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FAQ: Tunbridge Wells Cricket Festival 2015

Tuesday 21st July 2015

How do I buy tickets? book tickets or call 01227 456 886, option 0 on weekdays 9am to 5pm. Tickets are only available directly from Kent Cricket. Under 16s enter for free for the LV=CC game on July 19-22.

Tickets for the NatWest T20 Blast match on Friday 17 July have sold out – NO tickets will be sold on the gate.

How do I get there?

For directions to the ground, click here to read our ground guide.

Tunbridge Wells train station is less than a mile from the ground, you can walk or take a taxi to the Nevill Ground for approximately £4.

Can I park at the ground?

There is limited options for car parking at The Nevill Ground with approximately 350 spaces are available on-site, cost £10 per day at Kent Cricket first XI fixtures, with entry from Warwick Park on a first-come first-served basis. A number of spaces are reserved for Blue Badge holders.

The ground is situated in a residential area where local parking rules apply. On matchdays, Warwick Park is coned off.

No parking is available next to the outfield at NatWest T20 Blast fixtures. A limited number of spaces are made available for £10 each at LV= County Championship and Royal London One-Day Cup fixtures. Entry is via the Nevill Gate with access only early in proceedings, due to this being the main public thoroughfare.

When do the matches start and when can I get in?

NatWest T20 Blast (Friday 17 July):Gates open3.30pm, Coin toss 5pm, Start 5.30pm, Interval 6.45pm-7pm, Close 8.15pm.

LV= County Championship (July 19-22):Gates open9am, Coin toss 10.30am, 1st Session 11am -1pm, Lunch 1pm-1.40pm, 2nd Session 1.40pm – 3.40pm (provided 32 over or less remain), 3rd Session 4pm – 6pm close.

Royal London One-Day Cup (Sunday July 26):Gates open8.30am, Coin toss 10am, Start 10.30am, Interval 2pm-2.45pm, Close 6.15pm.

Can I bring my own food and drink?

You are welcome to enjoy our surroundings on the banks or seats, with your own picnic, sandwiches and allowed beverages. You can also bring in your own chairs.

For LV=County Championship and Royal London One-Day Cup matches, spectators can bring in one bottle of wine OR four cans of beer per person. For NatWest T20 Blast fixtures, NO alcoholic drinks are allowed to be brought into the ground.

There are a number of food outlets serving Thai, vegetarian and fast food, two beer marquees and a Pimms Bar, are located primarily next to the nets. Please note, the Pavilion Bar is a Members only area.

Temporary toilets spread around the perimeter of the ground. No cash machine is available onsite so please bring all cash you will need.

Where do I collect tickets?

Tickets that need to be collected on the day will be atthe Nevill Gate pedestrian entrance.Vehicles cannot enter the ground and will need to be park for a short period on the road side. The pick-up point is just outside the main gates.

I am a Member or Six Pack holder. Does my package cover the Festival games?

Yes. Just bring your membership card to gain entry to the Lord's Taverners stand and the Pavilion.

Can I bring my own seating?

Yes but there's no need as there will be thousands of seats for ground entry ticket holders. Feel free to bring a cushion for extra comfort.

Is there a viewing area for disabled spectators?

Yes, between the Lord's Taverners Stand and the sightscreens.

Is there a family-friendly area?

Yes, next to the electronic scoreboard.

Is there a shop to buy Kent Cricket merchandise, souvenirs and scorecards?

Yes, next to the Lord's Taverners Stand.

Where is the first aid situated?

We have an Ambulance and First Aid facilities behind the sight screens, near the Pavilion.

Please note there is limited shade at The Nevill Ground. Please ensure you bring a hat, use sunscreen and stay hydrated. There is the possibility that the sun will shine!

Don't miss out! Click here to book your tickets for the only 6 days of top-class cricket in West Kent in 2015