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Coming to Vitality Blast or Charlotte Edwards Cup?

Posted: 18 June 2024

WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU TO THE HOME OF CRICKET.

We will host four Vitality Blast match days including two double headers featuring The Sunrisers.

Please note, importation of alcohol to the Ground is not permitted for our T20 Vitality Blast matches.

Blocks 1 and 2 in our Compton Lower Stand are designated as no-alcohol seating for all of our T20 Vitality Blast matches.

The consumption of alcoholic beverages is permitted in the remainder of the designated family-friendly Compton Lower Stand. 

Should you have inadvertently purchased tickets in the no-alcohol seating area and wish to swap, please contact ClubServices@mcc.org.uk

TIMINGS 

If you have a ticket to the Vitality Blast on either 6 or 13 June, then why not come early and watch the women’s game in the Charlotte Edwards Cup. We encourage spectators to arrive early to avoid crowds and allow enough time to take your seat before play starts. Please use the gate shown on your ticket.

Match and gate opening timings are as follows:

  • 6 and 13 June: Gates open at 13.15. Women’s match starts at 14.15. Men’s match 18.15
  • 11 June: Gates open at 17.00. Match starts at 18.30
  • 20 June: Gates open at 16.30. Match starts at 19.00

TICKETS

All tickets for fixtures at Lord's have now been uploaded to the Lord's App.

Please download the Lord’s App before you set off so you can easily access your match day tickets when you arrive at the gates. We’re encouraging people to use their digital tickets as this will help to minimise queuing at the gates and help us to get everyone in a quickly as we can. 

The Lord’s App also allows you to share tickets from your phone, find food and drink locations and keep up to date with everything taking place around the Ground. 

For more information, please watch the video below. 

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Introducing the green

Be the first to check out our new fan experience at Lord's this Vitality Blast T20 season. We're turning the Nursery Ground into London's newest social space this June.

Free to all ticket holders, The Green brings fans together in a vibrant and friendly pre-match meeting point, making the most of the Home of Cricket’s beautiful green spaces.

Providing the perfect backdrop to the Main Ground, make sure you visit The Green to enjoy a variety of food and drink and entertainment before the match and action unfolds on the hallowed turf.

Travel

Coming to Lord's Cricket Ground on match day couldn't be easier with plenty of options across the Transport For London (TFL) network.

There are a variety of London Underground stations nearby and some that are beneficial to alight at depending on where you are seated in the Ground itself. These options should be considered for entry and egress.

  • For the Warner Stand, Pavilion, and Tavern and Allen Stands, use Warwick Avenue or Edgware Road
  • For Mound and Edrich Stands, use Baker Street
  • For the Grand and Compton Stands, use St. John's Wood

​Click the link below for more transport options.

 

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Security

The safety and security of all those who visit Lord’s Cricket Ground is a priority for the MCC. When you visit, there will be a number security measures you can see, and some you cannot see. This includes search dogs in and around the ground and at entry points. Please follow the guidance given by our stewards and security staff. 

We suggest that you bring with you only essential items or leave bags at home if possible. There are a number of things you cannot bring into Lord’s, similar to every other international sports venue.

These include anything that can be used to injure or harm others, including any sharp knife. Illegal items, such as controlled drugs, are also prohibited. These items and others can all be found under the Lord’s Ground Regulations.

Find Out More Ground Regulations

What to Bring
  • Your e-ticket (electronic on your mobile device or printed)

  • Your debit/credit card or payment-enabled mobile device

  • A water bottle to refill, sun lotion and an umbrella 

  • Food and drink - See what you can bring here.

INCIDENTS

We want Lord’s to be a Ground for all.  Please treat everyone equally and with kindness. To report an issue or concern, including inappropriate or anti-social behaviour, please alert a steward in the first instance. 

You can also text 07401 056737 and provide details of the incident and your location within the Ground and member of our security team will liaise directly with you.

Alternatively, to provide feedback or report any issues, please fill in our customer report form.

We stand against discrimination in all its forms and are committed to ensuring that MCC and Lord’s are welcome to all.

wifi

Wifi is available via ‘The Cloud’. For behind-the-scenes access follow Lord’s on Twitter or Instagram by searching for @HomeOfCricket. Fans are encouraged to share their photos and get in touch using the hashtag #LoveLords. 

Food and Drink Outlets

Good food and drink are synonymous with cricket, and we have a variety of top-quality fresh food available around the Ground.

A range of specialist outlets cater to all tastes and requirements, including Vegan and Halal options.

We’ve also partnered with some leading drinks brands, including Veuve Clicquot, whose champagne bar will be back this year, as well as Marston’s who’ll be providing Hobgoblin Session IPA throughout the Ground. Hendrick’s has speciality bars if a refreshing gin is more to your taste.

Please note, importation of alcohol to the Ground is not permitted for our T20 Vitality Blast matches.

Blocks 1 and 2 in our Compton Lower Stand are designated as no-alcohol seating for all of our T20 Vitality Blast matches.

The consumption of alcoholic beverages is permitted in the remainder of the designated family-friendly Compton Lower Stand. 

Should you have inadvertently purchased tickets in the no-alcohol seating area and wish to swap, please contact ClubServices@mcc.org.uk

For more information on food and drink at the Ground, please click here.

reusable cups and Water refill

All alcoholic drinks are provided in reusable cups for a £1 deposit. Please take your used cup back to a bar and receive a fresh cup with your next drink.

At the end of the day, simply return your cup(s) to one of our designated redemption bars to receive your deposit back.

Please help us by returning your used cup or putting it in the redemption bins at the exits instead of putting them in the general waste or recycling. 

Since using reusable cups we’ve stopped over 1.5 million single use plastic cups ending up in landfill.

Please make use of the water refill points around the Ground to refill your bottles.

Multi-Faith Room

Multi Faith rooms are open during the match and are located in the Pavilion basement (opposite the members shop) and the Edrich stand. 

For those attending with small children, baby changing facilities are available around the Ground. Fully accessible adult Changing Places toilets are available in the Pavilion Basement and in the Compton Stand. Please ask a member of staff for details.   

SENSORY ROOM

MCC has introduced a sensory room to provide a safe and calming space for those with neurodivergent needs that may be finding the match atmosphere overwhelming. The room is available on a first-come, first-served basis and located in the Tavern Suite T. Please contact the closest steward, who will be able to guide you. 

Shops

The Middlesex & MCC Members Shop is located behind the Pavilion adjacent to the Harris Gardens providing a range of options to purchase. Retail shops provide a range of Lord's gifts, souvenirs and match-day essentials. The new Lord's clothing range is also now available.

Shops will close 30 mins after close of play today. The full range of merchandise can also be viewed online at store.lords.org and MCC via mccstore.lords.org.

Lord's Father time wall

Lord’s Father Time Wall is situated between the Grand and Compton stands, and celebrates 100 of the greatest milestones ever to take place at the Home of Cricket. Fans around the world can be part of the history by purchasing a personalised plaque to commemorate their own significant memories at Lord’s. 

Please visit the wall and talk to our knowledgeable guides who can give you the stories behind some of the amazing milestones listed.

5% of every sale goes toward helping the MCC Foundation grow the game of cricket both in the United Kingdom and overseas.

Museum

MCC would like to invite you to visit the MCC Museum which is free of charge for all ticket holders. Ask at the Museum for opening and closing times.

FAQS

If you have any questions, please visit the FAQs section of the site for more information.

We look forward to welcoming you to Lord's.

 

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