Winter Social this SATURDAY! Indoor softball next week!

Hi Beachcombers,

It’s our Winter Social THIS Saturday, 1st December, at the Prestonville Arms! Come and join us for a drink or two at our last get-together of 2018. We’ll be having a short planning meeting for the Snowball IV indoor tournament beforehand, so please arrive by 6pm if you’ll be able to attend and/or help out at the tournament.

We had another excellent indoor softball session last week! Our last session of 2018 is on next Friday 7th December at the University of Sussex Sports Centre from 8pm-10pm. Come along and bring your friends! It’s just £5 per person. You can find out more about indoor softball further down this email.

If anyone would be able to give me a lift up to the venue next week with the kit I’d really appreciate it. Please let me know if you can help me out!



Winter Social!
Prestonville Arms, Hamilton Road, Brighton BN1 5DN
18:00, Saturday 1st December 2018

Come along for a winter get-together with the Beachcombers! Friends and family are welcome to join us.

We’ll be having a short planning meeting for the Snowball IV indoor tournament before everyone gets too merry, so if you’re attending the tournament please arrive by 6pm.

2018/19 Indoor Softball Calendar
8pm-10pm, University of Sussex Sports Centre
£5 per person

Friday 7th December

Sunday 16th December - Snowball IV Indoor Softball Tournament! 9am-5pm

Friday 11th January
Friday 25th January
Friday 8th February
Friday 22nd February
Friday 8th March
Friday 22nd March


We’ll be hosting our fourth annual Snowball indoor softball tournament on Sunday 16th December! It’s always a fantastic event but we’ll need as much help as we can get to make sure the day runs smoothly. Anyone who’d like to play will get a place on our team. We’ll be sending out the sign-up form for this next week. All players will also be needed to help out throughout the day (scoring, selling raffle tickets etc). If you don’t fancy playing but you’d like to help, please do come along. Friends and family are also welcome to come and cheer you on!

Here’s a link to the Facebook event for the tournament:

We’re having a planning meeting this Saturday 1st December at the Prestonville Arms from 6pm, before our Winter Social. If you can play at the tournament or if you’d like help out, please try to come to the meeting.

The teams entered this year (aside from the Beachcombers) are:

Bracknell Scorchers
High Voltage
MK Diamonds
Chichester Falcons A
Chichester Falcons B
Mad Batters

This year we’re supporting Chestnut Tree House – a wonderful children’s hospice based in Worthing, West Sussex. You can find out more about what they do here:

Equipment supplier discount!

Do you need a new softball glove, bat or any other equipment? Head over to because they’ve very kindly given all Beachcombers members a 10% discount for any orders over £50! We’ve had this discount in the past and it’s been renewed for us for another season!

Just use the code BEACHCOMBERS-SOFT-10 when you’re ordering to get the discount. Please note that this discount excludes sale items and kits.

What is indoor softball?

It’s a fast-paced, smaller version of softball with adapted rules to suit the indoor setting.

Each session is just £5 per person and it’s LOADS of fun! It’s also the perfect way to keep fit during the winter! All abilities are welcome and we supply all the equipment. Be sure to bring your friends!

We play at at the University of Sussex Sports Centre. Here’s a link to the venue on Google Maps:

Here are a couple of videos to show you what indoor softball is all about!

BSUK Intro to Indoor Softball

BBC Breakfast at the Manchester Indoor Softball League

Wear your team colours!

Visit our online shop and get your own jerseys, hoodies, caps, t-shirts and lots of other fantastic Beachcombers merchandise!


That’s all for now folks!


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