If you’re new to the Sussex Sharks and planning your first trip to The 1st Central County Ground this page is designed to give you the confidence to come down and give us a try.
It aims to give you the information you need to make your first trip to easy to arrange, hassle free from start to finish and so rewarding that you’ll want to come back again and again.
STEP 1 - TICKETS
You can purchase your tickets to all forms of cricket by simply visiting our TICKETS page. Alternatively you can call us on 0844 264 0206 where we would be more than happy to help.
FAMILIES - We offer family tickets to ALL our competitions. Be sure to visit our Family Ticket page.
STEP 2 - DIRECTIONS TO THE GROUND
Sussex County Cricket Club play their matches at three grounds around Sussex. The majority of matches are played at The 1st Central County Ground, in Hove. Whilst we also enjoy festival cricket at Arundel. Click here for directions to each of the grounds.
STEP 3 - ONCE YOU ARRIVE
In all instances arrival procedure will be clear upon your ticket. Refreshments are available throughout the ground on a match day, including Cafe Pasticci, which is open all year round. Alcohol is NOT permitted to be brought into the ground for the following matches: ALL NatWest T20 Blast, Floodlit Royal London One-Day Cup, Quarter Finals, Semi Finals and the Sri Lankan Tour Match. In Specsavers County Championship matches and NON-Floodlit Royal London One-Day Cup matches you are permitted to bring in four 500ml cans of beer/lager or a 75cl bottle of wine.
On T20 Blast evenings there will be plenty of entertainment on show, be sure to meet Sid the Shark as he welcomes all the fans into the Shark Tank. There will be a chance to 'Catch the Cash' on the pitch in the interval between innings. We will also be selling our new #GOSBTS programmes which will be available at both entrances. All of this and some top class cricket on show.
STEP 4 - HOW DID WE DO?
Please send us your feedback on your experience at your first match with Sussex County Cricket Club.