Match-day info for tonight’s game v Gloucester

Friday 07 April 2017 Written by: Adam

**Kick Off Time** – Friday evening’s Aviva Premiership Rugby game will kick off at 20:00

**Opening Times** – Stadium bars and turnstiles will open at 18.30 with the East Stand Tap & Tackle open to all guests from 10:00. Doors for guests attending as part of Kingston Park Stadium’s award-winning matchday hospitality packages will be open from 16:30 with food served from 17:00.

**Match Tickets** – Tickets for the game are still available to **[buy now online][1]**, in person from the Kingston Park Stadium Box Office or by calling the club’s Ticket Hotline on 0871 226 6060 starting from £15 for adults and £5.00 for juniors.

Advanced prices are applicable until 17:00 on Friday evening, After which a £3 match day premium applies to all tickets.

**Stadium Access** – Supporters must enter the stand for which they hold tickets to gain entry into the ground. Kingston Park Stadium’s ticket scanners will have restrictions in place that will only allow tickets for that stand to be scanned.

Supporters enjoying the hospitality of the Tap & Tackle pre-match will be able to take any drinks purchased with them from the bar to their appropriate stand.

**Curry Corner** – Curry Corner continues post match with a serving station set up in the 1877 Bar around 30 minutes after the full-time whistle. Serving delicious, free helpings of curry and rice prepared by the award winning Kingston Park Stadium chefs.

Tonight’s offering is Crabbies’ butter chicken – A traditional curry with a twist, using Crabbies’ original ginger beer to flavour the sauce. It is part of the club’s ongoing efforts to enhance the match day experience and reward the loyal Falcons Family.

**Post Match Entertainment** – For fans looking to extend their night at the club beyond the full-time whistle, the excellent Just So will be performing post-match on the West Stand concourse.

Man of the Match presentations will take place in both the 1877 bar and West Stand concourse shortly after the end of the game.

**Stack Cups** – Launched earlier in the season in South and West Concourses, the Tap & Tackle and 1877 Bar, specially branded Stack Cups will replace disposable plastic vessels for serving drinks at Kingston Park Stadium.

Featuring Evan Olmstead, Sinoti Sinoti, Will Welch and Mark Wilson, supporters will pay a £1 deposit on their first drink, which can be reclaimed on returning their final empty to dedicated redemption points or can opt to take their cup home as a souvenir of the game.

**Security** – Kingston Park Stadium will be operating enhanced security procedures around Friday’s game, including bag searches. If you would usually bring a bag to the game please consider whether this is something you really need; if you do need to bring a bag please be aware that it will be subject to search from security staff and be sure to allow extra time for getting into the ground.

**Bars** – Supporters bar facilities are available in the South, East and West stands. All bars within the stadium will be running a reduced price happy hour drinks promotion from 18.30 – 19:30.

**Parking** – Pre-purchasing for on-site parking for Friday’s game has now sold out. Any fans who have not already pre-purchased their seasonal or match day parking pass for Kingston Park Stadium on Friday are encouraged to use public transport to get to the game.

Park and ride facilities are available at Bank Foot, Callerton Parkway, Kingston Park Northumberland Park, and Heworth.

**Public Transport** – Anyone not planning to drive to the game can utilise either the bus or Tyne and Wear Metro service. [**Click here**][2] for more information on public transport.

**Programmes** – Match-day programmes will be available from sellers around the stadium throughout the day on Friday, the 72-page publication priced just £3..

**Club Shop** – The Falcons Club Shop and Ticket Office will be open from 09:00 on Friday up until kick off, then again for 45 minutes after the final whistle, with a retail concession also available in the West Stand of the ground.

This Friday, there is 50% off all Authentic / Replica shirts and 20% of leisurewear from 09:00 until close.

**Pitch Access** – Young supporters will be welcome to take to the Kingston Park Stadium pitch after full time in the Falcons’ game. However please note that certain access restrictions apply to anyone on the stadium pitch. Check out signs around the ground to ensure you are up-to-date with this information.