Mayor makes mark at Temple Fortune

PUBLISHED: 15:47 26 April 2017 | UPDATED: 15:47 26 April 2017

The Mayor of Barnet bowls at Temple Fortune, as the club open their newly refurbished pavilion

The Mayor of Barnet bowls at Temple Fortune, as the club open their newly refurbished pavilion


Bowls club open new season in style

Andrew Rix receives a special plaque from the Mayor of Barnet at Temple Fortune Bowls ClubAndrew Rix receives a special plaque from the Mayor of Barnet at Temple Fortune Bowls Club

Temple Fortune Squash, Tennis and Bowls Club welcomed the Mayor and Mayoress of Barnet to their bowls green to open the newly refurbished pavilion and start the new season on Saturday.

The Mayor presented member Andrew Rix with a plaque to acknowledge his generosity and services to the club over many years, then opened the green by bowling the first bowl and joined 40 members competing for top honours.

The club caterer provided tea and cakes in the pavilion and the club are hoping to attract more people.

Anyone interested can enjoy a free trial session by contacting the bowls section on 020 8455 4372 or 07834 697565 or visit

Free trials are being held this Sunday (10.15am) and on May 14 and on Saturdays May 6 and 20 at 2.15pm.

All equipment will be provided but those attending are asked to wear flat-soled shoes.

The club is also hosting free taster sessions every Tuesday evening starting at 5.15pm starting on May 9.

If you require information on tennis or squash contact the office on 020 8455 2184 or email

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