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Vitality Blast Important Information: Somerset v Gloucestershire

THE MATCH

Somerset are in Vitality Blast action on Friday when we welcome local rivals Gloucestershire to the Cooper Associates County Ground.

This match is completely SOLD OUT! Tickets WILL NOT be available on the day of the match.

IS THIS MATCH INCLUDED IN MY MEMBERSHIP?

Vitality Blast matches are included in “T20 Membership” plus “Club & T20” Membership.

Vitality Blast matches are NOT included in “Club Membership”.

Somerset County Cricket Club operates an allocated seating policy for our Vitality Blast matches. “T20 Members” plus “Club & T20 Members” will find their seat number on the back of their Membership cards.

Vitality Blast matches are included in Life Membership and existing Life Members may sit on Gimblett’s Hill.

WHAT TIME DO GATES OPEN?

Gates will open at 3:30pm with play due to get underway 5:30pm.

WHICH GATE SHOULD I USE?

Members and ticket holders can enter the Cooper Associates County Ground via The Priory Bridge Road Gate, St James Street Gate and the Brian Rose Gate.

Hospitality guests are invited to use the VIP entry point at the St James Street Gate.

PLANNING YOUR JOURNEY

All the information that you need about getting to the Cooper Associates County Ground can be found by clicking here

WET WEATHER PLAN

If the cricket match is affected by the weather, please visit our Match Centre or Twitter page to view all the latest updates and the prospects of play. Please note that, whilst we will do our best to help spectators who are travelling to the match, it will be the umpires and not the Club who will make the decision as to whether play is possible.

If it has been deemed that a match has to be completely abandoned, please see the Club’s refund and exchange policy.

FOOD & DRINK

There are a number of outlets where you can purchase food and drink on match day and these are as follows:

Food is available from:

  • The Stragglers Coffee House (take away)
  • Fish & chip shop (Ian Botham Stand)
  • Ice cream parlour (Somerset Stand)
  • Rooftop concession unit (Somerset Pavilion)
  • Ground floor concession unit (Somerset Pavilion)
  • St James Street car park – Grubs Up mobile food unit plus ice cream van
  • Priory Bridge Road car park – Pieminister, ice cream van plus mobile take away food unit
  • Legends Square – mobile take away food unit

The following bars will also be open:

  • Stragglers
  • County Room
  • Ian Botham Stand
  • 12th Man bar (cans only)
  • Somerset Stand Bar
  • Thatchers Rig – Priory Bridge Road car park
  • Tribute Rig – Priory Bridge Road car park
  • Somerset Stand Cans Bar
  • Pimms Bar – Priory Bridge Road car park

 

MATCH DAY ACTIVITIES

Our team of volunteers will be on hand to distribute free Vitality Blast giveaways on match days whilst a number of our partners will be on site including:

ST AUSTELL BREWERY will be in the St James Street side of the ground in their Korev truck giving away free samples to over 18s. They will also be asking supporters to sign up to take part in our special interval competition which will see big prizes up for grabs.

THATCHERS CIDER will be carrying out taste testing for over 18s in the Priory Bridge Road side of the ground.

THE REAL SHAVING COMPANY will be giving away free samples on match days.

SOMERSET COUNTY SPORTS. Somerset County Sports will be open throughout the match and is located near the Somerset Cricket Museum. You can visit their website here to check out their wide range of cricket equipment and replica kit.

KIDS ZONE. Our Kids Activation Zone will be set up in front of the Cricket Museum. Make sure you visit the Somerset Cricket Board Coaches and try out your skills!

SIGNING SESSION. After the match Somerset players will be taking part in a signing session in front of the Priory Bridge Road Stand.

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