Our Team - Bournemouth 7s Festival 28th - 30th May 2021

MAY 2021

2021-05-28 12:00:00 2021-05-31 12:00:00 Europe/London Bournemouth 7s Party all weekend Bournemouth Sports Club

about us

Since 2008 Bournemouth 7s have thrown 12 Festivals for sports peoples and party lovers, establishing itself as a date that everyone puts in their calendar each year.

 

Now the World’s Largest Sport & Music Festival it has grown to attract 30,000 people to the south coast each year.

 

Curated and delivered by a small team based in Bournemouth, the festival was the brainchild of Roger & Fleur Woodall who still privately own the business to this day. 

 

The entire B7s staff share a huge passion for sport, music and attention to detail.

meet the team

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Roger Woodall

CEO & Founder

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Jon Baker

Commercial Director

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Dan Berry

Digital Manager

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Fleur Woodall

Financial Director

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Paul Ashurst

Events Director

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Roya Loughlin

Sales Manager

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Craig Mathie

Managing Director

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Matt Hall

Senior Brand Manager

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Roger Woodall

CEO & Founder

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Fleur Woodall

Financial Director

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Craig Mathie

Managing Director

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Jon Baker

Commercial Director

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Paul Ashurst

Events Director

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Matt Hall

Senior Brand Manager

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Dan Berry

Digital Manager

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Roya Loughlin

Sales Manager

our history

how it all started

B7s timeline

people: 30,000   campers: 3,000

 

rugby: 168            netball: 96

 

dodgeball: 96    hockey: 32

 

volleyball: 12

 

2019 saw the introduction of the Funky Forest, Ya Mum’s House and the all new VIP Colourseum featuring an exclusive set from England rugby legend James Haskell. A headline performance from Professor Green capped off the best B7s to date!

people: 30,000  campers: 3,000

 

rugby: 166           netball: 96   

 

dodgeball: 96    hockey: 32 

 

volleyball: 12

 

With 2 new sports, 2 new arenas, a rebranded V.VIP Legends Lounge and a huge headline set from Example, the 2018 festival was a big step up! The brand new Bunker became an instant favourite among our fans, and has cemented it’s future at B7s!

people: 30,000  campers: 3,000

 

rugby: 172            netball: 96   

 

dodgeball: 96    hockey: 32

    

volleyball: 12

 

 

The 10th anniversary was an incredible celebration. The 2017 festival added yet more musical legends to the growing list of memorable Bournemouth 7s performances, with Artful Dodger, MistaJam and Brandon Block all wowing the crowds.

people: 30,000   campers: 3,000  

 

rugby: 164            netball: 96  

 

dodgeball: 96     hockey: 32

 

2016 saw stand-out performances from Fatman Scoop and General Levy, along with the introduction of the Cocktail Garden, Garage Tent & Bulmers Arena. The perfect foundation to start preparations for the 10th Anniversary Festival in 2017!

people: 28,000   campers: 3,000

 

rugby: 162            netball: 96

 

dodgeball: 96    hockey: 32


The festival saw 386 teams take part across Rugby, Netball, Dodgeball and Hockey. The brand new Somersby Cider Garden was a highlight, whilst Kopparberg’s Big Top Dance Tent again proved to be a huge hit!

people: 25,000  campers: 3,000

 

rugby: 184           netball: 96

 

dodgeball: 64   hockey: 22

 

The introduction of Hockey 7s, alongside a host of new arenas including the Kopparberg Big Top Dance Tent and the Jägermeister German Beer Tent ensured this was the biggest and best Festival to date.

people: 20,000    campers: 3,000

  

rugby: 180             netball: 96

 

dodgeball: 46 

 

The introduction of Dodgeball to the sporting line-up proved a huge success with teams being made up of Dodgeball enthusiasts, groups of friends and sporting celebrities including Former England Rugby Captain Lewis Moody.

people: 25,000     campers: 3,000   

 

rugby: 212              netball: 96

 

While Bournemouth 7s celebrated it’s 5th year, the 2012 Festival was proud to witness the birth of sister company Viper 10 Sportswear. This was to be the start of a very exciting year for the brand proclaimed as ‘The Next Generation in Sportswear’.

 

people: 18,000    campers: 2,500     

 

rugby: 202           netball: 96    

 

touch: 20

 

Adopting the nickname the ‘Sporting Glastonbury’, Bournemouth 7s 2011 invested heavily in the V.VIP Celebrity Lounge to create a truly memorable experience with hostess service, cocktail barmen, bongo players, themed furniture and decor creating an Ibiza chilled vibe.

 

people: 15,000     campers: 2,000     

 

rugby: 172             netball: 94

 

The Festival Entertainment was taken to another level with 20 live bands and 10 DJs on the line up including an exclusive set in the VIP Arena by Radio 1’s DJ Spoony.

people: 10,000    campers: 1,000   

 

rugby: 132     netball: 76

 

An increase in team entries from 96 to over 200 teams made Bournemouth 7s Festival the ‘Largest of its kind in the World’.

people: 6,000     campers: 600 

 

rugby: 96     netball: 16

 

The first Bournemouth 7s Festival was a truly unique proposition combining amazing sport and brilliant entertainment.