social events

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 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:

Meet the Brewers

Usually held on Sundays or prior to public holidays the head brewer from one of the many craft beer breweries whose beers we love, comes down to Flem-Ken to give us the run down on how they got into brewing, what inspired each of their range of beers, what went into making them and what beers they are planning on brewing next. Of course, the brewers range is available at discount prices so this is great way to mingle with like minded beer geeks and enjoy the delicious hops and malts on offer.

Rock n Rollo at the Bowlo

Held over the Summer months, our Rock n Rollo events feature a different DJ each week pumping out tunes each Friday night. These nights are hugely popular with locals with drink specials and our burger menu available all night. It’s the perfect setting to kick back for a fun barefoot bowl with friends, enjoy some music and unwind from the week.

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 starting in February and 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/

Wheel of Beer

On most public holidays we unleash our famous Wheel of Beer. It’s basically a wheel of fortune and for just $7 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.

Friday Night Footy

Launching in 2017, we are offering $3 pots and $4 schooners during the match which will be broadcast on our projector and widescreen televisions every Friday night. There will be a meat raffle every week and additional specials and prizes if the Western Bulldogs are playing.

Nelson Alexander Two Bowl Triples and Midge Sharp Memorial

Flem Ken hosts two major bowls tournaments a year for significant prizemoney and are open for anyone with a team to enter.

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Upcoming EVENTS

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Tuesday Blues – DREAMBOOGIE LIVE AUG 22

Event Date: Tuesday 22nd AUGUST 2017

DREAMBOOGIE Live at Flem-Ken House of Blues – Formed early in 2010, and named after vintage American jazz/ blues writer Langston Hughes’ famed poem “Dream Boogie”, Dreamboogie, are an act that is determined to create their own voice in Blues music.
In the 7 years that they have been performing together, Melbourne-based Dreamboogie have turned heads, opened ears, and made a significant impact on the Australian Blues scene – touring Nationally and performing regular shows at venues in Melbourne and throughout Victoria.

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A Night of African Beats Fundraiser Event

Event Date: Saturday September 9th

Get set for a special night of African Beats, Food and Fun as the leaders of the Sudanese community, together with the chair of the mentoring organisation The Helping Hand Project look to raise funds and awareness for the cholera epidemic in Sudan.

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SAFARI MOTEL Playing LIVE at Flem-Ken Blues Tuesday’s

Event Date: Tuesday 15th AUGUST 2017

SAFARI MOTEL Performing regularly at festivals around the state, SAFARI MOTEL have attracted a large and loyal following. Live performance has been the key to SAFARI MOTEL’s popularity.

Their mix of feel-good, high energy original funk, groove, blues and soul music has earned them a place in the thriving Melbourne music scene as one of its most sought after live acts.

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