We can’t wait to welcome you as Nottinghamshire host Derbyshire at Trent Bridge between Thursday 19 and Sunday 22 May (11am start).
Should you be thinking of attending, read on for everything you need to know in order to make the most of your visit, including:
- Ticket information
- Membership renewals
- Covid-19 information
- Hours of play
- Where to find us
- Travel information
- Food and drink
- Members' forum
- Public Wi-Fi
- Shop and scorecards
- The Wynne-Thomas Library
- Special events: football at Trent Bridge
- Tributes to Peter Wynne-Thomas and Colin Slater
- Supporting the Trent Bridge Community Trust
- Toilet and baby changing facilities
- First aid
- Smoking policy
- Weather forecast
- Following the action online
Nottinghamshire members need only brandish their membership card on arrival to gain entry to this fixture. Find out more about memberships here...
Tickets for non-members on day four are priced as follows:
- Adults: £12
- Senior citizens (65+): £10
- Under 21s: £5
Seating is unreserved, meaning spectators are welcome to sit anywhere in the ground, with the exception of the exclusive members-only seating in front of the Pavilion.
Tickets in advance
There are three different ways to purchase tickets in advance:
- Click here to buy your tickets online.
- Call the Ticket Office on 0115 899 0300.
- Visit the Ticket Office in person, just inside the Dixon Gates near the Smith Cooper stand.
Tickets on the day
Feel free to purchase tickets from the Ticket Office on arrival at the ground. Window counters for this purpose are situated on Bridgford Road, adjacent to the Hound Road turning.
If you can’t get here for the start of play, you can pop in after the tea interval to watch the final session at the reduced price of £6 for adults, seniors and under 21s, and £1 for juniors (under 16s).
Ticket office opening hours
- Monday to Friday: 9.30am-4.30pm
If you are keen to secure your Membership for 2022, you can do so online here or by calling the Ticket Office on 0115 899 0300 in advance of matchday.
Should you wish to purchase at the ground itself, you will be able to do so via the ticket office windows on Bridgford Road, adjacent to the Hound Road turning, prior to entering the ground.
While Covid restrictions in England have been lifted, we kindly request that you do not attend our venue if you are testing positive for, or believe you may have, Covid-19. Face coverings are a matter of personal choice, however we continue to request that you practice impeccable hand-hygiene throughout your visit.
Should you need to visit the Ticket Office during a busy period and do not feel comfortable within a confined space, feel free to pop outside the ground and visit one of the external windows instead.
Hours of play
96 overs are scheduled to be bowled each day.
- Gates open: 9.30am
- Toss (day one): 10.30am
- Start of play: 11am
- Lunch: 1pm
- Afternoon session: 1.40pm
- Tea: 3.40pm (or when 32 overs remain, whichever is later)
- Evening session: 4pm
- Close: 6pm
On each of the first three days, there is a provision for playing time to be extended by the amount of time lost in that day up to a maximum of 30 minutes. Kindly note that all timings are subject to change. In the case of a longer day, times will be announced each day.
Where to find us
Trent Bridge Cricket Ground is situated in West Bridgford, in very close proximity to both Nottingham Forest and Notts County Football Clubs. Our postcode is NG2 6AG.
As you approach, you can’t miss the circular floodlights.
We are a couple of miles from Nottingham City Centre, a mile or so from the train station, and our city is blessed with one of the best public transport networks in the UK.
Parking can be secured in advance at the Nottinghamshire Sports Club, situated off Holme Road (NG2 5AA). Spaces, priced at £3 for Nottinghamshire members and £5 for non-members, can be booked here…
Parking can also be secured on the day in the Nottingham Forest Car Park, priced at £3 for Nottinghamshire members and £5 for non-members. Access for this can be gained off Lady Bay Bridge (NG2 3HF).
Cyclists are able to park their bikes at the ground, in bike racks situated on the PKF Smith Cooper Stand and Radcliffe Road Stand concourses, until an hour after close of play.
Travelling by tram
The Queens Walk and Meadows Embankment tram stops are located around a 20-minute walk from the ground, with the route from the Meadows Embankment stop proceeding along a pleasant stretch of the River Trent. Alternatively, a stop at Nottingham Train Station can be found just a 20-minute walk away. To help plan your journey, visit www.thetram.net.
NET will be running its £3 return event ticket offer for all match ticket holders and members.
To take advantage of the deal, you need to select the Event Ticket option from the ticket vending machine before boarding the tram, and make sure you have your match ticket to hand for inspection.
Additionally, as above, you can also purchase a group ticket (priced at £10 on weekdays, and £8 at the weekend), which is for up to two adults and three children (under the age of 19).
Travelling by bus
Regular bus travel is available to the ground, with bus stops situated on Bridgford Road and Radcliffe Road.
Grouprider tickets, costing £6, allow up to five people to travel together (min 1 adult, max 2 adults) and are available to purchase on the bus, provided you pay via contactless means or have the exact fare in cash.
Trent Barton buses, meanwhile, serve West Bridgford and Nottingham via their Mainline (every ten minutes), Rushcliffe Villager, Keyworth and Cotgrave buses. Plan your journey at https://www.trentbarton.co.uk/.
Travelling by train
Nottingham Station can be found a 20-minute walk from the ground, with public transport and taxis available to convey you to your destination.
To plan your journey, please visit the National Rail Enquiries website.
A taxi rank can be found 200 yards from the ground on Bridgford Road, adjacent to the large West Bridgford Co-op. If you need to call for a taxi, some of our local operators include: Royal Cabs 0115 9608 608, Trent Cars 0115 950 5050 and Yellow Cars 0115 981 8181.
Food & Drink
A range of refreshment options will be available around the ground, via card payments only:
Barrel & Bean
Situated in the TBI Courtyard, Barrel & Bean serves hot drinks, alcoholic beverages and snacks, with pasties available from midday.
The Cricketers’ Suite
Located on the first floor of the Radcliffe Road Stand, the Cricketers’ Suite serves hot meals from 12pm-2pm, and afternoon tea at the Tea interval. Hot and cold drinks, and alcoholic beverages, are also available.
Located to the rear of the large replay screen, Keeton’s Corner serves hot drinks, snacks and alcoholic beverages.
Derek Randall Suite
Offering a full bar and non-alcoholic drinks, the Derek Randall Suite will also serve as an indoor vantage point from which all spectators can take in the action.
The Long Room
Exclusively for members, the Long Room inside our historic Pavilion serves bacon cobs from 9.30am, hot roast cobs from midday and afternoon tea at the Tea interval. A bar will also be in operation, with alcoholic beverages, hot drinks and snacks available.
Restaurant Six’s doors will be open for lunch on Friday during this fixture, with a bespoke table d’hôte selection available.
Spots will be available from high noon for visitors to enjoy a two-course (£28) or three-course (£32) luncheon as the cricket unfolds.
Guests are then most welcome to take in the on-field action from the restaurant, lobby, bar or balcony until the arrival of the tea break.
Browse the matchday menu, and make a reservation, here…
The restaurant’s regular Sunday Lunch service will also take place on day four of the contest. Browse the menu and make a booking here…
You'll find dispensers via which you can refill water bottles and containers situated around the ground.
Recycling your beer cups
Supporters have two options in terms of what to do with their final cup of the day:
1. Take it home as a souvenir.
2. Return it to the bar and regain your £1 deposit. Kindly note that refunds can only be obtained by inserting your payment card into the terminal, and may take 3-5 working days to be credited to your account. Beer cup returns will be accepted by over-18s only.
Our first members' forum of the summer will be held during the lunch interval on day two (Friday 20 May).
Chairman Jeff Moore, Chief Executive Lisa Pursehouse, Director of Cricket Mick Newell and Head Coach Peter Moores will all be in attendance. Nottinghamshire members are most welcome to join us in the Derek Randall Suite to hear from, and put your questions to, our panel. There is no need to register your attendance in advance.
Public Wi-Fi is available throughout Trent Bridge, which you are very welcome to use at your leisure.
Simply connect to The Cloud from the available list of wireless networks and follow the sign-in or login instructions.
Should you experience any technical difficulties, if you are able to access the internet via other means (such as 4G), helpful guides are available at www.sky.com/wifi or you can email email@example.com
Alternatively, the phone number to call is 0844 824 5000.
Our friendly staff will, of course, endeavour to assist you should you struggle with the process of connecting your device to the Wi-Fi.
However, we’re sorry to say that we’re not able to assist with technical issues. This can only be done via the process with Sky above.
Trent Bridge Shop
The Club Shop will be open throughout the fixture.
Scorecards will be available around the ground, priced at 50p.
The Wynne-Thomas Library
Staff will explain the changes and improvements that are planned in the library and invite the views of supporters.
Situated in the Ticket Office building, the Wynne-Thomas Library will be open on all matchdays between 10am and 11am, and from the start of the lunch interval until the end of the tea interval.
Special events: football at Trent Bridge
During the fixture, the Nottinghamshire heritage team will be marking the 125th anniversary of the football international that was played at Trent Bridge between England and Ireland in 1897.
The following talks will take place during the lunch interval, on the first floor of the Radcliffe Road stand:
- Day one (Thursday 19 May): ‘Trent Bridge – home of the beautiful game’. Heritage Officer Steve LeMottee tells the story of Trent Bridge as a football ground
- Day three (Saturday 21 May): ‘Derbyshire CCC and Derby County FC’. Derbyshire Heritage Officer David Griffin explains why and how the Cricket Club established The Rams
- Day four (Sunday 22 May): ‘A Tale of Two Counties’: Steve LeMottee delves into the interwoven stories of Notts CCC and Notts County FC
All are welcome, entry is free, and you’re welcome to bring your own food and drink.
Tributes to Peter Wynne-Thomas and Colin Slater
- An exhibition about the many talents of Peter Wynne-Thomas – our former Historian and Librarian – will be open in the Museum Room (off the Long Room in the Pavilion). There is also a small display of Peter’s paintings, cartoons and illustrations in the corridor near the Ticket Office.
- Colin Slater was known as “Mr Notts County”, but a small display on the lower ground floor of the Pavilion will pay tribute to a lifelong cricket enthusiast and former employee at Trent Bridge.
Support the Trent Bridge Community Trust
Nottinghamshire's official charity have been running schemes, initiatives and programmes to support those in need across Notts for over a decade, with over £1.5m having been invested into local projects over that time.
Initiatives operated by the Trust include:
- Positive Futures, helping young people at risk of social exclusion to hone their skills and raise their aspirations
- The YouNG Project, providing placement and entrepreneurship opportunities
- Healthy Hearts, promoting a healthy and active lifestyle to primary school children
- Forget Me Notts, supporting individuals with dementia
- Notts in Mind, using sport to boost confidence, self-esteem and fitness.
You will find contactless donation stations situated around the venue, allowing you to make a small donation to our official charity, the Trent Bridge Community Trust, using your debit/ credit card or mobile phone. Donations are also invited online via JustGiving.
Find out more about the Trust here.
Toilet and baby changing facilities
Changing facilities are available in the Members’ Pavilion disabled toilets, as well as in the squash complex ladies’ toilets (access via the Ticket Office near the back entrance to the Pavilion), the William Clarke Stand ladies’ toilets, the Hound Road ladies’ toilets and the first-floor toilets on the West Wing of the Radcliffe Road Centre. Please feel free to ask any steward for directions.
The squash complex changing rooms can be made available upon request from a steward as further baby changing facilities accessible to men, or as a quiet feeding area.
Please feel free to ask your nearest steward if you have any questions regarding our accessible facilities around the ground, as they’ll be delighted to assist you.
Designated smoking areas are assigned in various concourse areas, but smoking (including e-cigarettes) is only permitted in these areas, so please refrain from smoking in your seat.
Following the action online
If you can’t make it to the ground, our live streaming service, social media channels and club website will keep you updated throughout.
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