Match Day Information – Brive

Thursday 21 January 2016 Written by: Adam

As Kingston Park Stadium prepares for Saturday’s European Rugby Challenge Cup encounter against Brive, the club would like to share the following information to allow you to fully enjoy your match day experience.

**Kick Off Time –** Saturday afternoon’s European Rugby Challenge Cup game will kick off at 3.00pm.

**Opening Times –** Stadium bars and turnstiles will open at 1.30pm with the East Stand Tap & Tackle open to all guests from 9am. Doors for guests attending as part of Kingston Park Stadium’s award-winning match day hospitality packages will be open from 12.30pm with food served from 1.15pm.

**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 24 hour Ticket Hotline on 0871 226 6060 starting from £15 for adults and £7.50 for juniors.

**North Stand –** Please note that the North Stand terrace will be closed for Saturday’s game. All fans with tickets to that stand will be accommodated in the South or East Stand terraces.

**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.

The exception to this is the North Stand, where ticket holders will be able to enter through the South or East Stand Terraces.

**Security –** Kingston Park Stadium will be operating enhanced security procedures around Saturday’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 1.30pm-2.30pm.

Please note that the Season Ticket Members’ bar on the ground floor of the East Stand will not be open for this fixture due to a private event. However Season Ticket Members will be able to enjoy their usual match day discount from the Tap & Tackle bar throughout the day, on presentation of their Season Ticket Membership card.

**Parking –** Any fans wishing to park on-site for Saturday’s game are advised to book in advance if they wish to park on-site. Parking can be booked in person at the Falcons’ East Stand Ticket Office or online here.

Any fans not wishing to drive to the stadium are encouraged to use public transport to get to the game, with park and ride facilities available at Kingston Park, Callerton Parkway, Northumberland Park, Bank Foot 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.

**Post-match –** After the European Rugby Challenge Cup game is over, Kingston Park Stadium will host a second game of rugby when National League One side Tynedale face Sale FC on the main pitch (ko 6.30pm). Anyone with a ticket to the Falcons’ game is welcome to stay and watch this second match.

**Programmes –** Please note that there will be no match day programmes available for Saurday’s Falcons game.

**Club Shop –** The Falcons Club Shop and Ticket Office will be open from 9am on Saturday 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. Both locations will be offering 20% off many items of leisure and ladies wear, with the East Stand shop also offering 50% off Gilbert Rugby boots.

The Club Shop will also be stocking a range of Newcastle Falcons-branded leisure wear produced in association with Gilbert Rugby, as well as limited edition home and away replica shirts from the recent Falcons Legends game. Visit the East Stand Club Shop or West Stand Retail Concession for more information.

**Pitch Access –** As a result of the Tynedale game spectators will not be able to go on the pitch after Saturday’s Falcons match.