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Gate Guide: London Irish (Premiership Cup)

Bristol Bears take on London Irish in the Premiership Rugby Cup on Sunday (3pm KO).

Here’s your easy guide for what to expect if you’re heading to BS3.


10:00am - Coffee Shop & Bristol Sport store open

10:00am - Matchday Ticket Office open (phone lines 10am-1pm)

11:00am - Sports Bar open

12:00pm - Fan Village open

1:30pm - Turnstiles open

2:00pm - Team announcements

3:00pm - Kick-off


The Lansdown Stand lower tier and South Stand are open for the game. The Atyeo and Dolman stands are both closed. Pay on the day is currently available.


Tickets are still available for the match online, and supporters are reminded that Season Cards are not included for any Premiership Cup matches. U12 tickets are £1, while adult tickets are available for as little as £10.

Bristol Sport Ticketing phone lines will be open from 10am - 1pm on matchday.



Bristol Bears matchday programmes are available from each of the concession stands inside the stadium.

Premiership fan radios are also available from the Bristol Sport Store, costing £10.


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

We recently announced that The Jolly Hog have opened a concession, as well as a new Mexican kiosk opening and Chicago Town Pizza being served in the Lansdown concourse.

For those fans who are planning on getting to the Stadium early, make the most of our £4 a pint offering. These offers are available between 1:30pm - 2:00pm.


The external matchday Fan Village has a new and improved food and beverage offering which includes Fish & Chips, Burgers and Spanish cuisine from Los Hermanos as well as including a new bar, Boots and Balls, which will be fitted with a new state of the art speed pour system. 

The Fan Village will be in operation from 12pm, with a raft of food and drink on offer, with the drinks concessions offering a fully cashless option.

Live music will also take place in the Fan Village with band The Milestones performing live.


The clubhouse will be open for supporters after full-time, with live music from Mike Bess and Q&As with players and coaches.


Supporters are urged to get to the Gate early, and information regarding travel can be found here.