Important information about Friday’s Aviva Premiership game against Leicester Tigers.
As Kingston Park Stadium prepares for Friday’s Aviva Premiership encounter against Leicester Tigers, the club would like to share the following information to allow you to fully enjoy your match day experience.
Kick Off Time – Friday evening’s Aviva Premiership Rugby game will kick off at 7:45pm.
Opening Times – Stadium bars and turnstiles will open at 18:15 with the East Stand Tap & Tackle open to all guests from 10am. Doors for guests attending as part of Kingston Park Stadium’s award-winning match day hospitality packages will be open from 17:00 with food served from 18:00.
Match Tickets – Tickets for the game are still available to buy now online, in person from the Kingston Park Stadium Box Office or by calling the club’s 24 hour Ticket Hotline on 0871 226 6060 starting from £15 for adults and £5.50 for juniors.
Stadium Access – Supporters must enter the stand for which they hold tickets to gain entry into the ground. Kingston Park Stadium’s ticket scanners will have restrictions in place that will only allow tickets for that stand to be scanned.
Security – Kingston Park Stadium will be operating enhanced security procedures around Sunday’s game, including bag searches. If you would usually bring a bag to the game please consider whether this is something you really need; if you do need to bring a bag please be aware that it will be subject to search from security staff and be sure to allow extra time for getting into the ground.
Bars – Supporters bar facilities are available in the South, East and West stands. All bars within the stadium will be running a reduced price happy hour drinks promotion from 18:15-19:15.
Please note that the exclusive Season Ticket Members’ bar on the ground floor of the East Stand will be open from 18:00pm for Friday’s game, with reduced price drinks and a player question and answer session in the build up to kick off. Happy hour does not run in this area as Season Ticket Members within this bar enjoy drinks priced at lower than happy hour prices throughout the day.
Pre Match – Kingston Park will be playing host to a Intra-mural Sevens tournament on Friday evening, which ticket holders for the match against Leicester Tigers are welcome to attend.
Starting at 16:30, entry and supporter accommodation will be on the East side of the ground, with supporters able to then proceed to their appropriate stand for the 19:45 kick off.
Parking – Stadium car parking for Friday’s match is limited in availability. Supporters wishing to drive to the game are advised to book their spaces in advance as soon as possible by calling the stadium ticket office.
Any fans not wishing to drive to the stadium are encouraged to use public transport to get to the game, with park and ride facilities available at Callerton Parkway, Northumberland Park, Bank Foot and Heworth. Please note that the car park at Kingston Park Metro station will be closed due to maintenance works throughout Friday.
Public Transport – Anyone not planning to drive to the game can utilise either the bus or Tyne and Wear Metro service. Click here for more information.
Programmes – Match day programmes will be available from sellers around the stadium throughout the day on Friday.
Club Shop – The Falcons Club Shop and Ticket Office will be open from 9am on Friday up until kick off, then again for 45 minutes after the final whistle, with a retail concession also available in the West Stand of the ground.
Pitch Access – Supporters will be welcome to take to the field after the completion of the game against Leicester Tigers. Please make your way to the West Stand entry points if you wish to go onto the pitch.
Post Match – Live entertainment will be provided in the West Stand concourse by the Billy Black band, covering artists from Journey and Bon Jovi, to ACDC and Foreigner. In the Tap & Tackle, BT Sport will be presenting their post match analysis, followed by a DJ until close.
Official Post Match Party – Starting at 11pm, Falcons fans, players and staff will descend on Shark Club in Newcastle to continue the evening. For further details, click here.