Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Spectator Guide – Worcestershire Rapids V Northants Steelbacks Friday 13Th July 2018

tickets are still available to purchase for this fixture priced at £20 for adults in advance and £5 for juniors. adults will increase to £25 if purchased on the day. to purchase tickets online please click here.

free transferable junior card – this is not valid for any t20 fixtures in 2018
as a reminder, this year all full adult memberships included a free transferable junior card but this card is not valid for vitality blast matches as in previous years, meaning all juniors without full junior membership will require a match ticket for any vitality blast fixtures.

a full junior membership is only £20 and includes a personalised card plus three premium guest tickets valid for the remaining specsavers county championship matches.

to purchase junior membership you can either call our ticket office on 01905 337921 or visit the ticket office located in the view during working hours or online by clicking here.

two matches for the price of one!

ahead of the worcestershire rapids – northants steelbacks vitality blast match, there will be a vitality it20 physical disability (university of worcester challenge match) between england v row.

all supporters attending the vitality blast fixture will be able to also watch the vitality it20 physical disability match upon production of a valid membership card or ticket.

key timings
university of worcester challenge match (england v row)
11.30am – gates open
12.00noon – 1st innings
1.15pm – interval
1.30pm – 2nd innings
2.45pm – close of play

worcesteshire rapids v northants steelbacks vitality blast match
5.30pm – 1st innings
6.45pm – interval
7.00pm – 2nd innings
8.15pm – close of play

getting to New Road/parking
New Road is located in the centre of the city and has a superb links to all forms of public transport.

for worcestershire members who have a parking pass for this fixture parking will be available on a first come, first served basis. parking for non-members will not be available on-site, however there are plenty of pay and display areas within walking distance to the ground.

there are a dozen reserved disabled car parking spaces on-site at New Road which are accessible on a first come, first served basis at £10 via our main entrance.

please note: there is no over-night parking on kings school playing fields and the entrance to the field will be locked one hour after the close of play.

free giveaways
worcestershire rapids hairy headbands, vitality blast 4’s & 6’s cards & clapphits are available from pitch level in the view via the turnstile entrance point. usn our official nutrition partner will also be onsite handing out free water bottles!

match day scorecards
match day scorecards will be available for just £1 and can be purchased from the turnstile entrance and the supporters association club shop, whilst members can also purchase one in the foyer on the graeme hick pavilion.

food & refreshment options

graeme hick pavilion: open from 11am – finish
members only. serving breakfast baps, soup, jacket potatoes, sandwiches and a range of hot food options. also serving cold and hot refreshments along with alcoholic beverages.

please note: this facility is also available to northamptonshire members upon production of their 2018 membership card.

foley’s: open form 8.30am – close of play (will be closed for approximately 30 mins from 3.00pm)
members and non-members welcome. barista coffee, hot & cold drinks, breakfast, light bites, jacket potatoes, sandwiches, soup, paninis, toasties, cakes & pastries & kids menu.

big al’s: open 3.30pm – close of play
(behind the basil d’oliveira stand)
serving bacon baps, burgers, hot dogs, chicken wings, pizza twists & chips.

food & picnic area
hilltop farm: 3.30pm – close of play
(in the food & picnic area)
hilltop farm will be onsite offering a hot pig roast, with all the trimmings.

sports bar: 3.30pm – finish
(the view – level 0) this bar facility will be open to both members and non-members, serving a range of soft and alcoholic drinks.

diglis bar: 3.30pm – close of play
(behind the basil d’oliveira stand)
this bar facility will be open to both members and non-members, serving a range of draft beer and wine.

botttle bar: 3.30pm – close of play
(behind the basil d’oliveira stand)
this bar will be serving a wide range of bottled beer, cider & lager, along with a selection of soft drinks.

stowford press bar: 3.30pm – close of play
(pitch level below the premier inn hotel)
serving a range of draft beer, lager & cider.

cow corner ice cream pod: 12noon – close of play
positioned on the grassed area behind the cathedral block, our ice cream pod will be serving a large range of flavours.

supporters’ association club shop
worcestershire ccc and worcestershire rapids merchandise is available from our worcestershire supporters’ club shop, which is located between the graeme hick pavilion and foley’s cafe

enjoy your visit
should you require any further assistance during your visit to New Road, please do not hesitate to ask one of our stewards who will be more than happy to help.