World Cup Celebration Day

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The 'Huddersfield Rugby League: A Lasting Legacy' Heritage Project invites you to enjoy the very best of Rugby League at the World Cup Fans' Celebration Day at the John Smith's Stadium on 1st November.
Friday 1st November

9.30am Boxes of heritage exhibitions open to public

11.00am to 11.30am Arrival and refreshments for speakers and panellists

11.30am Welcome and Introduction (David Hinchliffe, event chair)

11.40am to 12.15pm Individual Speakers: World Cup 2013
including David Oxley CBE)

12.15pm to 1.15pm Panel 1: World Cup Memories
(Chair: Phil Caplan; panel including: Robbie Hunter-Paul; John Kear; Bev Risman OBE; Johnny Whiteley; Neil Fox; Ian Brooke)

1.15pm to 2.00pm Buffet Lunch and viewing of exhibitions

2.00pm Panel 2 and Film: 1972 World Cup
(Chair: Professor Tony Collins; panel including: John Atkinson; David Jeanes; Harry Jepson; Steve Nash)

3.00pm to 3.15pm Refreshments

3.15pm to 4.15pm Panel 3: The Future of International Rugby League
(Chair: Dave Woods; panel including: Gary Hetherington; Julia Lee; Garry Schofield OBE)

4.15pm to 5.00pm Question and Answer

Closing Address (Professor Tony Collins)

7pm to 12.30am Rugby League Cares Charity Dinner

Saturday 2nd November

10 am free of charge, the Huddersfield Rugby League Exhibition at the Tolson Museum, Wakefield Road [open from 23 October]

2:30 pm England v Ireland World Cup match at the John Smith's Stadium

Order your tickets HERE.

Want to help? Then feel free to print and display this [A5] poster.

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