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Invitation To Attend Pro Celeb 'Bunburys Cricket Match vs SLC

Posted: 12th September 2011

In November 2010 Malcolm Bluemel, owner of Planet Rock Radio and a St. Lawrence College parent, won the Children In Need Auction on the Chris Evan’s Radio 2 breakfast Show.

Freddie Flintoff, Ronnie Irani, Darren Gough and Chris Evans are joining the College First XI to play an exhibition match against David English’s famous charity team ‘The Bunburys’.

The Bunburys will include famous cricketers of their own plus the Weasley twins of Harry Potter fame.

This is a unique cricket match and brings commercial radio and the BBC together in support of a great charity.

The match will take place at the aptly named St. Lawrence Ground in Canterbury, home to Kent County Cricket, on Wednesday 21st September 2011. Gates open at 11.30am and play will commence at 1.30pm.

There is no charge at the gate, although contributions to Children In Need are more than welcome. There is ample free parking at the ground.

The College, Guests and Old Lawrentians will have the use of the Harris Room in the Cowdray Stand. There is a cash bar and refreshments are available for purchase –alternatively, you can bring your own picnic hamper!

To attend, and have access to the Harris room, please inform us that you will be attending (please include names of any guests) in advance by contacting the Old Lawrentian Secretary at

Kent County Cricket Ground is situated at : The St. Lawrence Ground, Old Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent. CT1 3NZ.
Tel: 01227 456 886

Thanks go to all the participants, not least to Malcolm Bluemel of Planet Rock for making the match possible but also to Jamie Clifford (Old Lawrentian) for supplying the ground and the support team to make this event special.


We hope to see you there to cheer the College on in a unique fun, match!

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