In addition to the Regulations set out above, the following must be observed at cricket matches.
On a day of a match other than T20 Blast Matches or The Hundred Matches, small quantities of alcohol may be brought into Lord’s, but is limited to the equivalent of:
(a) one bottle of wine or Champagne (max. 750ml), or
(b) two cans/bottles of beer/cider (max. 500ml each), or
(c) two cans of premixed aperitifs (max. 330ml each) per spectator.
Bottles of spirits or fortified wines will not be allowed into Lord’s. Amounts of alcohol in excess of these limits and any alcohol in excess of 16%ABV will be confiscated.
Under no circumstances will any spectator be re-admitted to Lord’s at any time during the day if in possession of any alcohol. MCC reserves the right to confiscate any quantity of alcohol from any spectator, leaving or entering Lord’s.
Any camera tripods, monopods, lenses with a total focal length of greater than 200mm or commercial digital video equipment or sound recording equipment is strictly prohibited unless authorised by MCC.
4.3 Fancy dress
The wearing of any fancy dress costume and/or oversized hats is prohibited.
4.4 Field of play
Visitors are strictly prohibited from entering the playing field at Lord’s at any time (except with the prior written authorisation of the Chief Executive & Secretary or as part of an authorisation provided by MCC).
4.5 Flags and banners
Flags and banners are permitted on days of T20 Blast Matches and The Hundred Matches only.
4.6 Large items
Any large article that cannot be placed under a seat, or any inflatable item including any balloon, beach ball, receptacle, other inflatable device or structure, is prohibited.
4.7 Musical instruments
Whistles, horns, noise makers, klaxons, rattles, vuvuzelas and any other devices in the opinion of MCC which has the potential to dangerous, hazardous, cause injury or public nuisance, are prohibited.
On a day of a match, a Visitor who has left Lord’s during the match will be re-admitted on the same day without further payment of the admission charge, but only if they produce a ticket valid for re-admission.
4.9 Use of Mobile Devices
Mobile Devices (including, but not restricted to, telephones, radios, cameras, music players, video recorders and players, watches, computers, laptops, and other electrical or electronic devices or any other such device now known or hereafter invented) may be used subject to the following restrictions applying to their use, and for the purpose of this Regulation 4.9 Lord’s is divided into three Areas, as follows:
Area A: the Pavilion and the Warner Stand Bars and Restaurant. Within this Area, at all times, Mobile Devices must not be allowed to ring or make any other audible sound, and no Visitor may speak into a Mobile Device.
Area B: the Pavilion concourse and balconies, all other enclosures and stands, and all other seating areas from which the playing area can be viewed, including balconies of suites. Within this Area once the umpires have appeared on the playing area for the purpose of starting or restarting play and until the umpires have left the playing area, Mobile Devices must not be allowed to ring or make any other audible sound, and no Visitor may speak into a Mobile Device. Within this Area at other times, Mobile Devices may be allowed to ring and it is permitted to speak into them.
Area C: all other parts of Lord’s. Within this Area, at all times, Mobile Devices may be allowed to ring and it is permitted to speak into them.
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