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The people of Fylde are urged to support the return of the Global Beach Sports event to St Annes

Following the success of the first Beach Fun Day on the sands of St Annes last September, a full weekend of sports, music and family fun is planned for this Saturday and Sunday 26th and 27th March.

The two-day festival, organized by Global Beach Sports and partly funded by the Fylde Council ARG Events Support Scheme, will offer the opportunity to take part in a host of sports and games, with spectators also welcome.

It’s between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. both days, with a funfair also featuring and Global Beach Sports managing director Jason Harborrow promises it will be “five or six times bigger” than it is. was debuting in September.

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Global Beach Sports works with national and local partners, including the Fylde Rugby Community Foundation and the Fylde Coast Futsal Club, to bring rugby, football, netball, volleyball and softball to the sand with training and competitions, all located in the AirParx inflatable courts.

Jason said: “We are delighted to be holding our World Beach Sports Day in St Annes this weekend, it will be a massive event for all the family with free sports and activities for everyone to enjoy.”

Anatolia Sea View Restaurant, St Annes Enterprise Partnership Chairman Veli Kirk is among the sponsors of the event and he said: “It will be great to see the Beach Sport back and I urge people to support it.

“It’s great to see St Annes attract events like this and it’s important that they are well supported and keep coming back to town.

“It’s all good for the business of St Annes and the promotion of the area of ​​which we are so proud. The beach is one of our town’s greatest assets and it’s great to see it being upgraded. profit this way.

“I hope lots of people will follow and take part in the sports on offer and that there will also be lots of people to cheer them on and show how much St Annes is hosting the event.

“It was a lot of fun last September and I can’t wait for him to come back.”