Test Match Packages

The North East's first ever Test Match is coming to Durham in June 2003. There's no better excuse to crack open the bubbly.

Watch England face Zimbabwe for five days of real cricketing class. As you'd expect, this is a contest of sportsmen at the top of their game. Drama, excitement and tension are guaranteed.

This event is the perfect opportunity to impress your clients and colleagues. Sit back, watch the game and relax in comfortable anf informal surroundings. You'll have time to chat, discuss work (or play) and really get to know your clients better.

Durham's first Test is great news for the whole of the North East. By reserving your place you'll not only be supporting your national team but the region as well. This game will focus the world on Durham. Who knows where it will lead in the future?

To mark the occasion, we've created a number of special Inuagural Test hospitality packages. Read on to find out more...

Corporate Test Founder (only six available)

  • Status as a "Corporate Test Founder" for the five years of the agreement
  • Right to use Durham CCC logo on your own company letterhead
  • Acknowledgement in the "Inaugural npower Test Match" souvenir brochure
  • Guaranteed exclusive use of your Executive Box at one day's international cricket each year, including your choice of day at the historic "Inaugural npower Test Match" in 2003. Includes champagne on arrival, three course silver service meal with wine, afternoon tea, souvenir gift for each guest, complimentary Inaugural Test brochure and live television in the Box.
  • First option on use of your Executive Box on remaining days of a Test Match.
  • Guaranteed exclusive use of your Executive Box at Durham matches. Food to be charged at nominal rate (presently £22 + VAT per person)
  • Four car park passes for the duration of the term.
  • Unlimited use of your Executive Box for business meetings, throughout the term.
Price - £14,000 + VAT per annum

 

International Hospitality Partners (only nine available)

  • Status as an International Hospitality Partner for the three years of the agreement
  • Guaranteed exclusive use of an Executive Box at one day's International cricket each year, including your choice of day at the historic "Inaugural npower Test Match" in 2003. Includes Champagne on arrival, three course silver service meal with wine, afternoon tea, souvenir gift for each guest, complimentary Inaugural Test Brochure and live television coverage within Box.
  • First option on use of your Executive Box at the remaining days of a npower Test Match.
  • Guaranteed exclusive use of an Executive Box a three days domestic cricket of your choice each year, inclusive of three course silver service meal, cricket tea and account bar.
Price - £6,950 + VAT per annum

 

Exclusive Executive Lounge

Exclusive use of a glass fronted Lounge for forty-five people on the first, second or third day of the "Inaugural npower npower Test Match" at Durham.

  • Champagne celebration before the start of play
  • Daily Newspapers
  • Three course silver service lunch, served with wines. Menus branded with your Company logo.
  • Cheese selection with Port
  • Traditional afternoon cricket tea
  • Account bar with waitress service
  • Direct access to luxury seating in front of the Lounge
  • Inaugural Test Souvenir gift for each guest, branded with your Company logo
  • Complimentary Inaugural Test Brochure
  • Live television coverage within the lounge
  • Twelve car park passes
Price - £14,250 + VAT on Thursday or Friday, £12,500 + VAT on Saturday


Executive Box

The perfect way to entertain up to twelve guests in privacy, whilst relaxing in style and enjoying first class hospitality and outstanding views over the pitch and up towards Lumley Castle.

  • Champagne and canapés on arrival
  • Direct access to luxury seating in front of the Box
  • Three course silver service lunch, served with wines
  • Traditional afternoon cricket tea
  • Account bar with waitress service
  • Inaugural Test Souvenir gift and brochure for each guest
  • Live television coverage in the Box
  • Three car park passes
Price - £3,500 + VAT on Thursday and Friday, £2,500 + VAT on Saturday and Sunday


Executive Lounges

The Lumley, Colin Milburn and Dunelm Lounges are glass fronted and also enjoy spectacular views over the pitch and up towards Lumley Castle. Private tables are available for parties of up to ten people.

  • Champagne and canapés on arrival
  • Direct access to luxury seating in front of the Lounge
  • Three course silver service lunch, served with wines (Thursday & Friday only)
  • Quality Hot Fork buffet ( Saturday & Sunday only)
  • Traditional afternoon cricket tea
  • Account bar with waitress service
  • Inaugural Test Souvenir gift and brochure for each guest
  • Live television coverage in the Lounge
  • One car park pass per four guests.
Price £275 + VAT per person on Thursday and Friday, £185 + VAT on Saturday and Sunday


For further information or to make a booking please contact Julie Harrison on 0191 387 1717 ext.2839. Alternatively download a booking form [Microsoft Word 24.5KB] or click here to request information sent to you.

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