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High Peak mayor is holding a charity cricket day

Old Glossop Cricket Club, where the event will be taking place.

The Mayor of the High Peak, Councillor Paul Hardy, is holding a charity cricket day on Sunday 29 August.  

The event, proudly sponsored by Glossop Caravans, will take place at Old Glossop Cricket Club on Manor Park Road from 11am to 6pm.

Admission will be £2 for adults (which includes a raffle ticket) and Under 16s will be free. Everyone is welcome to attend.  

There will be a series of six-a-side round robin cricket matches, including junior and ladies teams, as well as many other activities.  

These include an Under 12s fancy dress competition, bouncy castle, face painting, a design a t-shirt competition, a tombola, and a raffle with some fantastic prizes - including two family tickets for this year's Manor Park bonfire, donated by Glossop Round Table. 

There will also be a variety of craft stalls from local traders.  

There will be homemade cream teas and cakes available; the club bar will be open for snacks and hot and cold drinks; including beers from Howard Town Brewery, BBQ food will be provided by Roy Green’s Butchers and artisan gins will be on sale from Derbyshire Distillery’s mobile gin bar.

Glossop Old Band will also be performing during the afternoon.

All proceeds from the event will go to the Mayor’s 2021 charities – including Glossop Mountain Rescue Team, Partington Players Theatre and the Thomas Theyer Foundation.  

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