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Gate Guide: Stade Francais - HC R3

Bristol Bears welcome Stade Francais to Ashton Gate on Saturday night in round 3 of the Heineken Champions Cup.

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
4:00pm - Fan Village open
4.00pm - Matchday ticket office open
6:00pm - Turnstiles open and big screen entertainment begins
6:15pm - Live music in the Fan Village
8pm - Kick-off
10pm - Post-match entertainment in Lansdown concourse

TICKETS

The Ticket Office (situated by the Atyeo Statue) will be open from 4pm until kick-off for any queries.

Tickets are available online by clicking below and pay on the day is available. Supporter Services phone lines will be open from 3pm-6pm.

BUY TICKETS

FAN VILLAGE

The Fan Village includes five food outlets, outside bars including two real ale pop ups, a gin & tonic bar and a cider bar. In the concourse, we have added two additional bars in the Dolman Stand, while there are pop up bars in the South Stand. 

FOOD & DRINK 

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

We are also 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.

HEALTH & SAFETY

If you are double vaccinated, download the digital NHS COVID Pass on your phone or digital device. Preferably print it out, save it to your electronic wallet and screenshot it to your phone’s photo album. Those fully vaccinated in the UK can download a certificate proving their status. The NHS COVID pass enables you to demonstrate your coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination records in a secure way. Watch this short video to find out more.

Alternatively, you will be able to show a paper-based certificate of vaccination. Click here to register for a paper pass. Please note the vaccination cards issued at your time of vaccination will NOT be accepted as proof.

If you are not vaccinated confirmation of a negative Lateral Flow Test (LFT) or PCR test taken with 48 hours of kick-off will be accepted as proof of Covid Certification status. Only a result by e-mail or text, provided by gov.uk will be accepted. Do NOT bring the physical test kit as proof. Your LFT result can be registered here.

Finally, confirmation of a positive Covid-19 test within the last 6 months which has been followed by the appropriate period of isolation i.e., 10 days) will be accepted as proof of status. This can be evidenced in the NHS Covid pass or by gov.uk text or email. (Recovery Pass).

If you are unsure of anything, please read our FAQs here in full before contacting Supporter Services.

Click here for full information.

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

Due to NHS Covid Pass checks at Ashton Gate fans are strongly encouraged to travel on earlier services and to arrive at the stadium at least one hour ahead of kick-off.

TRAVEL

Matchday bus timetable shown below and full travel guide here:

 

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