Wednesday, June 21st, 2023


Worcestershire CCC are staging their annual Memorabilia Day in the Chestnut Marquee at New Road on Sunday (June 25) – the first day of the LV=Insurance County Championship match with Derbyshire.

All 12 tables for this year’s event, which gets underway at 10am, have been sold.

It has become firmly established on the calendar for many years and attracts a mixture of some of the top traders in the country and amateur enthusiasts.

People have the opportunity to buy, sell or swap items of cricket memorabilia.

The event also helps finance the Worcestershire Heritage Group which provides the array of memorabilia on display in cabinets in the Graeme Hick Pavilion and Club Shop.

Organiser Richard Brown, who is Chair of the Cricket Memorabilia Society, said: “It gives people the opportunity to buy and sell cricket memorabilia but also is a day which supports all sorts of cricket related societies in Worcester.

“The Worcestershire Cricket Society and Stourbridge and District Cricket Society have both taken a table and the society I chair, the Cricket Memorabilia Society, also have a table.

“The rental from the tables raises funds for the Worcestershire Heritage Group which goes towards purchasing new items or repairing items in those wonderful cabinets in the Graeme Hick Pavilion and Club Shop.

“We have leading professional traders and alongside that people who literally have the contents of their loft and garage to sell.

“You have to pay ground admission but once in the ground entrance to the Marquee for Memorabilia Day is free and it’s on between 10am and 5pm.

“Although I’m Chair of the Cricket Memorabilia Society, I’m also a Worcestershire member and supporter of the club which is why I organise this event.”

Worcestershire Heritage Group Co-Ordinator, Tim Jones, said: “Memorabilia Day has grown and grown in popularity and there are hundreds and hundreds of items of interest to cricket lovers.

“It is also great that it raises funds to help if we want to repair anything on display in the Heritage cabinets in the Hick Pavilion or Club Shop, or add new items.”