GoFest 2018: More festivals, more sport, more fun!

Hoops Connect teamed up with GoFest to deliver brilliant festivals of sport to families in Guildford and Manchester in 2017. This year sees those festivals return, as well as the introduction of two mini-festivals in Manchester, the first of which … Read More

Hoops Hangouts

Hoops Hangouts: Jonas on our partners and ambassadors

As a young start-up company, we know how important it is that we offer you something different. And while we believe that our app is a unique resource for organising, discovering and participating in sport, we want to do something … Read More

Hoops Connect partners: BallOut, GoFest, Manchester Futsal Club, TagRev, The Football Hour, VX

Ball Out, GoFest, MFC, TagRev, VX… Meet the Hoops partners!

One of the great things about working n the sports industry is that we get to meet so many amazing and inspirational people. Here, we profile those who we’re proud to have as official Hoops Connect partners.    Ball Out … Read More

GoFest North Hoops

GoFest North: Hoops join a Manchester debut to remember

The second and final GoFest of the summer brought the super-inclusive festival of sport up north for a Manchester debut, its first appearance away from home territory in Guildford. Hoops were there to help make it a memorable occasion…   … Read More

Chris Arthey

Chris Arthey: Marathon runner, to amputee, to marathon runner

Here at Hoops we’re all about helping you to get into sport and fitness. And on our journey we’re meeting some great people, who are working towards the same goals as we are. At GoFest South in May, we connected … Read More

BatFast: "We can make cricket accessible for everybody"

BatFast: “We can make cricket more accessible for everybody”

Hoops are having a great time sponsoring GoFest this summer, and we can’t wait for the festival to travel to Manchester on June 24th. We’ll be partnering with cricket company BatFast, as they use their bowling simulator to get kids interested … Read More

Meet VX

VX: “It’s a game of honour – and it’s a lot of fun too!”

Hoops is here to help you manage your sport and fitness obligations, and to find new opportunities. To help you do that, we’re going to be investigating activities which are a little off the beaten path. After discovering VX at GoFest, we talked … Read More

#GoHoops GoFest Hoops

#GoHoops: Hoops take GoFest South by storm

When Hoops decided to partner with family festival of sport GoFest, we had a feeling that we were in for something special. Over the May bank holiday weekend in Guildford, we found that we were right…   With 42 sports … Read More


Gymnastics: “The foundation of all sports”

Hoops are delighted to be sponsoring GoFest, as they bring their super inclusive events to Manchester and Surrey this summer. We now know that we’re going to be partnering with UK Flair at the Guildford venue, a fantastic company introducing children … Read More

GoFest festival

GoFest: “Like going to the Olympics – but you get to have a go yourself!”

Hoops are delighted to be partnering with GoFest, as they bring their super inclusive events to Manchester and Surrey this summer. We could tell you about how fantastic their festivals are, but instead we chatted with GoFest founder Paul Farris to find … Read More