Photo by Estelle Byers
The new season has arrived and we hope it will be a warm and successful one. Now is the time to support Kent Cricket by joining the Kent County Cricket Supporters Club at the nominal cost of only £10 .Become a member of this highly popular club and enjoy its many benefits. Details of how to join are shown hereunder.
SUPPORTERS' CLUB WREATH LAYING CEREMONY
President Brian Rudd with wreath at the annual Canterbury Cricket Week ceremony performed by the Supporters Club in memory of those Kent cricketers who gave their lives for their country in the two World Wars of last century, in the company of Kent CCC President Mike Denness, Chairman George Kennedy, Captain Rob Key and CEO Jamie Clifforrd.
PLAYERS SHIRT SUPPORT
This season we will be sponsoring the playing shirts of Fabian Cowdrey and we wish him,and of course all the Kent players, a very enjoyable and successful year.
We are pleased to be able to confirm that the guest of honour at the Tunbridge Wells Festival week Supporters Club Dinner will be the new County Club President Bob Bevan". This will take place on Wednesday 29 May - 1st day of the Championship match at Tunbridge Wells against Leicestershire. It is hoped to revisit the Royal Wells Hotel. The subsidy is yet to be decided.
Deadlines for contributions to the quarterly magazines are as follows:-
Tunbridge Wells Edition 19 April
CanterburyWeek Edition 12 July
Autumn Edition 18 October
Following the success last season of the subsidised Stakeholder Days in the Harris Room, the Committee has decided to continue with the subsidy. The following dates at Canterbury have been selected:-
Thursday 2 May - 2nd day of the Championship match against Northants
Thursday 12 September - 2nd day of the Championship match against Essex
The cost of this day is £30 per head. The Committee has decided to subsidise each event by 50%.
The fact that you are reading this shows that you are a supporter of Kent Cricket but are you a member of the Supporters Club? If not, do you know that membership is only £10 a year? Members receive four excellent magazines a year, have access to our marquees at Tunbridge Wells and Canterbury Cricket Weeks, are entitled to attend our cricket lunches and dinners and can make many new friends with a common interest in Kent cricket.
All you need to do is send £10 with your name and address to our Membership Secretary Mrs. Daphne Farbrace at Cartref, Howfield Lane, Chartham Hatch, Canterbury, CT4 7NA. For further information please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone her at 01227 731630
Family membership is available for an additional £5 for each family member living at the same address and junior membership for the 12-16 age range is only £5.
Add an extra layer of enjoyment to your season and join today, you do not have to be a member of Kent Cricket to be a Supporters Club member.
The Supporters' Club, founded in 1977 has as its aims, 'to provide members with facilities on and off the field not normally offered by the County Club and cricket generally in Kent. To strengthen the ties between players and grass roots supporters and assist, where possible, players granted benefits by the County Club.'