Warwickshire begin the Specsavers County Championship season in exactly one month when they travel to the Kia Oval to take on Surrey on Friday 7 April, before playing their first home game at Edgbaston a week later against Yorkshire on Friday 14 April. This year also includes a historic first round of day/night matches in the Specsavers County Championship with Warwickshire taking on Lancashire at Edgbaston on Monday 26 June.
Ian Bell and the rest of the squad will be hoping to successfully defend the Royal London One-Day Cup which this year has been brought forward to the spring – meaning all the group matches will be played before the ICC Champions Trophy in June. Warwickshire will be in action on Bank Holiday Monday 1 May v Durham, Friday 5 May v Notts Outlaws, Sunday 7 May v Lancashire Lightning and Sunday 14 May v Yorkshire Vikings.
Birmingham Bears 2017 NatWest T20 Blast home campaign will begin with our first ever Saturday night fixture, against last year’s tournament semi-finalists Notts Outlaws. The Bears’ have been given a superb allocation of games at Edgbaston in 2017, with all seven matches to be played across weekends with three falling on the popular Friday nights. The Bears take on Worcestershire Rapids in the big local derby on Friday 4 August in what will be a fixture not to be missed.
Priority access to the biggest matches in world cricket
As ever, our membership guarantees best value for money and includes access to 39 days of domestic cricket in all three formats of the game. Edgbaston has also secured its biggest programme of major match day cricket due to be played between 2017 – 2019, which includes the ICC Champions Trophy (5 ODIs) with four group matches and a semi-final of this global tournament, England v West Indies Investec Test Match and the NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day in 2017.
In addition to these, in 2018 we will host England v India Investec Test Match, England v Australia T20 and NatWest T20 Finals Day, whilst 2019 will see the England v Australia Investec Test Match and ICC World Cup (4 group matches and a semi-final) all being played at Edgbaston Stadium with Warwickshire members havING priority access to all of these fixtures.
- Entry to all domestic cricket at Edgbaston
- Access to members’ only areas
- Priority booking for Major Match Day tickets
- Four guest passes for domestic cricket
- TWO issues of Beyond the Boundary
- A complimentary copy of the seasonal annual
- Discounted car parking on domestic match days
- 10% off merchandise at the Edgbaston Sports Store
- Discount on food and drink at all Edgbaston bars
- Benefits from selected club partners
- Programme of members’ events
- Voting rights
Membership guarantees access to 39 days of domestic cricket
Many Clubs have now removed T20 from their offering whilst we still ensure that our membership covers all three formats of the domestic game. This year members will have access to 39 days of domestic cricket which includes 7 Specsavers County Championship games, 7 NatWest T20 Blast fixtures and 4 Royal London One-Day cup games. Our Members’ facilities are one of the best in the country with both Tom Dollery Lounge and David Heath Suite providing indoor facilities, catering and private bar.
Save £140 through a 3 Year Membership*
We have a new Three year membership option which will cover 2017, 2018 and 2019 and will save you up to £140 over the 3 years. This option is available as a Club Membership and as ever anyone who purchase this membership will receive priority on Major Match Day tickets as well all of the above benefits. You can now save £140 and guarantee access to some of the biggest International cricket matches! *Prices based on purchasing Full Club membership for the next three years at post January prices.
Membership Service Department
This year we have introduced a new Membership Services department who will be responsible for anything member related – if you have any queries or questions then simply email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0844 635 1902 (option 2) to speak to a member of our team. We also looked at membership in more detail and have introduced a new membership pack which all members will receive – this includes pin badges, lanyard, members’ handbook, new membership card and keyring/bottle opener.
For more information on our 2017 membership options including pricing, please call 0844 635 1902 (option 2) or click here to view online. We hope we can count o your support once again!