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Hunslet Nelson toast 150th anniversary

Hunslet Nelson toast 150th anniversary

21 Aug 2019

Hunslet Nelson are celebrating their 150th year and have staged a number of special events to mark the landmark.

They held a past players day during their Championship Two game against Carlton at Gypsy Lane on July 13.

Last weekend they held a sponsored walk to raise funds for their junior section and this weekend sees the main event of the year, the club's Beer Festival.

Due to how the fixtures have fallen Nelson  have a free Saturday at home so they are putting down the cricket bats to pick up the guitars as our Beer Festival welcomes a range of musicians. Nelson's Sunday team will host New Farnley as the Beer festival continues.

For 150 years we have been a local community club welcoming any and all onto our ground. We 

BEER FESTIVAL ITINERARY

FREE ENTRY ALL WEEKEND

Location - Hunslet Nelson Cricket Club, Gypsy Lane (opposite Cockburn School)
LS11 5TT

Saturday 24th August

Open from midday till 11pm

There will be a range of ales and ciders available at just £3 per pint (half pint - £1.50)
Gin, wine and soft drinks also available

Nelson have seven live acts performing throughout the afternoon and into the evening.

Timetable
13:00-13:45 Declan McNulty
14:00-14:45 Michael Dailey
15:00-15:45 Micky Two Tone 
16:00-16:45 The Spoogs
17:00-17:45 Dean Finelli
18:00-18:45 Abstract
19:00-19:45 The Eight Track Heroes

There is something for the kids too with bouncy castles, slides, swing boats and hook-a-duck!

Wood fire pizzas and burgers will be available all afternoon.

Sunday August 25

Open again at midday till 8pm

Hunslet Nelson Sunday XI entertain New Farnley in the Mid Yorkshire Sunday Cricket League start time 2pm.

As well as the cricket, the BBQ will be on and plenty of background music with plenty of space to let the kids run off some energy.

 

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