Match Day Info - Magic Friday

Match Day Info - Magic Friday

19th May 2017

Kick Off – Friday’s game kicks off at 20:00

Gates Opening – Turnstiles and other entry points will be open from 15:45

Ground entry – Entry to the stadium will be via turnstiles in the stand for which you hold a ticket, with both the East & West stands open. West Stand turnstiles for general ticket holders will open from 18:00.

Hospitality guests will enter via the main reception of the West Stand.

Ticket Sales – Advanced ticket sales are available now. Priced at £10 for adult standing and £12 for adult seating, these advanced prices are valid until midnight on Thursday 18th May. Adult tickets are priced at £12 for standing and £15 for seating if purchased on match-day.

To book tickets, click here, call 0871 2266060 or visit the Kingston Park Stadium box office.

Curtain Raiser fixtures – Magic Friday will once again see the British Army fielding sides for two curtain raiser games ahead of the main Kingstone Press League 1 fixture.

At 16:00, Newcastle Thunder U19s will take on an Army Select, before a Newcastle Thunder select will take on the Army’s first team at 17:30.

Then from 18:45 a girl’s demonstration fixture will take place between Gateshead Storm and Whitley Bay Barbarians as the club’s brand new girls sections take part in their first ever game.

Admission to all three pre-match games is covered by Newcastle Thunder v York City Knights tickets.

Parking – The Kingston Park car park will be open for this fixture, with spaces available for over 400 vehicles on a first come first served basis.  On site car parking is priced at £5 per vehicle while Season Ticket holders may park for free.

Club Shop – Located on the ground floor of the East Stand, the club shop will be open from 10:00 and is fully stocked with all the must have Thunder merchandise including, beanies and scarves and replica home and away shirts.

Supporter Accommodation – Spectators will watch the match from either the East or West stands, depending on the ticket they have purchased. Seating and standing areas are available with specific tickets sold for each. Please follow directions from the Stewarding team when taking your seats.

Bars & Food – The East Stand “Tap & Tackle” will be open from 10:00 serving a wide range of food and drinks. From 18:00, these facilities will be supplemented by bars and food kiosks in the West Stand concourse.

A new menu, including hot dogs and nachos, with additional optional toppings, will be on offer from all outlets as Thunder look to make further improvements to supporters match day experience.

Post Match – The Tap & Tackle will be the focus of events after the match, with the venue open until late. Supporters will also be able to hear from the Man of the Match and from head coach Mick Mantelli post match before live entertainment from Mike Memphis in the 1877 Bar from 10 pm onwards.


Match Day Info - Magic Friday