Lashings Invitation

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Dear OGCC Member 

Firstly, thank you for your membership and support so far and we look forward to that continuing into 2018.

OGCC continues to go from strength to strength since the last Lashings event in 2016, including two of our league sides gaining promotion for 2018, our first XI winning back to back promotion and becoming league champions of 2017.  League and cup success from our youth sides from both boys and girls, a successful women’s cricket section and excellent ground and clubhouse facilities show that we are developing across all aspects of the club. With the aim of maintaining momentum in developing the club further, we are proud to invite you to a special cricket event for 2018.

Lashings All Stars World XI are coming to town – Friday 29th June 2018


Come and enjoy the premier event of the year at OGCC as we entertain the Lashings All Stars.  Household legends from international cricket adorn the squad*, including Gordon Greenidge, John Embury, Tino Best, Devon Malcolm, Martin Bicknell, Yasir Arafat & Monty Panesar to name but a few.  The voice of cricket, Henry ‘Blowers’ Blofeld will be attending and commentating for some of the match.

We’d love you to be a part of this amazing day and offer you an invitation to join us by taking one of our corporate VIP hospitality packages, detailed below:

VIP Package* – Relax in the All Stars marquee and enjoy a three course lunch, a selection of wines and after match tea in the company of true international cricketing legends.   Each table of 10 is £800 (+vat) so why not invite family, friends or clients for an experience not to be missed….Plenty of entertainment and chances to bag some great items in the auction and of course, a fantastic cricket match.   Individual seating at tables is also available at £85 per head.

VIP All Stars Package* – All of the features of the VIP Package PLUS , a Lashings International player will join you at your table and be your eleventh man.  Each table of 10 is £950 (+vat)… a truly memorable experience awaits. 

The Ultimate ‘Blowers’ Package* – All of the features of the VIP Package PLUS! the voice of cricket, Henry ‘Blowers’ Blofeld joining you at your table as your eleventh man.  This unique table offering £1350 (+vat)… a magical afternoon awaits. 

Access to the ground for the VIP packages is from 11:00 with the call for lunch at 12:00.

For more details or to reserve your VIP Package, please contact Bruce Applin at

Additional Sponsorship

Let me know if you’d like your company to be advertised in the match day programme or explore other sponsorship opportunities.

Calling All Volunteers

We require a number of volunteers on the days either side of the 29th June for setting up and clearing away, as well as the match day itself to assist with stalls, programme sales and other activities.  Please let me know if you would be available to support the event in this way.

General ground access is free and is from 13:00 with plenty of stalls available to purchase refreshments and other exciting activities.  The T20 Match is due to start at 15:00.

Thanks again for your continued support and I hope you will be able to join us in some capacity on 29th June 2018.

Yours Sincerely

Bruce Applin – Events Chairman

*See website for full terms & conditions.   Lashings All Stars will announce the actual team to play the fixture in the spring of 2018.