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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.

A is for Alley and Autumn. 

  I always have a shudder when everyone starts talking about A word.  As someone who never wants the summer to end, I hate being reminded that soon it will be Autumn. And we’ll all be back in jumpers, sweeping up leaves and watching the nights draw in. However, the other A word I absolutely

The British Skittles Champions 2019

We now have our 3 British Skittles Champions for 2019. Congratulations to the Men’s Champions, Rattler Boyz from Worcester, the Ladies Champions Dolly Mixers from Totnes, and the Mixed Champions Gladrags, from Gloucester.

The 2019 Runners up in the Mixed Event

Congratulations to our Men’s British Skittles Champions, Numpty Dumptys from Worcester. A fantastic final between two Worcestershire teams in Torquay saw the Numpty Dumptys eventually lift the trophy and the title after many years of trying. Click to read all about it. If you would like to learn more about the British Skittles Championship
Listen in to our very own Rachel discussing the origin of Skittles with Simon Mayo on the BBC Radio 2 Drivetime show.  
Congratulations to all our winners and runners up in this year Gasket Guy British Skittles Championships 2016 … In the Men’s event Glevum Old Spots from Gloucester beat last years Winners Highwaymen from Worcester to take the Title of Champions 2016. Arthurs Tarts from Glastonbury are the Ladies Champions after beating Coleford Bowlovers who held
Serious About Events company director Rachel Bourke is no stranger to a challenge! Since 2004 following the loss of her cousin, Rachel and the company tirelessly fund raise for Cancer Research UK. Rachel has run the New York Marathon, skydived from 15,000 feet and climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, which suffering from acute vertigo is quite a


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.