North End Bowling Club Ltd (The)
A super little club with it's entrance just inside Beresford Road. It boasts social membership and family membership prices as well as full membership which covers bowling and social membership.
For bowlers there is access to indoor short mat bowls and an outside green, it is part of the Portsmouth & District Short Mats Bowling League but is also a place where as a newcomer you can be taught the game and develop an interest without having to commit to competitions or league matches if you do not wish.
As a social member you can enjoy a game of darts, pool, snooker, a members lounge with bar and TV. It has an active social committee who run monthly social events at the club such as skittles, shuffleboard, film evenings and various different musical events. In addition monthly meat raffles run alongside bi monthly alternating quiz and bingo evenings on 1st Friday of each month. Christmas yields a Children's party with Father Christmas and presents. The annual Christmas event for adults includes a large raffle, annual prize giving and quiz. finally we enjoy a fabulous family orientated New Year party with Disco and American supper.
The function hall upstairs can be hired out for private events, there is access to an in house DJ and chef for any buffet needs.
The annual open day is open to everyone in June and includes a barbecue as well as the chance to look round and try any sport you fancy or even just enjoy a drink in the members lounge.
All this for a very reasonable membership fee.