,  |  14 June 2013

Kent & Curwen Sponsors Real Heroes at Flannels for Heroes

(June 2013) High-end luxury menswear brand Kent & Curwen was the official clothing sponsors of the third Flannels for Heroes event that took place on Friday 14, 2013 at Burton Court, home of the Royal Hospital Chelsea. This annual cricket fundraiser for Heroes charities has all players wearing traditional white flannels sponsored by Kent & Curwen. From cricket knits to cricket caps, Kent & Curwen has proven once again that they are the leaders in styling the sport of cricket.
The contest, which was founded by Hugh Grant, featured ex-servicemen competing with stars of screen and stage in a 20:20 contest with a classic English garden party for 300 alongside, atBurton CourtinChelsea.
This year, there were two George Cross medals playing and a Military Cross, plus three amputees which included Jaco Van Gass and Guy Disney, famed for their trek to the North Pole with Prince Harry and Walking with the Wounded in 2011.
In a thrilling final match, the Royal Marines side Bootneck Belters, were narrowly beaten by Milbank Malaprops, the law firm, posting its second Flannels victory in two years. Man of the Series was awarded to Milbank’s wicket keeper James Whacket, who’s 44 and 39 were instrumental in securing winning totals for both their games.
For more information and pictures of the day, see http://flannels4heroes.co.uk