Don’t throw away the bunting just yet!
Business owners in the city are being invited to create football themed window displays to celebrate a summer of soccer in the city.
Two family tickets to the Norway vs Austria UEFA Women’s EURO match at Brighton & Hove’s Community Stadium are on offer for the displays which capture football in the city in the most creative way.
From promoting a local junior team to celebrating the end of a successful season for Brighton & Hove Albion, or focussing on the history of the beautiful game, traders are being encouraged to let their imaginations run wild!
Join the celebrations
Councillor Martin Osborne, chair of the council’s tourism, equalities communities and culture committee said. “Football plays a huge part in the lives of many of our residents, and we want to reflect this in our shop windows this summer.
“We’re delighted to be hosting UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 matches in the city in July and, as excitement builds, we are encouraging business to join the celebrations.
“Our window dressing competition is not about promoting any particular tournament but reflecting everything we love about football here in the city, as players, officials, fans and supporters.
“Why not work with your local junior team to help promote their club?”
Share on social
Businesses are being asked to share their displays on social media and send photos to: email@example.com for us to share.
Judging will take place in the week beginning 27 June, and the results will be announced on 3 July.
UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 kicks off at Old Trafford on 6 July and, on 11 July, the city will host the first of its three games when England’s Lionesses will face Norway at Brighton & Hove Community Stadium.
This will be followed by Norway vs Austria on 15 July and a quarter final match on 20 July. Residents and visitors can also enjoy a free Fan Party, taking place at Victoria Gardens on match days and weekends.