Spectator Guide: Community Fun Day

Are you visiting Edgbaston for the Royal London One-Day Cup match against Lancashire on our Community Fun Day? Take a moment to read our Spectator Guide for all the information ahead of the big fixture.

The 50-over match on Saturday 4 May will start at 11am. Tickets for this match are only £2 and can be purchased in advance, while under-16s are free.

A big crowd is expected for this match and we advise supporters to give plenty of time to arrive at the ground and plan their journey in advance. If you have any questions ahead of the day, please call 0121 369 1994 (option 2) or email tickets@edgbaston.com.

Key Timings

9am: Car Park open (limited availability)
10am:
Gates open and Kids Zone activities open
10am to 12pm: 'The Greatest Season' book signing with Pat Murphy (Store '94)
10.30am: Sampad Arts Musical Performance (Exhibition Hall)
10.30am: Toss
11am: Match starts
2.30pm: Interval and supporters allowed on Outfield
2.40pm: Sampad Arts Musical Performance (Exhibition Hall)
3.15pm: Play resumes
3.30pm: NSPCC Online Safety session (sign up in Exhibition Hall)
6.45pm: Match ends

Tickets can be purchased on the day via the Ticket Booth on main car park: Adults only £2 and under-16s FREE.
Car Parking is available on the day via the main entrance off Edgbaston Road: £7.50 per car (£5 for Members).

Entrance

Pedestrian entrances are accessible from Pershore Road and Edgbaston Road, and supporters will be able to enter the ground via E6 Exhibition and E9 entrances. These are displayed on the map below.

If  you wish to purchase tickets on the day, please visit the Ticket Booth located on the main car park.

Any tickets purchased from Tuesday can be printed from home or can be collected from the Collection Booth outside Store '94.

If you have any questions on the day, please speak to one of our friendly stewards who will be happy to help.

Kids Zone Activities

A variety of FREE family activities will be available in our Kids Zone, located in the #1 Nets (located by main entrance) and the Exhibition Hall. These will be open from 10am to 2.30pm.

Activities will include;

  • Face Painters
  • Hover Archery
  • Cricket Strike
  • Up the Creek
  • Air Table Football
  • Crazy Golf
  • Human Whack a Mole
  • 12ft Slide
  • Lazer Tag
  • Surf Simulator

Food & Drink

Feeling peckish? Catering will be available to purchase from the Pavilion Stand and the RES Wyatt & Aylesford Stand for this fixture, with a wide variety of food and drink options.

Please note; all bars at Edgbaston are going cashless from Saturday 4 May. Only card payments will be accepted. Cash will still be accepted at all food stalls and in Members' facilities. 

Pavilion Stand

  • Members Lounge: Eat in food facility serving Dishes of the Day, with bar facilities and hot drinks
  • Concourse: Kiosk will be open
  • Exhibition Hall: Bar facility and hot drinks
  • Cubs Corner: Serving doughnuts, popcorn, crisps, chocolate and soft drinks
  • Coffee Pod: Located in reception serving hot drinks and snacks
  • Fordhall Farm: Serving freshly made and locally sourced hot food and soft drinks
    • BBQ
    • Fish & Chips
    • Ice Cream
    • Indian Street Food

RES Wyatt & Aylesford Stand

  • David Heath: Bar facility, hot and cold food including Dish of the Day and hot drinks

Please note; all bars at Edgbaston are going cashless from Saturday 4 May. Only card payments will be accepted. Cash will still be accepted at all food stalls and in Members' facilities. 

Parking

On-site parking will be available to buy on the day of this match, priced at £7.50 per car (£5 for Members). Parking will be available at the Main Car Park, accessible via the entrance off Edgbaston Road. Please use our post code B5 7QU to find us.

While the Club will always try to accommodate all vehicles visiting the ground, admittance will be on a first come, first served basis. Please plan your journey in advance and arrive early to guarantee your on-site match day parking.

Public car parking may also be available on a pay and display basis in Cannon Hill Park and/or the Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Centre, but note that these car parks are not operated by the Club.

Buses

From Broad Street and Five-Ways Island
Service 1 stops outside the ground on Edgbaston Road.

From Bullring (Debenhams bus stops) & Moor Street Station)
Services 45 & 47 provide a frequency of up to every 5 minutes stop on Priory Road, Pershore Road which is only a few seconds away from the ground.

From Bullring (Debenhams bus stops)
Services X61, 63 & X64 stop on Priory Road, Bristol Rd which is a couple of minutes walk from the ground.

From Bullring (Selfridges Entrance) & Digbeth Coach Station
Service 35 takes you just a few minutes walk away from the ground on Willow Road, Edgbaston Road

Under 16s Information

All under 16s must be accompanied by an adult - otherwise they will not be granted entry. All under 16s go completely free but they will need a ticket, please collect one of these from a steward or the Club Shop.

Free Stadium Wi-Fi

Working with the ECB and The Cloud, Edgbaston has installed a state-of-the-art free Wi-Fi available for all spectators. To connect search for Wi-Fi networks and select "_The Cloud" upon connection login using your existing Cloud account or complete a once only registration form.

Merchandise

Visit the new-look Edgbaston shop, Store '94, where you will be able to find a range of fantastic merchandise including replica kit, caps, t-shirts and leisure wear. Scorecards will also be available from Store '94.

New for 2019 - the shop will be stocking a limited edition retro range from the treble winning 1994 season and a new signature collection.

Merchandise can also be purchased online.

Queries

Please email tickets@edgbaston.com if you have any questions about a match day at Edgbaston. Alternatively, please call our team on  0121 369 1994 (option 2), lines are open Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm.

 

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