5 August 2021

On Thursday 14 October 2021, we mark our 10th anniversary. Over the next 10 weeks we will be making some exciting announcements, with special events, an open day, fundraising opportunities, features, sporting memories resources, and more.

Uniting people through sport since 2011

These include:

Uniting People Through Sport: Our 3rd National Conference

Our third national conference takes place on 14 October. Visit the Conference registration page to secure your free place.

Film Fridays

Join your host and Sporting Memories Patron Alastair Hignell and stars of the sporting world. As they laugh, reminisce, and tell some surprising stories. Watch some of our Sporting Memories films.

Writing Wednesdays

Original sports writing and articles, kicking off next week with the remarkable 'Shirt Tales' series from musician and author Gareth Ashton. Plus writing from author Greg Lansdowne – whose books include Stuck on You – The Rise & Fall...And Rise – of Panini Stickers – and well-known sportswriters.

Meet the Squad

On Sunday 12 September the Sporting Memories Running Squad hits the roads of Gateshead for the Great North Run. Over the coming weeks we'll be meeting our runners and learning just why they want to run a half-marathon for Sporting Memories.

The Great 10th Anniversary Get Together

We're back... with another fantastic Get Together. Save the date! 21 September 2021 with lots more information to follow

Replay Sporting Memories

Our Replay Sporting Memories website is taking on a whole new guise... keep your eyes peeled!

Getting active

We'll be getting active and introducing the latest in our series of Steps for Sporting Memories virtual walks.


Some of our Clubs will be supporting us with local fundraising, so do watch out to see if anything is happening near you.

Information will be added to our website news pages, and you will find us on social media. Look out for #SportingMemoriesAt10.