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Find out all the latest new from our Serious About Events weekends, skittles and darts champions and charity fundraising events and challenges.

Thoughts unpacked on a weekend away With our programme of weekend events in full swing, I thought I’d share a few thoughts about packing for a weekend away.  There’s a rule for a trip away isn’t there – half the clothes and double the money.    See, it’s already getting complicated…. Do you fold or roll


Brace yourselves for lots more happy winners this month as well as just some of the amazing fancy dress outfits that have been paraded on our weekends. First off, a big shout out to Melksham Sports for a great win at the Carlton Hotel, beating the Studley Dumplings from Chippenham.  Both teams went into this

Happy Stag

One very happy stag won’t forget his last weekend as a single man – spent at one of our fabulous Torquay weekends.  Luke Cox was due to get married two years ago but four wedding dates and stag weekends were cancelled due to Covid.  Finally, 2022 came good and so he and his mates sensibly
When the boot’s on the other foot… Being an events organiser is my day job, so you’d be forgiven for thinking I’d be pretty whizzy at spiriting up a perfect girlie weekend away for my gang of mates.  Wrong!!! Our very own Serious About party weekends would be the perfect choice for me and my

Talking of Trophies

Meet the Queen of Silverware, Hayley Guille.  Hayley who captains the Wyke Missorts, in Dorset, has been administering plenty of Silvo and elbow grease to the Weymouth and Portland League trophies. ‘They’ve been languishing in storage during lockdown,’ says Hayley, ‘but we’re keen to be ahead of the game and make sure they look great,

Moonrakers Mop Up

We can’t remember a weekend where one team took home ALL the trophies.  Yes repeat, that’s all of them.  We’re only surprised the coach taking them back to Wiltshire didn’t have to give its tyres an extra pump up with the weight of all that silverware.  So drumroll please for the Wiltshire Moonrakers who won
Spa weekend

Fire, Ice and skittles!

New ‘fire and ice’ luxury detox spa available on our Torquay skittle weekends Now we all love a game of skittles but here’s something else to throw into your party weekend.  Teams booking our weekends in Torquay next month will amongst the first to be able to sample the brand new Fire and Ice feature
Stag do & hen party weekend
How to plan the ideal stag do or hen party weekend. Stag and Hen parties – we all love the idea of them, except for the poor sod who has to organise them.  With romance in the air for Valentine’s Day, brace yourselves for the news that some of your friends are going to be
skittles championships


Be like James – three ops and four championships A big shout out please for James Rushton, our most celebrated male skittler in British Championships’ history so far. He captained the Highwaymen to victory three times and then helped the Rattler Boyz lift the coveted trophy. Now he’s acquired a new title that frankly, none


Whether you’re a serious darts player, an occasional pub player or a total novice, find out more on our events page.


Absolute beginner or seasoned player? Skittles is seriously fun for everyone. Find out more on our events page.

25 not out

We are proud to have been organising events for over 25 years. Find out more about the secret of our success.