Welcome to the website of Blackheath Cricket Club, based at our beautiful ground and pavilion in the Surrey Hills near Guildford, Surrey. We aim to offer village cricket at its very best, including...

  • League cricket on Saturdays in the I’Anson League, the oldest village cricket league in the world
  • Friendly cricket on Sundays, when we play a wide variety of opposition and can accommodate cricketers of almost any standard
  • A large and thriving junior section of over 300 juniors aged between 5 and 15, including a separate girls’ section

If you would like to know more about our club, where it is, how to join, or what's going on this season then please feel free to browse the pages of this site.

What's coming up

Full events page

Grafham Ground Update – and Working Party
Many thanks to everyone who responded to the survey last November about the proposal for us to take over the Grafham ground as our new second ground. There was overwhelming support for the proposal and since then there has been a lot of progress. We’re hoping to have both an offer of grant funding from Sport England and a new lease of the ground from Waverley BC in place in the next few weeks.

In the meantime, a huge amount urgently needs doing to get the ground in a fit state, and we’ve been given permission by Waverley BC to carry out this work in anticipation of our proposed lease. The biggest job will be removing the disused artificial pitch and laying a new turf wicket in its place, and there will be a working party at Grafham on Sunday 31 March from 10am onwards to help with this. Please put the date in your diary and come along if you can.
Blackheath Women’s Team Launches in May!
Things are shaping up well for the launch of new Blackheath women’s team. We already have around 20 prospective players keen to be involved, however if there are others out there, we’d love to hear from you!

At the inaugural team meeting (pictured), Helen Mansell was elected as this year’s team captain. A kit design was chosen and it was agreed that training will be on Thursday evenings at Blackheath starting on Thursday 9 May, with the bar open afterwards – leading up to a series of softball tournaments against other clubs over the summer. We have already arranged tournaments on Sunday 23 June at Blackheath, followed by others on Sunday 21 July (at Chiddingfold), Sunday 4 August (at Farncombe) and Sunday 11 August (at Godalming).

If you are interested and/or would like to sign up to the WhatsApp group we’ve set up for prospective players, please contact Helen Mansell at helen87mansell@gmail.com or on 07716 025277.
Blackheath Big Bash 2019
It's 3 years since the last big fundraising ball was held at the club and this summer we're doing it all again on Saturday 15th June from 7pm until midnight.

The Blackheath Big Bash 2019 will follow the same format as last time. We've booked the same great band (The Famous Five) and tickets will once again be a bargain at just £45 per head or £400 for a table of 10.

This year we’ll be fundraising to help pay for badly needed restoration and improvements to the Grafham ground and pavilion, our intended new second ground. We are hoping to have some great prizes for the live auction, silent auction and raffle. If you would be able to help by donating a prize – especially if it’s for something money can’t buy – please get in touch! Tickets will be going on sale shortly, but in the meantime make sure you put the date in your diary.
Newsletter - A Big Year Ahead

Club Chairman Nick Harrison explains some of the club’s exciting plans for 2019.

In this newsletter twelve months ago, we looked forward to a year in which both seniors and juniors would face tough challenges against strong opposition. A year on, we can reflect on a season in which the club rose to those challenges at all levels.... read more in the 2019 newsletter...

Junior Section Information 2019

Click here to download the club’s 2019 Junior Section Information booklet.

Junior Registration

The members’ priority registration window is now closed and we are in the process of reviewing space in all squads and offering available places to those on waiting lists. If you are an existing member who did not register before the window closed but would like to register now, please contact Nick Harrison at nharrison@serlecourt.co.uk as soon as possible. If you are on a waiting list and have not yet been contacted about a place in 2019, we will be in touch as soon as we can. If you are not currently on a waiting list but are interested in joining the Blackheath junior section, please contact Nick Harrison at the above email address. Please do not attempt to register your child without being invited to do so.

Winter Coaching

Winter coaching for both seniors and juniors starts in mid-January.
Winter nets for seniors and U14s/U15s/U16s will be at Cranleigh School sports centre on Sunday mornings starting on Sunday 13 January. Sessions run either from 8.45-9.45am or from 10am-11am. Please check the website for exact timing each Sunday. The cost is £5 per session or £50 for all 13 sessions.
Winter coaching for juniors will mostly be at Duke of Kent School sports centre on Sunday afternoons starting on Sunday 13 January. However, U8s and U9s will this year be training at Longacre School on Friday evenings starting on Friday 11 January. For further details of junior training times and costs, click here
Club Kit

If you are looking for new kit, the club has a full range of kit (including match shirts, trousers, training tops, shorts etc) available from Pendle Cricket. Orders should be placed through our online shop

Individual Coaching

Individual coaching can be had through www.matchfitacademy.com, which is a coaching partnership associated with the club. The cost is £20 per hour (whether 1:1 or 1:2), plus the cost of hiring an indoor facility. Sessions can be booked at any mutually convenient time that a facility is available. To book, please contact them at ronny@matchfitacademy.com or danny@matchfitacademy.com.