Well it is actually, for a  chance to meet a sporting legend and experience lunch at the Home of Cricket is an opportunity not to be missed. Lord’s Cricket Ground, owned by Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), a series of events enabling guests to get up close and personal with famous faces from the world of cricket, football and rugby.

 

The Long Room Legends of Sport series begins on Friday 15th April with a lunch hosted by Sky Sports commentator and 2015 Sports Broadcaster of the Year Ian Ward. He will be joined by former England captains Graham Gooch and Michael Atherton to discuss the world of international cricket and the upcoming season. The event includes a drinks reception and three-course lunch in the iconic Lord’s Long Room, situated in the Grade II* Listed Pavilion.

 

 

Its just not cricket 

Lord’s Head of Sales for Meetings, Events and Hospitality, Nick Kenton, said: “We wanted to offer sports fans the opportunity to meet their idols in an intimate atmosphere while enjoying the great hospitality on offer at the Home of Cricket. This series of events offers great value for money and is the perfect gift for the sports enthusiast in your life.”

 

Tickets cost £150 per person. Guest speakers and dates for the upcoming events will be announced shortly. All events include drinks reception and three-course Long Room lunch.

 

hospitality@mcc.org.uk.