Opposition: Yorkshire Vikings  Venue: Edgbaston, Birmingham
Birmingham Bears
Yorkshire Vikings

Match abandoned without a ball bowled

Match Report

Key Timings

Plan your evening

GATES OPEN: 5.00pm
COIN TOSS: 6.30pm
MATCH ENDS: 9.45pm
POST MATCH: Band playing in Exhibition Hall
EDGBASTON BEACH: Open from 5.00pm. - with everything from Halal to gluten free
SHUTTLE BUSES: Start from 5.00pm at the Bullring- and for 1 hour after. £5.00 return

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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!
Alternatively from 5.00pm there will be shuttle buses running pre and post match from the Bullring.

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Shuttle Bus Service

From the City

Regular buses will be running from the city centre (Bullring- Smallbrook Queensway) convenient to both New Street & Moor Street station. First journey departing at 5.00pm. Buses will run at frequent intervals for 2 hours before & for 1 hour after. Return fare just £5.00.

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Real Ale Festival

Back by popular demand

Marston's are delighted to support the 2nd Real Ale Festival that the team at Edgbaston are running between the 28th – 30th July.
There will be an eclectic range of ales available, providing a wide range of beer styles from a large range of breweries.
This event showcases the unique format that we have developed in partnership with Edgbaston, where we now have two dedicated Real Ale bars for cricket fans.
Entry to the beer festival is completely FREE with your match ticket and the festival will start when doors open at 5.00pm

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Food & Drink

Where 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.

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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Where to sit

Find the perfect view

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.

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.

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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Junior Bears Club Coaching

Exclusive Training Session

If you are in the Junior Bears Club you are invited to a free coaching session from 5.30-6.30pm at the stadium before the game. You MUST pre book- please email emmawindsor@edgbaston.com to book your place or for any Junior Bears' Club inquiries.

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Live Music

Stay after play

After the cricket finishes, head straight to the exhibition hall where our band, Under The Covers will be performing for an hour after close of play. Skip the crowds, grab a beer and join us! Plus, the drinks will be discounted!

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Motorpoint Bear Hunt

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

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Cricket 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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Catch a Carling!

Celebrate our sixes

For each Friday night T20 match, Molson Coors are supporting every Bears’ wicket and 6 with two free pints of Carling.

If you’re in the Eric Hollies stand look out for volunteers throwing stress balls into the crowd when the over is complete. The two lucky winners (MUST BE over 18) win a pint of Carling each.
Terms & Conditions apply

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