Lancashire v Somerset Spectator Guide
Lancashire v Somerset
Specsavers County Championship
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- Food and drink
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- Caffè Nero
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- County replica
Lancashire v Worcestershire
Monday 20 – Thursday 23 May
Emirates Old Trafford
Gates open: 9.30am (Red Rose Members ONLY), 10.00am (Public)
Members areas open: Members’ Suite (2019 Members), Red Rose Suite (2019 Members), Lancaster Suite (2019 Lancaster Members), 1864 Suite (2019 Red Rose Members).
Hours of play: 11.00am – 6.00pm (approximately)
Entry: Ticketing entry points are located in between the Pavilion and the Hotel, Gate 5 underneath the Red Rose Building on Brian Statham Way, and beside the Trafford Cricket Centre.
Lancashire v Worcestershire tickets
All Day (prices are per day)
Concession (65+): £8
Juniors (under 18): £5
Concession (65+): £4
Juniors (under 18): £3
All entries after Tea are free
You can buy tickets for all Specsavers County Championship fixtures online here, by calling 0333 320 2833*, by emailing email@example.com or in person at the Ticket Office.
We urge all fans who wish to purchase tickets to buy online and to beat the queues by choosing our digital ticket option, where you can download your tickets to a mobile phone or print at home.
If there are less than 10 overs played, or play does not take place at the Venue on the day(s) for which your ticket(s) is valid, then you may exchange the ticket(s) for a Lancashire Cricket match played at Emirates Old Trafford during the 2019 season in the same competition.
The choice of fixture is subject to availability. The exchange ticket(s) must be booked at least 48 hours prior to the schedule start time of the required match.
Please note that under no circumstance will a monetary refund be given. To exchange your ticket(s), please contact the Ticket Office in person, phone 0333 320 2833* or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Ticket and Membership Office
The Ticket and Membership Office is located on the corner of Talbot Road and Brian Statham Way.
Please note that the Ticket Office is only accessible from Brian Statham Way and will be open from 9am until the close of play.
If you have any queries about your Membership, please contact 0161 868 6868 or email email@example.com
Due to the Schools Open Day on Wednesday 22 May, which will see around 1,500 schools children enter the ground to watch the Specsavers County Championship match supported by the Lancashire Cricket Foundation, there will be no access to the outfield during the lunch break.
2019 Car Park Permits will be available to collect from the Pavilion Reception. If you have renewed your Permit from 2018 this will have been posted to you as of Thursday 11 April, any permits not received since this date can be collected from the Pavilion reception. If you have any questions about your Membership renewal or Car Park Pass, please contact the Ticket and Membership Office.
The Foundation Arts Group will be using the top floor of the Red Rose Suite on Wednesday 22 May, Members are still able to watch the game from this room.
In recent weeks, the Club has seen the installation of two new LED jumbo screens/scoreboards at Emirates Old Trafford. The new 60 metre square screens (compared to 45 metre ones previously) will deliver a much improved match day experience for supporters, with a better on-screen resolution which will provide enhanced visibility of cricket information for Members.
If you have any questions or would like to enquire about any items, please liaise with the Membership team in the Members’ Suite during the match.
We are pleased to announce that during the lunch break of the Lancashire v Worcestershire match on Day One in the Specsavers County Championship on Monday 20 May, we will be hosting our first Q&A session, where Warren Hegg will be joined by Lancashire Cricket legend Jack Simmons in the Members' Suite.
This special event is available for 2019 Lancashire Cricket Members only.
Emirates Old Trafford
Lancashire Cricket Club
If you are travelling to Emirates Old Trafford by car, please note that Car Parking will be available for this fixture on a first come, first served basis which will be located on Car Park 3 – with entry via Gate 11 on Great Stone Road.
Car Parking for Box Holders and Red Rose Car Park pass holders, as well as accessible parking, will be available on Car Parks 1 and 2 with entry via Gate 1 on Talbot Road.
Parking for a day’s play at Emirates Old Trafford is priced at £5 per car. Car Park entrances are on both Talbot Road (Car Parks 1 and 2) and Great Stone Road (Car Park 3), Lancashire Cricket Club Car Park permit holders can enter via either entrance.
NOTICE: Due to the Schools Open Day on Wednesday 22 May Car Park 3 will be incredibly busy, and as a result, public parking will be reduced and will be on a first come first served basis.
Greater Manchester’s rail connections mean it’s easy to get here.
Manchester Piccadilly, Deansgate Castlefield and Victoria all have access to tram stops, which will take you directly to the ground.
To plan your journey via train, please click here.
Emirates Old Trafford is easily accessible via public transport.
Greater Manchester has an extensive bus network operated by different commercial bus companies. To plan your journey via bus, please click here.
Please note: The individual operators will always have the latest information about your service.
If you are travelling via the Metrolink, the Old Trafford stop is located directly behind Emirates Old Trafford and is just a two minute walk away from the front gates.
To plan your journey via Metrolink, please click here.
Seating for Lancashire v Worcestershire is unreserved in all open stands. The stands open for this fixture are Stand A, Stand B, Lightning Stand C, Thomas Cook Sport Stand E and the Pavilion Terrace (2019 Members only). Seating on the Pavilion balconies is for Lancaster, Red Rose and Executive Box Members only.
Worcestershire Members can use the Pavilion seating and facilities on production of their Membership card and after paying the appropriate admission charge (please refer to the Lancashire v Worcestershire ticket section above).
All access is via ground level apart from the elevated seating in Thomas Cook Sport Stand E which is accessed via a lift.
If you have any problems locating particular areas of the ground, our friendly stewards will be on hand to point you in the right direction.
There are designated wheelchair and accessible seating areas available in Thomas Cook Sport Stand E and Pavilion Terrace. These can be purchased by calling 0161 868 6868, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or in person at the Ticket Office.
If you require assistance on the day please speak to one of our friendly stewards.
Food and drink
Food and drink
Food and drink will be served in the Members’ Suite in the Pavilion during the interval. To receive Members food and drinks discount, Members must be able to produce their 2019 Membership card for every food and drink transaction.
The 1864 Suite will also be open to Red Rose Members ONLY and will be serving food during the interval.
Food and drink will also be available at the Atrium Bar within The Point to all non-Members, as well as the Hilton Garden Inn Garden Grille® restaurant and bar (see Hilton Garden Inn section for details).
Full details on the food and drink areas available for this fixture can be seen below:
- Members’ Suite: Open From 10am until 1 hour after the close of play (Members only)
- 1864 Bar:30am until the close of play (Red Rose Members only)
- Lancaster Bar: Open 12 noon – 4pm (Lancaster Members only)
- Atrium Bar: Open 10am – 4pm
- Hilton Garden Inn Bar: Open all day from 00am until the close of play
- Red Rose Suite Bar: Open 10am – 4pm (Members only)
Newly installed water fountains will be in operation around the ground and free for everyone to use.
Toilet facilities are easily accessible throughout the ground. Toilets are available within the Pavilion (Members only), A Stand, B Stand, Lightning Stand C and Thomas Cook Sport Stand E.
If you have any trouble locating these facilities, please speak to one of our friendly stewards who will more than happy to point you in the right direction.
Hilton Garden Inn
Hilton Garden Inn
The hotel bar area will be open from 11.00am until the close of play.
Match day accommodation is also available during the Specsavers County Championship fixture against Worcestershire – where you can enjoy a comfortable stay after a day’s play at our iconic ground. To book your stay, please contact 0161 868 7100 or speak to our friendly reception staff at the Hilton Garden Inn Emirates Old Trafford.
There is an on-site Caffè Nero which will be available from gates opening until close of play during this fixture.
The coffee house, which faces onto Brian Statham Way, sits next door to the venue’s new Hilton Garden Inn hotel and offers a relaxing space to enjoy Caffè Nero's award winning coffee.
Take a seat and relish in a range of delicious breakfast items, hot drinks, tostati melts, paninis, wraps and sandwiches, as well as gluten free and vegetarian options.
The Club will also be offering Lancashire Cricket Members a 10% discount when they present their 2019 Membership card at the till.
Scorecards are available from the Members Suite, the Atrium Bar, 1864 Suite and are priced at 80p.
Please also look out for the new Match day Archive produced by the Heritage Team which is available in the Members’ Areas.
- Follow the game online
- County replica