Sponsorship, support and event contribution
The Lord’s Taverners was set up nationally in 1950 by a group of well-known actors who used to meet at The Tavern at Lord’s Cricket Ground. It has developed into being the UK’s leading youth cricket and disability sports charity. Through support from businesses such as Norfolk Accountancy Services, the Norfolk arm of the charity has raised over £250,000.
- Contributing towards nine sensory centres and play areas for Norfolk Complex Needs Schools
- Providing 18 sports wheelchairs and a contribution towards special additional chairs for world wheelchair superstar Alfie Hewett and local wheelchair tennis star Ben Bartram
- Funding the National Table Cricket Tournament
- Setting up the Lord’s Taverner’s National Super 1’s programme that gives young people with a disability, aged 12-25 the chance to play regular, competitive cricket.
- With the help of additional funds from the UK parent charity, providing 6 specially adapted minibuses for Norfolk Complex Needs Special Schools to help disabled and disadvantaged young people take part in sport and recreation.
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“It is through the support of our Norfolk Committee, Members and Businesses like Norwich Accountancy (who have been our main sponsor for 3 years) that we have been able to make these valuable contributions. Jon Hook sits on our Norfolk Committee and provides invaluable support. On top of their financial support, they bring lots of guests to our fundraising Events, where Jon also regularly provides very generous Auction and Raffle prizes.”
Norfolk Regional Chairman