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From Trent Bridge where England regained The Ashes last year, to the hosting of the 2016 European Archery Championships; from the University’s huge investment in sports and wellbeing facilities with the impending opening of the £40m David Ross Sport Village, to the National Watersports Centre, from Carl Froch to Torvill and Dean, Nottingham is home to world class teams, athletes and facilities. Nottingham in Parliament Day helped us showcase the contribution sport makes to the lives of people across the Nottingham.
Please click on the event titles below for more details on each event.
A chance to play table tennis against Team GB Olympians and watch them showcase their skills against each other. Test your reactions against our robot player (or each other).
Showcasing our fun ‘street cricket’ initiative, aimed at increasing participation in sport in an informal setting, led by our Royal Foundation Coach Core apprentices who will be providing batting, fielding, bowling and wicket keeping drills.
Join Nottingham Forest European Cup winning legends and the Forest in the Community Coaching team throughout the afternoon showcasing how Nottingham is measuring the impact of sport on Health & Wellbeing.
Arrows is a 'mini' version of archery designed to introduce children to archery in a fun and safe way. Join Archery GB staff, and Nottingham's own Robin Hood, as we demonstrate the activities which teach the key concepts of archery and see who can achieve the highest score.
Join The University of Nottingham graduate and mastermind of Team GB’s Olympic triumph Liz Nicholl (CEO, UK Sport) to celebrate Nottingham’s status as England’s official Home of Sport and hear about its proud and successful record as a sporting city. From Trent Bridge where England regained the Ashes last year, to the hosting of the 2016 European Archery Championships; from the University’s huge investment in sports and wellbeing facilities with the new £40m David Ross Sport Village, to the National Watersports Centre; from Carl Froch to Torvill and Dean, Nottingham is home to world class teams, athletes and facilities. Join sporting legends and new talent to celebrate our past and look forward to a bright future.