from Southend-on-Sea Borough Council
and the Southend Cricket Festival Committee
July 2007 – For
sure you’re kwik down to Garons Park next month - they’re hosting an
under 11 cricket tournament courtesy of Adventure Island.
brand new attraction at this year's Essex Ford Southend Cricket
Festival is a tournament for local junior teams, and will be played
over four of the five days of the Festival, which runs from
Wednesday 8 th to Sunday 12th August.
Eight junior teams from local clubs in South East Essex have already
accepted the challenge, which has been generously sponsored by
Adventure Island, the Southend seafront fun park.
six-a-side matches will be played on the Garons Park outfield at
lunchtimes on the first three days of the Festival, with the final
showdown at midday on Sunday.
Winners will receive medals provided by the Essex and Southend
Peter Butler, Festival Chairman, says: "We want everyone going to
Southend for the festival to have a big day out full of action and
“We’re very grateful to Phillip Miller and everyone at Adventure
Island for sponsoring this tournament, which will add to the
enjoyment of everyone attending the 2007 Essex Ford Southend Cricket
eight clubs taking part so far are Southend, Hadleigh and
Thundersley, Westcliff, Leigh, Old Southendians, Eastwood, Rayleigh
and EMT (Echo, Monarchs, Trojans).
more information please log on to
. There are special discounts for those buying tickets early.
Tickets are also available from the Cliffs Pavilion box office on
01702 351135 or online at
The discounts won’t be available on the gate. Advance ticket
purchasers are protected by Essex Rain Check policy in the event of
Notes to journalists:
link with Adventure Island is very fitting, as everyone is talking
about its sensational new roller coaster 'Rage', which features a 75
foot vertical climb and is the biggest new roller coaster to be
built in the UK this year.
It is just one of over 40 rides and attractions at the fun park. All
day wrist bands are half price after 6pm which works really well for
those who go down to the seafront after cricket close of play.
Further information is available from
or by calling 01702 443400.
information about this media release please contact the
Council’s Communications Team on 01702 215020 or email