Autumn/Winter Programme 2019

Annual Membership is £10

All meetings start at 7.45pm at Lees Hall Golf Club Hemsworth Road, Sheffield S8 8LL.

The Club has a dress code  of no trainers or collarless shirts. Hope to see you there


Mon 30th Sept    7.45        KEVIN HOWELLS               Broadcaster

Wed 16th Oct      7.45        GARETH DAVIS                  YCB AllStars Cricket

Mon 28th Oct      7.45        PATRICK MURPHY            Author & Broadcaster

Thur 14th Nov     7.30        DEREK PRINGLE                Essex & England Bowler Pie & Pea Supper

Tues 26th Nov     7.45        JEREMY LONSDALE         Author, Tom Emmett & A Game taken Seriously

Tues 17th Dec     12.30      SIMON HUGHES                 Sky TV Analyst, Broadcaster, Author    LUNCH


Mon Feb 4th     AGM at 715pm followed by Gordon Hollins Chief Operating Officer ECB

Mon Feb 18th   Quiz Night – with Richard Scholey & Ian Wileman

Mon Mar 4th    * Pie & Pea Supper starting at 7.30 with Luke Fletcher, Nottinghamshire CCC & Dave Bracegirdle, Ball by Ball

Mon Mar 18th Martin Wilson, Visually Impaired Coach

Mon Apr 1st     Malcolm Nash Ex Glamorgan Six Sixes

Thurs Apr 11th *Annual Dinner – see News page for more details

Mon Apr 15th   Nick Matthew  Recent No. 1 in the World Squash Player

             *Please note these two events need to be booked in advance


Mon  1st  October      Elizabeth Ammon,  ‘Legside Lizzy’ Sports Journalist with The Times

Mon 15th October     Kevin Howells,   Broadcaster and Commentator BBC

Thurs 1st November   Pie & Pea Supper £15.00 per head 7.00 for 7.30 start

Copthorne Hotel, Bramall Lane. Please book early  – Alan Butcher, Former Surrey, Glamorgan, England and Author of The Good Murungu?  

Mon  12th November     Tony Palladino,  Derbyshire CCC

Mon  26th November      Paul Goodman,  Yorkshire CCC Museum & Heritage Manager

Mon 10th December        John Blain, Yorkshire & Scotland



SPRING 2018 

JANUARY TO APRIL – Our Programme will start at the end of the Month to allow for short days and bad weather

Mon Jan 29th      Steve Kirby – Ex Yorkshire, Somerset CCC, now Head Coach MCC

Thurs Feb 15th     AGM at 7pm  followed by Jamie Hart – Ex Nottinghamshire CCC, Coach, now runs Hart Sport & Media

Wed Feb 28th     *Pie & Pea Supper starting at 7.30 £13 per head

                               Chris Lewis –    Ex Leics, Notts, Surrey & England, Author,

Thurs Mar 8th      Derek Brewer – Thirteen years of MCC

Wed Mar 21st       Quiz Night – with Richard Scholey and Ian Wileman

Mon Apr 9th         Mike Thompson Author – Life and Times of Lord Frederick Beauclerk

Tues Apr 24th      *Annual Dinner – 24th April Baldwin’s Omega £40 per head

Thurs Apr 26th    Professor Lord Patel of Bradford OBE – Independent Director of ECB

  • these evenings need to be booked in advance


Mon 11th Sep        Mark Rowe, Biographer of Brian Sellers
Mon 2nd Oct         Robin Smith, YCCC Board member

Mon 9th Oct          Dave Callaghan, Broadcaster, Voice of Yorkshire Ball by Ball

Mon 16th Oct         Geoff Cope, Yorkshire & England, Co-Author

Wed 1st Nov           Jane Hildreth, General Manager of Yorkshire Diamonds

Thurs 16th Nov      Izzy Duncan, Author, Broadcaster and MCC Committee  Member

Thurs 30th Nov     Ian Fisher, Yorkshire CCC Strength & Conditioning Coach

Mon 11th Dec         Wayne Madsen, Derbyshire CCC

Watch this space as more speakers and dates get confirmed for Spring 2018


Thurs 12th Jan    MARK ROBINSON Head Coach, England Women’s Cricket

Thurs 26th Jan    MIKE COWAN ‘A Trip down Memory Lane’

Wed 8th Feb        KEVIN HOWELLS Broadcaster

Mon 27th Feb      LANCE PIERSON and his one man show

Mon 6th Mar       PIE & PEA SUPPER with KIM BARNETT, Derbyshire & England

Thurs 16th Mar   QUIZ EVENING

Mon 27th Mar     RICHARD KETTLEBOROUGH Int. Test Umpire

Wed 19th April    DAVID LEATHERDALE, Chief Exec PCA


Mon 3rd Oct      DAVE CALLAGHAN, Broadcaster

Mon 10th Oct    DAVE EDMUNDSON, Vice Chair Yorkshire Cricket Foundation

Mon 24th Oct   AUTUMN DINNER   Sir Michael Parkinson CBE, John Barclay, Comedy from Bernie Clifton £36 Baldwin’s Omega 6.45 for 7.20

Wed 26th Oct    ANGUS FRASER MBE, MD of Cricket Middlesex CCC

Thurs 3rd Nov  DAVID RIPLEY, Head Coach Northamptonshire CCC

Thurs 17th Nov KEVIN SHARP, former Yorkshire player, now Batting Coach Worcestershire CCC

Tues 29th Nov   TIM BRESNAN, Yorkshire & England (2016 Hero) Pie & Pea Supper, £12 pp

Mon 5th Dec      WARREN HEGG, former Lancashire & England




Thurs 14th Jan    Lees Hall GC               Steve Patterson and Andy Dawson,

Wed 27th Jan      Abbeydale Park            Mike Watkinson

Wed 10th Feb      Abbeydale Park            Kevin Howells, BBC

Wed 24th Feb      Abbeydale Park           Derek Brewer, Chief Exec MCC

Thurs 10th Mar   Lees Hall GC                  John Helm, Broadcaster

Wed 16th Mar      Abbeydale Park           Quiz Evening

Mon 4th April      Lees Hall GC                  Martin Howe, Author

Thurs 7th April    Baldwins Omega         Annual Dinner with Andrew Gale, Martyn Moxon                                                                                       and Richard Barber; Comedy from Barry Williams £36

Thurs 14th April  Lees Hall GC                 Tanya Arnold, BBC Look North Sport