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Olympian & Wimbledon Star to Open Culford Sports Facilities

Published Tuesday 6th of September 2016 10:56:01 AM

Culford School will be welcoming sporting stars Tim Henman OBE and Laura Unsworth to open its new state-of-the-art sporting facilities on Saturday 10 September. GB's Olympic hockey gold medal winning, Laura Unsworth, will officially open the new all-weather hockey pitch at Culford, in partnership with Bury St Edmunds Hockey Club. The sand dressed, floodlit pitch with tiered standing for spectators was funded by the Club and its members, England Hockey, the National Hockey Foundation, Sport England and with support from Culford who provided the site. On the same afternoon former Wimbledon semi-finalist and world top ten tennis player, Tim Henman OBE, will unveil two new seasonally covered outdoor tennis courts. These will add to Culford’s superb tennis facilities, including the Indoor Tennis Centre, which was also built with significant support from the LTA. Both Tim and Laura will also be leading tennis and hockey masterclasses on Saturday, working with talented pupils who are part of Culford’s renowned high performance sports programmes. If you would like to find out more about the event on Saturday or would like to learn more about the sporting opportunities on offer at Culford, please call the Communications Team on 01284 385315. Please note: This is an invite only event for the Culford community and if any Culford parents or Old Culfordians would like to attend they can contact the event team on foundation@culford.co.uk to reserve a space.
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