Friday Nights – Bowls, Beers & BBQ at Flem-Ken Bowls

Friday Nights are BACK at Flemington & Kensington Bowling Club! Each week starting Jan 31st until March 27th we’ll be firing up the BBQ, opening up the greens, blasting out the LIVE MUSIC and serving up the craft beers.

Each week we’ll have a craft brewer on site including Modus Operandi Brewing Co., Edge Brewing Project, Hop Nation and Hawkers Beer serving delicious craft beers for only $8 a can.

We’ll have the BBQ firing with burgers, snags and salads each week, so come get a feed for only $10!

Come chill out to live music each week from 6-9pm…..Oh, did we mention FREE BAREFOOT BOWLS? Get in early to secure a rink and make Flem-Ken Bowls club your Friday destination this Summer!

The craft brewer weekly schedule is:
Jan 31st – Edge Brewing Project
Feb 7th – Hop Nation
Feb 14th – Modus Operandi
Feb 21st – Edge Brewing Project
Feb 28th – Modus Operandi
Mar 6th – Hawkers Beer
Mar 13th – Hop Nation
Mar 20th – Edge Brewing Project
Mar 27th – Hawkers Beer

Aussie Weekend @Flem-Ken Bowls Club

Get ready for a weekend of Bowls, BBQ, Music and fun at Flemington & Kensington Bowling Club for the Aussie weekend starting Friday Jan 24. We’ll be having FREE barefoot bowls from Friday – Monday, the little ones will be entertained with the kids jumping castle each day and the bar will have craft beer specials all weekend with $8 cans and $9 pints.

Sunday is the BIG ONE with live music from 1:30-4pm and a charity BBQ with all funds going towards the Gippsland emergency relief fund. So come down and support a great cause.

Monday we’ll be opening for a recovery session from 12pm, so come enjoy the hair of the dog. Speaking of dogs, feel free to bring your pooch down as we’re pet friendly at Flem-Ken bowls club.

So grab your mates, your kids, or just pop down by yourself for fun at the bowls club on our Aussie weekend.

Bowls, Beers & a Spit 2.0

After the success of our Bowls, Beers & a Spit day last year, we are kicking off the 2.0 version on Saturday Jan 11 from 1:00pm.

Come down to Flemington & Kensington Bowling Club for a game of barefoot bowls and a few cracking beers. This year, we have Kaiju Beer putting on 4 delicious brews for everyone while our spit-master Rainer will have rotating mouth watering meats on the spit. We also have a vegetarian & vegan option for our non-meat eaters!

Get set for spit roasted lamb shoulder and chicken thigh marinated in roasted garlic, rosemary, parsley and olive oil, served on a traditional Greek pita with tomato, onion, lettuce and yogurt sauce. We’ll also have Jack Daniel’s pulled pork, slow cooked for 12 hours and served with coleslaw in a pitta pocket! Your ticket includes a souvlaki of choice and a beer for $22.

Bring the kids or just a bunch of mates for a barefoot bowl and kick back to some tunes on the green. We have already sold most of the tickets, so only a limited number are left. Don’t miss out, grab yours here:

Our last event sold out, so get your tickets now:

Craft Beer & Food Truck Sundays – Smokin’ Barry’s & Modus Operandi Brewing

Do you love craft beer and slow cooked BBQ meats? Well, you’re in luck as we kick off our last Craft Beer & Food Truck Sunday for 2019. We have Modus Operandi Brewing Co. serving 3 cracking beers including Sonic Prayer IPA, Trans-Tasman collaboration beer Beached As Pale and the always delicious Modus Pale ale.

On the food front, we have Smokin Barrys food truck with slow cooked BBQ all afternoon! The bowling rinks will be open for a barefoot bowl, so grab your mates, head down for a roll, a top feed and some amazing beers on Sunday December 15!

Greys on the Green

Who wouldn’t want to spend the afternoon smooching hounds, drinking a craft beer or two and getting competitive with a bit of lawn bowls?

Grab your grey and join us on Sunday 3rd November for our annual Gumtree Greys fundraiser at Flem Ken Bowls in Flemington. Don’t have a grey, no problem, come along and meet some of the gorgeous greys that are up for adoption!

There will be craft beer specials by Modus Operandi Brewing, bbq delights for veggies and carnivores and the chance to do a bit of shopping with Houndtees, St Roch, Moby and Co, Freya’s Nourishment and more.

With a kissing booth, fashion show and our now famous raffle, this is one event you don’t want to miss!!

The event is dog and family friendly and we will be asking for $10 entry, with every single cent going to Gumtree Greys. So you can have an afternoon of fun knowing that you’re also a Greyhound Guardian – amazing!

Watch out on Facebook and Insta for more exciting event updates!

Derby Day @Flem-Ken Bowls

The Cup carnival is here and we’re kicking off a 3 day event extravaganza with our Derby Day at Flem-Ken on Saturday Nov 2nd. With no pennant bowls on at the club on Saturday, we are opening up the greens, charging the bar with some cracking drink specials and putting on some mouth watering food!

We’ll have all the races on the BIG SCREEN and all TV’s throughout the venue. We will have our famous wheel of beer available for a spin with all bottled and canned craft beers only $8!

You’ll also be able to try the brand new spritz wines in a can by Batch & Co from the bar.

From 4pm ‘The Raineman’ will be pumping out 3 of his most delicious gourmet dogs including:

– The Tortured Dog – Just like a hot dog, except his famous Jack Daniels pulled pork with swiss cheese and coleslaw
– The Classy Filly – Chicken & mixed greens in champagne mayo
– The Devil Dog – A hot dog, wrapped in bacon sitting on chilli relish, topped with cheese
Dogs will be $8 to fill your belly or for $10 you can get an asian inspired chicken wing thrown in.

Gates open from 12pm so bring down the family, your mates, your dog or just yourself! You’re sure to have a cracking day at Flem-Ken Bowls Club!

Bowls, Beers & a Spit

What better way to spend a Sunday than at the bowlo, craft beer in hand as you watch the meat slowly cook on the spit. Come down to Flemington-Kensington Bowls club on Sunday October 6 (we’ve moved the date from September 8 due to weather) for Bowls, Beers & a Spit Day. We’ll have the greens open for a free barefoot bowl, we’ll have live music playing, jumping castle for the kids, 2 breweries showing off some of their delicious beers and meat rotating on the spit.

Get set for spit roasted lamb shoulder and chicken thigh marinated in roasted garlic, rosemary, parsley and olive oil, searved on a traditional Greek pita with tomato, onion, lettuce and yoghurt sauce. We’ll also have Jack Daniel’s pulled pork, slow cooked for 12 hours and served with coleslaw in a pitta pocket! Your ticket includes a souvlaki of choice and a beer for $20. We’ll have other craft beers on special from Fury & Son’s brewery & Moon Dog Craft Brewery.

Bring the kids for a play on the jumping castle, have a free barefoot bowl and kick back to some live music. It’s going to be a cracking day, so bring the family or a bunch of mates. Kids ticket includes a souvlaki and soft drink or juice however they are welcome to come down and enjoy the free entertainment without a ticket if they are not eating!

Tickets can be purchased here:

Brews & Brisket Day

Flemington-Kensington Bowls Club is kicking off the first of 3 big food and beer events over the next few months, starting with our Brews & Brisket day. We have teamed up with 3 top breweries in Modus Operandi Brewing Co., Moon Dog Craft Brewery and Fixation Brewing Co. for a day of delicious beers and mouth watering brisket.

Your ticket will include a feast of the highest order including slow cooked brisket, accompanied by sides such as coleslaw, mac & cheese, potato salad, fries and a dinner roll. Your ticket also includes 2 beers of your choice from our 3 brewers.

Each brewery will be showcasing 3 beers, so you’ll have a chance to try out 9 different beers on the day. So if you enjoy your Pale Ales, IPAs, Porters and Brown Ales, you’re in for a treat. All beers will be just $7.50 throughout the day….BARGAIN!

Our greens will be open to have a free barefoot bowl after you’ve filled up on brisket so you can enjoy an afternoon of beers and good times. There will be vegetarian options for any vegos who’d like to attend.

So grab your crew and head down to Flem-Ken Bowls club on Saturday August 24 from 1pm onwards.

Tickets available here:

Bowling With Brewers Good Beer Week Event

Bowling with Brewers is back at Flemington & Kensington Bowling Club for this family-friendly Good Beer Week official event.

Australian and NZ brewers will be there to chat about their beers and captain the optional bowling tournament.

The breweries represented are:

Funk Estate (NZ)
Kereru Brewing (NZ)
Morrison Brewery (Tas)
Caltoria Brewing (Vic)
Prickly Moses (Vic)
Shedshaker Brewing (Vic)
Blue Elephant Cider (Vic)

The ticket includes free bowls, a burger by our resident burger kings Two chaps with an axe kitchen, and your choice of two beers or ciders from the feature breweries.

Vegetarian and vegan options are available. Please advise of any dietary requirements when booking.

The event will go ahead rain or shine as we have large indoor areas with games on offer. You can purchase your tickets through the link below.

So come along and enjoy a cracking day of beers, bowls, brewers and burgers at Flem-Ken on Sunday May 13!

Meet The Brewers – Holgate Brewhouse

Meet the Brewers continues its success into 2018 with the renowned brewers from Holgate brewhouse.

A $25 ticket will get you free bowls, a burger and two beers of your choice.

There will be the NEW Cherry Tart (semi sour pale ale) on tap as well as one of the Holgate stalwarts, the Roadtrip IPA.

We’ll have tastings available for the Limited Release Wild Red Ale and White Ale, while we will have their core range:

* Norton Lager
* Macedon Pale Ale
* Alpha Crucis XPA
* Hop Tart Semi Sour
* Temptress Chocolate Porter) as packaged beer.

You’ll then have the opportunity to buy what you like from those beers or the rest of our amazing craft beer range. There will also be more food available to purchase.

Meet the Brewers begins about 1pm, with talks during the afternoon. There will also be a competition between the brewers and the sales team & giveaways throughout the day.

We’ll have DJ Hot Kraus Buns working the vinyl as he works the music all afternoon.

If you don’t like beer (!) but are coming with friends, buy a ticket anyway and we’ll give you two glasses of wine or cider instead…..but seriously, who doesn’t love beer : )

Purchase your tickets here: