Darts champion to appear in Harrogate

10 February 2013

The Bilton Working Mens Club (BWMC) have announced that Phil “The Power” Taylor will be appearing at the Club on Friday 5th April 2013.

He is 16 times world champion and the most successful darts player in history.




The Bilton Working Mens Club has been going 100 years in its present form and is some way from the traditional image of the working man’s club.

The Committee are developing the club to be a real community club offering something for everyone of all ages. Currently they have around 1,200 members and they represent a real cross-section of Bilton’s close-knit community – many have been members for over 30 years!

Some of Phil Taylor’s achievements:

BDO majors – best performances
World Ch’ship Winner –  1990, 1992
World Masters Winner – 1990
World Darts Trophy Winner – 2006
Int. Darts League Quarter-finals – 2006
PDC premier events – best performances
World Championship Winner – 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010
World Matchplay Winner – 1995, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
World Grand Prix Winner – 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011
Grand Slam Winner – 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011
Premier League Winner – 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012
Ch’ship League Winner – 2008, 2011
Desert Classic Winner – 2002, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009
European Ch’ship Winner – 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
UK Open Winner – 2003, 2005, 2009, 2010
US Open/WSoD Winner – 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010
Players Ch’ship Finals Winner – 2009, 2011
Bilton WMC Harrogate

Alan Huddart, Club Treasurer said:

In our centenary year it is fitting that we have been able to get such a legend to the Club courtesy of Sports Media Promotions. He is the epitome of professionalism and his achievements speak for themselves – we are expecting a full house with a great atmosphere for this once in a lifetime event.

Due to our club status, we cab offer drinks at a fraction of pub prices and have lots of activity going on, particularly live music and sport.

Joining is easy is also very easy with a  £10 joining fee and then £10 per year to be a member.

On the night, Phil will be starting with a question and answer session followed by a demonstration and then he will play a selection of local players. You can win the chance to play Phil as we are running a darts competition courtesy of Sports Media Promotions on Sunday 17th February at 2pm at the Club. The winner will play Phil and there is a runners-up prize of £100. Anyone can take part and there will be players of all levels and experience – there will be time to practice before the tournament – the room will be open from noon.

Tickets, priced at £25 are available from the Club or by calling 01423 504345 or by email – info@biltonwmc.co.uk 

For more information on the club see www.biltonwmc.co.uk There is a large function room in the club and it is avaialable for all community groups to hire. It can seat 275 people and is licensed for up to 400 standing.

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