Cricket club holds Kickin' Cancer charity event

A guest appearance from a former Newcastle United player and an array of signed sporting memorabilia are just some of the highlights which are planned as part of a major fund-raising event at Alnmouth & Lesbury Cricket Club.

Friday, 14th July 2017, 6:00 am
Updated Thursday, 31st August 2017, 2:34 pm
Alnmouth & Lesbury Cricket Club is holding the fund-raiser this weekend.

The Kickin’ Cancer charity day is being staged on Sunday and money raised will go to Alnwick Infirmary’s oncology unit.

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Former Newcastle player Steve Howey, as well as Sky Sports News presenter Tom White, will attend on the day and take part in question-and-answer sessions.

There will also be some top auction and raffle prizes, including a signed British Lions rugby shirt, signed spikes worn in an international game by England cricketer Mark Wood and a signed shirt by former fast bowler Steve Harmison, among other things.

Other events on the day will include a bouncy castle, face-painting and barbecue. The event runs from 1pm and entry is free.