Gate Guide: Stade Francais – HC R3

Gate Guide: Stade Francais - HC R3
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The Bristol Bears welcome the Stade Francais at Ashton Gate on Saturday night for the third round of the Heineken Champions Cup.

Here’s your easy guide to what to expect if you’re heading to BS3.

09:00 Opening of the Bristol Sports Café and Store
4:00 pm – Open sports bar
4:00 pm Fan Village Opening
4.00 pm Tour tickets office is open
6:00 pm Revolving doors open and entertainment begins on the big screen
6:15 pm – Live music in fan village
8 pm – Starting
10 pm Post-match entertainment at Lansdowne Arena

the tickets

The ticket office (located next to the Ateo statue) will be open from 4pm until any inquiries are made.

Tickets are available online by clicking below and paying on the available day. Supporter Services phone lines will be open from 3 pm to 6 pm.

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Fan Village

The Fan Village has five food outlets, outdoor bars including two real pops, a gin and tonic bar and an cider bar. In the lobby, we added two additional bars in the Dolman Stand, while there are pop-up bars in the south stand.

drink food

Inside the Ashton Gate Stadium concourses, food will be available for cashless purchase from all franchises.

We are also proud to announce a wonderful new relationship with our neighbors at the Bristol Beer Factory, and we have a range of their great products for you to enjoy at Ashton Gate.

These cool new products can be found throughout the stadium and nothing more than the gorgeously renamed Sports Bar.

health and safety

If you have been vaccinated twice, download the digital NHS COVID Pass to your phone or digital device. It is preferable to print it, save it in your electronic wallet, and record it in your phone’s photo album. Those who have been fully vaccinated in the UK can download a certificate proving their status. The NHS COVID permit enables you to show your records of vaccination against Coronavirus (COVID-19) in a secure manner. Watch this short video to find out more.

Alternatively, you will be able to show your paper vaccination certificate. Click here to register for a paper permit. Please note that vaccination cards issued at the time of your vaccination will do so Not It is accepted as evidence.

If you have not been vaccinated, confirmation of a negative lateral flow test (LFT) or PCR test taken within 48 hours of starting will be accepted as evidence of your Covid certification status. Only an email or text message result provided by will be accepted. Do Not Bring your physical test kit as evidence. Your LFT result can be recorded here.

Finally, confirmation of a positive test for Covid-19 within the past six months and followed by an appropriate isolation period, i.e. 10 days) will be accepted as evidence of the case. This can be demonstrated on an NHS Covid Card or via text message or email from (Recovery Pass).

If you are unsure about anything, please read on FAQ’s are all here Before contacting support services.

Click here for complete information.

supporters club

The Supporters Club Gazebo is also located in Fan Park and is located between the main entrance to the Sports Bar and the Ashton Gate Store. Please visit before or after home matches for all Supporters Club information, off-match travel details and payments. Or contact the fan club at:

Get here

Due to NHS Covid Pass checks at Ashton Gate, fans are strongly encouraged to travel past services and arrive at the stadium at least one hour before kick-off.


The bus schedule is shown below and the complete travel guide is here:


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