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Events

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Thaddea Lock at the first Central England festival 2023

PBC UK members have discounted or free access to playing events & tournaments run by us throughout the year as well as exclusive invitation to coaching events, UK breaks & holidays around the world. 

Our events calendar for 2023 is shown below.

Registration for the Central England Festival 2024 is now OPEN !

Free KIDS FEST: FEBRUARY 18th/19th

​PBC UK members are encouraged to book in to bring their family & friends to try pickleball with them for free at The Kids Festival, Telford International Centre. 

Free Easter session: April 13tH

​PBC UK members are encouraged to book in to bring their family & friends to try pickleball with them for free at The Maurice Chandler Leisure Centre, Market Drayton. 

EXCLUSIVE COACHING CLINICS:  MAY 27th

We are excited to bring these exclusive coaching clinics for PBC UK members to our Telford venue by level 2 master teaching professional IPTPA level 2 coach, Rob Williams & level 1 coach, Fiona Edwards. 

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Free food festival: June 24th & 25th

As a PBC UK member we invite you to experience helping promote our wonderful sport at this weekend  public event in the quarry park of Shrewsbury, attracting 16,000 people! Play, promote & then enjoy the festival yourself for free!

1st SHROPSHIRE FESTIVAL:  JULY 2nd

The first Shropshire Festival to be held at The Shrewsbury Sports Village on 8 courts indoor sports hall and outdoor courts as well as the pickleball wall challenge. A whole range of pickleball paddles to demo from The UK Pickleball Shop. 

 

PBC UK members enjoyed priority booking for the festival from April 6th, as the registration form was released on this webpage only from May 1st for non-PBC UK members. 

When? Sunday July 2nd 2023

Where? Shrewsbury Sports Village, Sundorne, Shrewsbury SY1 4RQ

Time?10am-4pm

Cost? PBC Members £25, Non-PBC Members £30 

Extras: Prizes and Giveaways

Refreshments: Drinks & Food available all day on site at the Sports Village cafe

Car Parking: Free

1st Algarve festival: JUly 29th & 30th

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Fancy a break to Portugal in the summer? Join us at our Algarve Pickleball festival, near Vilamoura. experience outdoor play in the wonderful summer evenings on this weekend. 

SPANISH COACHING CLINIC: AUGUST 2nd

We are delighted to offer our a small selection of our members a special coaching clinic at The Shrewsbury Sports Village to help them just prior to the English Open Tournament.  The  5.0 rated Spanish Coaches from Rota, Spain will deliver a series of drills for our members to practise as well as playing matches with them to provide invaluable  doubles tactics advice. 

1st TELFORD FESTIVAL:  AUGUST 27th

The first Telford Festival to be held at Telford Langley School on 8 indoor courts in the sports hall.  PBC UK members have priority booking for the festival available now & the registration form will be released on this website from July 15th for non-PBC UK members. Spaces are limited to 64.

When? Sunday August 27th 2023

Where? Telford Langley School, Telford TF4 3JS

Time?10am-4pm

Cost? PBC Members £20.50, Non-PBC Members £30.50 

Refreshments: Indoor & Outdoor seating areas to bring your own food & drink

Car Parking: Free

TEAM EVENTS 8th & 22nd OCTOBER

PBC UK invite members & non-members to play in these two team events to be held at The Shrewsbury Sports VIllage. Enter a team of 2 men, 2 ladies into category ratings 3-4 or 4+. The two dates are two separate events. These events will be great practise for The Nationals at the end of October. 

MEMBERS' MINI FESTIVAL:  19th NOVEMBER

Fun mini festival for all our members only (either £5 only or free) at The Shrewsbury Sports Village 10am-2pm.  Festivals are organised doubles play where the scores don't count, but everyone is rotated to get balanced games. It's a very social event to come to and is being organised as a celebration of all our PBC UK achievements as a group this year. Places are limited, so book on the app now if you are a member!

PICKLEBALL CRUISES : ROYAL CARIBBEAN 2024

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PBC UK are delighted to announce our partnership with Pickleball International, offering exclusive 5 star pickleball training camps in Bermuda & Florida as well as specialist pickleball cruises around the world.

Royal Caribbean feature indoor pickleball courts & the week's pickleball cruise program is designed and run by qualified pickleball coaching professionals from USA. Take a look at their credentials and the cruise program for the Western Caribbean in March 2024 on the website www.pickleballintl.org

 

Look out for future European destinations sailing from the UK becoming available in 2024, through this site. 

Central england festival: 2024

Following the sell out success of this festival in 2023, we are excited to bring you an improved event early next year. The festival will also have a competitive element to it with prizes as well as  a shop offering great discounts on all things pickle!  PBC UK members will enjoy early access to register as well as a discounted entry fee for the Central England Festival. 

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