Love talking football? Come along to our friendly Sporting Memories group. Chat, share memories and meet other older sports fans.
Take inspiration from our exhibitions and our extensive museum collection, and share your personal stories of players, games and grounds with like-minded visitors.
The Sporting Memories Network have regular get-togethers around the country, using sport as a way to help people meet others, talk about their experiences and make new friends. The National Football Museum sessions have been a hit with visitors, with a second afternoon group launching by popular demand.
The two groups meet fortnightly at the museum, with the morning group meeting from 10.30am to 12pm, and the afternoon group from 1pm to 3pm.
Free, refreshments provided.
Monday 1 October
Monday 15 October
Monday 29 October
Monday 12 November
Monday 26 November
Monday 10 December
Dementia-friendly Football Memories
The Football Memories reminiscence programme is for older people and those living with dementia.
The programme consists of museum memory tours and outreach activities in community and residential care settings. Reminiscence can support wellbeing and tackle social isolation. Many people living with dementia may have short term memory problems, but often long term memory is preserved. Football reminiscence sessions provide opportunities for participants to share memories, connect with those around them and maintain social connections.
Our Football Memories group meets fortnightly on Wednesdays between 1:30 and 3pm.
Wednesday 3 October
Wednesday 17 October
Wednesday 31 October
Wednesday 14 November
Wednesday 28 November
Wednesday 12 December