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Gate Guide: Sale Sharks

Bristol Bears welcome Sale Sharks to Ashton Gate Stadium for the Gallagher Premiership clash on Friday, May 3rd (7.45pm KO).

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

5:00pm - Sports Bar open

5:00pm - Fan Village open

5:00pm - Matchday ticket office open

6:15pm - Turnstiles open

6:45pm - Team announcements

7:45pm - Kick-off

9:30pm - Departing player presentation on the pitch

STADIUM

The Lansdown Stand lower and upper, Dolman Stand and the South Stand are open for the game. The Atyeo Stand is closed. 

The stadium has recently had secure phone chargers installed in the Sports Bar, Lansdown Stand, South Stand and Dolman Stand which are £1 for 30mins.

Half-time will see a pitchside address from chairman Chris Booy as we celebrate the final home game of the season.

TICKETS

Bristol Sport Ticketing phone lines will be open from 9am - 5pm on match day, and the ticket office will be open from 5pm.

A bumper crowd is expected, with nearly 18,000 sales already sold, so we urge supporters to purchase online and arrive early. Pay on the day is available on the night.

BUY TICKETS

PROGRAMMES

Bristol Bears interactive matchday programmes, which can be activated using the official club mobile app, are available from each of the concession stands inside the stadium.

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

FOOD & DRINK 

Take a look at our new food and drink products throughout our concession stands in the concourse:

Dolman Stand

Curry is now available in the Dolman Stand, with both vegetarian and chicken options for just £6.50

The Dolman Stand concession will also see Jameson’s offer a measure for £3.50 to go alongside any purchase.

South Stand

We have added a new concession called Feed the Goat, which is a Jamaican food outlet offering curried goat, nan’s stew and ital stew. Next door our Thatchers bar will have Cheddar Valley, a dry cider.

Across the Stadium, the usual food outlets will be open and offering a sausage roll and any hot drink for just £5, we have burgers available from the Bear & Robins as well a Pie and Mash offering, including a vegetarian pie of the month.

There is also a free fruit option for all U19s supporters in the family area. For more information, click here.

FAN VILLAGE

The Ashton Gate Fan Village opens at 5pm and fans can enjoy live music, as well as being able to experience many food and drinks concessions.

Following the game, there will be a presentation - led by Pat Lam - before the party goes long into the night in the Lansdown Stand concourse with our extended clubhouse, accompanied by music and player interviews. The sports bar and concessions in the Lansdown concourse will be open until 1am.

Toilets for the fan village are situated in the South Stand.

BABY CHANGING FACILITIES

Changing units are now installed in the following areas:

  • Lansdown stand concourse disabled toilet next to W10/11
  • Lansdown stand concourse ladies toilet next to W10/11
  • Lansdown stand 2nd floor, Lansdown restaurant disabled toilet at the VIP1 end
  • Lansdown stand 3rd floor, disabled toilet at the VIP1 end
  • Heineken lounge disabled toilet
  • South / west corner disabled toilet next to A8
  • Coffee shop
  • Disabled toilet by Dolman lounges

GETTING HERE

Supporters are urged to get here early due to the volume of fans attending the match on Friday. Full travel information is available here.

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