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Gate Guide: Wigan

All you need to know ahead of Sunday's Sky Bet Championship home clash against Wigan Athletic (October 27th, 1.30pm KO).

Here’s your easy guide for what to expect, if you’re heading to BS3.

ORDER OF EVENTS

8.30am - Sports Bar open (showing Wales v South Africa, Rugby World Cup semi-final)

10am - Bristol Sport Store open

10am - Matchday Ticket Office open (phone lines open from 10am-11.30am)

10am - Fan Village open

11.30am - Turnstiles open

12.30pm - Team announcements

1pm - Warm-up

1.30pm - Kick-off

2.15pm - Half-time

2.30pm - Second half begins 

3.15pm - Full-time 

STADIUM

The South Stand, Dolman Stand and Lansdown Stand are all open for home supporters, including the Lansdown Upper tier and Family area.

The Atyeo Stand will host Wigan Athletic fans.

Stadium-wide free WIFI is also available.

TICKETS

The match is pay on the day for home supporters only. To purchase a ticket, call Supporter Services on 0117 963 0600 (option one).

Alternatively, the Matchday Ticket Office - adjacent to the Atyeo statue - will be open from 10am until just after kick-off.

SECURE YOUR SEAT

PROGRAMMES

A new look programme will be available this season, make sure you keep an eye out in the usual selling points to secure a Bristol City programme. Price £3.50

BABY CHANGING FACILITIES

Changing units are now installed in the following areas:

  • West stand concourse disabled toilet next to W10/11
  • West stand concourse ladies toilet next to W10/11
  • West stand 2nd floor, Lansdown restaurant disabled toilet at the VIP1 end
  • West stand 3rd floor, disabled toilet at the VIP1 end
  • Heineken lounge disabled toilet
  • South / west corner disabled toilet next to A8
  • Coffee shop

FAN VILLAGE

The external matchday Fan Village will be in operation from 10am and has a new and improved offering which includes Fish & Chips, Burgers and Spanish cuisine from Los Hermanos as well as including a new bar, Boots and Balls - fitted with a new state of the art speed pour system. The drinks concessions offer a fully cashless option.

Supporters are urged to take their seats in advance of kick off, with the Fan Village bars closing 15 minutes ahead of kick-off.

STORE

The Bristol Sport Store at Ashton Gate Stadium will be open from 10am.

SUPPORTERS CLUB & TRUST BAR

Access to the Supporters Club and Trust Bar is via the Sports Bar & Pizzeria. Go through the main bar and up the stairs at the far end. The bar is on your left at the top of the stairs.

TRAVEL

Sunday's travel information is available to view herePlease keep checking local and public transport sites for full up to date information.

RUCKSACKS

Ashton Gate Stadium asks supporters not to bring large rucksacks on matchdays, following advice from the National Counter Terrorism Office and Avon and Somerset Police.

Fans will still be able to bring smaller handbags into the stadium, although these will be subject to the usual search process.

An Ashton Gate spokesman said: “The searching process will always be subject to change and whilst there is no specific threat to any Sports Ground, we must ensure that we remain vigilant and the message to spectators is to ‘Be Alert not alarmed.'