If you’re coming to the Ashes Test Match at Emerald Headingley, there will be a wide range of activations around the ground to keep you occupied.
Yorkshire Cricket Foundation
The Yorkshire Cricket Foundation, Official charity and community arm of Yorkshire CCC, will be at the Test Match with their #BuzzForYCF awareness campaign, come and see if you can beat the bleep in their giant buzzwire challenge, get a snap in their photo board and find out about the work they do in Yorkshire’s communities.
Yorkshire Tea- Little Urn & Yorkshire Tea Band
To celebrate the Ashes taking place in Yorkshire, the one and only Yorkshire Tea will be making an appearance at Headingley over the course of the Test. Look out for the Yorkshire Tea band playing loud and proud during Day 1’s Tea Break and head to Little Urn, their trusty tea van, for a free brew on each day of the Test.
New for this year, Tetley’s official beer of Yorkshire CCC, will be pouring at the Marquee Bar behind the East Stand. Come and enjoy a pint of Tetley’s Original Cask or Tetley’s No.3 Pale Ale, which is brewed in Leeds and inspired by a Tetley’s recipe from 1868. Come and meet the Tetley’s team and try a sample of No.3 or Golden Ale! Find out more @tetleysbeer.
Look out for the ‘Loud Noises’ brass band playing on day one next to the Tetley’s beer tent on the East Stand side of the ground. ‘Loud Noises’ bridge the gap between contemporary brass & pounding dance. Blurring the line between band & audience they may be the most engaging band in Britain!
Wensleydale Creamery will be sampling their award-winning cheeses and also selling the delicious Yorkshire Delicacy of Yorkshire Wensleydale & Wensleydale Fruit Cake for all to enjoy during the match. Visit their stand for a true ‘Taste of Yorkshire’ and to enter a competition to win a fabulous cheese hamper!
GinTopia & Slingsby Gin
GinTopia will be offering the best gins, tonics and garnishes from Yorkshire and beyond, including YCCC’s preferred gin brand ‘Slingsby’. Visiting GinTopia, located on the North East Stand concourse, is the perfect opportunity to embrace the ambience of the Test Match with a lovingly prepared G&T!
The Gray-Nicolls bat making stand will be demonstrating the art of hand making cricket bat’s, a skill that has been perfected over the past 160 years, one of their master bat makers will be on the stand all day taking questions and demonstrating his skills. Also, there is a great selection of cricket bats on sale if you need to fill your kitbag.