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Your Guide.. to London Wasps V Harlequins

Everything you need to know if you’re attending the London Double Header, Saturday, September 1st at Twickenham!

London Wasps open the season this Saturday at Twickenham in what's sure to be a belting clash between these two old rivals (KO 2pm)

Tickets

Tickets are no longer available through the London Wasps ticket office and can only be purchased now through Ticketmaster until midday on Friday and then on the day from the Ticket Office at Twickenham Stadium (from 10.30am)

Call 0844 847 2492 or visit here to book now!

Twickenham Stadium – Opening Times

The Ticket Office at the Stadium opens at 10.30am.

The Stadium Bowl Opens at midday.

We're encouraging fans to get in their seats early for the game and cheer on the team throughout the warm-up!

Entertainment

The west car-park is the place to be for all our pre and post match entertainment!

The car-park opens at 11am and then closes before the first KO at 1:30pm. It re-opens right after game one and then closes after game two.

There are plenty of food and drink outlets while car-park DJs will keep the music pumping.

Don't forget to pay a visit to the special Time to Change area the London Wasps Official Charity Mind who are raising awareness of their fantastic work in mental health, while also collecting outside the stadium on the day.

Kukri, our official kit supplier, also have a range of fantastic entertainment on offer in the west car-park, highlights of which include.

  • Meet the players – a selection of Wasps players will be available for product autographs and photos opportunities at the Kukri stand – a great opportunity for fans to buy kit and have it signed there and then!
  • New 2012/13 London Wasps merchandise - available to buy from the Wasps Mobile shop and Kukri Gazebo
  • Rugby Pass Target Cage - Test your rugby passing skills and accuracy against your friends and family
  • Free prize draw to win a signed London Wasps rugby tee worn by the players themselves
  • Free face painting – show your team colours with a Wasps design, perfect for the little and big kids in us all
  • Meet the Kukri team - learn more about our new partnership with London Wasps and what went into developing the new kit and merchandise range.
  • The pre-game Kukri Zorbing Championship Challenge - where a Wasps v Harlequins fan will be battling it out for the chance to win a Kukri goodie bag and a signed shirt and a chance to battle a Wasps face at half time!
  • The winner also automatically goes through to the final of the Kukri Zorbing Championship Challenge Final which takes place next year.

    Land Rover , Official Partner of Premiership Rugby, are also hosting activity in the South Car Park challenging fans of all ages to take on a kicking challenge!

    Mind


    The Official Charity Partner of London Wasps, Mind, will be out in force at Twickenham, promoting their work as a leading mental health charity.

    In the west car-park there's a "Time to Change" marquee with a number of Mind volunteers on hand to talk about their own experience of mental health problems. The volunteers will act as a human library - speaking with those attending the match about their own experiences, and in the process challenging the stigma and discrimination which sadly still surrounds mental health problems.

    There is also plenty of information being given away about Mind and the Time to Change campaign, and how others can help tackle this stigma in their own lives, or seek help for themselves or their loved ones.

    Mind volunteers are also bucket collecting on the day!

    Official Match-Day Programme


    The match-day programme will be on sale around the ground for £5.

    In this special edition programme, there's a welcome from Dai Young and an in-depth interview from London Wasps skipper Hugo Southwell!


    Halftime

    London Wasps are delighted to confirm that Olympic stars Zoe Smith and Anthony Ogogo will be pitch-side at half-time at the game.

    The duo are attending the game thanks to their role as Olympic ambassadors with Maximuscle, the UK’s leading sports nutrition company, who are proud sponsors of London Wasps.

    Teenage weightlifter Smith and Olympic boxing bronze medalist Ogogo, will be joining us pitch-side at half-time to discuss their London 2012 experiences with Wasps MC David Kurk.

    Smith is a familiar face at Wasps, having earlier this year spent an afternoon at the Club’s training ground gym.

    There will also be the final of the Kukri Zorb Championship on the main pitch where the winners from before the game will be in action.

    On the pitch there is Community activity with teams from Maidenhead RFC, Old Gravesendians, Wasps FC and Windsor RFC playing mini-games.


    Car-parking & Directions


    For details on how to get to Twickenham Stadium visit here


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