Monday, 21 June 2021

Cricket club’s summer ball raises £3,500

Cricket club’s summer ball raises £3,500
A SUMMER ball raised £3,500 for Henley Cricket Club.

About 200 guests, including players, officials and their friends and families, attended the event, which was held in a marquee at the Henley Royal Regatta site.

There was a champagne reception, three-course meal and music by London band Vegas Nights. David Winter, the club’s fund-raising and sponsorship chairman, said: “We were incredibly lucky with the weather and the guests had a splendid evening.”

Money raised by the annual ball, as well the club’s three other annual fund-raisers, goes towards paying off a loan from Henley Town Council which helped the club buy the Brakspear Ground in Matson Drive in 2005.

The club’s next fund-raiser will take place at Phyllis Court Club in October, when former England cricketer Graham Gooch will be the speaker. If you would like to attend, email Mr Winter at

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