RPCC History

Centenary Dinner

On the evening of Tuesday 2nd May, members with partners and friends were sipping a chilled crémant watching the setting sun from balcony of the Reigate Priory Cricket Club pavilion as a prelude to dining in the pavilion below. The occasion was the Croquet Clubs Centenary Celebration dinner. After the somewhat haphazard arrangement of the balcony group photo, the 3… Read more →

AGM Review

At the AGM on Sunday 20th November 2022, Chairman John Bristow outlined a full programme of events and items planned to celebrate the club’s Centenary year 2023. Some 6 events are proposed : a dawn to dusk continuous croquet day in the week the club was formed a new Centenary Plate competition likely to be GC 19-point GC a lunchtime… Read more →

RPCC History

As an ongoing project, from time to time we’re going to reproduce content from the club’s past here, for posterity.   Our first post in this series is a reproduction of our 75th Anniversary Newsletter, taken from 1998, and we hope many more will follow as we unearth them!   Read more →

75th Anniversary Newsletter

This article originally appeared in print in 1998, and is part of our RPCC History Series.  Finals Weekend was held on July 18th and 19th, and for once the weather was glorious. The croquet was exciting with some close games being fought out. On the social side, we had a barbecue on the Saturday evening and tea on Sunday afternoon… Read more →