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Frequently Asked Questions

Bowls is an uncomplicated sport, and we are keen to ensure that those who participate in our events can do so as easily as possible. This guidance document responds to some of the questions asked most frequently by players.

What marketing materials will be available and when will my club be able to access them?

When you register, you will receive our Club Guide, as well as information on available webinars we are running.

Ahead of the event, you will also receive a club resources pack, with flyers, posters, balloons and more. These will be sent out to the addresses provided on w/c 4th April.

We will also provide you with a digital platform where you can download social media graphics, poster & flyer templates, and also order more printed marketing material if required. This will be available to clubs from w/c 28th March.

My club could use guidance in planning our Bowls’ Big Weekend event, is there further support available?

Bowls England are hosting a number of webinars on the following topics:

  • Market Your Club – The Rise of Digital Bowls Clubs (16 March)
  • Market Your Club – Make the Most of the Media (23 March)
  • Collecting Information – It’s Safer Than You Think! (tbc)
  • Volunteer Engagement – More Means Less! (13 April)
  • Are We Ready Yet? – Plan a Perfect Event (27 April)
  • What a Day – Dress (the club) to Impress! (4 May)
  • Bowls’ Big Weekend – Make My Day! (11 May)
  • Bowls’ Big Weekend – What Next? (18 May)

All clubs who register an event will have the opportunity to book a free place on these webinars. Videos of these will also be made available.

Can we run more than one Bowls’ Big Weekend event?

Yes! Having multiple options for people over the course of the weekend is a great way to ensure as many people as possible have the opportunity to attend. It also allows you to plan these flexibly around your clubs diary.

We have an open day arranged but it’s not during these dates, can we still sign up?

Yes. The majority of our marketing materials and digital advertising campaign will be aligned to Bowls’ Big Weekend, however, we want all of our affiliated clubs to be able benefit from the support available.

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