On a beautifully warm summer's afternoon in 1997, the sound of leather on willow and the cry's of "How's That!" echoed around the
Madeley Cricket Ground, as another visiting team's wicket fell. Suddenly the unmistakable drone of aircraft approaching, drowned out the
celebrating Player's and Supporters.
There in the Sky above Meadow Pit Mound, The Cricket Club and Meadow Cottage's, were the famous "Few" the Royal Airforce
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight's.
Lancaster Bomber!, with it's two little friend's. The Spitfire and The Hurricane. A sight to behold as they flew past, on
another nostalgic mission.
It was in those brief moment's that Meadow Pit Memorial Gardens, received its "Inspiration".
A painting has now been commissioned to recapture that special event
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