Witness a world class parachute team
The Red Devils, The world famous British Army parachute display team will be start our season off from the skies, by delivering our FIRST match ball of the season! Join us at NO extra cost. Trust us, you DON'T want to miss this!
Plan Your Day
GATES OPEN: 12.30pm
KIDS ZONE OPENS: 12.30pm
MATCH STARTS: 2.00pm
KIDS ZONE CLOSES: 2.00pm
ON SITE PARKING: Must be pre booked. PICNICS: Food is allowed in the ground. Alcohol, bottles and cans are prohibited.
PRE MATCH, FREE FUN!
Our Kids Zone is full of inflatable fun, with activities for all ages! Including bouncy castles, surf simulators and a gladiator duel to name a few! This will be open when gates open (2 hours before the start of play) and will close as the game gets underway.
All completely FREE with a match day ticket.
Please note all Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult over 18. Unaccompanied children will not be admitted to the stadium.
Free for all kids!
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.
Put your skills into action, at our Drayton Manor cricket play zones! Here, there will be a coach on hand to give you tips and tricks in this ultimate accuracy challenge.
Souvenirs from the day
Look out for our volunteers who will be giving out a whole host of freebies including clappits, hairy handbands and first time lanyards 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
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- but no alcohol, glass bottles or cans are permitted.
Where to sit
Find the perfect view for you!
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.