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February 2024 Open Weekend

First 2024 Open Weekend dates

Dateline   January 10th, 2024

Looking for a new sport to fill your time with? Try indoor bowls, it will keep you fit and active whatever your age. Here are four reasons to try it:


  • You can do it
  • It need not be expensive
  • Age and gender make no difference
  • Bowls is extremely sociable


Give it a go; make a note in your diary and come and see us!

New Club Manager Jojohn Collins

Club Manager confirmed


Jojohn Collins is confirmed as East Dorset Indoor Bowls Club's first Club Manager, responsible for managing our team of paid and volunteer staff a daunting variety of administrative and development tasks.

He will also be responsible for day-to-day building care and maintenance, and most of the league, competition and membership administration will come under his purview. JJ has the skills to take all this on.


A public school and university education provides the foundation, 16-years of active service as an Army Officer in the Royal Tank Regiment adds team management and leadership skills, as do managerial positions in operations at Amazon, and Health and Safety within the construction sector.A keen sports player, JJ has pledged to become an expert at indoor bowls.

Covid ventilation system

COVID Ventilation

Dateline   August 14th, 2022

East Dorset IBC is justifiably proud of its anti-Covid ventilation installation, amongst the best of any bowls club on the south coast. Today, it has been cleaned and recertified by our maintenance company. Winter ready!

Online bowling system updated!

Dateline   July 31st, 2022

Two new features have been added to the Club's online bowling software top-level menu: Members list and Club info.


Now, Members looking for new team members or competition opponents can get their phone and email details by logging on. Also, Club infor now contains documents such as all the latest newsletters. If you are not familiar with the system, check out: How to use the Bowlr system.

EDIBC appears on TV

Dateline September 1st, 2022

Andy Moon, Sports Reporter for BBC South Today, was interested in how indoor clubs were recovering from the problems of lockdown, one of the places he visited was EastsDorset Indoor Bowls Club.