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Major sporting events

Medway has developed a reputation as a high-quality venue for international sporting events.

Download a copy of Medway's Major Sports Event brochure (pdf 3,647 KB) for full details of the facilities, commitment and expertise we can offer. Plus see our majors sports events roll of honour.

To discuss staging a major sports event in Medway contact Lindsey Horton on 01634 338255 or email medwaysport@medway.gov.uk

Forthcoming events for 2017 at Medway Park


Battle of Medway Sports Festival 

9-10 June 2017Battle of Medway logo

Medway Sport joins the 350th anniversary celebrations of the Battle of Medway.

  • Friday, 9 June - British Army v Dutch Navy football match. 2pm RSME No.1 Ground, King's Bastion, Gillingham ME7 5DQ
  • Saturday, 10 June - London GD Handball Club v HV KRAS/Voldendam international men’s handball.  Medway Park 3pm. Followed by big screening of the England v Scotland World Cup Qualifier at 5pm.  

Free spectator admission to both events.


Kent International Judo Kent International Judo

24-25 Judo, Medway Park

Judoka from across the UK and Europe compete over two days at Medway Park. Spectator admission £6 on the door.


British Judo Association National Team Championships

Medway Park, Saturday, 1 July

Teams of judoka compete for national glory. Categories for under 20s and senior men and senior women.

Spectators welcome (admission charge applies).


Wheelchair Rugby League at Medway park

England Wheelchair Rugby League – Open training session

Saturday, 8 July 12pm-3pm, Medway Park

Come along to the home of England Wheelchair Rugby League and help us give a Medway send-off to the players ahead of the World Cup in France. Free admission.


Wheelchair RL Grand Final Halifax v Leeds 2016Wheelchair Rugby League Premier League Grand Final

Saturday, 16 September, Medway Park 7pm

The official home of England Wheelchair Rugby League hosts the climax of the national domestic league, when the top two teams from the season battle it out in a winner-takes-all clash.

Tickets priced £5 adults, £2 children or £12 for a family. 01634 336655.


Recent Events

Pickleball UK Open Championships UK Pickleball Open action

26-28 May, Medway Park

More than 200 pickleball players from around the world compete in this tournament, coming to the UK for the first time. See this emerging racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis played by the experts. Free spectator admission.

Cadet and Junior National Table TenniCadet and Junior National Table Tennis Championships

6-7 May, Medway Park

The English Cadet & Junior National Championships is Table Tennis England flagship event for this age group.   Held each year, the championships play host to the most talented young table tennis players in the country.   

Free spectator admission.

British University Handball ChampionshipsBritish University Handball Championships

Medway Park, 18/19 March 2017

More than 700 students from universities across the United Kingdom battled it out for national handball glory on the courts of Medway Park.  

The event features 69 student teams from as far afield as Scotland competing in the national finals - the biggest event in the competition's history.



View our events Roll of Honour