Notts County gala dinner to mark 150 years

The gala dinner will take place on the pitch at Meadow Lane
The gala dinner will take place on the pitch at Meadow Lane Photo: ITV Central

Notts County will tonight hold a gala dinner to mark its 150th anniversary as the World's oldest football league club,

The Anniversary Gala banquet will be held in a marquee on the pitch at Meadow Lane and will start at 7:00pm this evening.

Notts County is widely regarded as the oldest football league club in the world
Notts County is widely regarded as the oldest football league club in the world Credit: ITV Central

It will be hosted by broadcaster Colin Murray and there will be a speech from former Chairman of the Football League Lord Mawhinney.

Players and staff from past and present will also be there to celebrate the milestone.

It's part of a series of events through the year to mark the club's 150th anniversary.

It was founded in 1862 and was a founder member of the English Football League in 1888.

For more on the history of the club visit Notts County's website.