St. Anne’s Beach Sports Extravaganza This Weekend

The sun is set to shine on St. Anne’s beach sports extravaganza which takes place on the sands next to the Pier this weekend (Saturday 26th March and Sunday 27th March). It’s all free, the weather forecast is good, and organisers Global Beach Sports together with Fylde Council are keen to welcome as many people as possible going along to enjoy themselves. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days and along with a wide range of sports in which to participate, from touch rugby to tug of war, there will be a spectacular displays of BMX riding and kite flying, as well as a fairground. Spectators are most welcome!

The event has grown to two days after making a successful single day debut last September and Global Sports chief executive Jason Harborrow says going to be five or six times bigger than then.

Some events to watch out for are:

Saturday 26th March: 

  • BMX, sponsored by Street Food and featuring Danny Butler, five times UK and European champion
  • Softball (in partnership with LSA Softball UK)
  • Tug of war (England Tug of War Association)
  • Netball
  • Dancing (Dance Etc)
  • Inflatables including a rodeo bull
  • Kites (Smilefactor 10).

Sunday 27th March:

  • Walking Rugby Tournament (Fylde Rugby Foundation)
  • Softball Tournament (in partnership with LSA Softball UK)
  • Football (Beachfest UK)
  • Touch Rugby ( Wigan Touch Warriors)
  • Dancing (Dance Etc)
  • Inflatables including a rodeo bull
  • Kites (Smilefactor 10)

Food, drinks and the fairground will be available throughout both days.

Full details are given on the programmes below:


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