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12 August 2013

Town team up with the Essex Eagles to offer tickets for the upcoming Colchester cricket festival

Essex Cricket returns to Castle Park in Colchester for The Colchester Cricket Festival (sponsored by Beaumont Seymour) between Tuesday 20 August and Sunday 25 August.


The festival, now in its 99th year, is set in the serene surroundings of Colchester Castle and will feature two matches, including an LV= County Championship match versus Northamptonshire and a Yorkshire Bank 40 match against Derbyshire Falcons.


Town have teamed up with The Essex Eagles to offer Ipswich Town fans the opportunity to attend The Colchester Cricket Festival on Sunday 25 August as The Eagles take on Derbyshire Falcons.


Up for grabs is a signed Essex County Cricket Club team photograph and a family ticket for 2 adults and 2 children to attend the Yorkshire Bank 40 match.


For a chance to win simply tell us the answer to the following question:


Who is the First Team Captain of Essex County Cricket Club.


a.) Graham Napier

b.) Ryan ten Doeschate

c.) James Foster


Answers should be emailed to 

The competition will close on Tuesday, August 20th and one lucky winner will be selected at random and notified by Essex Cricket no later than Friday 23 August.


Tickets at advanced prices for The Colchester Cricket Festival are now available to purchase in person from The Essex County Ground, by phone on 01245 254010 or online at


LV= County Championship tickets are priced at £17 for adults and £9 for Under 18s. Adults can also purchase a rover ticket for all 5 days of the festival priced at £50.


Yorkshire Bank tickets are priced at £17 in advance or £20 on the gates for adults and £8 in advance and £10 on the gates for under 18s. A family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) costs £40 in advance and £48 on the gate.



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