Arsenal in the Community has been running indoor bowls sessions for senior citizens since the 1980s.

These sessions, overseen by Arsenal in the Community staff, still run today, with the Arsenal short mat bowls team playing matches at Emirates Stadium and on a number of Islington estates, as follows:

Westbourne Community centre,
43 Roman way,
N7 8XG
(Mondays, 10.15am to 12pm)

Andover Community centre,
Andover Estate,
N7 7RY
(Mondays, 1.30pm to 3.15 pm)

The Bridge,
81 Arran walk,
N1 2TL
(Tuesdays, 10.15am to 12pm)

??Caxton House,
129 St John’s way,
N19 3RQ
(Wednesdays, 10.15am to 12pm)

Sotheby Mews Day centre,
N5 2UT
(Fridays, 2pm-3.30pm)

Soon to be replaced by Mayville Centre,
Woodville Rd,
N16 8NA 

Mildmay Community centre,
Woodville Rd
N16 8NA
(Thursdays, 1.45pm to 4pm)

For more information and to take part, contact Mark Antoniewicz (

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7 Jan 2011