centre:mk prepares to host Great British Sports Show over half-term

The centre:mk will be playing host to The Great British Sports Show which for one week only, will see Middleton Hall transformed into an accessible sports festival.

The show will begin from May 25th to June 2nd, and it will seek to inspire both young and old alike to try out new sports and get active, with a combination of free and paid for experiences.

A special guest star will be Olympian Bobby White, who was captain of England’s Handball team at London 2012. There will also be special guest appearances by Zaw Torley, who is a GB Taekwondo Athlete and will be onsite throughout the week to help support the event.

They will also be joined by various sporting professionals from different clubs across the region who will be here to encourage guests to try out a new sport.

There will be free activities throughout the week in various zones as well daily demonstrations and try-outs from Roller Derby to Jujitsu and Handball to Cricket.

What’s more, on Saturday 1st June and Sunday 2nd June, there will be a 5m x 5m wrestling ring will be installed into Middleton Hall to showcase Apex Wrestling.

Guests can also flex their competitive streak in the ‘Get Stuck In’ zone which features Head to Head Basketball Fun, Electronic Reaction Challenges, Inflatable Rugby Tug-of-War (!!), Speed Hockey Flick, Electronic Football Goal and lots more. #Get Stuck In – Paid (£5 for 3 goes).

The Great British Sports Show at centre:mk will be open daily in Middleton Hall. It will be open for Monday–Saturday from 10am – 6pm, on Sunday for 11am-5pm and on the Bank Holiday Monday from 10am–5.30pm.

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