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Coping - Skateboarding & Wellbeing Event (Manchester)

Saturday 28th September - Graystone Skatepark, Manchester.

Coping is a new event which will take place in Manchester to raise awareness of mental health in skateboarding and promote personal wellbeing within the sport, which will include an appearance from members of the Skateboard GB Team and will culminate with a DJ Set from Mr Scruff.

The event will include various seminars in wellbeing, talks on mental health, physio and sports massage groups, art workshops and of course skateboard competitions which will take place as part of this one-day event. In the evening there will be film screenings planned and various DJ sets taking place, while skating continues in the park area.

10am - 2pm:
Open Skate (book through Graystone website)
Wellbeing Sessions (free with charity donation)

2pm - 7pm:
Skate Comp for under 16s, fun stuff for anyone and Storm® the park adults comp - £1000 cash prize to distribute
Creative Workshops
Film Screenings
Ultimate Choice DJs
Talks on mental health & wellbeing

8pm - LATE:
Dub Smugglers Sound System Session
Mr Scruff
Very Special Guest TBA
Skate the bowl, beginners section & mini ramp until 11pm


The Christie - Cancer Charity in Manchester (

42nd Street - Mental Health Charity in Manchester (

Future Savings is a non-profit organisation, set up to create interesting and creative events which raise money for charities that affect us all. Our aim is to generate community spirit and the sense of purpose that comes from supporting something greater than ourselves.

Earlier Event: 14 September
DLH (Bristol)
Later Event: 28 September
Girl Skate UK Jam