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Welcome to Flannels for Heroes
Flannels for Heroes is an annual garden party held in the heart of Chelsea. It is celebration of traditional Britishness and raises money and awareness for Heroes charities. All proceeds go directly to the nominated charities each year. To date, Flannels for Heroes has raised over £175,000 for Help for Heroes, Combat Stress, Walking with the Wounded and the On Course Foundation.
The first match starts at 10:00am and the second commences at 1:00pm. The winners of each match compete in a final and the day concludes with the awards ceremony at around 8:00pm.
All players are provided with a pair of traditional English flannels, commemorative cricket shirts, jumpers to match their team colours and a cap.
Guests and players are treated to first-class hospitality throughout the day from a leading London caterer: Rhubarb, The Admirable Crighton and Blue Strawberry have all been picked in the past.
There will be around 400 guests at Burton Court for lunch and tea, to watch the cricket and participate in the day. There is a celebrity auction conducted after lunch and a silent auction throughout the day, each carries a selection of outstanding prizes. The day is packed with fun, frivolity and friendship, and the cricket provides an entertaining backdrop for the garden party. Scroll down for the video and more information…
See the 2015 Video of Flannels for Heroes
Flannels in the Press.
As a go-to event in the height of the London social season, Flannels for Heroes drives significant press attention. Shown here are articles from Tatler, Hello, The Times and The Evening Standard…
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Burton Court, Chelsea
Flannels for Heroes is played at Burton Court, home of The Guards CC.
It is in the heart of Chelsea opposite the Royal Hospital.