[CANCELLED LATE MARCH 2020, IN LIGHT OF COVID-19]
Stragglers of Asia CC – Tour of North Norfolk and Cambridge – 24-26 April 2020
Invigorated and inspired by the success of the 2018 tour of SW France – see report in website ‘Club News’ pages – and consistent with the Stragglers’ burgeoning appetite for well-planned and not too ambitious tours, Billy King-Harman and Ian Perry have devised a tour of North Norfolk and Cambridge for late April 2020, as follows:
Friday 24 AprilLunchtime – tourists assemble in Thornham, North Norfolk.3.30pm – T20 match vs Thornham CCEvening – Pitch-side beer if weather favourable; then various options for drinks and supper in vicinity of Thornham (perhaps at The Lifeboat, v close to the ground).
Saturday 25 April(Morning – Free – opportunity for relaxation, sightseeing, tennis, golf – if quick!)1.30pm – 40-over match vs Holkham Hall CCEvening – Post-match drinks at the Queen Vic in Holkham village; then various options for drinks and supper.
Sunday 26 April10am approx – suggested – departure time from North Norfolk, for drive to Cambridge1pm – match vs Jesus College GraduatesEvening – return travel
Costs. More detail to follow but indicative costs for suitable accommodation in the area of the North Norfolk matches are £75-100 per person per night in shared/twin rooms, including breakfast. Match fees (for teas and some host club costs) are likely to be c£10 each per game. Lunch, Drinks, Supper etc will need to be budgeted for individually.
Expressions of Interest. Urgently please to Ian Perry (“urgent” because suitable accommodation in the area at the prices quoted here is in short supply).