Opposition: Derbyshire Falcons  Venue: Edgbaston, Birmingham
Birmingham Bears
vs
Derbyshire Falcons
197 - 4
w
177 - 9
w

Birmingham Bears win by 20 runs

Match Report

Key Timings

Plan your day

GATES OPEN: 12.30pm
KIDS ZONE OPEN: 12.30PM
COIN TOSS: 2.00pm
MATCH STARTS: 2.30pm
MATCH ENDS: 5.45pm
MEMBERS QUIZ: 6.30approx
EDGBASTON BEACH FOR FOOD & DRINK: 12.30pm.

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Under 16s

Important Information

All under 16s go completely FREE to all our T20 home group games but must be accompanied by an adult. They will need a ticket to enter the ground - these can be obtained at the stadium pre match. 16 year olds and above are allowed in unaccompanied but they have to buy a match day ticket. This year, we have introduced kids food offerings. On the concourse there are lunch boxes available to purchase. These include a sandwich, fruitshoot, fruit, cereal bar and quavers. At Edgbaston beach there are kids options - just look out for the bright yellow signs!

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Parking

You must pre book

You MUST pre book on site parking. This is all SOLD OUT now. If you have a members yearly car parking pass you do not need to pre book.
There will be no entry to the car park through Edgbaston road, you must enter via Pershore Road.
Post match, all cars in the car park will be held 15-20 minutes to allow pedestrian traffic to leave the ground.
On the day parking will be available at the Nature Centre - postcode B29 7HQ However these will be first come, first served!

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Getting Here By Bus

From the City

No shuttle buses are provided however please use the 1 (Broadstreet), 35, 45 & 47 services (Bullring).

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Food & Drink

What to eat at Edgbaston

Head straight to Edgbaston Beach, where we offer everything from Halal to Gluten-Free to traditional fish and chips! Some other popular food offerings are our hog roasts, supplied by our Organic Concession Partner Fordhall Farm, a traditional BBQ, and an authentic Noodle Bar. Picnics are allowed in the ground, however alcohol, glass bottles and cans are prohibited.

KIDS FOOD
This year we have introduced kids lunch boxes that are available to purchase on the concourse. There is also kid's alternatives at Edgbaston beach- just look out for the bright yellow signs!

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Kids Zone

All completely FREE

Come down to the ground from 12.30pm to enjoy our brand new Kids' Zone. There will be a variety of free, fun inflatables for all ages, including a space hopper steeplechase, giant football darts and giant garden games, to name a few. All of the activities are completely FREE* of charge with a match day ticket.
*Please not all Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult over 18. Unaccompanied children will not be admitted to the stadium.

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Pre Match Entertainment

Esther Turner

We are thrilled to welcome local singer/songwriter Esther Turner to Edgbaston to welcome you all to the stadium. Come down when gates open at 12.30 to catch her performing live. Esther has supported the likes of Ed Sheeran and The Jacksons- so it's not be missed!

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Where to sit

Find the perfect view

The Drayton Manor Family Stand (Blocks 1-3) is home to our responsible drinking zone. Parents can relax and have a drink in a family friendly environment.

If you're after the best atmosphere in cricket, the Eric Hollies (Block 21-30) is our party stand and perfect for fancy dress groups.

Remember all seating is unreserved, we encourage our fans to explore the different stands at Edgbaston and find their own favourite view.

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Bear Hunt

Pre match fun

Starting in the exhibition hall, grab yourself a map and find the hidden Bear pop up’s all around the stadium. Make sure you tweet us your finds at @Bearst20 #YouBears

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Get Involved

Drayton Manor Playzones

Put your skills into action, at our cricket play zones with bats and balls there to use. Here, there will be a coach on hand to give you tips and tricks in this ultimate accuracy challenge!

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Bears Bowlaton

Test Your Skills

Think you can bowl like a Bear? Come and give our Bears’ bowlathon a go. .

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Giveaways

Souvenirs from the day

Look out for our volunteers who will be giving out a whole host of freebies including clappits, hairy handbands and autograph bats to name a few. We advise fans to get there early, we have a limited amount of giveaways and once they're gone - they're gone!

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Facepainting

Pre match

Find your way to the our professional facepainting team before the start of play! Kids can get their face painted like a Bear by the Impeccable Parties team. It's completely FREE!

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Pepsi Max

Bucking Bronco Can

In our Exhibition Hall, give our Pepsi Max Bucking Bronco Can a try! See if you can last longer than Hugh Bear's 5 second record!!

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Army Activations

Various regiments of the British Army will be visiting us on Sunday with a whole host of activities including a 25ft climbing wall.

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