Match Day Information for Newcastle Falcons vs Connacht

Sunday 20 December 2015

Important information about Sunday’s European Rugby Challenge Cup game against Connacht.

As Kingston Park Stadium prepares for Sunday’s European Rugby Challenge Cup encounter against Connacht, the club would like to share the following information to allow you to fully enjoy your match day experience.

Kick Off Time – Sunday afternoon’s European Rugby Challenge Cup game will kick off at 3.00pm.

Opening Times – Stadium bars and turnstiles will open at 1.30pm with the East Stand Tap & Tackle open to all guests from 9am and the East Stand Season Ticket Members bar open from 12 noon. Doors for guests attending as part of Kingston Park Stadium’s award-winning match day hospitality packages will be open from 12.30pm with food served from 1.15pm.

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 just £15 for adults and £7.50 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 East and West stands. All bars within the stadium will be running a reduced price happy hour drinks promotion from 1.30pm-2.30pm.

Please note that the exclusive Season Ticket Members’ bar on the ground floor of the East Stand will be open from midday for Sunday’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.

Post Match Entertainment - For supporters wishing to stay behind after the match, there are two different music acts at the stadium. Post match in the West Stand concourse, Adam and the Ants tribute band Ant Music will be performing, while across in the Tap and Tackle, a live DJ will be playing until 11pm

Parking – Any fans wishing to park on-site for Sunday’s game are advised to book in advance if they wish to park on-site. Parking can be booked in person at the Falcons’ East Stand Ticket Office or online here.

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 Kingston Park, 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.

Programmes – Please note that there will be no match day programmes available for Sunday’s game.

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.

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