Darts legends to appear in Norwich as part of Little Moulton’s Lord fundraising plans

Eric Bristow is heading to Norwich for a chairty tournament

Eric Bristow is heading to Norwich for a chairty tournament - Credit: IAN BURT

They are some of the most famous players to pick up darts and battle it out at the oche.

And now Eric Bristow, John Lowe, Keith Deller and Peter Manley will be thrilling darts fans at a charity match at Norwich City Football Club to help good cause in Wymondham and Attleborough.

The former world champion finalist darts players have all signed up to take part in the BetVision Norwich Charity Darts Masters on Saturday, June 27 at Carrow Road's Norfolk Suite.

Everyone attending the night will have the chance to play at least one of the star darts players.

And the crowd can cheer on the players as they compete for the Norwich Charity Darts Masters Trophy.

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The event is being organised by Lord Russell Baker of Little Moulton, who is fundraising for the Lord Baker Community Fund managed by The Norfolk Community Foundation.

The fund supports East Anglia Children's Hospices, Wymondham-based cancer charity Star Throwers, Attleborough's Chapel Road School for children with complex needs and the Norfolk Community Foundation.

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Mr Lowe, three times world champion, said: 'It will be a great night, for me it will be a reunion with friends made over many years.'

Lord Baker said: 'I am expecting it to become an annual fundraising event for years to come with various darts masters and former world champions attending each year'

Earlier this year Mr Bristow took part in charity match at Wymondham Rugby Club in support of Star Throwers.

Steven Ho, from Star Throwers, said, 'We are very grateful that Lord Baker is supporting Star Throwers again with this fantastic darts fundraiser.

'Russell organised a darts evening in May which was itself a fantastic evening but this one is looking like it will be even bigger and better.

'Russell's continued fundraising means a great deal to our charity as it will help us to continue to provide advice and support to cancer patients and their loved ones'.

Laura Carver, from EACH, said, 'We are delighted to be one of the beneficiaries of Lord Baker's fundraising events and thank him sincerely for his fantastic efforts in helping to ensure we can continue caring for children and young people with life threatening or life limiting conditions and supporting their families in the community.'

The trophy for the charity event has been donated by David Willimott, from Carmichaels Dart Mart in Norwich and who is a former Suffolk darts champion and has played the world finalists on many occasions.

To book tickets visit https://ncfdarts.eventbrite.co.uk/ Are you organising a charity event? Email anthony.carroll@archant.co.uk

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