The Yorkshire Cricket Foundation – the official community arm of the Yorkshire County Cricket Club  –  is proud to announce a new partnership with Barrett Steel to deliver the upcoming Park Avenue Bradford cricket Festival Week.

The festival, starting today (Monday, 31 July) and running until Sunday, 6 August, will feature a range of cricket activities and events at Park Avenue Bradford Cricket Ground.  There will also be a range of junior and women’s activity going on throughout the week.

Some of the highlights include the showcase fixture with The Yorkshire County Cricket Club hosting a match between a MCC XI and a Yorkshire Asian select XI  on Tuesday, 1  August,  starting at 11am which will provide a great opportunity to see a good game of cricket and eat some of Bradford’s finest food. There will also be a special multi-faith celebration day on the Friday.

A Yorkshire Cricket Pathway session taking place at Park Avenue Bradford recently. 

Pictured, a Yorkshire Cricket Pathway session taking place at Park Avenue Bradford recently.

The Yorkshire Cricket Foundation’s mission is to create community without boundaries and to create opportunities for everyone to participate in cricket, regardless of their background or ability. The Foundation works closely with local partners and communities in Yorkshire to transform people’s lives for the better through the power of cricket and create lifelong opportunities for people in the region.

Will Saville, the Managing Director of the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation, said: “We are thrilled to be partnering with Barrett Steel to deliver this exciting event.

“The Festival Week is a fantastic opportunity to bring the community together and provide access to high-quality cricket facilities and coaching. We are grateful to Barrett Steel for their support and look forward to working together to create an unforgettable week for all.”

Barrett Steel, a leading UK steel supplier with a strong Bradford heritage, shares the Foundation’s commitment to supporting the local community. The company has a long history of supporting sports initiatives in the region and is thrilled to partner with the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation to bring this exciting event to the heart of Bradford.

Pictured Guy Barrett, COO of Barrett Steel.

“We are delighted to be partnering with the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation to deliver the Bradford Park Avenue cricket Festival Week,” said Guy Barrett, COO of Barrett Steel. “As a company with deep roots in the Bradford community, we are committed to supporting local initiatives that promote sports and encourage community engagement. We look forward to working with the Foundation to create an unforgettable week of cricket for all.”

More information on the Bradford Park Avenue cricket Festival Week is below and stay tuned for updates on Yorkshire Cricket social media.

Event Schedule

Monday, 31 July

  • 10am-1pm – Bangla Tigers Family Day
  • 2pm – Bangla Tigers v Regal Lions 20/20 game

Tuesday, 1 August

  • 11am – Yorkshire Asian X1 v MCC

Wednesday, 2 August

  • 10.30 am – CAG Under 12s v Staffs

Thursday, 3 August

  • 10am – CAG Under18s v Notts 20/20

Friday, 4th August

  • 11am – Multi-Faith Day

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