The ICC Cricket World Cup will be visiting Beamish on the morning of Monday, 8th April, as part of the 100-day ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy Tour of England and Wales!
The trophy will be on display from 9.30am-12pm in Hetton Band Hall in The Pit Village, where visitors can visit it as well as taking part in activities around site.
The day includes:
- See the trophy on display in Hetton Band Hall (9.30am-12pm only)
- Take part in cricket games and other cricketing activities in The Pit Village
- See a display of cricket-related objects in our Open Stores
- All Stars Cricket taster session for 5-8 year olds on the museum’s Events Field, 10.30am – 11.30am
Please note – only the Entrance and Pit Village will be open from 9.30am in order for visitors to see the trophy. No other areas will be open until 10am and no trams or buses will run inside the museum until 10am.
The ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy Tour of England and Wales commenced on 19 February 2019. The 100-day tour started off in London and will finish on 29 May ahead of the tournament opener at The Oval for England v South Africa. Host City Durham will welcome the World Cup Trophy Tour from 6 April – 8 April:
- 6/4/19 – Castle Cricket at Raby Castle
- 7/4/19 – The trophy will travel along the River Wear, as well as having a photo opportunity at Durham Cathedral
- 8/4/19 – Visit to Beamish and a community open event at Durham County Cricket Club in Chester-le-Street
The trophy will visit all 11 Cricket World Cup 2019 venues, making over 100 stops in more than 20 towns and cities across England and Wales. The trophy will be transported in the all-electric Nissan LEAF.
Fans can follow the trophy’s journey through the Trophy Tour section of the ICC Cricket World Cup website. The interactive map will follow the tour’s itinerary, outlining information about each stop. There will also be behind-the-scenes content across all ICC Cricket World Cup digital channels.
The full #CWCTrophyTour schedule, driven by Nissan, can be viewed here.