Visitor Guide: Hampshire v Essex Eagles, NatWest T20 Blast

All you need to know about the The Ageas Bowl's Barbados-themed match

Hampshire v Essex Eagles

Friday 4th August, NatWest T20 Blast

Gates Open - 5:30pm | Match Start - 7pm | Live Music - 9:45pm


Tickets are available to purchase via the The Ageas Bowl’s online ticketing website, over the phone on 0844 847 1863 or in person at The Ageas Bowl Ticket Office (Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm).

Tickets are only available at the advance rate listed above until 23:59pm on Thursday (3rd Aug) - after this point, tickets will only be available at the standard rate.

Tickets will remain available to purchase online and over the phone until midday on Friday (4th Aug), from which point they will only be available to purchase in person at the venue.

 Ticket Exchange

All those with a match ticket to the abandoned Hampshire v Surrey (Sun 23rd July) NatWest T20 Blast match can exchange their ticket for a Hampshire v Essex Eagles ticket on the gate tonight.

The Matchday Ticket Office is open from 2pm for exchanges.

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Phone: 0844 847 1863

Barbados Holiday Giveaway

Friday's match takes place in partnership with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. and one lucky attendee will be walking away with an all-inclusive trip of a lifetime to Barbados for two.

All you have to do is be in attendance tomorrow with a valid match ticket or Membership card to be in with a chance! 

The holiday will be given away during the second innings, with the winner announced over the PA and also on the big screen.

The winner will be identified by either their seven-digit ticket number (above the barcode on the left hand side of the ticket and also in the top right hand corner below the The Ageas Bowl logo) or their Membership card number.

Best of luck!

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 FREE Entertainment & Activities

Friday's on-field action will be complemented by the following activities:

Surf Simulator

West Berm

Golf Chipping Challenge

East Berm

Phantom Flinger

Interval Challenge

Stephen 'Cool Breeze' King

Post Match DJ set, Adjacent To Ticket Office

Getting Here & Parking

There is a chance the roads around The Ageas Bowl will be busy on Friday. 

Travel Information

In an attempt to alleviate any congestion, car parks will be open from 5pm. 

Opening & Closing Times

Gates will open at 5.30pm, with Hampshire v Essex Eagles to commence at 7pm and scheduled to finish at 9.45pm. 

The Arlott Atrium is open to all spectators in 2017, whilst the Derek Shackleton Bar will remain a reserved area for Hampshire Members.

The Matchday Ticket Office (located at top of hill), will be open from 2pm until 30 minutes after the close or abandonment of play.

The Ageas Bowl shop will be open from 5.30pm until 30 minutes after the close or abandonment of play.

Food and Drink

Food will be available to purchase around the ground from gates opening.

BEEFY’S, the The Ageas Bowl’s Sir Ian Botham-inspired restaurant (located within Hilton Southampton – The Ageas Bowl) is serving dinner from 6pm. To book a table or for more information, please contact the team on 02382 027097, via or online (via the link below).

Alcohol will be served around the ground from 5.30pm, with bars closing by 11pm.

Please note, no alcohol can be brought into the ground and only alcohol purchased on site may be consumed.

The Ageas Bowl operates a strict ‘Challenge 25’ alcohol policy and as such anyone deemed to look Under 25 will be asked to provide photographic proof of age, prior to being served. 

Club Shop

The Club Shop will have stock of Hampshire's 2017 NatWest T20 Blast shirts on Sunday, priced at £42 for Adults and £35 for Juniors.


Please click here to view the latest weather forecast for Southampton.

If you are unsure on the latest situation with the weather at the ground, you can call our Match Day Information Line (recorded message) on 023 8047 5662. 

Programmes & Scorecards

Programmes and scorecards will be available from the Club Shop, priced at £3.00 and 50p respectively.

In addition, programme and scorecard sellers will be located around the ground.

Additional Information

Cash can be withdrawn from the ATM located in the Arlott Atrium although we encourage spectators to bring cash with them where possible.

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