UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 has announced a huge festival of football this summer, with celebrations taking place across the country when the tournament gets underway at Old Trafford on 6 July.
All nine host cities across England will stage a series of exciting events for fans to help them get involved in Europe’s biggest ever women’s sporting event.
Iconic locations across the country will be transformed into Fan Parties, where supporters of all nations and families can gather to enjoy food, music and entertainment, as well as watch some of the world’s best players in action on large screens.*
Matchdays won’t be the only chance for fans to experience the atmosphere of the tournament. Throughout July the UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 events programme will host a range of arts, heritage and music activities all inspired by the record-breaking tournament.
UEFA Women’s EURO 2022, Head of Tournament Delivery, Chris Bryant said: “Showtime is almost upon us. UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 will be a landmark, ground-breaking tournament in so many ways and not just for the fantastic football on the pitch.
“All of our host cities are planning events before, during and after games. Whether you are a diehard 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 line-up 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 programme for each city is now available on the official Event Companion on the UEFA Women’s EURO mobile app.
UEFA Women’s EURO England 2022 brings the tournament back to England for the first time since 2005. Tickets are on sale now for fans to experience a record-breaking tournament that aims to unite football and communities and amplify the growth of the women’s game.
Prices start at £10 for adults and £5 for under 16s. Visit www.uefa.com/womenseuro/ticketing
For more information about the exciting Arts & Heritage programme running alongside the tournament visit www.thefa.com/weuro2022Arts
Full details of each Fan Party detailed below:
BRIGHTON & HOVE
Brighton & Hove’s Fan Party will take place at Victoria Gardens from 12pm-6pm each day from Saturday 9 July to Monday 11 July, Friday 15 July to Sunday 17 July and Wednesday 20 July. With Austria, England and Norway headed to the South Coast, the free event for all fans will offer;
• Live music and entertainment from local bands
• Food and drink
• Pop up football pitch for coaching sessions
• Goal Power, History of Women’s Football exhibition
• Giant deckchair
• Official UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 partner activities including Starling Bank football-themed activities and face painting