Match Day Information for Newcastle Falcons vs Harlequins

Thursday 28 January 2016 Written by: Adam

As Kingston Park Stadium prepares for Sunday’s Aviva Premiership encounter against Harlequins, the club would like to share the following information to allow you to fully enjoy your match day experience.

**Kick Off Time –** Sunday afternoon’s Aviva Premiership Rugby 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.

**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.

**Security –** Kingston Park Stadium will be operating enhanced security procedures around Sunday’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 exclusive Season Ticket Members’ bar on the ground floor of the East Stand will be open from 1.30pm for Sunday’s game, with reduced price drinks and a player question and answer session in the build up to kick off. Happy hour does not run in this area as Season Ticket Members within this bar enjoy drinks priced at lower than happy hour prices throughout the day.

**Parking –** Stadium car parking for Sunday’s is now sold out. Only supporters in possession of a valid match day parking ticket will be admitted to the stadium.

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 Callerton Parkway, Northumberland Park, Bank Foot and Heworth. Please note that the car park at Kingston Park Metro station will be closed due to maintenance works throughout Sunday.

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

**Programmes –** Match day programmes will be available from sellers around the stadium throughout the day on Sunday.

**Post-match –** Newcastle Thunder will take on Whitehaven RLFC on the main pitch of Kingston Park Stadium this Sunday after the Falcons’ game (ko 5.45pm). Anyone wishing to stay and watch this second game can do so free of charge.

**Club Shop –** The Falcons Club Shop and Ticket Office will be open from 9am on Sunday 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.

The Club Shop will also be running their January sale promotion, with 20% off many items of Newcastle Falcons-branded leisure and ladies wear and 50% off Gilbert Rugby boots. Visit the East Stand Club Shop or West Stand Retail Concession for more information.

**Pitch Access –** Due to the Newcastle Thunder game being played at Kingston Park Stadium, supporters will unfortunately not be able to enter the main stadium pitch after full time of the Falcons game.