Festival Fortnight

LEAP Sports Scotland's annual festival of sport

Festival Fortnight is back!

As a result of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, FF 2021 will be a hybrid festival which means we are encouraging partners to host online events if possible. However, restrictions are continuously easing, which means some in-person events (particularly those happening outdoors, with restricted numbers) will be allowed too.

As usual, you can apply for a small grant to run an event. Small grants of up £250 are available for sports and community groups, and up to £100 for youth groups. If you do not require financial support, you can simply list your event here.


Our Festival Fortnight takes place every year in the first fortnight of June with something for everyone, including an exciting mix of sporting, recreational and cultural events and activities. The Festival aims to increase the visibility and participation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in Scottish sport but everyone is welcome to join in, whether it’s trying out a new sport, supporting a team in one of the competitions, or celebrating at one of the Festival parties. More information and full listings for all the events can be found on the Festival Fortnight website here

If you are a sports club, organisation, or individual and are interested in running your own event during Festival Fortnight 2021, please email to discuss further. We are looking for a wide range of events run by community members and organisations. Your event could be a:

- sports taster session
- sports open day
- mini league/competition
- sports quiz
- discussion panel
- exercise class
- film night
- exhibition

Not sure about planning your own event, but still keen to help – email

You can:

- volunteer at an existing event
- help with outreach during the festival
- donate/loan any equipment, venues or other goods

If you just want to take part, that’s great too!

Programme details and event listings are published from around the March / April prior to the Festival.