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An Evening with Ian Botham & Geoff Miller

May 3 @ 19:00 - 22:30


A can’t miss event for Cricket fans, as one of the greatest Cricketers of all time Ian Botham heads to Frome for an extremely rare Evening With event joined by his former England teammate Geoff Miller.

Meet & greet tickets include a signed poster, a chance to meet and have a photo taken on a personal device with both Ian Botham & Geoff Miller, as well as seating in front rows of the venue. 

Lord Ian ‘Beefy’ Botham will talk through the peaks and valleys of his illustrious cricket career – hijinks, scandals and all!

Ian Botham was not merely the top English cricketer of the 1980s but the leading sports personality of the era. One of the undisputed world-class players in the England side of the 1980s, he was capable of turning a match singlehandedly. His greatest individual achievements came during England’s triumphant 1981 Ashes campaign against Australia when he set up two unlikely victories. In the Headingley Test, he made a match-winning 149 not out when England seemed to be struggling and about to lose the series, and his ferocious 118 in the second innings at Old Trafford has been described as one of the best Test innings of all time.

Beefy also played 116 one-day internationals for his country, scoring 2,113 runs and taking 145 wickets. Although reaching the end of his international career by the early 1990s, he was an integral member of the England side which lost the final of the 1992 World Cup to Pakistan.

At English county level, he played some inspirational cricket for Somerset between 1974 and 1986. He then had spells with Worcestershire, from 1987 to 1991, and for Durham, from 1992 to 1993. He retired from the first-class game in 1993 and quickly achieved widespread respect as a shrewd cricket summariser on Sky Television.

Geoff Miller OBE. A hugely respected figure in the world of cricket both through his time playing the game and his responsibilities afterwards, it’s hard to argue that there’s a man who knows more about the game.

A former England test stalwart, the first National Selector of the ECB and most recently President of Derbyshire County Cricket Club, throughout his life and career, Geoff has always maintained an active interest in one of our country’s most loved sports.

Following his retirement, Geoff has established himself as a highly entertaining after dinner speaker, he is never short of an amusing story about what went on in touring parties and on the domestic scene – a quality that saw him voted Sporting Speaker of the Year in both 2013 and 2014 and Cricket Speaker of the Year for the past 4 years. Geoff is sure to have the crowds in raptures.


May 3
19:00 - 22:30
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Cheese and Grain
01373 455420


Cheese and Grain
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Frome, BA11 1BE
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01373 455 420