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Lightning v Rapids Spectator Guide

Lightning v Rapids Spectator Guide

Lancashire Lightning v Worcestershire Rapids

NatWest T20 Blast, Friday 24 June

Spectator Guide

  • The Match

    The Match

    Lancashire Lightning v Notts Outlaws, sponsored by Palletower

    Friday 28 July

    Emirates Old Trafford

    NatWest T20 Blast

  • Opening Times

    Opening Times

    Gates open: 5pm.

    Members areas open: Pavilion (2017 Members), Red Rose Suite (2017 Members), 1864 (Red Rose Members).

    Hours of play: 6.30pm – 9.15pm (approximately)

    Prospects of play: Updates online via our Match Centre and on Twitter @LancsCCC

    Entry: Ticketing entry points will be located at Gate 1 on Talbot Road, Gate 5 on Brian Statham Way, Gate 11 on Great Stone Road and via Gate 14 off Bruntwood car park.

    Gate 1

    Gate 11

    Gate 5

  • Lightning v Outlaws Tickets

    Lightning v Outlaws Tickets

    AO Stand B: Adults £14, Juniors £1 Stand A: Adults, £20 Juniors £8

    Lightning Stand C: Adults £20

    Grand Stand E: Adults £25

    Pavilion Terrace (Members ONLY): Adults £27

    Tickets for this game can be purchased online here or by calling 08444 999 666*. Tickets can also be purchased on the day of the game at the Ticket and Membership Office, however they will be for General Admission tickets only and are priced at £25 for adults and £8 for juniors.

    Please note: You can benefit from the best prices by buying your tickets advance online and you can beat the queues by using our print at home option.

    Refund Scheme

    If play is restricted or does not take place at the Venue on the day for which your ticket is valid, including any reserve days, those who have purchased tickets in advance with credit or debit card will be automatically refunded the face value of the ticket (excluding booking and postal charges) subject to there being fewer than 10 overs played because of adverse weather conditions and no result is achieved. Return of tickets is not required.

    T20 Season Ticket holders will not be refunded the face value of the match ticket. The Club will take into consideration any such restricted play or match cancellation at the end of the season and this may be reflected in the prices of T20 Season Tickets for those renewing for the following season.

    Any tickets purchased on the date of a fixture using debit or credit card will also receive an automatic refund – return of tickets is not required.

    Customers that have purchased tickets by cash through the Ticket Office should retain their match tickets and may exchange these for an alternative fixture during the 2017 season (excluding Quarter Finals and Finals Day fixtures). Your choice of exchange fixture is subject to availability. The exchange ticket must be booked at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled start time of the requested match. Please note that under no circumstances will a monetary refund be given.

    If you do not receive your refund within 28 days please contact 0161 282 4000 or e-mail

    Ticket and Membership Office

    The Ticket and Membership Office will be open from 9am until 7.30pm on Friday 28 July.

    Tickets for all of Lancashire’s remaining fixtures can be purchased from the Ticket and Membership Office on the day, as well as the upcoming fourth Investec Test Match between England and South Africa, and the first Royal London ODI between England and the West Indies.

    However due to the anticipated high volume of traffic on matchday, we urge fans to buy their tickets here and use the print at home option.


  • Travel


    Emirates Old Trafford

    Talbot Road


    M16 0PX

    Please note: We urge all fans to plan their journey in advance of your journey.

    By Car

    If you are travelling to Emirates Old Trafford by car, please note that there will be limited car parking for this fixture in Car Park 3 (entry via Gate 11 on Great Stone Road) which will be sold on a first come, first served basis priced at £10 per car. 2017 Members’ will receive a £5 discount on production of a valid 2017 Membership Card on payment at the Pavilion reception.

    Accessible parking is also available at Bruntwood car park just off Great Stone Road. However this car park will be open from 5.30pm only, with a limited number of spaces available which will be sold on a first come first served basis. Accessible car parking can be paid for on the gate at £10 per car (cash only).

    By Train

    Greater Manchester’s rail connections mean it’s easy to get here.

    Manchester Piccadilly, Deansgate Castlefield and Victoria all have access to tram stops, which will take you directly to the ground.

    To plan your journey via train, please click here.

    By Bus

    Emirates Old Trafford is easily accessible via public transport.

    Greater Manchester has an extensive bus network operated by different commercial bus companies. To plan your journey via bus, please click here.

    Please note: The individual operators will always have the latest information about your service.

    By Metrolink

    If you are travelling via the Metrolink, the Old Trafford stop is located directly behind Emirates Old Trafford and is just a two minute walk away from the front gates.

    To plan your journey via Metrolink, please click here.


  • Seating


    Seating for this fixture is unreserved in all stands (however tickets are stand specific so please check your ticket for the correct stand). The stands open for this fixture are Stand A, AO Stand B, Lightning Stand C and Grand Stand E – the Foster’s Party Stand D will not be open for this fixture.


  • Accessibility


    There are designated accessible seating areas around the ground and tickets for these areas are available from the Ticket and Membership Office on a first come first served basis. Please speak to one of our friendly stewards who will be able to point you in the right direction.

    There will also be accessible toilet facilities throughout the ground under each stand.

  • Food and Drink

    Food and Drink

    There will be a variety of delicious food and drink options available throughout the ground, suitable for the whole family.

    From traditional fish and chips to Indian cuisine, Vegetarian wraps to burgers there is something to everyone around the ground at Emirates Old Trafford.

    Members discount

    2017 Lancashire County Cricket Club Members can receive a 10% discount of food and drink purchases at bars within The Point, the Pavilion are areas under the all stands.

    To receive a discount, Members must produce their 2017 Memberships card during each transaction. Please note that the 10% discount will not be available at the additional food and drink units around the ground.

  • Games and Activities

    Games and Activities

    Looking for something to do away from the cricket with the kids? There are plenty of games and activities in our Foster’s Fan Village at the front of the Pavilion and behind Lightning Stand C.

    • AO bowling inflatable
    • Catching and bowling game
    • LCCC Foundation games
    • Lancashire Thunder activities
    • Much more

  • Live Music

    Live Music

    Next up in our list of bands performing at Emirates Old Trafford during the 2017 NatWest T20 Blast campaign is non-other than the fan favourite Mariachi Ole band, and Jager Maestros who will be playing live at our iconic stadium during the Lancashire Lighting v Notts Outlaws fixture on Friday 28 July, sponsored by Palletower.

    WATCH: Jager Meastros at Edinburgh Fringe Festival

    WATCH: Mariachi Ole performing Happy by Pharrell Williams


  • Toilets


    The toilets that are open for this fixture are Stand A (ladies only), AO Stand B (ladies only), Lightning Stand C and Grand Stand E.

    Accessible toilet facilities are also available in the above stands. Please speak to one of our stewards who will be able to point you in the right direction.

  • Official Merchandise

    Official Merchandise

    You can pick up your official Lancashire Lightning merchandise from the Emirates Old Trafford megastore before, during or after the game with our new leisurewear available to purchase from the store.

    Alternatively, you can purchase your official merchandise from our online store here.


  • New to cricket?

    New to cricket?

    If you are new to T20 cricket, then you can pick up on of our First Timer Lanyards which are available for FREE from one of our T20 programme stands in AO Stand B, Lightning Stand C, Grand Stand E and outside the Pavilion.

    In the meantime, why not take a look through out helpful T20 rules video to get you started.

  • T20 Programme and Scorecards

    T20 Programmes and Scorecards

    New for 2017, our revamped NatWest T20 Blast programmes are available to purchase for our programme stands located in AO Stand B, Lightning Stand C, Grand Stand E and outside the Pavilion.

    Packed full of fantastic news and interviews including an exclusive feature with Liam Livingstone, a beginners guide to the NatWest T20 Blast, opposition previews and a whole lot more.

    Pick up one of our new look NatWest T20 Blast programme for just £4 each – this is a must read for any T20 cricket fan.

  • Bails and Ales Drinks Festival

    Bails and Ales Drinks Festival

    This summer, Emirates Old Trafford will be hosting its first ever Bails and Ales drinks festival during the final two games of the 2017 NatWest T20 Blast campaign.

    The Bails and Ales drinks festival will be the first of its kind for the biggest domestic cricket competition in the country, and will combine that festival atmosphere with exciting T20 cricket – with some of best named breweries coming together for this unique event including Heineken, JW Lees, Joseph Holt and Robinsons.

    2017 Bails and Ales drinks festival dates

    • Lancashire Lightning v Worcestershire Rapids (including Lancashire Thunder v Surrey Stars) – Wed 16 Aug
    • Lancashire Lightning v Birmingham Bears – Fri 18 Aug

    Buy your tickets for the first ever Bails and Ales drinks festival here, or by calling 0161 868 6868 or emailing and don’t forget you can beat the queues by using our print at home tickets.

    Buy Tickets


  • Follow the game online

    Follow the game online

    Can’t make it to the game? You can follow the action online with our Match Centre which gives you live in-depth coverage of Lancashire Lightning v Notts Outlaws, sponsored by Palletower.

    Match Centre

    Alternatively you can follow us on Twitter and get live match updates from the Lancashire v Notts fixture at Emirates Old Trafford, sponsored by Palletower.


  • England Tickets

    England Tickets

    This summer, England welcome South Africa and West Indies to Emirates Old Trafford as the biggest stars from the world of cricket go head-to-head at our world famous venue. Tickets for 2017 international fixtures have proved incredibly popular, with well over 65,000 tickets already sold.

    2017 England fixtures at Emirates Old Trafford

    • England v South Africa, fourth Investec Test Match, Friday 4 – Tuesday 8 August
    • England v West Indies, first Royal London One-Day International, Tuesday 19 September

    Buy Tickets

    Free Test Mach ticket for Junior Members

    Junior Members also get a FREE Day 3 Test Match ticket for the fourth Investec Test Match between England and South Africa*.

    Sign them up to a Junior Membership and get access to all the incredible benefits including the free England v South Africa ticket.

    Sign up

    *2017 Seamers and Top-Order Members only. Must be accompanied by a full paying adult.

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