The South West Pickleball Community & pickleballEngland invite you to the pbE "South West Shindig" pickleball festival.

This will be a great opportunity for you to meet and play with players from around the UK and beyond, in the sunny setting of the South West. 

Be prepared......the festival will take place on Friday 12th, Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th August 2022 @ UWE, Bristol, BS16 1QY. 

  Play is available:
  Friday 12th August, 6 to 9 pm
  Saturday 13th August, 9 am to 6 pm
  Sunday 14th August, 9 am to 5 pm

That's 21 hours of pickleball and the cost is £50 per person for the whole weekend! 

There are catering outlets on campus including Costa, Starbucks and Subway. There is also a Sainsbury’s at 15 minutes’ walk from the venue.  Inside the venue and around the campus, there are also several hot drinks vending machines. We will provide snacks including fruit and flapjacks to all the players.

We are delighted to announce that this event is sponsored by Paddletek and there will be a chance to win one of their newly redesigned paddles and shirts in a raffle. We thank them for their generosity.

We look forward to hosting you in Bristol!

Please note: the festival co-incides with the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta!  This is Europe's largest annual meeting of hot air balloons, attracting over 130 hot air balloons from across the globe.  It's a sight that can only be seen in Bristol.  If you wish to find out more, click here.


Looking for a hotel?

We are happy to announce that pbE recently agreed a partnership with Ultimate Travel Club (UTC)
as its official travel partner.  Working together to develop a bespoke Pickleball Travel Membership, members can take advantage of a reduced price of £79 per annum (usually £149), helping to save costs on hotels for pickleball tournaments, as well as any personal travel requirements throughout the year.
Benefits of an Ultimate Travel Club membership include:

Click here to find out more.



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