BBC Radio 4 - All in the Mind 3rd June 2014

Claudia Hammond interviewed the Sporting Memories Network for BBC Radio 4's All in the Mind. The feature, first broadcast on Tuesday 3rd June 2014, introduced the thinking behind the work and visited the Sporting Memories group in Haddington, East Lothian. The group has been meeting every Tuesday morning since November 2012 and members ages range from 59 to 97. The twelve men who attend had not previously met. Some have had health issues, some have memory problems or have experienced depression.

The one common trait that bonds them is a passion for sport. Text SPOR25 £3 to 70070 to donate to Sporting Memories To download the podcast visit

If you think your village, town or city would benefit from a sporting memories project, please email a link of this page to your local health and wellbeing board or CCG.