In Steve and Mags Elliott's small town of Leyland in Lancashire, a magical Sporting Memories story is happening at their weekly Club at Leyland FC. Read more
The Memories Weekend is an opportunity for clubs, players and intergenerational fans to celebrate the rich history and heritage of sport in Wales, whilst raising awareness of three of the biggest challenges facing our society: depression, loneliness and dementia. Read more
The NHS and Sporting Memories say watching the sport can actually be good for your mental health and wellbeing.
Sporting Memories, which helps older people recall memories of watching or playing sport, are encouraging older sports fans and those with dementia to relive historic matches like England’s 2003 final in Australia, New Zealand’s huge 64 point win in the first ever world cup match in 1987, or even the last ever five nations 0-0 draw - between Ireland and England in 1963 Read more
The very first Sporting Memories Foundation conference, Fit for the Future, was held at Malmaison, Manchester on 17th September 2019. Read more
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.
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.
Football chiefs have teamed up with The Sporting Memories Foundation to produce a guide to help former players diagnosed with dementia. The Professional Footballers' Association have produced the guide with The Sporting Memories Foundation and researchers from the Centre for Dementia Research at Leeds Beckett University.
Free weekly clubs now running
Ellis Bates Financial Advisers are delighted to announce their ‘10 Chosen Charities for 2019’ referral scheme, including The Sporting Memories Foundation
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?
We are looking for volunteers to help interview some of our club members about their experiences
A weekly Sporting Memories Club kicks off every Friday morning 11 till Noon on 1st November, This is a training session for volunteers to help run the sessions Read more
The Sporting Memories Foundation is delighted to launch the first ever Welsh Memories Weekend on the 21st and 22nd September 2019. We're calling for sports fans of all ages to share their favourite memories of their first game. #MyFirstGame Read more
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 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
Sporting Memories in Burntisland is providing a vital social outlet for people in the local community. Find out why they look forward to their Monday club every week. Read more
Ever lost a ball down the park, into a river or onto a busy road? It’s upsetting. Now you can relive those memories through their ace calendar Read more
A new lottery funded project has launched in Babergh in Suffolk bringing together older residents over their shared sporting memories.
A range of partner organisations, volunteers, and sports fans have come together in Sudbury to launch a new project, which will see Sporting Memory Groups meet in Glemsford, Lavenham, Long Melford and Sudbury. Read more