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The Bristol County Ground

Nevil Road, Bristol, BS7 9EJ


Mon - Fri 9.00am - 17.00pm

Sat & Sun CLOSED

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(0117) 910 8009

Free cricket sessions for Bristol youngsters!

LOCAL youngsters can enjoy free cricket sessions as part of the new Afro Caribbean Engagement programme launched in Bristol and backed by the Gloucestershire Cricket Board. Known as ACE, the programme will provide two days of free holiday clubs at May Park Primary...

We’re hiring: Community Development Manager & 2x Community Cricket Coaches

We're excited to advertise for a Community Development Manager, a brand new role in our organisation to drive and grow 'cricket for good' opportunities across the County. In addition, we wish to grow our delivery team by appointing two more Community Cricket Coaches...

Chance to Shine – National Cricket Week

Yorkshire Tea National Cricket Week is a programme of cricket-themed activities, created by national children’s cricket charity Chance to Shine and led by cricketing heroes including Mark Wood, Michael Vaughan and Heather Knight. All the session plans for a brilliant...

Chance to Shine – Week 13 – keeping kids active at home & at school

We know that it is going to be tricky to keep pupils/your children active during this period, but we also know that it is vital to do so to support children's physical and mental wellbeing. Chance to Shine have brilliant, free to access and key stage specific...

5 million not out: Chance to Shine celebrates 15th birthday with new milestone

As the national children’s cricket charity Chance to Shine turns 15 years old, it is announcing today (Thursday 21 May) that it has delivered coaching to its five millionth child. Nine-year-old Yunis Omar attends Percy Shurmer Academy in Birmingham and, alongside his...

Job Vacancy: Community Coach (North Gloucestershire)

The Gloucestershire Cricket Board, with the support of Chance to Shine, wish to appoint a Community Coach to drive and grow the game across North Gloucestershire. Community Coach: 37.5 hours per weekSalary: £18,000 plus benefits (minimum full time contract of 24...

Enter now: Chance to Compete Competitions for Secondary Schools

Following the success of the Lady Taverners and the Boys Chance to Compete Indoor Competitions we are delighted to launch our summer Secondary School Competitions Offer in partnership with Chance to Shine. We are offering Soft Ball 8-a-side Cricket Competitions for...

Participant registration open for all!

We are delighted to let you know that registrations for All Stars and Dynamos Cricket is now open for anyone wishing to sign up! What is All Stars Cricket? The ECB Programme for 5-8 year olds is the biggest your cricket initiative in the UK and enables children to...


The Gloucestershire Cricket Board is committed to working in as many schools as possible in order to try and make cricket the sport of choice.

As well as delivering coaching programmes in primary, secondary and SEN schools we also run competitions and provide training and development opportunities for staff and students.

In the last year alone, our qualified coaches delivered sessions in more than 200 schools through the Chance To Shine scheme and GCB strategic projects.

For up to date information on everything we do, including our coaching offers, competition entry and Gloucestershire Cricket schools days please click on the relevant link below:

Primary Schools Background

Primary Schools

The Gloucestershire Cricket Board’s primary schools programme is designed to give children a fun first taste of cricket.

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Secondary Schools Background

Secondary Schools

The GCB offers hard and soft ball coaching sessions and leadership for boys and girls across Key Stage 3, 4 & 5.

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SEN Schools Background

SEN Schools

The Gloucestershire Cricket Board works closely with SEN schools to ensure that cricket is a sport for everyone.Read More

Coaching Resources

The GCB and Chance to Shine have a bank of free resources, which will help teachers and coaches to deliver cricket sessions in schools.

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Gloucestershire Cricket Schools Days

Our Schools Days, which run annually, offer primary schools the opportunity to attend a Gloucestershire Cricket match for free.

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