Club

It is a members club, run solely by the members and featuring its own clubhouse built by the members and recently extended on the north side of the green.

Carpet Bowls

In the winter, the club runs carpet bowls afternoons for members on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays and also puts on entertainment events.

A Storied Past: The History of Halstead Bowling Club

Established in 1921, Halstead Bowling Club has its roots in the sports club for the Courtaulds factory. Steeped in tradition, the club has always been a fixture in the town, situated at the Courtauld Sports Ground on Colchester Road. Today, our vibrant community boasts over 85 members, welcoming anyone aged 8 and above who can bowl safely.

Join us as we continue to write the storied history of Halstead Bowling Club.

Members Club

Halstead Bowling Club is a member-driven organization, featuring a clubhouse built and recently expanded by our dedicated members. Located on the north side of the green, our clubhouse stands as a testament to the community spirit that drives our club.

Carpet Bowls

From October to April, we offer indoor carpet bowls for members on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, along with engaging entertainment events. As the weather improves, we transition to outdoor activities, making the most of our beautiful greens.


In 2021, we proudly celebrated our centenary, marking 100 years of Halstead Bowling Club history. Leading up to this milestone, we undertook a significant refurbishment and extension of our clubhouse during 2019 and 2020, ensuring our facilities continue to meet the needs of our growing community.

Fancy Joining Us?

We happily welcome anybody wanting to enjoy this very friendly and gentle exercise sport.

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