Important information for anyone attending the England U20 v Ireland U20 match at Kingston Park Stadium this Friday.
As Kingston Park Stadium prepares for Friday's U20s RBS Six Nations match between England and Ireland, the club would like to share the following information to allow you to fully enjoy your match day experience.
Kick Off Time – Friday's international game will kick off at 6.05pm.
Opening Times – Stadium bars and turnstiles will open at 4.30pm with the East Stand Tap & Tackle open to all guests throughout the day. Doors for guests attending as part of Kingston Park Stadium’s award-winning match day hospitality packages will be open from 3.30pm with food served from 4.15pm.
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 £10 for adults with all junior tickets available for £5.
North and South Stands – Please note that the North and South Stand terraces will both be closed for Friday's game.
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 Friday’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 4.30pm-5.30pm.
Please note that, as Friday's game is not included in the Falcons' seasonal membership package, the exclusive Season Ticket Members' bar will not be open for this game.
Parking – As Friday's game is not included in the Falcons' seasonal Membership package, seasonal parking passes will not be valid for this game. However, anyone wishing to park on-site at Kingston Park Stadium may still purchase a match day parking pass for £10. Parking can be booked in person at the Falcons’ East Stand Ticket Office or online here.
Any fans not planning to park at 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.
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 on public transport.
Programmes – Match day programmes will be available from sellers around the stadium throughout the evening on Friday.
Club Shop – The Falcons Club Shop and Ticket Office will be open from 9am on Sunday 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 – Due to a county training session being held after the final whistle, young supporters will unfortunately be unable to take to the Kingston Park Stadium pitch after full time in the international game.