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Ashton Gate to launch revamped matchday for rugby supporters

Supporters can enjoy a revamped matchday experience at Ashton Gate this season, with a number of new additions to the stadium’s offering.

  • Eight bars outside in fan village, plus twelve beer caddies
  • New food and beverage offerings in concourse
  • Live bands and DJ pre and post-game
  • Launch of new branded sports bar and clubhouse
  • Two pint plastic cups return to Ashton Gate

Bristol Bears play Bath in the Premiership’s curtain raiser clash on Friday, August 31st (7.45pm KO) and tickets are available to purchase online now by clicking here and over the phone on 0117 963 0600.

With over 20,000 tickets now sold, the Atyeo Stand is now open to supporters, with adult ticket prices starting from just £30.

We’ll be launching our revamped sports bar and clubhouse, with live music and Q&As with players and coaches after the game.

In the hugely popular fan village, as well as the regular locally sourced food and drinks stands, we’ll also be welcoming a fish and chip shop, churros and barista coffee and a creperie – with gluten free, vegan and vegetarian options - to Ashton Gate.

Ruby & White returns for the 2018/19 campaign in the fan village, as well as a hog roast.

On Bristol Bears matchdays, the fan village will also include a prosecco bar as we build up to kick-off, as well as a Thatchers  bar and Guinness bar.

Inside the Lansdown Stand concourse, we are delighted to launch the ‘Pint & Whistle’ bar in conjunction with Butcombe.

Also in the Lansdown Stand, supporters can sample premium burgers and beers at the ‘Bear & Robins’ bar.

In the South Stand, known as the Bearpit on rugby matchdays, Chunk Pies will unveil a unique pie and mash concessions stand.

Outside the Atyeo Stand, supporter can enjoy a Heineken bar, BBQ and a DJ playing live before the game to boost the party atmosphere before kick-off.

As part of our commitment to environmental practice, Ashton Gate will once again be producing branded plastic cups, saving on consumables and volume wastage. These will include a return of the popular two-pint plastic cups.

The Bristol Sport Rewards scheme, delivering Rewards cash to be redeemed across merchandise at the stadium, is set to be rolled out ahead of the 2018/19 season.

Rewards will be available to Season Card holders, Members and annual hospitality holders, offering Rewards cash to supporters, which can be spent exclusively on merchandise both online and in the Bristol Sport Store.

Supporters can earn between 2% and 5% Rewards cash for each additional home game ticket purchased, as well as for any merchandise bought online or in store (10% Rewards cash for season card holders and 5% for members).

Ashton Gate discounts for Season Card holders (10%) and Members (5%) remain in place in the concourses and concessions, but don’t forget, season and membership cards will need to be scanned at point of sale in order to claim the discount.


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