Get Inspired event set for MediaCityUK in Salford

BBC MediaCityUK

Try your hand at a host of sports this weekend at a free Get Inspired family event at the home of BBC Sport, MediaCityUK in Salford, on 10 and 11 August.

There are 12 sport taster sessions taking place, designed for all ages, including fencing, squash, volleyball, judo, table tennis and rock climbing.

If you try at least four new sports, you will win a BBC Sport Get Inspired medal, you can also have your picture taken with the Mobot!

You can have a go at being a BBC Sport Presenter in our Get Inspired Interactive Dome, announcing some of the biggest Sports News stories this year, like Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement and the Anniversary Games.

You can also watch the stars of London 2012 live on the MediaCityUK Big Screen as the Moscow World Athletics Championships gets underway on Saturday.

CBBC favourite Shaun the Sheep will be there too - with his own brand of fun activities for all the family, including the Naughty Pigs Sack Race, Farmyard Fling and Cabbage Keepie-Uppie.

The event runs from 10:00 to 17:00 BST and takes place outdoors, so come dressed for an English summer.

Location: MediaCityUK, Broadway, Salford - M50 2EQ, car parking in multi-storey or at Lowry Outlet Mall. Trams on the Eccles line stop at MediaCityUK.

To find out how to get involved in sport near you go to our Things To Do pages.