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Gate Guide: Northampton - GP R9

Bristol Bears welcome Northampton Saints to Ashton Gate on Friday night in round nine of the Gallagher Premiership.

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

ORDER OF EVENTS

9:00am - Coffee Shop & Bristol Sport store open
4:00pm - Sports Bar open
4:30pm - Fan Village open
5.00pm - Matchday ticket office open
6:15pm - Turnstiles open and big screen entertainment begins
6:15pm - Live music in the Fan Village
7:45pm - Kick-off
10pm - Post-match entertainment in Lansdown concourse

SECURITY INFORMATION

Supporters are advised to arrive at the ground early as extra security checks will be in place for this weekend's fixture.

TICKETS

A bumper crowd is expected with all areas of the stadium, excluding the Atyeo Stand, open. We urge supporters to arrive at the stadium with plenty of time to spare to avoid queues.

Supporter Services phone lines will be open from 9am and the Ticket Office (situated by the Atyeo Statue) will be open from 5pm until kick-off for any queries.

Tickets are available online by clicking below and pay on the day is available.

BUY TICKETS

BLACK FRIDAY 

From Thursday, November 25th until midnight of Monday, November 29th, enjoy huge discounts across a range of City and Bears merchandise.*

  • Spend £60 and receive 15% off with the code: BF15
  • Spend £100 and receive 20% off with the code: BF20
  • Spend £150 and receive 25% off with the code: BF25

*Bears Away replica shirt, European replica shirt and Gift Cards are excluded from this offer.

FAN VILLAGE

The Fan Village, open from 4.30pm, includes five food outlets, outside bars including two real ale pop ups, a gin & tonic bar and a cider bar. Live music commences from 6.15pm for an hour.

GOING CASHLESS

Following the successful introduction of cashless outlets at the stadium towards the end of the 2019/20 season, we will be further extending the operation and going cashless across the stadium. 

FOOD & DRINK 

Inside the Ashton Gate Stadium concourses, food will be available for cashless purchase from all concessions.

We are proud to announce a fantastic new relationship with our neighbours at Bristol Beer factory and we have a range of their fantastic draught products for you to enjoy at Ashton Gate.

These brilliant new products can be found throughout the stadium and no more so than in our fabulously rebranded Sports Bar.

COVID SAFETY

Current Public Health guidance advises supporters to take a lateral flow test before attending a game to protect themselves and others. Do not attend if this shows a positive result or if you or a family member/bubble show symptoms.

SUPPORTERS CLUB

The Supporters Club Gazebo is also in the Fan Park and is located between the Sports Bar main entrance and the Ashton Gate Store. Please visit before or after home matches for all Supporters Club information, away match travel details and payments, or contact the Supporters Club on: admin@brissupportersclub.co.uk.

GETTING HERE

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

TRAVEL

Matchday bus timetable shown below:

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