First day fun at Essex match

First day fun at Essex match

Day One of Kent’s Specsavers County Championship match with Essex will see a host of activities for families at Canterbury Cricket Week’s day of weekend cricket this Sunday.

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Part of a celebration of cricket in the city that goes back as far as 1842, Canterbury Cricket Week has long been regarded as a major social event for the local area.

On Sunday, this tradition continues, with activities for all the family alongside what should be an exciting day of cricket:

  • The world famous Claret Jug, the trophy that is awarded to the champion golfer of the year, will be in attendance with a year to go until The Open Championship at Royal St. George’s in Sandwich in 2020
    • The trophy will be on display at The Spitfire Ground, St. Lawrence with an opportunity for spectators to have their photo with one of golf’s biggest prizes
  • Canterbury’s Expression Art Café will be running cricket-themed arts and crafts activities in a marquee
  • A free face painter will be at the ground
  • Bouncy castle
  • Performances from a jazz band before play starts and also during the Lunch interval
  • CAMRA will be hosting their annual marquee
  • The stars of Kent Cricket will be holding an autograph session after the end of the day’s play

Junior tickets (ages 15 and under) cost just £7 in advance before gates open at 10:00 on Sunday. Play starts at 11:00.

A full match preview for this fixture, including: details on concessions, parking and ground information, will follow in the next few days.

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