Women's Soft Ball Festivals

The 2024 summer will be 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.

No experience is necessary and all ages and abilities are welcome. Festivals are fun, sociable and a great way to get active.

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?

  • 6-a-side soft ball matches
  • Clubs will play 3 matches per festival against other clubs of similar experience/ability levels
Women's Soft Ball Festival Flyer 2022


To sign-up to any of our 2024 Soft Ball Festivals, please see the table below.

May 19thChipping Campden5pm - 8pmFreehttps://booking.ecb.co.uk/RglB1g
May 26thDown Hatherley2pm - 5pmFreehttps://booking.ecb.co.uk/yV9qZD
June 2ndKeynsham1pm - 4pmFreehttps://booking.ecb.co.uk/09z1vR
June 9thTetburyTBCFreehttps://booking.ecb.co.uk/PYbw0E
June 16thStapleton1pm - 5pmFreehttps://booking.ecb.co.uk/29b2ME
June 23rdFrampton - on - Severn12noon - 4pmFreehttps://booking.ecb.co.uk/NeWaQM
June 30thPoultonPM (TBC)Freehttps://booking.ecb.co.uk/AYDanW
July 7thWestbury - on - SevernAM (TBC)Freehttps://booking.ecb.co.uk/l3Webr
July 14thDymock(TBC)Freehttps://booking.ecb.co.uk/YD3Ez5
July 21st Stroud(TBC)Freehttps://booking.ecb.co.uk/1A1Dn2
July 28thHambrook(TBC)Freehttps://booking.ecb.co.uk/aOgXZE
August 4thChipping Sodbury11am - 3pmFreehttps://booking.ecb.co.uk/RgQB8g
August 11thNewent1pm - 5pmFreehttps://booking.ecb.co.uk/29LPq5
August 25thStinchcombe Stragglers1pm - 5pmFreehttps://booking.ecb.co.uk/kZ7MlK
Cricket Players (SVG)
Laura Charles-Price / Women & Girls Development Officer

Laura Charles-Price / Head of Women & Girls

Laura’s role is to grow, sustain and support the recreational Women and Girls game across Gloucestershire from All Stars and Dynamos Cricket through to Ladies Soft and Hard Ball.  She supports clubs in ensuring they are creating a welcoming environment for Women and Girls to play recreationally and oversees all Gloucestershire Cricket Foundation leagues from Girls U9 festivals through to working with community programmes to enhance opportunities available to Women and Girls within the leadership and playing of cricket.

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.

Becca Halliday / Women & Girls Development Officer

Becca joined the team in January 2024. Becca delivers cricket sessions to children of all ages and abilities in primary schools, secondary schools, cricket clubs and community areas and aims to engage and inspire young people to develop a love for sport through cricket. 

Becca has come through the Devon pathway, and now represents the Gloucestershire Women’s team.

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