Plan your visit to the Mem with our match day guide to the activities taking place!
Rovers welcome Southend United to The Memorial Stadium on Saturday.
We are expecting a crowd in excess of 9,000, therefore please arrive in good time to avoid queues.
A limited number of South and South West stand seats are available, however there are plenty of Terrace areas available where you can pay cash or card at the match day ticket office adjacent the Memorial Gates. We would advise supporters to book online to avoid potential queues at the ticket office.
Here’s your match day schedule for Bristol Rovers v Southend United on Saturday 25th August 2018.
9.00am: The Club Superstore opens for business with a wide range of items. Check out our full range on our retail website www.brfcdirect.co.uk
09.00am: Car parking at the stadium opens to season permit holders, where car park attendants will direct car parking. Spaces are not available on a match-by-match basis. Roads in the immediate vicinity of the stadium are not subject to any parking prohibitions on match days, however drivers are asked to park sensibly and not obstruct resident’s driveways/access.
We recommend travelling to the Memorial Stadium by bus, this has never been easier we have seven services which stop close to the ground and then it's just a short walk further details can be found at www.firstgroup.com/bristolrovers.
11:00am Irene’s Kitchen Restaurant will be open in the Bristol Room, serving hot food from Bacon Baguettes, Sausage Baguettes, Chips, Burgers and lots more!
11.00am: Clubhouse Bar opens for Rovers supporters on a first-come, first-served basis. Wolves v Man City showing live on the big screens.
11am Ticket Office opens and will remain open right up to 15 minutes after kick-off at 3pm for supporters looking to buy match tickets, QPR & Shrewsbury away tickets and collect tickets for today’s game.
1:00pm: Fan Zone Opens
The Young Pirates & Community Trust Family Zone will be open, housed in the West Stand Car Park, which provides an area where families can relax and enjoy pre-match activities in a safe and secure environment.
A fenced off area has been made available in the West Stand Car Park, adjacent the Family Enclosure turnstiles. The Family Zone activity area – a tuck shop, face painting and surprise visits from Captain Gas to look forward to.
1.30pm: Stadium opens
Inside the ground Families are welcome In the North West Terrace or South Stand, there is a food kiosk where you can buy food and drinks. Captain Gas will make an appearance before kick-off.
Don’t forget to buy your 50-50 tickets to be in with a chance to win a substantial cash prize. Tickets will be available throughout the stadium before kick-off with the draw taking place at half-time. Look out for our Bristol Rovers Supporters Club 50-50 volunteers around the stadium.
Supporters will also be able to pick up the official Matchday Programme, The Pirate, for a price of only £3.
There are a variety of food and drink outlets at the ground. Popular supplier Piglets Pantry will be stocked alongside fans favourite Proper Cornish Pasties, and the kiosks serve a selection of hot and cold food and also has vegetarian options.
3:00pm: Kick-off! It’s time to back Darrell Clarke’s team to victory. C’mon You Blues!
3.45pm: At Half time, Lance Cook will be your host for the interval. Listen out for the 50-50 & Helpline draws.
4.50pm: On the final whistle, the bars will be open showing Notts Forest v Birmingham City.
Don’t miss any of the action and buy your tickets now to back The Gas at The Mem. Tickets are available, priced from £18 for adults, from £14 for 16-21 and from £5 for under-16s. www.brfctickets.com,