POOLE Speedway have announced details of the club's 70th anniversary gala dinner.

The glittering event will be held on Saturday, March 24 at Cherries' Vitality Stadium headquarters, with riders past and present attending alongside the Poole management.

The gala will cap a busy week with press and practice inked in for Wednesday, March 21 and the 70th anniversary meeting – due to be attended by hall of famers Tony Rickardsson and Mark Loram – set to take place at Wimborne Road on the Friday.

Discussing the gala, Poole boss Matt Ford told the club website: "We are looking to make this a spectacular night, full of many memorable moments from the club's illustrious history.

"There are limited spaces available so we would urge anyone wishing to join us to make an early booking to avoid disappointment."

Tickets are priced at £80 per person, with the option to purchase a full table of 10 for £750. Guests can also reserve a table of eight for £750 and dine with one of the club's 2018 riders and their guest.

To purchase tickets, send your remittance and number of tickets required – along with a stamped addressed envelope – to Speedway Office, Poole Stadium, Wimborne Road, Poole, BH15 2BP.