Burnley Civic Trust Heritage Image Collection


The majority of bowls matches take place on bowling greens in local parks although there are some works teams and some private greens. For example Green Hill Bowling Club, St Andrew's Bowling Club and the former Bowling Green Hotel which had its own green. There are a range of Leagues including a Women's league and the Foden League which was initiated in 1916 when Councillor C. M. Foden, JP, donated the Foden Challenge Shield. The Burnley Express sponsored many awards and other awards were presented by notable players and club members.
Bowls Season Starts At Griffin Club Re-opening Team Fails At First Hurdle Team Fails At First Hurdle Lady Bowlers Have A Party Bowling Along To Presidency Works Sports Ladies Presentations Works Sports Ladies Presentations Sporting Awards One Season Ends - And Another Begins Foden Challenge Shield Presentation Foden Challenge Shield Presentation Annual Bowling Awards St Andrew's Vokes Sports Awards Burnley Indoor Bowling League Burnley Indoor Bowling League Foulds Cup Tuesday League Play-off Match Foden Knockout Competition Winners Foden League Winners Towneley's trophy time again Top Bowlers at Ighten Mount. Presentation of Bowling Medal Presentation of Bowling Medal Presentation of Bowling Medal Ilkley Bowler Wins £300 Event Bowling Handicap Final Who Will Be Sportsman Of The Year? Annual Bowling Match Lancashire Championship Bowling Competition The Policemen's Bowling Lot Isn't A Happy One Organiser Wins Bowling Final Organiser Wins Bowling Final Jack Wins Handicap Final Michael wins a thriller St Andrew's Winning Team Great Bowls In Express Final Great Bowls In Express Final Final To Be Replayed Final To Be Replayed Express Bowls Triumph Tomlinson and Hamer In Final Competition Attracts 63 Entries Brian Duncan Loses In Handicap Express Cup Triumph Bowling Ties Should Be Intriguing Park Green is vandals target. Cup Nearly Kept In Family So Popular Two Shows Given