With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Lord’s Cricket Ground, owned by Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), is offering a fantastic range of gift experience packages designed for the cricket fan in your life. From delicious afternoon tea in the historic Grade II* Listed Pavilion to an unforgettable day at a cricket match, a magical Lord’s experience is guaranteed to impress.
Splash out this Valentine’s Day and enjoy the ultimate Lord’s experience with a traditional county match day hospitality package starting at £115 per person or a luxury package at £150 per person. Perfect for all cricket enthusiasts, the packages include a tour of Lord’s, tea and coffee on arrival, a scorecard and lunch in the Warner Stand Restaurant. For those looking for something extra special, a glass of Champagne, afternoon tea, souvenir gift and programme can be added to the package. The recipient will be able to choose from a selection of Royal London One-Day Cup Group or Specsavers County Championship matches taking place in the 2017 season (excluding the Royal London One Day Cup Final and NatWest T20 Blast fixtures).
In addition, you can treat the special someone in your life to a decadent afternoon tea with a glass of Champagne and all the trimmings by purchasing vouchers, priced at £48 or £59. Take in the iconic surroundings of the Long Room and indulge in freshly baked scones with homemade jam and Cornish clotted cream, complemented by a selection of finger sandwiches and dainties from the Lord’s resident pâtissier.
Finally, surprise your loved one with the ultimate luxury day out at the 2017 England v Ireland Royal London One-Day International on Sunday 7th May or a day at the England v South Africa Investec Test Match between 6th and 10th July. Enjoy world-class food and drinks with prices available to suit a variety of budgets, starting at £329+ VAT.
Nick Kenton, MCC Head of Sales, Meetings & Events and Hospitality, said: “At Lord’s we have been working tirelessly to offer cricket fans a range of experience gifts that are suitable for all budgets this Valentine’s Day. This is a unique opportunity for cricket enthusiasts to receive an unforgettable treat, whether it be afternoon tea in the iconic Long Room or a day out at the cricket with county match day hospitality.”
For more information on 2017 hospitality packages please contact the Lord’s Hospitality Sales Team on 0207 616 8598 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC)
MCC is the world’s most active cricket club, the owner of Lord’s Ground and the guardian of the Laws and Spirit of the game. Founded in 1787, it issued the first code of Laws in 1788 and moved to its current home in 1814. There are 18,000 Full and 5,000 Associate Members of MCC.
MCC also has a World Cricket committee, which is chaired by Mike Brearley and contains eminent current and former players and administrators – including Sourav Ganguly, Ricky Ponting and Shaun Pollock. It has a remit to act as an independent think tank, debating issues and making recommendations about the health and state of the game and to commission research.
MCC owns the most comprehensive collection of cricket artefacts and books in the world, housed in its museum and library at Lord’s which is visited by tens of thousands of visitors from all over the world each year.
About Lord’s Cricket Ground
The current Lord’s Cricket Ground is its third incarnation. The first ever match played at ‘Lord’s Cricket Ground’ came in 1787 when businessman Thomas Lord staged a game between Middlesex and Essex at a newly built ground in what was then known as Dorset Fields.
By 1811, MCC had moved to a new Ground in the Eyre Estate of St John’s Wood. This ground proved unpopular but when plans emerged for the Regent’s Canal to be built straight through it, Thomas Lord gratefully accepted compensation and moved the Ground to its current location in 1814.
About meetings and events at Lord’s
Lord’s has 12 unique spaces which can host meetings, conferences, receptions, dinners and weddings for up to 1,000 people. From the grandeur of the Long Room in the Grade II* listed Pavilion, to the modernity and style of the J.P. Morgan Media Centre, the venue boasts a variety of spaces, many with great views of the pitch. The venue attracts clients from a variety of industry sectors including corporates, associations and agencies.
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