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Winter workshop to be held at Pride Park in association with IOG

Winter workshop to be delivered at Pride Park in November in partnership with the Institute of Groundsmanship.

The workshop, which is being delivered as part of The FA’s ‘Pitch Improvement Programme’, will take place on Thursday 7th November, and will offer training to Derbyshire groundsmen on how to best deal with winter weather.

It will focus on associated preparation, and there will be the opportunity to share some excellence tips, advice and contacts to support the work of other groundsmen.

The session will involve some indoor discussion/presentations and then some outdoor elements, so please come dressed appropriately for the weather conditions.

Details of the workshop are as follows:

  • DATE: Thursday 7th November 2019
  • TIME: 6.30pm – 9.00pm
  • VENUE: Derby County FC, Pride Park Stadium
  • COST: Free of charge

Light refreshments will be available for all attendees.

Places for the workshop will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis and are available to groundsmen from Derbyshire FA affiliated clubs.

To book your place on the workshop please email Liam Rooney at or 01332 361422 and provide your name, contact details and club you represent.