We were delighted when Chris Waters, Head of Supporter Engagement at Sunderland AFC contacted us at the end of last week. Steve Feekins from FIFA.com would be visiting the sensory viewing rooms at the Sunderland game against Gillingham on Tuesday night and he was going to write a piece for FIFA.com about our charity, our … More Sunderland’s sensory success (FIFA.com)
We have had a delightfully positive beginning to February here at The Shippey Campaign! Our email inbox has brought yet more interest and requests for support from us. It fills us with so much joy to know that more people know that we are here to help, and more so that more sports and stadia … More Another Sport Shows Interest!
Happy New Year to you all from The Shippey Campaign, we hope you’ve had a positive start to 2019! The excitement built for the game at Sunderland AFC, who welcomed Luton Town yesterday and Nathan looked forward to watching his first match of 2019! What a turn out for both of the Sensory Rooms at … More The First Home League Game Of 2019!
We at The Shippey Campaign are excited for the new 2018/19 football season to begin, and thought it would be an appropriate time to give an update about our progress. To date, twelve clubs/stadiums have installed our groundbreaking innovation of Sensory Viewing Rooms/Suites in sporting stadia through our campaign, which began in 2014 and which … More Season 2018/19 Is Almost Here!
A lovely article came from the Islington Gazette, telling of the awesome experience that one young fan had on his recent visit to the sensory room at Arsenal! Robert Pires made someone’s day when he popped in to check out the room and to say hello to it’s occupants! Have a look at the article … More A Fan-Tastic Experience At Arsenal
At Sunderland AFC, our first match of the season kicks off tomorrow evening, where we welcome Derby County, and again, we will be hosting more supporters in the Nathan Shippey Sensory Room! It’s always an exciting time to meet new families who benefit from the rooms that we are encouraging clubs to provide. I am … More A Great Season Ahead For Fans With Sensory Difficulties
Hi all, we wanted to give you an update! We’ve had lots of excitement at The Shippey Campaign base since we last posted! We can assure you all that there are going to be a huge amount of very happy families soon! We have managed, as those of you who follow us closely know, seven … More We now have 7 stadiums done and a further 5 on the way!
“What on earth?” I hear you ask as you hesitate to open this post. Well, you didn’t misread it. This is the title of Kate’s first book. It is due to be released on 15th July 2017 and on the same day, she will be launching her new book! We would love to see you … More Mikey’s Magic Mufflers
We’ve been busy bees’ at the Shippey Campaign! This week saw us at another Premier League club, who have put in their application for funding! (No, sorry! Our lips are sealed until they give us the nod!) We then attended a PL/BT Disability Coordinators Meeting at Here East, where we spoke about our campaign and … More London Visit
Well, we are speechless! Last year, we were invited to the Beyond Sport event in London where we launched our partnership with BT, The Premier League and Lords Taverners. We presented our idea/concept to around 200 delegates from different countries and afterwards were approached by people from far and wide. A group of three gentlemen; … More We’ve Gone Global With Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup™ Sensory Room