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Welcome to the Filton Pétanque Club Website.

Our Pétanque club is based at the Boules Terrain of the Filton Sports and Leisure Centre, Elm Park, Filton, BS34 7PS near the Ratepayers Arms The club is affiliated to the English Pétanque Association.

The club began in Filton in March 2012.  The terrain is rented from the owners Filton Town Council and the club manages it’s use.  The policy of the club is to ensure that the community has use of the terrain and casual users can play free of charge. Events, either one off or league matches, must be organised through the club. Where the event is regular then club membership is required by those taking part. For more information please email filtonboules@hotmail.co.uk or phone the secretary on 07875 158423.  We can also be found on Facebook Filton Pétanque Club and twitter @filtonpetanque

Telephone 07875 158423.  Membership is  £10 per annum.


Filton Pétanque club members are celebrating the sponsorship of their new club Polo shirts by Box Steam Brewery who supply beers to the Ratepayers Arms bar at Filton

Sports and Leisure Centre.

Club secretary Roger Hutchinson said,” We are a small but growing club and are keen to make Filton the centre of Pétanque in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. This sponsorship is a big step forward to us and we are very grateful to the Box brewery for their help and support with this sponsorship”.

Speaking for the brewery, South West Regional Manager Barney Waspe, pictured in the photograph with club members, said “ As well as being passionate about creating distinctive craft beers with taste and character, we’re also massive fans of pétanque at our brewery in Holt, near Bradford on Avon. We’re delighted to support Filton Pétanque Club and proud to sponsor the club’s new polo shirts.”

Box Steam Brewery is an award-winning, independent family-owned craft brewer founded in Wiltshire in 2004.
Head Brewer Tom Downes and his team craft ales using skills passed down through generations of brewers, carefully engineered by hand in the brewery’s steam copper to ensure quality and minimise impact on the environment.
We use the finest local ingredients, and our ales are the genuine article; real beer for real people who appreciate true quality, character and distinction.

Filton Pétanque Club was officially formed in 2012 when we joined the English Pétanque Association as a club, having played at Filton for a number of years. We have 2 teams, one being the Ratepayers Arms and the other Cinq Haute in the South Gloucestershire Pétanque League. Membership is £10 per year and for further information contact the secretary at filtonboules@hotmail.co.uk  on our Web site http://www.filtonpetanque.co.uk, Facebook – Filton Pétanque Club and Twitter – @filtonpetanque Tel: 07875 158423

6 thoughts on “Home

  1. Can you let me know if you are taking new members… I’m a beginner but would like to start playing for a club in Bristol.

  2. Hello Wendy

    Sorry its taken so long to respond. I’ve been away. Certainly we always welcome new members of any standard. We have a club night on Monday from 7:30 pm. I’ll be there tomorrow night if thats convenient for you. Otherwise please let me know if some other time is better for you. Andy

  3. Hi I would like to come down and play if possible please? What evenings can I?



  4. Sorry I have only just seen your post. We have club practice on a Wednesday evening at 7.30pm and Sunday at 12.30pm if you would still like to join us.


  5. Just played on friends court in Italy and would like to continue. Live in Henleaze. do you play over winter?

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