BIG Community Sports Festivals

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 to Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Community sports festivals are being held across the city during the six week school holidays.

As well as sports taster sessions provided by community sports clubs, a variety of other fun family activities will be available for all ages. Typically the sports and activities on offer will include:

Football, rugby, martial arts, netball, cricket, mini golf, volleyball, trampolining, led runs, walks and cycle rides, traditional sports day games and many more family activities!

Wristbands will be available to buy at each festival for £1 which will allow access to all activities.


26 July         BIG Community Sports Festival                          Seaburn Beach and Promenade

2 August      Washington Community Sports Festival             Princess Anne Park

9 August      West Community Sports Festival                        Barnes Park

16 August     East Community Sports Festival                         Mowbray Park

23 August     Coalfields Community Sports Festival                Hetton Lyons Country Park

30 August     North Community Sports Festival                       Thompson Park

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