Carlton cricket match will aid sick children

Cream of the crop cricketers will descend on Carlton next month for the annual Carlton celebrity cricket match to raise funds for East Anglia’s

Children’s Hospices (EACH), the Teenage Cancer Trust and England Schools’ Cricket Association.

The match, which will see the famous Bunbury cricket team take on a host of cricketing legends and celebrities will take place on Sunday September 14 at The Old Rectory.

This year fans will be able to enjoy lunch and tea in the players tent at £25 per head for adults, including entry to the match which is £10 per person (age 17 and over) otherwise. Children aged 16 and under have free entry to the match.

It will be the ninth match against the Bunburys and the event has raised in excess of £100,000 for charity since its inception as well as having some of the most famous names in sport including Jeff Thomson, Darren Gough, Phil Tufnell, Martin Johnson, Michael Carberry and 
Michael Holding as well as musicians Roger Daltrey, Harry Judd, and Bill Wyman, and actors Fraser Hines and Greg Wise.

As well as the match there will be fairground rides, a bar and barbecue, tea stall, live musical entertainment and the opportunity to get autographs and photographs with the players.

Gates open at 10am and the match will commence whatever the weather.

For further information visit: or call Fiona Rosenberg on 07860 960704.