Since establishment all the way back in 1979, St Helena Sports Day has become the largest gathering of St Helenians outside the island as well as the ultimate event for Saints worldwide!
Every year on the August Bank Holiday weekend, thousands of Saints from the UK, and even overseas, partake in a huge family fun weekend in Reading, Berkshire for 2 days. With appearances from some of the top Saint entertainers, an inflatable arena, sports races and live music till the early hours of the morning. Everyone in the entire family can immerse themselves in a sensational weekend that authentically celebrates the St Helenian culture.
"My family and I had a wonderful time at The St Helena Association Sports Day. Candy was a great host and I really enjoyed hearing about The Island, it's residents and those in the UK who are Saints despite not being on St Helena. I really enjoyed the food and great company and I am glad I was as asked to open the Sports Day". - The Former Mayor of Reading, Councillor Sarah Hacker.
St Helena Sports Day 2018
St Helena Sports Day 2018 will take place on Saturday 26th August - Monday 28th August, Location: Reading Abbey Rugby Club, Rose Hill, Peppard Rd, Reading RG4 8XA MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW!
What People Are Saying About Us And Our Events
“On behalf of the Parish of St James we would like to thank you all in The St Helena Association for your donation to our Vulnerable People’s Fund. God bless you all and thanks. " - Father Dale Bowers (Father Dale's Vulnerable People's Fund)
"Thanks for a wonderful weekend, and efforts to the Committee and those who support this wonderful Event" - Pete and Dorley (Fundraising event attendee)
"On behalf of the St Helena Disabled Persons Aid Society I would like to thank The St Helena Association for your very kind donation. I have placed thank you notices in both local papers. We will ensure that your money is put to good use supporting people who live with a disability on St Helena". - Ian (St Helena Disabled Persons Aid Society
"I would like to say a huge thank you to the St Helena Association for all their hard work and making such a wonderful entertaining day for all of us. I thoroughly enjoyed it and meeting everyone, well most people as I miss so many I would have love to chat and laugh with. Such a lovely turn-out too, and great location. Thank you". - Monica (Fundraising event attendee)