European Week of Sport

United Kingdom





Week of sport
National Cordinator
National Event
Description of National Event
Name of the eventDateLocationOrganisersDescriptionWebsite
European Week of Sport Kick-Off Event Sun, 23/09 - 12:00 to 17:30 Glasgow ukactive & Street Games A festival of sports and activity, held in Glasgow, Scotland to kick off the week ahead
Mindful Monday Mon, 24/09 - 09:00 to 18:00 UK wide Mind A day to focus on the benefits of physical activity on mental health and general wellbeing
#MyMiles Challenge Tue, 25/09 - 09:00 to 18:30 UK wide SportsAid A day to focus on the engagement of schools to be active by getting pupils to cover a minimum of a mile, or an equivalent 20 minutes of exercise.
National Fitness Day - UK Wed, 26/09 - 08:00 UK Wide ukactive A day to celebrate the fun of fitness and physical activity – with sports clubs, workplaces, schools, leisure and fitness operators and many more
World Heart Day Fri, 28/09 - 10:00 to 18:30 UK Wide
#BeActive Night Sat, 29/09 - 20:00 to Sun, 30/09 - 17:00 Ministry Does Fitness / Ministry of Sound (London) ukactive & Ministry Does Fitness An evening of experiential fitness at the iconic Ministry of Sound with world class coaches leading a vibrant workout
Get Outside Day Sun, 30/09 - 10:30 to 17:30 UK-Wide Ordnance Survey A day to focus on the benefits and use of green space to get active across the UK
Be Inclusive #BeActive Thu, 27/09 - 11:00 to 17:00 Rotherham, UK Sense Charity A day that will highlight the accessible opportunities available for people with complex disabilities to participate in sport and physical activity


Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson - “I am delighted to have taken on the role of #BeActive Ambassador in the UK for the European Week of Sport. The week provides a great platform to celebrate the role that physical activity plays in supporting people in...
David Smith MBE
David Andrew Smith MBE took up Paralympic Rowing in 2009 after representing Great Britain in able-bodied Karate between 1993-1999 and Bobsleigh from 2002-2006. During this time, he also worked with the British Ski Teams as a national assistant...
Becky Downie
Becky Downie - “I am delighted to be a UK #BeActive Ambassador for the European Week of Sport. They have great plans in the UK, working with their partners such as StreetGames and charities like Mind and SportsAid We, to get more people active and...