Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Meeting 12 October - Dan Waddell - Field of Shadows

Cricket, Nazis and Sid Waddell! Quite a combination! Don't miss award-winning novelist, journalist and author Dan Waddell tell the remarkable tale of Felix Menzel, Maurice Jewell and the 1937 English cricket tour of Hitler's Germany (more ...)

An exiled Yorkshireman, born in Pudsey, Dan's other cricket books include The Test Match Special Quiz Book and The Wit and Wisdom of Test Match Special. And in his memoir We Had Some Laughs:My Dad, the Darts and Me, recently longlisted for the world's richest sports book prize, the William Hill Sports Book of the Year, Dan describes growing up with his father Sid, TV's inimitable 'voice of darts'.

Meet Dan Waddell and bag a signed copy - all titles available to buy on the night. Shop early for Xmas!

Watch Dan here. Read more here.

Coming up ... Dean Allen, YCCC 1st XI stars, John Abrahams, Angus Fraser, John Holder

All welcome! Just £15 a year - join at any meeting / £5 - on door 

Venue: Brewery Bar, King William IV, Hallgate, Cottingham HU16 4BD, 7.30pm for 7.45pm 

Raffle: £2/ticket - prizes include 2017 Yorkshire CCC match tickets 

More information: from or Maggie Sumner (01482 861848) 

Next meeting: Wednesday 9 November - Dr Dean Allen, Empire, War & Cricket in South Africa: Logan of Matjiesfontein

PROGRAMME 2016/17 
12 October - Dan Waddell, Field of Shadows: The English Cricket Tour of Nazi Germany, 1937 
9 November - Dr Dean Allen, Empire, War & Cricket in South Africa: Logan of Matjiesfontein 
14 December - YCCC Evening, Chief Exec Mark Arthur & 1st XI stars
11 January - John Abrahams, ex-captain, Lancashire CCC; Manager, England Under-19s 
8 February - Angus Fraser, ex-England paceman, Test selector & Middlesex Director of Cricket 
8 March - John Holder, ex-Test Match umpire & Hampshire CCC fast bowler