Ashbourne & District

Petanque / Boules

LeaderSheila Crawley
Phone07968 310255
Emailclick on the blue envelope

Venue: The Red Lion pub at Hognaston, starting at 11am. We play on alternate Tuesdays and Wednesdays, dates are below and in the events calendar.

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SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO GOVERNMENT RESTRICTIONS ON PUBS

When bad weather strikes it's useful to be able to communicate quickly, so we now have a WhatsApp group, and for those not on WhatsApp, there's a text message option.
If you would like to join the WhatsApp group or receive a group text l will need your mobile number. Be aware that your fellow group members will be able to see your phone number and /or your name.
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We play year round. There is no need to book in, just turn up on either or both days. If it's heaving down with rain we give it a miss.

We're a very social group and have a lot of fun. No previous experience is necessary; all are welcome. We have members have been playing for years, some more seriously than others, and others have only just begun.

Feel free to bring any equipment you own, the pub also generously allows us to use theirs. The 'terrain' (playing area) is outdoors & the surface is grit. A cloth to wipe boules & / or hands is recommended, especially if it's damp.

The pub does not charge a hire fee, & is open from midday. We typically retire indoors at around 12.30 to 1pm for a drink and / or something to eat. Our experience of the food is good.

N.B. the Walking group walks fortnightly on the opposite Wednesday to Petanque.

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