Lancashire Competitions and BBC programme
Table Tennis England - Blackpool Grand Prix
Events:Vets, Senior Banded, Open & U21
Date:7/8 May 2016 (CD 17/4/16)
Venue:Blackpool Sports Centre
Entry form:
Lancashire Closed Championships
Events:Cadet, Junior & Senior
Date:14/15 May 2016 (CD 1/5/16)
Venue:Garstang Academy
Entry form:
BBC “How to Stay Young”
There is a fascinating show called ‘how to stay young’ airing on BBC1 about the science of how to stay young. The second episode included a feature on the benefits of table tennis and will be repeated at 23:15 on 19th April. It is also available on the BBC iPlayer at There is more information in the article on the Table Tennis England website:
BBC Get inspired
Does your league or club run open Adult and Junior sessions, if so did you know you can promote them on the BBC Get Inspired website for free! Sign up and become a BBC Get Inspired Partner by registering details on: This is a great opportunity to attract new participants, making the most of publicity like the programme above, and the recent superb World Championship results. There are already 282 organisations who list their weekly table tennis sessions:
Best wishes

Martin Ireland | Area Development Lead: North


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