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Using the rich history and heritage of sport, Sporting Memories clubs are open to any people over the age of 50 who enjoy reminiscing about their experiences of watching or playing it. The clubs take place each week and are a friendly, welcoming environment that is open to all. Many of our members attend to enjoy the company of other older sports fans, some of our members live with dementia or have memory problems, some have experienced depression, they may have had a stroke or live with Parkinson's, all have one thing in common, a love for sport!

The clubs always have volunteers or staff present who have been trained by Sporting Memories to lead the sessions which use a wide range of Sporting Memories reminiscence resources developed specifically to help prompt conversation and discussion. There is always great fun and laughter in the sessions. New friendships are forged and some remarkable sporting stories often emerge. Some of our clubs also incorporate fun physical activities such as New Age Kurling, Boccia & Darts and go on to forge links with other clubs such as Walking Football. 

The clubs are run with partner organisations and with a fantastic team of volunteers. Our academic partnerships have helped us develop a compelling evidence base of the impact the clubs have on the members (and often their carers/partners too). 

Clubs

Brighton – NEW club starting 19th July 2021

Mondays

St George’s Church, St George’s Road, Kemptown, Brighton, BN2 1ED

10am to 11:30am

 

Bexhill Club – Currently Postponed

Mondays

Charter Centre, 36 London Road, Bexhill-on-Sea TN39 3JU

10am to 11:30am

 

Hove Club – Returning 3rd August 2021

Tuesdays

Sussex County Cricket Club, The 1st Cenral County Ground, Eaton Road, Hove BN3 3AN

10am to 11:30am

 

Polegate – Returning 1st September 2021

Currently alternating between weekly Zoom meetings and outdoor meetings at Hampden Park, Eastbourne. For information on how to join contact emma.brooke@sussexcricket.co.uk

Wednesdays

Polegate Community Centre, 54 Windsor Way, Polegate BN26 6QF

10am to 11:30am

 

Crawley - Currently Postponed

Thursdays

Downsman Bowls Club, Ifield Avenue, West Green RH11 7AJ

10:30am to 12:00pm

 

Worthing – Returning 29th July 2021

Thursdays

Worthing Football Club, Woodside Road, Worthing BN14 7HQ

10am to 11:30am

 

Sussex Sporting Memories on Zoom – Starting 10th September 2021

Fridays

Online Sporting Memories Club open to all. For more information on how to join please contact Emma Brooke – emma.brooke@sussexcricket.co.uk

10am to 11:00am

 

The sessions are free, although a £1 donation to cover the cost of light refreshments would be welcomed.

Anyone who would like to attend the sessions, who knows someone that would like to or who would like more information should contact Emma Brooke on 01273 827104 / 07718 492529 emma.brooke@sussexcricket.co.uk