BBS Have a Go Days

Have a Go Days

Are you looking to try something new? Perhaps you want to return to sport in a supportive and fun environment?

We can help with that.

A Have a Go Day is a multi-sport taster events providing blind and partially sighted people opportunities to try a wide range of sports. Free activities including, football, athletics, goalball, gymnastics, rock climbing, cricket, boccia, cycling and much more are available. Last year, these events were hugely popular with great feedback from participants.

Following the success of our Have a Go Day’s in 2017, we are excited to announce our confirmed locations and dates for the next events for 2018. Confirmed locations and dates for these events are:

Cambridge, 29th April 2018 

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Liverpool, 14th May 2018

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Save the date! 

  • Oxford, 25th June
  • Surrey, 15th July
  • Bristol, TBC
  • Brighton, TBC
  • London, TBC 
  • South Wales, TBC
  • Newcastle, 31st August
BBS Junior Member Rock climbing at the Leicestershire Have a Go Day sport taster event.

Come on, Have a Go!

A golfer and coach at the BBS Festival of Sport 2016

“I had a great day as I met some new wonderful people and tried some new activities, great for your stamina and health. I would suggest other people come and try it next year if they want to come and get involved. Thank you for a great time British Blind Sport!”

Participant, Have a Go Day Manchester 2017

“I found it amazing! The things I thought I couldn’t do, I actually could. Especially cycling for the first time in 11 years. I felt the wind on my face as we moved around the track. Golf was wonderful as was the putting. Really enjoyed the day and look forward to the next.”

Participant, Have a Go Day Leicester 2017

Coach and junior cyclist tandem cycle

Get involved

Contact Participation Officer, Alex Pitts on 01926 424 247 or email alex@britishblindsport.org.uk 

British Blind Sport also needs volunteers to help out at these events, so if you can spare some time to help participants enjoy the day fully, please get in touch.