Chance to Shine Street is bringing cricket to thousands of young people in inner-city areas. It uses the game to promote social cohesion and create opportunities in diverse communities affected by anti-social behaviour and youth crime.
We feel that every child, no matter where they live, should have the opportunity to enjoy cricket. Chance to Shine Street is a counter for a lack of clubs and green spaces in inner-city areas and aims to make cricket accessible to young people.
At sessions, young people play a fast-paced version of tape-ball cricket, using a tennis ball wrapped in electrical tape. Each innings lasts for 20 balls and games last for just 20 minutes. It needs very little cricket equipment.
Middlesex cricket runs the most Chance to Shine Street sessions in the country. We run sessions for ages 8-15 (Youth) and 16-24 (Young Adults) across the whole of the county.
Find your local Street centre:
6.30 – 8.00 PM: WESTMINSTER YOUTH – LISSON GROVE (NW8 8TS)
4.00 – 6.00 PM: HOUNSLOW YOUTH – JAMIA MASJID & ISLAMIC CENTRE (TW4 5HU)
5.00 – 7.00 PM: K&C YOUTH – HAZLEWOOD FOOTBALL PITCH (W10 5DY) K&C Street Youth 2021
5.00 – 7.00 PM: HACKNEY YOUTH – HACKNEY MARSHES (E5 0DG) Hackney Street Youth 2021
3.00 – 5.00 PM: H&F YOUTH – FULHAM CROSS ACADEMY (SW6 6SN)
5.30 – 7.30 PM: BRENT YOUNG ADULTS – NEWMAN CATHOLIC COLLEGE (NW10 3RN) Brent Street Young Adults 2021
6.30 – 8.30 PM: HACKNEY YOUNG ADULTS – HACKNEY MARSHES (E5 0DG) Hackney Street Young Adults 2021
5.30 – 7.30 PM: TOWER HAMLETS YOUNG ADULTS – VICTORIA PARK (E9 5DY) Tower Hamlets Street Young Adults 2021
6.00 – 8.00 PM: HARROW YOUNG ADULTS – HARROW SCHOOL CRICKET FIELD (HA1 4AE)
5.30 – 7.30 PM: CAMDEN YOUTH – QUEEN’S CRESCENT COMMUNITY CENTRE (NW5 4QE) Camden Street Youth 2021
6.30 – 8.30 PM: TOWER HAMLETS YOUTH – MILLWALL PARK (E14 3AY) Tower Hamlets Street Youth 2021
9.30 – 11.00 AM: HARINGEY YOUTH – DLG PLANES FLYING FIELD (N18 1SX)
1.30 – 3.00 PM: ISLINGTON YOUTH – FINSBURY PARK ATHLETIC TRACK (N4 2NQ)
If you require further information, please contact Pete Jones [email protected]