Using sporting memories and physical activity, we tackle loneliness, low mood and dementia

Digital Sporting Pink

How to register for the digital version of our Sporting Pink publication.

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Author: John Dyer

The story behind our event

'Conversations on the Power of Sport'. The background to our event, why it is a little different in more ways than one – and why you should come along.

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Author: Helen Johnston

Steps for Sporting Memories: The series so far

On our virtual walking routes, you decide how far you would like to walk and when, collecting medals as you go. Set out on your own, or invite friends! Along the way, you will meet and learn more about some of our greatest names in sport and iconic locations.

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Author: Helen Johnston

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Free weekly clubs now running

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Volunteers trained in Sports Reminiscence

57,600

Individual attendances at clubs in 2019

The 'Sporting Memories' radio series

Appearing on talkSPORT national radio, Club members recall their own special Sporting Memories in a unique series funded by the Audio Content Fund and produced by Tongue Tied Productions.

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Author: Helen Johnston

PFA Practical Guide to Living with Dementia

Football chiefs from the Professional Footballers' Association teamed up with the Sporting Memories Foundation and researchers from the Centre for Dementia Research at Leeds Beckett University to produce a guide to help former players diagnosed with dementia.

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Online Sporting Memories Clubs

There are online Sporting Memories sessions every day of the week, in Wales, Scotland and England. Join in or volunteer. Find the session that works for you!

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Author: John Dyer

Upcoming events

  • #TalkAboutSport Weekend Wales

    Book your places for two of our Wales Weekend events: 'The Great Wales Get Together' and 'Sporting Memories Featuring...' Read more

Latest news

  • Online Club features in national campaign

    Boxing promoter extraordinaire Eddie Hearn joined us for an online Club, volunteering an hour of his time and helping to promote a nationwide volunteering campaign from the National Lottery, ITV and STV. Take a look at the campaign video! Read more

  • Celebrating 10 years of festive running

    The Annual Festive Run, in support of Sporting Memories Foundation Scotland and charity partner Funding Neuro, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a virtual event on Sunday 29 November. With no formal registration, it is easy to join, stay active and raise some funds! Read more

What's happening

  • The Great Wales Get Together

    Friday 4 December – Join us for our international online event! The next in our hugely successful series of Get Togethers, and looking ahead to the official 'Great Winter Get Together' inspired by Jo Cox. Read more

  • The story behind our event

    'Conversations on the Power of Sport'. The background to our event, why it is a little different in more ways than one – and why you should come along. Read more

  • Sporting Memories Featuring...

    Friday 4 December – Join personalities from the world of Welsh sport in this live event. Read more