5-a-side takes place on Tuesday evenings at Harvey Hadden Sports Complex, with the generous support of Nottinghamshire Community Foundation on behalf of Sport Relief Community Cash
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Nottingham Ball Bois FC regularly engages with the local LGBT community and the wider community. Events range from one-off talks and activity sessions to more long-term and continuing relationships.
The work of Nottingham Ball Bois FC has been recognised both locally and nationally.
In 2011, the club received a Nottinghamshire Rainbow Heritage Award. The awards are presented annually, at Nottingham Council House, to groups that have made a significant contribution to the local LGBT community. In 2012, Nottingham Ball Bois FC was one of five shortlisted groups in the ‘Best Community/Social group’ category in the annual awards of regional LGBT community magazine, Midlands Zone.
Following a programme of local events for LGBT History Month in 2011, Nottingham Ball Bois FC were invited to speak about their work at the national launch of LGBT History Month 2012. The event (pictured above) took place at the Oval Cricket Ground, London. Nottingham was the only city invited to speak about its events in this way. Other speakers to address the launch represented national bodies such as the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games, Sport England and the Lawn Tennis Association.
Kick-it-Out, a national campaigning body which focusses on racism and discrimination in football, invited Nottingham Ball Bois to host its annual panel event on homophobia in football. The event, held in February 2012, took place at Nottingham Trent University, and was organised in conjunction with the Football Association’s equalities officer.
Examples of our community work include:
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