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In the lead up to an Ashes summer, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) are pleased to announce a new offer for women aged 14 and over.  Aligning to Sport England’s “This Girl Can” campaign, four fun, social, inclusive cricket festivals will take place over two weekends in June.  Chatting, having a laugh and smashing the ball over the boundary will be delivered in equal measures through these festivals.

For less than the price of a cinema ticket (£5 per person/£25-35 per team) each participant will be handed a goody bag upon arrival which includes a team t-shirt, vouchers for food and drink throughout the day and other handy items.  Fabulous prizes will be available for many unique moments that capture the festival atmosphere of these festivals.  #Thisgirlcan… play cricket!

Festival details:

Fesitval 1 Birmingham: King Edwards School, Birmingham – 14th June (10am-5pm) – 8 a-side hardball games.

Festival 2 St Albans: St Albans School, Hertfordshire – 14th June (10am-5pm) – 8 a-side soft and harball games.

Festival 3 Frenchay: Frenchay Cricket Club, Bristol – 21st June (10am-5pm) – 6 a-side soft ball and skill based games.

Festival 4 Tadcaster: Tadcaster School, Yorkshire – 21st June (10am-5pm) – 8 a-side soft ball and skill based games.

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For further information about all four ECB women’s cricket festivals this June, please contact Sue and Harriet on:

Sue Laister (covering festivals 1 & 3) Sue.Laister@ecb.co.uk 07900 757453

Harriet Barr (covering festivals 2 & 4) Harriet.Barr@ecb.co.uk 07900 757436