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 (Two hours before the start of play).
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 email@example.com to book your place or for any Junior Bears' Club inquiries.
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!
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. We have also introduced kid’s lunch-boxes with nutritious and healthy snacks for the Little Bears you bring with you. Picnics are allowed, however alcohol, glass bottles and cans are prohibited.
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.
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.
You MUST pre book on site parking. There will be no on site parking available on the day to purchase. Members parking is £5 and for non members £10. These WILL sell out so book today.
Please note: If you have a 2017 car park pass you do not have to pre-book.