Suddenly the month of May has arrived and The Coronation is in everyone’s thoughts. Not to be outdone, the club decided to have an afternoon of bowls with the players suitably dressed for the occasion. The traditional whites were kept at home and everyone managed to find something to wear in the traditional colours. What players of previous generations, where the dress code was blazers and ties, would have thought, I dread to think!
To commemorate the special day, George Hutchinson, one of the club members donated a cup for the occasion. Not just a teacup, but a proper trophy to be played for annually. Club captain, Melvyn Trayhurn, organised the social side of the afternoon with assistance form Mike and Marion Kelsey who organised the order of play. A thoroughly enjoyable afternoon ensued with much laughter, confusion and fun! At the end of the afternoon a ploughman’s supper was provided by the catering team, and the winning team, consisting of Sandie Brockington, Mike Cozens, and believe it or not, George Hutchinson., were awarded their chocolate prizes. Perhaps we should all donate a cup to the club and then become part of the winning team, thereby ensuring that our name is engraved on at least one of the
After all the jollity, the season settles down to a great number of friendly
matches interspersed with many local competitions.