We understand the power of sport can reignite and reconnect isolated older people.

Our Rich History of Partnerships

Sporting Memories Network has developed a compelling, dynamic and innovative approach to tackling the challenges of an ageing society. Our training, resources and project support are designed in partnership with our service users, carers and volunteers.



Sporting Memories for Care Homes and Hospitals

A new, annual subscription-based package, designed specifically for Care Environments. Whether you are a group of care homes, sheltered accommodation or a hospital ward, Sporting Memories is a great way of enriching the lives of older people.


Author: Tony Jameson-Allen

Save the Date! 1st National Conference

Th first Sporting Memories Foundation national conference will take place in Manchester on 17th September 2019


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Our Impact


Free weekly clubs now running


Volunteers trained in Sports Reminiscence


Individual attendances at clubs in 2018

Ellis Bates Chosen Charity 2019

Ellis Bates Financial Advisers are delighted to announce their ‘10 Chosen Charities for 2019’ referral scheme, including The Sporting Memories Foundation


Author: Tony Jameson-Allen

Donate Books, Memorabilia and Match Programmes

Why not take a few minutes to dig out any old programmes, sports biographies, annuals, shirts, scarves, boots and any other sporting memorabilia that could be put to use at our sporting memories clubs?



Help us with our evaluation

We are looking for volunteers to help interview some of our club members about their experiences


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Upcoming events

Latest news

  • A Captain’s Lasting Memories

    Sandburn Hall Golf Club Captain, Gerry MacCrory, handed over a whopping cheque for £5561 to The Sporting Memories Foundation after a year's fundraising efforts. Read more

  • Sporting Memories Changing Lives Through Physical Activity

    Sporting Memories Foundation Scotland launched the first of our monthly hub events at Calderglen Sports Hub on Tuesday 2nd April building on our vision to provide inclusive physical activity opportunities for isolated older adults across East Kilbride. Read more

What's happening

  • Sporting Memories comes to Wales

    Rich history and heritage of sport in Wales set to support older people thanks to the Healthy and Active Fund of Welsh Government, Sport Wales and Public Health Wales. Read more

  • National Lottery Funding in Suffolk

    Sporting Memories Foundation celebrates after receiving £93k from the National Lottery to tackle rural isolation and loneliness in Suffolk Read more

  • Volunteer for us in Hampshire

    We are looking to expand the number of weekly activities available across Hampshire. 
    In order to do this we require passionate volunteers to join our community clubs. Read more