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Emmerdale actors to take part in charity cricket match
8:39am Tuesday 4th September 2012 in News
STARS from Emmerdale will take on a York cricket team on Sunday in a charity fundraising match.
Heworth Cricket Club will play a team from the popular TV soap with the aim of raising thousands of pounds for the SSAFA (Soldiers Sailors Airmen and Families Association) and City of York Olympic Foundation.
The match is being organised by Phil Allan, of Huntington , who works as a generator operator on the Emmerdale set.
The Lord Mayor of York, Coun Keith Hyman , is also expected to take part. There will be a bouncy castle, a barbecue, tombola, refreshments and a bar.
Gates at the club’s Elm Park Way ground will open at 1pm and the match will start at 2pm.
Admission is £5 per person with children going free with an adult. Tickets can be bought on the day or in advance at the Guildhall.