READ | Get ready for a football party this summer – News

  • UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 has announced that there will be Fan Festivals across England when the tournament kicks off on 6 July.
  • The 9 host cities will host Fan Festival events throughout July
  • At the heart of the festival will be Fan Parties where friends, families and locals can gather to enjoy food, music and entertainment.
  • Match tickets are still available at uefa.com/womenseuro/ticketing

UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 has heralded a huge festival of football this summer, with celebrations taking place across the country when the tournament kicks off at Old Trafford on 6 July.

England’s nine host cities will host a series of exciting events to help fans take part in Europe’s biggest women’s sporting event.

Iconic venues across the country will be transformed into Fan Parties, where fans from every nation and family can come together to enjoy food, music and entertainment, as well as watch some of the world’s best players in action on giant screens.*

Match days will not be the only opportunity for fans to experience the atmosphere of the tournament. Throughout July, the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 program of events will host a variety of arts, heritage and music activities, all inspired by the record-breaking tournament.

UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 Tournament Delivery Manager Chris Bryant said: “Showtime is almost upon us. UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 will be a historic and innovative tournament in many ways and not just because of the fantastic football on the pitch.

“All of our host cities are planning events before, during and after the games. Whether you’re a football fan or just looking to enjoy your first tournament, we want everyone to share in the momentum of this event. There will be concerts, exhibitions, fan parties, match screenings, workshops and much more.”

Nine host cities will play host to 31 games, as well as an action-packed lineup of entertainment for fans to enjoy. The host cities are Brighton & Hove, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Rotherham, Sheffield, Southampton, Trafford and Wigan & Leigh.

More information about the Fan Parties and the full Fan Festival program for each city is now available in the official Event Companion on the UEFA Women’s Euro mobile app at https://womenseuro.page.link/2sZD

The UEFA European Women’s Championship England 2022 brings the tournament back to England for the first time since 2005. Tickets are now on sale for fans to experience an unprecedented tournament that aims to bring soccer and communities together and amplify the growth of the women’s game.

Prices start at £10 for adults and £5 for those under 16. Visit www.uefa.com/womenseuro/ticketing

For more information on the exciting Arts & Heritage program running in conjunction with the tournament, visit www.thefa.com/weuro2022Arts

The full details of each Fan Party are detailed below:

BRIGHTON AND HOVE

The Brighton & Hove Fan Party will take place in Victoria Gardens from 12:00pm to 6:00pm daily from Saturday 9th July to Monday 11th July, Friday 15th July to Sunday 17th July and Wednesday July 20. With Austria, England and Norway heading to the South Coast, the free event for all fans will offer;

  • Live music and entertainment from local bands.
  • Food and drink
  • Pop-up soccer field for training sessions
  • Goal Power, history of women’s football exhibition
  • giant lounger
  • Official UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 partner activities, including Starling Bank football-related activities and face painting

For more information, visit https://www.uefa.com/womenseuro/event-guide/brighton-hove/

LONDON

The London Fan Party will take place in Trafalgar Square from 11am to 6pm every day from Saturday July 23 to Sunday July 31 (after the final whistle on July 31). The nine day event will offer free entertainment for all fans including;

  • A screening of ‘Bend it Like Beckham’ celebrates 20 years since the film’s release
  • Live screening of the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 final
  • FA Disability Day with exhibition games and training sessions
  • A temporary soccer field with exhibition games and training sessions
  • Live panel discussions, interviews and music.
  • Food and drink
  • Official activities of The LEGO Group’s UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 partners, Just Eat, Volkswagen, Doritos, Starling Bank and Gillette Venus

For more information, visit https://www.uefa.com/womenseuro/event-guide/london/

MANCHESTER

The Manchester Fan Party will take place in Piccadilly Gardens from 11am to 4pm every day from Wednesday July 6th to Sunday July 31st. With Greater Manchester set to welcome fans from Austria, Belgium, England, Iceland, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden and Switzerland, the event will offer free entertainment for all including;

  • Live Match Screenings*
  • Food and drink
  • Official UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 partner activities, including Starling Bank football-related activities and face painting
  • Soccer initiation sessions

For more information visit https://www.uefa.com/womenseuro/event-guide/manchester/

MILTON KEYNES

The Milton Keynes Fan Party will take place in Station Square from 12:00pm to 5:00pm on Friday 8th July, Tuesday 12th July, and from 12:00pm to 8:00pm on Saturday 16th July and Wednesday July 27. Denmark, Finland, Germany and Spain will play in Milton Keynes, and the fans will be able to enjoy;

  • Live music and entertainment
  • Food and drink
  • women’s soccer exhibition
  • interactive workshops
  • Face painting and table football
  • Official UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 partner activities, including Starling Bank football-related activities and face painting

For more information, visit https://www.uefa.com/womenseuro/event-guide/milton-keynes/

ROTHERHAM

The Rotherham Fan Party will take place in the city center from 12pm to 6pm on Sunday 10th July and from 2pm to 6pm on Thursday 14th July and Monday 18th July, and from 12:00pm to 6pm. 00 to 18:00 on Saturday, July 23. Belgium, France, Iceland and Italy will head to South Yorkshire during the tournament, and the free event for all fans will offer:

  • Main stage and entertainment.
  • Food and drink
  • Soccer initiation sessions
  • Art and culture workshops and shows
  • Official UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 partner activities, including Starling Bank football-related activities and face painting

For more information, visit https://www.uefa.com/womenseuro/event-guide/rotherham/

SHEFFIELD

The Sheffield Fan Party will take place at Devonshire Green on Saturday 9th July, Wednesday 13th July, Sunday 17th July and Tuesday 26th July. Sheffield will host the teams from the Netherlands, Sweden and Switzerland during the competition, and home and away fans will be able to enjoy;

  • Live music and entertainment
  • Food and drink
  • Activities of competing nations
  • Official UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 partner activities, including Starling Bank football-related activities and face painting

For more information, visit https://www.uefa.com/womenseuro/event-guide/sheffield/

SOUTHAMPTON

The Southampton Fan Party will take place at Palmerston Park from 12:00pm to 6:00pm daily on Thursday 7th July, Monday 11th July and Friday 15th July. With Austria, England, Northern Ireland and Norway en route to the south coast, the free event will offer;

  • Live music, entertainment and artists
  • Activations that show the history of women’s football
  • Food and drink
  • Soccer initiation sessions
  • Competing Nation Activations
  • Official UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 partner activities, including Starling Bank football-related activities and face painting

For more information visit https://www.uefa.com/womenseuro/event-guide/southampton/

TRAFFORD

The Trafford Fan Party is a ticketed event for fans attending the opening match at Old Trafford, when England take on Austria on Wednesday 6 July. The free event will offer;

  • Live music and entertainment from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Two stages of live entertainment.
  • Soccer initiation sessions
  • Art and heritage exhibitions.
  • Venus Beach Soccer Area
  • Food and drink
  • Official UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 Partner Activities of Heineken, VISA, The LEGO Group, Starling Bank and Gillette Venus

For more information, visit https://www.uefa.com/womenseuro/event-guide/trafford/

WIGAN AND LEIGH

The Wigan & Leigh Fan Party will take place at Leigh Civic Square from 12:00pm to 4:00pm on Saturday 9th July and Sunday 17th July and from 2:00pm to 6:30pm on Wednesday 13th July and Friday, July 22. With the city playing host to the Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden and Switzerland this summer, the event will be offered free to all fans;

  • Live music and entertainment
  • Street theater and spoken word shows
  • Fun family activities including face painting.
  • Art and heritage exhibitions.
  • Food and drink
  • Competing Nation Activations
  • Exhibitions in art galleries, including the UEFA Trailblazers exhibition
  • Official UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 partner activities, including Starling Bank football-related activities and face painting

For more information, visit https://www.uefa.com/womenseuro/event-guide/wigan-leigh/

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