GRASMERE SPORTS COMMITTEE LTD - JOB VACANCY
GROUNDSMAN / CARETAKER VACANCY:
Following the recent retirement of their Groundsman the Sports Committee are looking for an enthusiastic person or persons to look after the sports field and pavilion on Stock Lane, starting in the new year.
They are looking for someone to maintain the grounds, handover keys and support events on the field, liaise with contractors and perform small jobs around the place. They also need someone to clean and look after the interior of the building.
These roles could be combined or maybe performed by a partnership – we are open to suggestions. Hours are flexible, but will involve more work during the growing season and around events.
If you would like to find out more, please contact the Sports Manager, Deborah Black, on 07977 542853 or [email protected] if you prefer. Deborah will be pleased to discuss the role(s) and explain how the recruitment will be carried out.
2021 GRASMERE SPORTS CANCELLED
We were very sorry that the 2021 Grasmere Sports could not go ahead as scheduled on 29th August 2021.
We remain passionately committed to promoting the sports and showcasing the Lakeland way of life and will be back with our traditional event on 28th August 2022.
The 2021 Annual Grasmere Lakeland Sports, now celebrating 170 years of existence, has been a regular annual event since 1868, unbroken except for the two periods of the First and Second World Wars, and now in 2020 for Covid-19. Now one of the most popular traditional events in the English Lake District, participants compete in a variety of sports, including Cumberland & Westmorland Wrestling, Fell Running and Hound Trails.
GRASMERE SPORTS 2021
The Next Sports will be held on:-
Bank Holiday Sunday 29th August 2021
The Showfield, Stock Lane Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SL
Starting at 10:00 am
PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL EVENTS AND RACES ARE ENTERED ON THE DAY.
GRASMERE SPORTS MAIN SPONSORS FOR 2021
2019 HEADLINE ACTS
Tom's fabulous sheepdogs will not only demonstrate their teamwork herding sheep but ducks around the arenas; all with Tom's entertaining commentary.
Children may even be invited to help with the ducks!
Dangerous Steve’s Fire and Chainsaw juggling, Giant Unicycle, Ladder Balancing and Blindfold Motorcycle riding is a hilarious and dynamic act full of sensational stunts, it's a real crowd pleaser!
Steve is back by popular demand, after wowing us all with his performance at the 2018 Sports.
FAT CAT BRASS
Fat Cat Brass are making their debut at the Sports this year. Look out for their colourful performances and their unique take on a range of modern classics.
Their performances are sure to take the Sports by storm!