Film Evening-Laker's Match

The Lancashire Heritage Team are delighted to announce our first Film Evening at Emirates Old Trafford.

Author Vic Rigby will be talking about 'Laker's Match' — the historic Fourth Test between England and Australia on 26-31 July 1956 at Old Trafford, when Jim Laker took 19 wickets in the match.

Using accompanying film footage, Vic will take a detailed look at the match discussing Laker's performance wicket by wicket and putting the match and Laker's performance in the context of the five-match Ashes series.

The evening is sponsored by the Lancashire Heritage Team, The Cricket Society and The Lancashire & Cheshire Cricket Society.

Date: Friday 24th May 2024, 7pm-9pm.

Venue: The Pavilion Long Room at Emirates Old Trafford after the first day's play against Warwickshire in the County Championship.

Ticket Prices:
£10.00 General Admission/Guest Ticket
£7.00 for members of The Cricket Society and Lancs & Cheshire Cricket Society.
1 members ticket + 1 guest ticket costs £17.00

HOW TO BUY
1. In person: available from the Lancashire Library at Emirates Old Trafford.

2. Online
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GENERAL ADMISSION/GUEST TICKET(S)

ONE TICKET: £10.00
Click on the PayPal button and follow the online instructions.

TWO TICKETS: £20.00
Click on the PayPal button and follow the online instructions.

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MEMBERS TICKET(S)
The Cricket Society and Lancs & Cheshire Cricket Society Members.

ONE MEMBERS TICKET: £7.00
Click on the PayPal button and follow the online instructions.

TWO MEMBERS TICKETS: £14.00
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ONE MEMBERS TICKET + ONE GENERAL ADMISSION/GUEST TICKET: £17.00
Click on the PayPal button and follow the online instructions.

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Please note numbers will be limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Vic Rigby's book 'Laker's Match: 19 Wickets and the Ashes' has recently been republished by JW McKenzie. Signed copies will be available to purchase on the evening.

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