Please see the below list of forthcoming events at the Kia Oval:
Tuesday April 4th – Members’ Pre-Season Lunch
Staged in the Alcock Restaurant in the heart of the Members’ Pavilion, the pre-season lunch gives Members a chance to come together and anticipate the impending start of the season – with Surrey’s first game only three days later against Warwickshire.
Chief Executive Richard Gould will give an update on the club’s winter progress followed by the opportunity to rub shoulders and ask questions to members of the playing squad. The lunch will start at 12pm in the Alcock Room, with the two-course menu consisting of a carvery and dessert option. To purchase your place please click HERE.
Friday April 7th – Pavilion Open Day
During the first 2017 County Championship home game against Warwickshire, Surrey CCC host the Pavilion Open Day. All Members are able to meet the Membership department to ask any questions they have regarding their Membership. Our very own Tour Guides will also be running short tours around the ground commencing at the lunch and tea interval from the Pavilion reception.
Saturday April 8th – Lunch Forum
Members are invited to attend our first forum of the season during the break of the first County Championship fixture against Warwickshire. The forum will involve a Q&A with CEO Richard Gould as well as a guest from the Surrey coaching and playing staff. The forum takes place at the Vauxhall End and there will be selection of refreshments available. Book your FREE place HERE.
Wednesday April 12th – Pride of Lions Day
A day of fun-filled activities around the ground for our Pride of Lions Members. The day will give them the opportunity to watch the Surrey squad train, design your own Surrey T20 kit and much more! This event is free of charge for all Pride of Lions Members and the opportunity to book your place will be available very soon!
Tuesday April 25th – Club AGM (6pm)
The AGM will take place in the England Suite in the OCS Stand and, as well as the formal business that needs to be conducted, will update Members on the continuing developments of the club as well as giving more opportunities to ask questions to the club management. Entrance is free of charge to all Members with doors opening at 5pm and proceedings getting underway at 6pm.
Friday May 12th – Schools’ Day
Surrey CCC will be welcoming schools of all types from across London and Surrey to the Kia Oval to enjoy the Royal London One Day Cup group fixture against Kent. Last year we welcomed over 5,000 children, hosting an array of activities such as player autograph signings, quizzes, coaching, tours of the stadium, the Vauxhall City Farm and much more.
Tuesday July 4th – Post Match Forum
Our second forum of the year will be hosted after the second day’s play of the Hampshire County Championship match. The forum takes place at the Vauxhall End where Members are able to ask questions to Surrey Chief Executive Richard Gould as well as a guest from the Surrey coaching and playing staff. Book your FREE place HERE.
Tuesday July 25th – 100th Test Bedser Dinner
The 100th Test Bedser Dinner takes place just days ahead of the 100th Test Match at the Oval. Celebrating Gareth Batty’s Testimonial year, the Dinner includes a unique opportunity to inspect the pitch, and enjoy drinks on the outfield with he England Team in attendance. Prices start from £125+VAT per person (Members discounted rate – £175+VATpp for Non-Members), or for £500+VAT, you can get a framed, signed team photo of you with the England team (pre-purchase only). A ticket to the Bedser Dinner includes welcome drinks, a four course dinner and wine on the table. There will also be a Q&A with Gareth Batty, Michael Atherton and Graeme Pollock. All proceeds from the event will go to the Surrey Cricket Foundation and the chosen charities from Gareth Batty’s Testimonial. To secure a place at the Bedser Dinner, click here.
Wednesday July 26th – Bill’s Book Club
Another instalment of the ever popular Bill’s Book Club – named in honour of club legend and Pavilion Curator Bill Gordon – will once again see a top cricket author discussing a recent book with Members on the night before the start of the Kia Oval Test Match. With 2017 seeing the ground host its 100th Test, this is sure to be an extra special event.
Monday August 28th – Thursday August 31st – Kia Oval Beer Festival
A traditional highlight of any Kia Oval summer, the 2017 Beer Festival will once again feature some of the finest produce from breweries across London and Surrey with a variety of ales, beers, craft beers and ciders available at the Pavilion End of the ground. The festival will take place throughout the County Championship London derby against Middlesex, with club sponsor Greene King also coming to the party with a wide selection of beers. Keep an eye on the club website closer to the time for more details!
Tuesday August 29th – Breakfast Forum
Members are invited to attend a Breakfast Forum prior to the second day of the Middlesex County Championship match. The forum will take place at the Vauxhall End of the ground and there will be selection of breakfast options available free of charge, as well as tea and coffee. This will be followed by a Question & Answer session with Surrey Chief Executive Richard Gould as well as a guest from the Surrey coaching and playing staff. Book your FREE place HERE.
Wednesday September 6th – 100th Test Dinner
In the year of the 100th Test Match to staged at the ground – and to commemorate the anniversary of the first ever Test Match played at The Oval, between England and Australia in 1880 – the club will be staging a special dinner. More details about this event will be released shortly.
Tuesday September 12th – Friday September 15th – Gareth Batty Testimonial Events
As part of Gareth Batty’s Testimonial year, he will staging events throughout Surrey’s County Championship match with Yorkshire. More details will be confirmed closer to the time.
Friday September 22nd – End of Season Awards
The event will once again bring together Surrey players, Members and staff to celebrate the 2017 season. The evening will give Members a chance to reflect on the season, see awards handed out and hear directly from the key players and coaches of the season.
All tickets will include an evening meal, a welcome drink and a seat at the Awards Ceremony, which will take place at the Vauxhall End of the ground and be hosted by Surrey CCC Chief Executive, Richard Gould. The awards themselves, including a number given out by the Surrey CCC Supporters’ Club as well as those decided by club management, will begin at approximately 7.30pm.