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...
Week of sport
Description of National Event
|Name of the event||Date||Location||Organisers||Description||Website|
|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
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 - “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...