Guide To The Gate: Wasps Rugby

first_imgBristol Rugby face Wasps in the Aviva PremiershipFans urged to arrive early; Fan Village open as usualLive music, food stalls and bars open around the stadiumDolman ticket holders encouraged to come to Fan VillageAs supporters prepare to pack Ashton Gate, here’s a simple guide to each stand and the stadium. TICKETING Over 10,500 tickets have already been sold for the match. We are expecting a significant walk up on the day, so please arrive early to avoid queues. Alternatively, you can buy online until 1pm on matchday.We’re offering a ‘Kids For A Quid’ offer to all under-12 supporters for this fixture.Supporters can buy a membership for just £20 and receive discounts on matchday tickets here.The ticket office is located in the Winterstoke Road Fan Village for all matchday ticket sales and collections.The ticket office is open from 10am. FAN VILLAGE In the Fan Village, situated outside the Sports Bar & Grill, will be: – Three bars – Quality food stalls plus Ruby and White butchers – Thatchers bar – Live music entertainment The Sports Bar & Grill is open as usual.Ticket holders in the Dolman are encouraged to enjoy the Fan Village pre and post match, while supporters will be able to access the bars outside at half-time.TRAVEL Please use public transport where possible. The new First Bristol bus routes will be in operation as usual. Click here for details.There is a bike rack in the South-East corner. Remember, parking is limited around the stadium at Ashton Gate and there are no spaces available on site. WI-FI Ashton Gate Stadium has partnered with Bristol University’s Zeetta Networks in a world-first stadia WiFi technology trial. The trial will initially focus on the South and Dolman concourses and if successful will then be extended throughout the stadium and into the seating areas. To connect to the network (free of charge) simply join ‘Ashton Gate EdgeZ’ and fill out the short form to get browsing. (Note: this is not yet available in the West or Atyeo Stands). LANSDOWN STAND The Lansdown Stand lower tier is open to supporters, accessible via turnstiles 1-15.As well as toilet facilities, food and drink stands – including a coffee shop – will be open inside the concourse.Please note, the Lansdown Stand interior, much like the South Stand at the beginning of last season, has not been fully decorated. Smoking will be in a designated area along the West Stand rear walkway. SOUTH STAND The Coffee Shop and store will be open from 10am.Home and away replica shirts, ranging from three months to 5XL will be available on sale, while training wear is also in store.In the South-East corner there will be a Real Ale and Pasty Bar. The smoking area remains unchanged from last season, outside the rear of the stand.   DOLMAN STAND One of the concession stands will again be “drink only”. In addition there will be 14 fast-pour stations. There will also be a pasty shed and Scrumpy Pig stall, plus a Pulled Pork station just outside the turnstiles. The smoking area remains unchanged, in the alley behind the stand.Take advantage of our new click and collect beer service in the Dolman Stand. ATYEO STANDThe number of taps in the Atyeo has increased from 8 to 36.In the Atyeo Stand car park there will be the usual burger van and a Lavazza Coffee station, but please walk around to the pedestrianised area behind the Lansdown Stand pre and post match to enjoy the entertainment of the Fan Village. The smoking area remains unchanged, outside the rear of the stand. DRINK The following alcoholic drinks will be available in the stadium: Thatchers Gold Thatchers Dry Thatchers Haze Butcombe Fosters Heineken Guinness John Smith’s In addition, soft drinks, hot drinks and water will be on offer. Remember, the new discount rates for season card holders is now operation. (20% for dual, 15% for season card PLUS, 10% for season card member, 5% for Forever Bristol members).Thanks to our matchday sponsors, FLT, who are proud supporters of the fixture.last_img

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