Somerset Cricket Ground’s Day Returns

After a two year absence due to Covid we are pleased to announce that Somerset Cricket Ground’s Day returns for Somerset vs Yorkshire on Tuesday 19th July.

All attendees will be able to watch the days play and will be provided with a Buffet Lunch for free. At 1pm during the Lunch interval attendees will be able to go on to the pitch with Head of Grounds Scott Hawkins to hear him discuss what he & his team do to prepare the Cooper Associates County Ground.

There will be the opportunity to speak to other volunteer groundstaff from around the county.

To book your attendance at this event please use the following link by 12th July: https://forms.office.com/r/Ywq6pEqSR0

Details of where we will be based on the day will be sent once final numbers are confirmed.

Pitch Repair and End of Season Renovations Workshops.

The Somerset Cricket Grounds Association are putting on two workshops next month on How to Repair Pitches and End of Season Renovations:

South Event at Huntspill & District CC on Tuesday 26th July 6pm-8.30pm
North Event at Bath CC on Wednesday 27th July 6pm-8.30pm

The North Event will be led by Gordon Gill the Head Grounds Person at Bath Cricket Club who has vast experience and knowledge in sports pitches and the South Event by County Pitch Advisors Phil Mortimer & Mark Joliffe.

Both workshops will have practical demonstrations and there will be plenty of chance to ask questions on these subjects.

To book you place on these free events please use the following link by 21st July : https://forms.office.com/r/sB11DUgZbH

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