Exhibition News May 2019 - Page 44

STICKY WICKET XIII WEDNESDAY 10 JULY 2019 THE HUB, REGENT’S PARK The event industry summer day out! ! t’ s e e t t k not k c c i i just c c r r THE EVENT INDUSTRY’S SUMMER CRICKET AND NETWORKING EVENT. • • Play commences at 10.30am Play concludes at 6pm Unlimited drinks at the bar for holders of wristbands. For more details of the day and to buy your wristbands for £15 in advance (£20 on the day) visit: Come along during the day anytime to support and then join us for the Sticky Wicket ‘Ashes’ after party at Dingwalls, Camden Lock. www.stickywicket.org All proceeds to go to the Lord’s Taverners, the UK’s leading youth cricket and disability sports charity. Registered Charity No. 306054 Headline sponsor: 12,646 items of kit donated to 21 countries INSTALLED 33 OUR SPORTS KIT recycling scheme saw 40 MINIBUSES PLAY SPACES is to enhance the lives of disadvantaged and disabled young people through sport and recreation. ITS OUTCOMES • DONATED 43 SPORTS WHEELCHAIRS IN 2018 THE LORD’S TAVERNERS PROVIDED: ITS MISSION • 8,904 YOUNG PEOPLE with disabilities have had the chance to play cricket regularly through our disability cricket programmes ITS PROGRAMMES support some of the most marginalised and at-risk young people in the UK • Increase opportunities for regular participation We research, plan and deliver our programmes in areas and to groups who have the fewest opportunities. • Motivate young people to engage in sport We make it fun and help young people enjoy sport and the benefits it brings. 1,749 disadvantaged young people have participated in Wicketz IT CREATES a range of opportunities for young people from deprived areas and those with disabilities to engage in sport and recreational activities in their local communities. • Improve health, social and psychological well-being Our participants and those who know them tell us they are fitter and healthier and have learnt a range of social and life-skills that prepare them well for the future. • Empower volunteers, coaches and teachers to deliver training sessions From young leaders, corporate volunteers and school teachers, to cricket coaches and ambassadors, we encourage and empower those who support our participants.