Stow Bowling Club

Established in 1891, consisting of Bowling and Social Members of all ages taking part in the Border and Scottish Bowling Association competitions. The Bowling Green and Clubhouse enjoy a central location within the Village and have been an important part of the social fabric for well over a Century.

News and Events

Check out our Facebook for the latest club news & events ⟶

Read on for competition dates and for league fixtures

Normal Opening Times

  • Monday (during Bowling Season) 6pm for Hat Nights
  • Wednesday - Usually open from 6pm on Home matches
  • Friday from 5pm and Saturday Ad Hoc
  • Sunday Usually from 4pm

Visitors will be made most welcome both for a friendly drink or a game of bowls.

Non-members must be signed in by a Stow B.C. member.

Join the club

If you're interested in becoming a member for bowling, or to use the social facilities, then we'd love to hear from you!

How to join

If you would like to join Stow Bowling Club, please download a membership form

Membership Form

Download the membership form. The return address is on the form, or you can email it back to us.


Alternatively, contact us to enquire about a membership and how to join.

Dates and Fixtures

As well as the following club competitions and fixtures, we also host a number of events throughout the year. Keep an eye out on our Facebook page for notices.


Robbie Swan Trophy - Sun 30th April 1.00 pm
Stow v Coltbridge:- Sat 6th May 1.00 pm
Torquhan Trophy - Sun 21st May - 1.00 pm
Club Pairs: - Sun 28th May - 1.00 pm
Stow v Killochyett: - Sun 4th June - 1.00 pm
Neil Beaton Trophy: - Sun 11th June 1.00 pm
Fun Day:- Sun 18th June - 1.00 pm
Stow v Coltbridge:- Sat 01 July 1.00 pm
Sanderson Cup:- Sun 2nd July 1.00 pm
Club Triples:- Sun 9th July 1.00 pm
Club 4 Bowl Singles:- Sun 6th Aug 1.00 pm
Open Pairs:- Sun 20th Aug 10.00am
Sponsored by A&A Doyle, Galashiels

FloodLit Events

Craigie Trophy:- Mon 28th Aug 7.00pm
Scott Medals:- Mon 4th Sep 7.00pm
Willie Pryde Trophy:- Mon 11th Sep 7.00pm

Trophy and Winners Prize
Sponsored by The Black Bull, Lauder


Gents Border League Fixtures 2023

Date Start Time Home Team Away Team
Wed 3 May 6.30pm Selkirk Stow
Wed 10 May 6.30pm Ettrick Forest Stow
Wed 17 May 7.00pm Stow Gala A
Wed 24 May 7.00pm Stow Kelso A
Wed 31May 7.00pm Stow Wilton B
Wed 7 June 7.00pm Newtown Stow
Wed 14 June 7.00pm Stow Wilton A
Wed 21 June 7.00pm Stow Selkirk
Wed 28 June 7.00pm Stow Ettrick Forest
Wed 5 July 7.00pm Gala A Stow
Wed 12 July 7.00pm Kelso A Stow
Wed 19 July 7.00pm Wilton B Stow
Wed 02 Aug 7.00pm Stow Newtown
Wed 09 Aug 6.30pm Wilton A Stow


Get in touch






Office Bearers

Immediate Past President: Ian Swan
President: Jane Ellis
Vice President: Bill Fotheringham
Secretary: Carol Davidson
Acting Treasurer: Arran Gillis
Match Secretary: Stewart Runciman
Green Convenor: Andrew Millar
Membership Secretary: Anne Swan

Committee Members

Arran Gillis
Gayle Thomson
Jonathan Davidson
Angela Fotheringham