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Yarmouth Bowls Festival entries invited

08:49 13 April 2012

This year’s Great Yarmouth Festival of bowls starts on Sunday, August 26 and lasts for four weeks. The greens are situated right next to the beach and adjacent to the Britannia Pier. The Men’s Pairs, Men’s Fours, Ladies’ Singles and the Under-25 Singles will be played August 26-31.

Men’s Singles and Triples plus the Ladies’ Pair and Triples between September 2 and 7. The Mixed Pairs and Mixed Triples between September 9 and 14.

The final week sees the Open Over-60 Singles and Pairs. Total prize money is in the region of £10,000.

Entry forms can be obtained from and returned to: Bowls Tournament, Great Yarmouth Tourism, Maritime House, 25 Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk NR30 2EN. Telephone 01493846343 or ring Tournament Manager Mr Derek Webster on 01493 603976 or Mr Tony Dunton on 01603 811712, e-mail

Closing dates for entries is June 1.


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