2021 Fundraising Events

Duchess of Rutland XI v MCC Tuesday 3rd August 2021

The latest in the annual series of matches between the Duchess of Rutland XI and the MCC was played in near-perfect conditions against the backdrop of Belvoir Castle. The MCC eventually  running out winners by 7 runs in a fantastic game. The Duchess of Rutland XI remain in the lead  in the series 6-5.

Following an enjoyable day’s cricket, the victorious MCC team was presented with the Imogen Skirving Memorial Trophy, while the Vic Heppenstall Spirit of Cricket Award went to The  Duchess XI and young Nottinghamshire Academy opener Freddie McCann for his 53.

Charity Golf Day – at Radcliffe on Trent Golf Club Thursday 3rd September

A field of 14 teams took part in our annual golf event at the Radcliffe on Trent Golf Club. The course was in superb condition and the steak pie was sensational.

The Belvoir Cricket & Countryside Sponsors team emerged as winners and our guests were  well entertained by the host club and by former Nottingham Forest legend Nigel Jemson. A big thank you to all our sponsors on the day.

London Marathon 2021

A huge thank you and congratulations to Harry Chatfeild-Roberts 3 hours 59 minutes and Michael Cooke 4 hours 23 mins for completing the London Marathon. Despite both suffering with cramps and spasms over the last 5-6 miles both completed the race in amazing times.

Their amazing fund-raising efforts for the Trust have raised over £12,000.

“We were both going well until the latter stages.The last five miles was really tough but you remember why you are doing it and the crowds along the entire length of the course were out of this world.”

“It was an amazing experience and we wish to thank all our sponsors for their generosity and messages of support.”
– Michael Cooke