Leicestershire Foxes win by 9 runs
Plan Your Day
GATES OPEN: 12.30pm
KIDS ZONE OPEN: 12.30PM
COIN TOSS: 2.00pm
MATCH STARTS: 2.30pm
MATCH ENDS: 5.45pm
WOMENS MATCH: Approx 6.00pm
ON SITE PARKING: Must be pre booked - Can only enter via Pershore Road (Edgbaston road will be closed)
EDGBASTON BEACH FOR FOOD & DRINK: Open from 12.30pm.
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!
Double Header Day
One ticket = 2 matches in a day
Following on from the success of the first T20 Double Header in 2016, Birmingham Bears men will face Leicestershire Foxes at 2.30pm, which will be followed by Birmingham Bears women v Sussex women at 5.30pm. Stick around and support the ladies!
All activities are FREE
Come down to the ground from 12.30pm to enjoy our brand new Kids' Zone. There will be a variety of fun inflatables for all ages, including a dash & grab game, pole jousting 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.
Pre Match Tunes
Authentic Steel Drum Band
Come down to Edgbaston for when the gates open at 12.30pm to be welcomed into Edgbaston by our Steel Drum Band. With a range of styles from traditional island songs, to recent chart songs and a touch of reggae it's the perfect tunes to listen to whilst the youngsters are playing in the kids zone!
NatWest VR Experience
Virtual Reality Cricket
Head round to back of the stadium to give this virtual reality experience a go! Visiting us for one match only - so don't miss out! The T20 blast trophy will also be there...
Follow the map
Starting in the exhibition hall, grab yourself a map and find the hidden Bear pop up’s all around the stadium. There are 5 to find! You'll finish right by the Drayton Manor play zones. Make sure to share your pictures on twitter @bearst20 #youbears
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!
In the Exhibition Hall
Find your way to our professional facepainting team before the start of play! Kids can get their face painted like a Bear by the Impeccable Parties team.
Test out your skills
Think you can bowl like a Bear? Come and give our Bears’ bowlathon a go.
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!
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. We have also introduced kid’s lunch-boxes with nutritious and healthy snacks for the Little Bears you bring with you. Picnics are allowed in the ground- however alcohol, glass bottles and cans are prohibited.
Where to sit
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.
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!
Getting Here By Bus
From the City
No shuttle buses are provided however please use the 1 (Broadstreet), 35, 45 & 47 services (Bullring).
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!!
Various regiments of the British Army will be visiting us on Sunday with a whole host of activities including a 25ft climbing wall. There will also be Grenadier Guards-so make sure you grab a pic with them!