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Information for Visiting County Members

Visiting Members are entitled to some special privileges when they visit Lord's to take on Middlesex.

Entry to the Pavilion for County Members

Other than on Friends Life t20 match days, members of the eighteen First-Class Counties, on payment of the ground admission charge and on production of their county membership pass, may enter the Pavilion at Lord’s on a day when their county is playing.

They are not permitted to bring guests into the Pavilion. Junior members are not permitted in the Pavilion under the age of twelve.

All county members must be dressed in accordance with the Pavilion Dress Regulations.


Entry to Members' Friends' Enclosures for County Members

On County match days at Lord's, Members of the 18 First Class counties, on payment of the Ground Admission charge and on production of their County Membership card, may enter the Members' Friends' Enclosures at Lord's on a day when their County is playing. All County Members must be dressed in accordance with the Members' Friends' enclosures dress code.

Dress in the Pavilion on Match Days

Gentlemen

Gentlemen shall wear lounge suits or tailored jacket and trousers, shirt, tie or cravat and shoes with socks.

Gentlemen will not be admitted to the Pavilion, including the Pavilion Concourse, unless, on entrance, their dress conforms to this Regulation. Religious, traditional or national dress, or service uniform, is permitted.

The following items of clothing are not-permitted:

  • Any form of sports show such as trainers or plimsoles (manufactured for playing sport)
  • Pullovers or cardigans (unless worn under a tailored jacket)
  • Sandals and shoes worn without socks; and flip-flops
  • T-shirts or singlets
  • Jeans or all types and fabrics (eg denim, courduroy, moleskin, cotton...)
  • Torn, ripped or unclean clothing
  • Denim clothing
  • Shorts
  • Combat or cargo-style trousers
  • Tracksuits
  • Zip-up jackets or anoraks (without a tailored jacket)
  • Garments in military camouflage colours

Ladies

Ladies should wear dresses, skirts, trousers (which may be cropped below the knee), culottes, with blouses or smart tops, and shoes, boots or sandals. Dresses, blouses and smart tops may be sleeveless.

Religious, traditional or national dress, or service uniform, is permitted.

The following items of clothing are not-permitted:

  • Any form of sports show such as trainers or plimsoles (manufactured for playing sport)
  • T-shirts (manufactured for playing sport or bearing advertising logos or offensive language)
  • Beach-style flip-flop shoes
  • Shorts
  • Jeans of all types and fabrics (e.g. denim, corduroy, moleskin, cotton)
  • Tracksuits
  • Denim clothing
  • Garments in military camouflage colours
  • Leggings or jodhpur-style trousers (unless worn under a dress or skirt)
  • Bikini tops or tops/dresses showing bare midriff
  • Torn, ripped or unclean clothing
  • Strapless tops or dresses (unless worn under a cardigan or jacket)

Bare feet, bare torsos and anyone wearing dilapidated or offensive garments of any kind will not be permitted under any circumstances.

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Dress in the Pavilion for Non-match days

The Pavilion Dress Regulations are relaxed, and Members and their guests may dress less formally.

The minimum standard of dress is “smart casual” for both sexes. Jackets and ties are not required, but gentlemen must wear collared shirts (even when a collared sweater or jacket is worn on top) at all times.

Gentlemen

The following items of clothing are not-permitted:

  • Shirts which do not have a collar, including crew-neck shirt (polo-neck shirts are acceptable)
  • Any form of sports shoe such as trainers or plimsolls (manufactured for playing sport)
  • Sandals and shoes worn without socks and flip-flop shoes
  • Torn, ripped or unclean clothing
  • Jeans of all types and fabrics (e.g. denim, corduroy, moleskin, cotton)
  • Shorts
  • Denim clothing
  • Tracksuits
  • Combat- or cargo-style trousers
  • Garments in military camouflage colours
  • T-shirts or singlets

Ladies

The following items of clothing are not-permitted:

  • Any form of sports shoe such as trainers or plimsolls (manufactured for playing sport)
  • Shorts
  • Beach-style flip-flop shoes 
  • Tracksuits
  • Jeans of all types and fabrics (e.g. denim, corduroy, moleskin, cotton)
  • Garments in military camouflage colours
  • Denim clothing 
  • Bikini tops or tops/dresses showing bare midriff
  • Torn, ripped or unclean clothing

Bare feet, bare torsos and anyone wearing dilapidated or offensive garments of any kind will not be permitted under any circumstances.

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Dress in the Members' Friends' Enclosures

Members and their guests are expected to maintain an acceptable standard of dress while in the Members’ Friends’ Enclosures.

To avoid any embarrassment at the entrance to the enclosures, Members must ensure that their attire, and that of their guests, is appropriate for the area.

The minimum standard of dress to enter the Members’ Friends’ Enclosures is “smart casual” for both sexes. Jackets are not required, but gentlemen must wear collared shirts (even when a collared sweater or jacket is worn on top) at all times in the stands.

Shorts and trousers must be tailored, although denim is acceptable.

Gentlemen

The following items of clothing are not-permitted:

  • Shirts which do not have a collar, including crew-neck shirts (polo-neck shirts are acceptable)
  • Football, running, athletic, cycling, tennis or other shorts worn for playing sport
  • T-shirts or singlets
  • Tracksuits
  • Torn, ripped or unclean clothing • Garments in military camouflage colours

Ladies

The following items of clothing are not-permitted:

  • Football, running, athletic, cycling, tennis or other shorts worn for playing sport
  • Garments in military camouflage colours
  • Torn, ripped or unclean clothing
  • Bikini tops or tops/dresses showing bare midriff
  • Tracksuits

Bare feet, bare torsos and anyone wearing dilapidated or offensive garments of any kind will not be permitted under any circumstances

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It is important to remember that, notwithstanding the dress standards outlined above, MCC reserves the right to refuse entry to any person
considered unsuitably attired.


For further information please contact MCC's Membership department.


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