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Please find below a range of events delivered by Engage! Coventry in collaboration with our key partners

Engage! Coventry and Coventry Rugby Special Schools Rugby Festival (Phase 2)

Date:

10th July 2016

Time:

10am – 2pm

Venue:

Alan Higgs Centre

Info:

All 8 of Coventry Special Schools mark the end of the first ever rugby pilot with a celebration festival involving over 150 young people.



International Olympic Day, Rugby 7’s Festival

Date:

23rd June 2016

Time:

All day

Venue:

TBC

Info:

Coventry Primary and Secondary schools come together for a City wide 7’s festival, to celebrate Rugby 7’s inclusion in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games for the first time, as part of International Olympic Day.


Aviva Premiership Finals Day

Date:

28th May 2016

Time:

10am – 5pm

Venue:

Twickenham

Info:

Pupils from Courthouse Green and Holy Family primary schools take part in a World Record attempt at Aviva Finals Day as part of Wasps community development programmes Aviva Tackling Numbers and Something to Chew On..



Wasps Premiership Rugby Tag Festival – Aviva Tackling Numbers

Date:

19th May 2016

Time:

12.30 – 3.30pm

Venue:

Centre AT7

Info:

6 primary schools and over 80 pupils come together as part of Wasps Premiership Rugby Breakthru campaigns with Wasps ambassador and former international player Paul Sackey.


World Fit Pilot Launch

Date:

18th April 2016

Time:

All day

Venue:

Ricoh Arena

Info:

Give rugby a try at Coventry Sports Week! Meet our local clubs, try your skills against the best and race the mascots and players from Wasps, Coventry Rugby and Coventry Bears.



Wasps Premiership Rugby Tag Festival – Aviva Tackling Numbers

Date:

24th March 2016

Time:

12.30 – 3.30pm

Venue:

Centre AT7

Info:

6 primary schools and over 80 pupils come together as part of Wasps Premiership Rugby Breakthru campaigns with Wasps ambassador and former international player Paul Sackey.


Coventry Bears Season Launch

Date:

13th February 2016

Time:

12noon – 4pm

Venue:

Butts Park Arena

Info:

Celebrate Coventry Bears start to their new season and meet representatives from Leeds Rhinos who are also bringing their prestigious trophy collection for display including the Challenge Cup, Super League Trophy and League Leaders Shield.


Wasps Premiership Rugby Tag Festivals – On The Front Foot and Something to Chew On

Date:

11th February 2016

Time:

9.30am – 4pm

Venue:

Centre AT7

Info:

13 primary schools and over 200 pupils come together in their respective programmes tag rugby festival as part of Wasps Premiership Rugby Breakthru campaigns, with special guest and Wasps ambassador Paul Sackey.

Engage! Coventry and Coventry Rugby Special Schools Rugby Festival (Phase 1 of 2)

Date:

10th February 2016

Time:

10am – 2pm

Venue:

Alan Higgs Centre

Info:

4 Coventry Special Schools mark the end of a 12 week rugby pilot with a celebration festival involving over 80 young people.

Wasps Premiership Rugby – Aviva Tackling Numbers – Teacher Education Workshop

Date:

6th February 2016

Time:

10am – 2pm

Venue:

Centre AT7

Info:

Teachers from Coventry Schools receiving the Aviva Tackling Numbers programme come together for an education workshop about the programme and learn CPD on coaching rugby in schools.

HITZ Programme Business Breakfast

Date:

17th December 2015

Time:

8am – 10am

Venue:

Ricoh Arena

Info:

Launch of Wasps Premiership Rugby HITZ programme to Coventry’s business community with Wasps HITZ Ambassador Christian Wade



Wasps Premiership Rugby Tag Festivals – On The Front Foot and Aviva Tackling Numbers

Date:

10th December 2015

Time:

9.30am – 4pm

Venue:

Alan Higgs Centre

Info:

15 primary schools and over 200 pupils come together in their respective programmes tag rugby festivals as part of Wasps Premiership Rugby Breakthru campaigns.

Wasps Premiership Rugby – Something to Chew On Teacher Education Workshop

Date:

5th December 2015

Time:

1pm – 5pm

Venue:

Centre AT7

Info:

Teachers from Coventry Schools receiving the Something to Chew On programme come together for an education workshop about the programme and learn CPD on coaching rugby in schools.

Premiership Rugby & Rugby World Cup Fan Zone

Date:

28th October 2015

Time:

1pm – 5pm

Venue:

Trafalgar Square, London

Info:

In celebration of the RWC2015, girls from across Coventry secondary schools were invited to showcase the Premiership Rugby Rugby4All programme at the Official RWC 2015 Fanzone.

Wasps Premiership Rugby – Urban Rugby Squad National Finals Day

Date:

26th October 2015

Time:

10am – 5pm

Venue:

The Stoop & Richmond Upon Thames College

Info:

All 12 Premiership rugby clubs Urban Rugby Squads come together to play in the first ever National Finals Day.


Wasps Premiership Rugby Tag Festivals – Rugby 4 All and Something to Chew On

Date:

22nd October 2015

Time:

9.30am – 4pm

Venue:

Centre AT7

Info:

16 primary schools and over 200 pupils come together as part of Wasps Premiership Rugby Breakthru campaigns showcasing the skills they have learnt over the past 6 weeks.


Wasps Premiership Rugby – Urban Rugby Squad Regional Selection Festival

Date:

11th September 2015

Time:

4pm – 8pm

Venue:

Ricoh Arena

Info:

After 12 weeks of training, a squad will be chosen to represent Wasps at the Urban Rugby Squad National Finals on 26th October.


Engage! International Tag Rugby Youth Festival

Date:

4th – 11th September 2015

Time:

Week Long programme

Venue:

Various

Info:

Inspired by the 2015 Rugby World Cup 4 International Teams and 4 Coventry Schools from non-traditional rugby areas come together to share a week long programme of sporting, cultural and educational events celebrating rugby’s core values.

Rugby World Cup 2015 Trophy Tour

Date:

16th August 2015

Time:

10am – 5pm

Venue:

War Memorial Park and Coventry Cathedral and Broadgate, City Centre

Info:

Have your photograph taken with the Webb Ellis Cup and showcase your skills at Coventry’s first ever festival of rugby to celebrate RWC2015.



Coventry Sports Week (Rugby Day)

Date:

31st July 2015

Time:

10am – 4pm

Venue:

Broadgate, City Centre

Info:

Give rugby a try at Coventry Sports Week! Meet our local clubs, try your skills against the best and race the mascots and players from Wasps, Coventry Rugby and Coventry Bears.



Wasps Premiership Rugby Tag Festivals - Aviva Tackling Numbers and comething to Chew On

Date:

9th July 2015

Time:

12.30 – 3.30pm

Venue:

Centre AT7

Info:

16 primary schools and over 200 pupils come together as part of Wasps Premiership Rugby Breakthru campaigns with tag festivals and special guest and former Wasps player Paul Sackey.

Aviva Premiership Finals Day

Date:

30th May 2015

Time:

10am – 5pm

Venue:

Twickenham

Info:

Pupils from Finham Primary and Phoenix Federation take part in a World Record attempt at Aviva Finals Day as part of Wasps community development programmes Aviva Tackling Numbers and Something to Chew On.



Engage! Pilot Schools Tag Rugby Festival

Date:

2nd April 2015

Time:

12.30 – 4pm

Venue:

Centre AT7

Info:

End of a 6 week pilot programme, culminating with a tag festival involving five Coventry primary schools and over 150 children taking part.