We are working with Reminiscence Learning to use the power of remembering and talking about sport – along with physical exercise – to tackle dementia, depression and loneliness.

walking cricket

Walking cricket is a fun way to keep your energy up, make new friends, and look after your health.

Walkers & Talkers


Free monthly event that helps increase connections and reduce social isolation in local communities. A free tea or coffee, a gentle stroll around the ground, and a Q&A.

wellbeing champions

Across Somerset, we are creating a network of Wellbeing Champions within cricket clubs who encourage an open culture around mental health.

Street Cricket © Chance to Shine

street cricket

Chance to Shine Street is a national project that aims to inspire young people aged 8 – 12 years old to access cricket, whilst promoting social cohesion and creating opportunities in diverse communities.

together in sport

To help promote social interaction and physical activity to tackle dementia, depression and loneliness, this weekly session encourages people into light activity, an optional walk and a chance to talk sport and enjoy a free cup of tea or coffee.

diverse communities

New community initiatives to support displaced people across Somerset, encouraging them into playing cricket and getting involved in their local cricket clubs.

sports kit recycling

This programme focuses solely on collecting and donating cricket kit, distributing it to those who need it most. You can drop the kit to our offices at the Cooper Associates County Ground.

Our programme and Community partners