Women's Soft Ball FestivalsThe 2022 summer will action packed, with Women’s Soft Ball Festivals taking place across Gloucestershire.
The scheme aims to attract women who have never played before and ex-players who are interested in getting back into cricket.
Mums of Juniors and All Stars
Wives, girlfriends & friends of existing players
Daughters/Sisters 14+ of existing players
Female sports teams/players seeking a summer sport
Ex-players who want to get back into cricket
Existing players who don't want to play hard ball
What is the format?
- 8-a-side soft ball matches
- Clubs will play 3 matches per festival against other clubs of similar experience/ability levels
To sign-up to any of our 2022 Soft Ball Festivals, please see the table below.
|May 8th||Moreton Marsh||10am - 1pm||Free||Book|
|May 15th||Cheltenham||1pm - 4pm||Free||Book|
|May 22nd||Hambrook||1pm - 4pm||Free||Book|
|May 29th||Thornbury||11am - 2pm||Free||Book|
|June 5th||Stroud||10am - 1pm||Free||Book|
|June 12th||Quedgeley & Hardwicke||10am - 1pm||Free||Book|
|June 19th||Stapleton||1pm - 4pm||Free||Book|
|June 26th||Tetbury||1pm - 4pm||Free||Book|
|July 3rd||Coalpit Heath||10am - 1pm||Free||Book|
|July 10th||Bristol West Indian Phoenix||11am - 2pm||Free||Book|
|July 17th||Twyford House||2pm - 5pm||Free||Book|
|July 17th||Huntley||10am - 1pm||Free||Book|
|July 31st||Westbury-on-Severn||10am - 1pm||Free||Book|
|August 7th||Hatherley & Reddings||1pm - 4pm||Free||Book|
|August 14th||Brislington||11am - 2pm||Free||Book|
What happened in 2021?
In Gloucestershire the number of festivals and teams taking part grew in 2021 with 30 teams from 22 clubs participating at 12 different events.
There were over 600 different players last season – up from 524 the previous year.
|Hatherley & Reddings|
|Quedgeley & Hardwicke|
Laura Charles-Price / Women & Girls Development Officer
In addition, Laura also leads the Girls County Age Group winter and summer Programmes from U11’s through to U18’s and County Women. No day is the same, making each day extremely exciting and rewarding as the Women and Girls game continues to go from strength to strength.