The Story Behind Our Residentials

For many years, Capital Kids Cricket, has provided the opportunity for children, from some of the most deprived areas of London, to go on residential trips to locations throughout the UK. In the past, these have included Ampleforth College, Radley College and Bradfield School. For two years, we also ran a tour to Yorkshire aimed at players of a higher level.
“The coaching was outstanding. The coaches helped us to improve our game.”

We have been working closely with the Arundel Castle Foundation for almost 20 years now and, each year we run two residential trips to Arundel for up to 200 children. During the May half term, we take eight school groups, both girls and boys, for a beginner’s cricket residential before returning in July with up to eight clubs from across London for specialised coaching and matches.

In recent years we have had the privilege of adding a trip to Felsted School in Essex to our calendar. In conjunction with The Lord’s Taverners, up to 50 children are given the opportunity to take part in coaching sessions and matches across three days at the prestigious school.

“The Arundel Castle trip has been fantastic. I liked the way the coaches taught us, they gave us analysis on how well we did and what we need to improve.”
Residential trips give London children an opportunity to meet new friends from different parts of London, learn to work together, engage in healthy activities, have great fun and enjoy themselves.