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Flemington & Kensington Bowling Club

At Flem-Ken we have a strong community focus and host a multitude of different events all year round from fundraisers to craft beer days, bowls tournaments, babies and youth bowls events and much more. You can see our upcoming events in the ‘Upcoming Events’ section at the bottom of the page.

Some of our most popular events include:

NELSON ALEXANDER COMMUNITY CUP

Made possible by our major sponsors Nelson Alexander this is a novice bowling tournament held on Thursday nights under lights for several weeks twice a year starting in February and usually around September. The Community Cup is one of the most enjoyable events we hold. Strictly for non-pennant playing novice bowlers, teams of four get out there and try their luck and skills at competition bowls whilst having a free feed and a laugh. There are over $1000 worth of prizes to be won as well as the chance to inscribe your teams name into the prestigious perpetual Community Cup Trophy for all of time.

LIVE BLUES MUSIC

The MBAS Tuesday Night House of Blues Jam provides a meeting point for Blues musicians. It is a source of entertainment for members of MBAS and lovers of Blues music and it is a showcase for emerging talents in the Blues scene. The format is feature act – 8.00-8.45PM followed by the Jam – 9.00-11.00PM. Entry is free unless there is a special guest appearing. Please check the Melbourne Blues Appreciation Society website for details. The MBAS site is http://www.mbas.org.au/.

FRIDAY NIGHT POOL COMP

Every Friday night from 7pm in the Roy Gerbing room we hold our weekly pool competition. With our 3 brand new competition tables, we have a round robin format where 1st and 2nd place take home the cash. With the footy live on the TV and the table tennis set up, it’s a great night of fun on 3 of the best pool tables in the area. The pool comp is open to all players, so if you fancy yourself on the table, come down and give it a crack.

BOWLING WITH BABIES

Held at the start and end of the year, our Bowling with Babies events are usually run over a 4-6 week period on a Monday morning. It’s an opportunity for new mums and dads to come down, have a coffee, have a bowl and meet other parents. We also have foam bowls for the little ones wanting to have a roll.

ROLL UP YOUTH BOWLS PROGRAM

As a club dedicated to the community and youth in the area, we regularly run our Roll Up program for kids aged 8-17. It’s a great opportunity for kids to try bowls, get expert coaching and meet other kids in a safe and friendly environment. The Roll Up Program is completely free and all attendees receive a bowls pack. We have smaller bowls for the younger kids with all equipment included.

NELSON ALEXANDER TWO BOWL TRIPLES AND MIDGE SHARP MEMORIAL

Flem Ken hosts two major bowls tournaments a year during the Summer for significant prize money that are open for anyone with a team to enter. Keep your eye out on our Facebook page and Website for dates and times.

WHEEL OF BEER

On most public holidays we unleash our famous Wheel of Beer. It’s basically a wheel of fortune and for just $8 a spin you never know what beer you will be drinking next. Over 30 beers from our range are available to win including some rare premium brews so value for money is guaranteed.

OTHER EVENTS

Other events often held at the club include Meet the Brewer beer events, greyhound adoption days, club open days, Spring Racing Carnival & AFL Grand Final Day and more. With a big focus on the community and bringing people together, we pride our club on providing a venue for schools, fundraisers and community groups, usually at a discounted rate or free of charge.

To enquire about any events held at the club, fill in the contact form below or simply email info@flemkenbowls.com.au

Upcoming EVENTS

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Event Date: Saturday November 2nd

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Event Date: Sunday October 6

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