Beers, bowls and showbiz: The incredible story of how Petersham bowlo came to celebrate 125 years

Sarah Maguire
By Sarah Maguire
Updated June 22 2022 - 10:29am, first published 9:30am
Petersham bowling club president George Catsi. Picture: Simon Bullard

From "death spiral" to dynamic local venue, the community-run Petersham bowling club will have much to celebrate at its 125th birthday party next month.

ON a winter Friday afternoon as the light rapidly retreats across the green, a large bouncing castle is being inflated in the encroaching shadows. There is not a ball or a jack or a white shirt in sight. Rather, a swarm of children has appeared and is darting in and out of the castle, a growing pile of little shoes on the grass.

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Sarah Maguire

Sarah Maguire

Editor, Inner West Review