Thursday, May 11th, 2023


We are looking forward to welcoming everyone to New Road on Friday, 18 August, for Sara Cox’s Just Can’t Get Enough 80s Concert.

We have included a lot of information in this event guide to help make everyone’s time as enjoyable as possible.

Please share this event guide with all attending the event with you.

This event guide includes:

  • Where to find us
  • Transport options
  • Food and drink
  • Public Wi-Fi
  • Toilet facilities
  • Smoking policy

Why not bring more people along with you? Tickets for the event are available online via or on the gate on the day of the event from the main reception and are priced at £29.00. Please note that under 16s must be accompanied by an adult, and require their own ticket.

We have some fun competitions for attendees to enter, prizes will be given out on the evening. Get creative!
  • Best 80s Hair
  • Best 80s Makeup
  • Best Dressed Couple
  • Best Dressed Individual
  • Best Social Media post using #saracoxworcsccc

Running Order

  • Gates and Food Village open: 18:00
  • First Warm Up Act: Kay Russant 
  • Second Warm Up Act: DJ Lycra 
  • Sara Cox on stage until 23:00
  • Stadium Closes: 23:30 

Entry to the Ground

General Admission ticket holders can enter New Road through the main reception on the hotel side of the ground or on the opposite side of the ground next to the Club Shop & Cafe.

View Two & Three Hospitality ticket holders can enter through the main reception on the hotel side of the ground.

Those with tickets for Graeme Hick Pavilion and General Access can enter through the black gates next to the Club Shop & Cafe.

All gates open at 6.00 pm. Upon arrival, all attending will have their bags checked by our trained security team to ensure the safety of everyone at the event.

What can I bring in?

NO food, drinks, alcohol, or chairs or dogs (with the exception to Assistance Dogs) 

YES Small bags, water or a water bottle that can be refilled, small amounts of food if needed medically or for food allergy reasons, picnic blankets and umbrellas. Food Village information is listed below.

Where to find us

New Road is situated in the centre of Worcester, our full address is:
Worcestershire County Cricket Club, New Road, Worcester, WR2 4QQ

Travel Information


From north: From the M5 junction 7 follow the cricket stumps on the road signs to the ground. From south: From the M5 junction 7 follow the cricket stumps on the road signs to the ground. From east: From the A422, Alcester, continue on this road to roundabout junction with A4440 (Swinesherd Way), take second exit at roundabout on to A44, continue to follow the A44 and it will lead you to New Road, the county ground will be on your left. From west: From the A44, Evesham, stay on A44 (east) and it will lead you to New Road, the county ground will be on your left.

Car Parking

Limited car parking is available at the Premier Inn side of New Road, including a number of Blue Badge spaces. Parking will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis and cost £10 per car.

There are also  a number of car parks within short walking distance of the ground listed below:

Tybridge Street, Worcester, WR2 5BA

Distance to ground: 0.3 miles / 6 minutes
24 hours: £4.00
Standard spaces: 67
Disabled spaces: 3

Copenhagen Street Car Park, Worcester, WR1 2HB

Distance to ground: 0.4 miles / 8 minutes
24 hours: £10.00
Standard spaces: 161
Disabled spaces (Free): 4

Newport Street, Worcester, WR1 3NR

Distance to ground: 0.3 miles / 6 minutes
24 hours: £6.00
Standard spaces: 163
Disabled spaces: 3

Cattle Market Car Park, Croft Road, Worcester, WR1 3NZ

Distance to ground: 0.4 miles / 8 minutes
24 hours: £6.00
Standard spaces: 208
Disabled spaces: 25


Once you are in Worcester city centre’s bus station that is beneath the Crown Gate Shopping Centre, walk out of the station, turn left, continue to walk straight ahead to a pedestrian crossing, walk across this and another pedestrian crossing, continue across the bridge over the Severn River and you will arrive at the county ground on your left.


Worcester Foregate Street is the closest train station to the county ground and is approximately 0.5 miles from the ground. To get to the county ground from Foregate Street station turn left out of the main entrance, head towards the cross where you turn right onto Broad Street. Continue straight, across two pedestrian crossings to get to the other side of New Road, walk over the bridge and you will shortly arrive at the cricket ground on your left.

In the Food Village…

Original Burger Co

Original Burger – 5oz Butchers Steak burgers with relish and lettuce on brioche
Worcester Blue Burger – 5oz Butchers Steak burger with Smoked Bacon, Worcester blue cheese, relish and lettuce on brioche
Vegan Soya Burgers with relish and lettuce (VE) (VG)
Vegan Soya Hot Dog with mustard, ketchup and crispy fried onions (VE)(VG)
Chips (GF) (VG)
Cheesy Chips (GF) (VG)
Hot and Cold Drinks

The Pork Pit

Pulled Pork Baps – 12 hour slow roasted succulent pulled pork on brioche, served with traditional or chilli slaw and bramley apple sauce
Tray of Pork – large tray of slow-roasted pulled pork, topped with slaw and apple sauce (GF)

Tikkabab & Chicken Wraps

Tikka-infused chicken in an open wrap served with Indian salad, mint and yoghurt dressing (GF)
Tikka Chips – tray of crispy skin on fries topped with our signature Tikka chicken (GF)
Chargrilled chicken kebab skewer with onions and pepper, salad, topped with variety of sauces (GF pittas available)
Roasted Halloumi Skewer with salad and dressing (VG)
Crispy Skin On Fries (GF, VG)

Poutine Street 

Poutine is the national dish of Canada- in essence it’s soul food consisting of crispy fries, cheese curd and gravy. 

The Woodfired Pizza Company

Serving a range of high quality pizzas to suit all tastes.

Mr D’s Olde Sweet Shop 

An independent, family-owned, vendor of traditional sweets and confectionary for all of your 80s favourites. 

Quench Your Thirst…

Diglis Bar
Based at the back of the Basil D’Oliveira Stand, serving a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

Stowford Bar
Our draught bar serving beer, cider and soft drinks.

Sports Bar
Situated in the View building serving a full range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

Piston Gin Bar
Serving a range of gin and gin based cocktails.

The Long Bar
Behind the Basil D’Oliveira Stand is our ‘Long Bar’ serving a selection of draught beer, cider and soft drinks.

Also please take note of…

Public Wi-Fi

A newly upgraded public Wi-Fi is available throughout New Road, which you are very welcome to use at your leisure. Simply connect to The Cloud from the available list of wireless networks and follow the sign-in or login instructions.

Toilet Facilities

Ample toilet facilities are located and well-signposted, in various locations around the ground.

Smoking Policy 

New Road is a non-smoking ground. Smoking is prohibited in all areas, with the exception of the hard-standing to the side of the big screen.

Cashless Venue

New Road is a cashless venue. All major credit and debit cards, Apple and Google Pay are accepted at all outlets around the ground.

Weather Forecast

We advise that you come prepared for all weather conditions.

Most Importantly…

We hope that you all enjoy the event.
Should you require any further assistance during your visit to New Road, please do not hesitate to ask one of our stewards or members of staff, who will be more than happy to help.