Spice Girls

Saturday 8 Jun 2019 - 5:00 PM
BT Murrayfield

Spice Girls

Having reformed (minus Posh!), the Spice Girls will be playing BT Murrayfield on Saturday 8 June as part of their Spice World 2019 UK Tour.

This page will be used to share key information with you ahead of the show. Make sure you check back as we will be updating with entry information, key times, and much more.

Timings

Saturday 8 June
3pm West Fan Village opening
5pm gates open

Ticket Information

Limited tickets are still available for the show. Please visit www.ticketmaster.co.uk to buy yours before they all sell out.

Hospitality

Hospitality tickets are still available for the concert. These include:

  • Platinum ticket
  • All-inclusive bar with cocktails before and after the show
  • Summer buffet
  • Official tour program
  • Souvenir lanyard

Places are strictly limited. £350 per person, excluding VAT.

Click HERE to BUY NOW or contact Scottish Rugby Hospitality directly on 0131 346 5250 or email [email protected] to reserve your place.

  • Buying my Ticket

    Q: How can I purchase tickets?

    A:Tickets can be purchased online through Ticketmaster.

    Q: How can I purchase Hospitality Tickets?

    Official VIP hospitality is available by calling 0131 346 5250 or emailing [email protected].

    Hospitality package:

    Platinum ticket
    All- inclusive bar with cocktails before and after the show
    Summer buffet
    Official tour program
    Souvenir lanyard

    Places are strictly limited. £350 per person, excluding VAT

    Q: Is there a booking fee?

    A: Yes, all booking fees will be clearly displayed on the agent’s website before you purchase a ticket.

    Q: I’ve seen tickets advertised on other sites – can I still order from there?

    A: We would strongly advise against using any sites other than those listed on our adverts and websites. These are the only sites we can guarantee have 100% genuine tickets. Consider the notes below before purchasing your tickets:

    1. Only buy from the outlets listed on the show advertising.
    2. Find out the face value of the tickets and how much you are paying in booking fees.
    3. Find out the location of your seats.
    4. Never buy from an agent who says the tickets will be available to collect outside the Box Office.

    It is against the ticketing terms and conditions to sell your tickets to any other person.

    Tickets will be cancelled without a refund in the event tickets are transferred in contraventions of the ticketing terms and conditions.

    Q: I live outside of the UK; will you mail my tickets to me?

    A: Please see the standard conditions on the website you are booking your tickets with.

  • Age Restrictions

    Q: Are there any age restrictions?

    A: Yes:

    • No under 5’s permitted at show
    • No Under 14s standing on pitch
    • Children aged under 16 must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 or over on the pitch and in the seating deck.
    • Free flow is not permitted between the pitch and seats.

    Q: Can I bring my one year old baby without a ticket?

    A: No, under 5s are not permitted.

  • Timings

    Q: What are the opening times of the Stadium on the day?

    A: The West Fan Village opens (out with the stadium) 3pm for all ticket holders and the stadium opens 5pm

    Q: What time will the concert start?

    A: The support act has been announced as Jess Glynne, she will take to the stage at 7.15pm*.

    Q: What time will The Spice Girls be on stage?

    A: Approximately 8.30pm*

    *Timings subject to change

    Q. Will there be special effects used during the show?

    A. Yes, this production has very heavy use of strobing. The show may also feature loud bangs, flashes and other special effects which may startle the audience.

  • Access Requirements

    Q:If I have access requirements what is the best way for me to make a booking?

    A: Accessible Tickets: Select online from Wheelchair and Ambulant Disabled ticket types www.ticketmaster.co.uk

    If you require telephone assistance to make your booking or to make additional accessible ticket purchases, please call the accessible line on 0800 988 4440 (00 44 161 637 2697 International)

    Q: I am a wheelchair user and would like to attend. Will there be a designated area for wheelchair users at the concert?

    A. Yes, there is a designated wheelchair viewing area and accessible facilities for your use. You must purchase wheelchair tickets in order to gain access to this area.

    Q: My circumstances have changed since I purchased my ticket and I now have restricted mobility or am using a wheelchair. What should I do?

    A: If your circumstances have changed or if you require assistance on the concert day, please contact us on 0131 345 5160 or by emailing [email protected] to discuss your requirements. Please note that there is a limited capacity for the wheelchair areas.

    Q: What facilities do you have on site for people with access requirements?

    A: Conveniently placed separate adapted toilets including a Changing Places toilet.

    Accessible parking will be available to wheelchair patrons only who present a valid wheelchair ticket and car park pass (this pass will be included with your tickets and should be requested in advance). This is located in close proximity to the stadium.

    At various times throughout the event a member of the catering team will visit the accessible decks to take food and drinks orders.

  • The Concert

    IMPORTANT SECURITY INFORMATION

    Bags, Rucksacks or suitcases

    Scottish Rugby operates a ‘small bags only’ policy for major events at BT Murrayfield.

    The policy will be applied at the Spice Girls concert.

    Ticket holders will only be allowed to bring in bags up to A5 size – equivalent to a small clutch bag - measuring 21cmx15cmx8cm.

    Bags larger than this will not be allowed into the stadium - this will be strictly enforced.

    The small bags policy is a consequence of our ongoing management of security which focuses on keeping BT Murrayfield a safe and enjoyable environment for everyone.

    The only exceptions to this rule are spectators who require to carry bags for medical reasons and who require to carry medical/dietary items. These patrons will be directed to dedicated lanes at each entry point.

    All bags will be searched before tickets are scanned.

    Unless you have health requirements please plan ahead and leave your bags at home, in your hotel, in your car, on the coach or at one of the bag-drop/left luggage facilities across Edinburgh (web links listed below)

    https://www.citystasher.com/left-luggage/edinburgh/edinburgh-castle-left-luggage-the-paper-rack-69

    https://www.left-baggage.co.uk/en

    http://www.edinburghairport.com/prepare/services-and-facilities/left-luggage

    Our advice to ensure you have an enjoyable time at our concert at BT Murrayfield is to;

    • Come early to make sure you access the stadium with a minimum delay
    • Be patient while accessing the stadium – any delays created by security checks are a consequence of our efforts to ensure your safety and security
    • Leave bags and any other prohibited items at home, in hotels, coaches, cars or at any of the bag drop facilities across Edinburgh (do not abandon bags in the street outside the stadium - you may be committing a criminal offence and your bag will be removed).
    • Follow the directions of stewards who will be happy to help with directions and guidance

    The following items are prohibited:

    • Large or bulky baggage – bags should be no bigger than 15cm (H) x 21cm (W) 8cm (D)
    • Weapons of any kind or anything that could be considered a weapon
    • Alcohol
    • Glass bottles or aluminum cans
    • Umbrellas
    • Hover boards , scooters, skateboards or other skates
    • Air horns
    • Silly string or party poppers
    • Gifts for the principles
    • Laser pointers or flashlights
    • Fireworks / pyrotechnics/ flares
    • Audio or recording equipment such as iPads; tablets; computers etc.
    • Go Pros/ Active Cams
    • Selfie sticks
    • Inflatable beach balls or balloons
    • Professional cameras (cameras with lens larger than 4 inches)
    • Controlled or illegal substances
    • Items deemed to be inappropriate or offensive including clothing/ flags/ banners

    Any person who’s conduct is deemed to be offensive or abusive, or who may compromise public safety, will be reported to the police.

    Q: What security procedures will be in place at the concert?

    The safety around our events is of paramount importance; in order to achieve that there will be the following security procedures in place:

    100% bag searches of permitted bags.

    Random pat-down searches using security wands

    Please refer to the prohibited items list noted below.

    A: You can get up to date information from the venue information websites:

    Q: Will there be any facility for me to queue early at the venue?

    A: The West Fan Village is open from 3.00pm where food, drink and merchandise will be on sale.

    Q: Where can I enter the stadium?

    A: Turnstiles are situated at all access points to the stadium. Ticket holders should follow specific directions noted on your ticket.

    Turnstile Block

    Access Via

    Ticket Permitted

    Opening Time

    North

    Accessible from Corstorphine Road and along Riversdale Crescent, the Turnstiles are beside Murrayfield Ice Rink.

    All ticket holders

    17:00 into Stadium

    North East

    Access from Roseburn Crescent, which runs along the south edge of Roseburn Park.

    All ticket holders

    17:00 into Stadium

    South East

    The main bank of turnstiles off Roseburn Street.

    All ticket holders

    17:00 into Stadium

    South West

    Turnstile lanes are located behind the west stand accessed from Roseburn Street.

    All ticket holders

    15:00 into West Fan Village

    17:00 into Stadium

    North West

    Turnstile lanes are located behind the west stand accessed from Riversdale Crescent.

    All ticket holders

    15:00 into West Fan Village

    17:00 into Stadium

    Q: Where will the stage be within the Stadium?

    A: Please refer to the map on your ticket agent’s website. The main stage will be at one end of the stadium with a thrust out from the main stage.

    Q: I have a standing ticket; can I stand anywhere on the pitch?

    A: No, there are 2 areas on the pitch – the Spice Circle and General Standing. We would ask that you follow directional signage to the standing area once you are inside the stadium which are relevant to your standing area.

    Q. I have a Spice Circle Ticket, how do I access the Spice Circle?

    A. Please follow signage within the stadium, this will direct you to the specific entry points. Spice Circle ticket holder can access via all the same stadium entrances as general standing tickets, there will also be dedicated Spice Circle entry points at the North West and North East of the stadium (these are shown on your ticket map).

    Q: Who are the support acts for Spice Girls?

    A: Jess Glynne has been confirmed as the support act of the show.

    Q: Can I take photographs at the concert?

    A: Yes, small digital cameras are permitted. Please note that any camera with a long or detachable lens will be classified as a professional camera and these are not permitted. Video cameras are also prohibited. Please see terms and conditions when purchasing your tickets.

    Q: Can I bring posters/banners to the concert

    A: Large flag on poles or sticks and posters are prohibited. Please always be aware of other customers as potentially you may be blocking their view.

    Q: What time will the concert end?

    A: The concert is expected to finish between 10.30pm and 10.45pm.

  • Stadium Facilities

    Q: Will I be able to purchase food and drink in the stadium during the concert?

    A: Yes, there will be a wide range of food and beverages available to buy. Please note, we operate a Challenge 25 policy at BT Murrayfield. Anyone who appears to be under the age of 25, will be asked to provide identification confirming that they are over 18 years of age in order to purchase alcohol. The only forms of identification we accept are passports and photographic driving licenses.

    Q: Can I purchase official Spice Girls merchandise at the concert?

    A: Yes, there will be several merchandise outlets located around the venue. We would advise against purchasing any unofficial merchandise outside the stadium.

    Q: Can I bring my own food and drinks into the Stadium?

    A: You may bring small amounts of food into the stadium for your own use. Large picnic hampers are not permitted.

    Q: Will there be drinking water available?

    A: Yes, drinking water fountains will be available at various points around the stadium.

    Q: What if I or one of my guests feel unwell, anxious, vulnerable, has an accident or is lost?

    A: The stadium will have trained medical and welfare staff on duty, please approach a steward who will direct you to the nearest first aid or welfare point.

    Q: Is the stadium a non-smoking venue?

    A: Yes, smoking is not permitted within the stadium, this includes e-cigarettes.

    Q: I or my child has an illness, will there be facilities to keep his/her medicine?

    A: No, this would need to be kept on the person at all times.

    Q: Where are the First aid / Welfare areas?

    A: There will be a First Aid area located on every level of the stadium (including the pitch), stewards will be able to direct patrons to the nearest medical staff.

    In addition to the First Aid points we will also have a Welfare Centre onsite, located in the south stand of the stadium.

    Q: Will there be a cash machine?

    A: No, unfortunately there won’t be a cash machine onsite however card facilities are available in some public bars and merchandise outlets. The closest facilities are at the local Sainsbury’s on the Western Approach Road, or at Tesco on Roseburn Street, both within a 5 minute walk from the stadium.

  • Transport

    Q: Will there be parking available on the day of the concert at the Stadium for the public?

    A: Please note, there is no public parking at the stadium. Very limited on-street parking is available in the areas surrounding the stadium, however, please be aware of the temporary traffic restrictions in place.

    A Park and Ride facility is available at Ingliston Postcode EH28 8LS and at Hermiston Park Postcode EH14 4AT.

    Accessible parking will be available to wheelchair patrons only who present a valid wheelchair platform ticket and event specific car park pass (this pass will be included with your tickets). This is located in close proximity to the stadium.

    Unfortunately, this car park is not open to Blue Badge holders unless they are in possession of an event specific car park pass. If you require an accessible parking pass, please e-mail [email protected] and we will add your name to the waiting list.

    Q: Will there be coach parking available at the stadium?

    A: Coach and minibus parking is not available at BT Murrayfield.

    Coaches and minibuses are now directed to parking areas the A8 Corstorphine Road. All coach and minibus drivers will be directed to park.

    It is vital that drivers co-operate and follow instructions and directions to ensure maximum capacity. The first vehicles to arrive will be parked nearest to the stadium.

    Q: Where can I get dropped off and picked up by a car?

    Due to the many road closures around the stadium for the concert there are no drop off/pick up areas close to the stadium

    Many concert goers use the nearby Edinburgh Zoo as a meeting point.

    Q: How do I get to and from BT Murrayfield?

    The easiest and quickest way to get to and from BT Murrayfield is by a short 15-minute walk from Edinburgh City Centre. The route will be signposted for ease so keep an eye out for these signs.

    By Bus

    The following services pass close to BT Murrayfield Stadium;

    Lothian Buses: 12, X12, 22, 26, 30, 31

    First Bus: 23, N23, 24, 25, N25 & 38

    Airlink: 100

    Citylink: 900

    These buses will load/unload on Corstorphine Road, west and east of Riversdale Crescent.

    By Train

    • Please plan your journeys, and buy your rail tickets, in advance – not on the day.
      • Tickets can be purchased on the ScotRail app, at scotrail.co.uk or by calling 0344 811 0141.
    • Trains are expected to be busy, so please consider aiming to arrive at Murrayfield when doors open at 5pm, to avoid the busiest travel times.

    Heading home

    • We’ll run longer trains on many routes through Haymarket after the event, though trains are expected to be very busy.
    • If you are travelling by train, please make go straight to Haymarket station at the end of the gig.
    • A queuing system will be in place at Haymarket. Additional staff will be on hand to safely guide you to your next available train, please follow their instructions. You may not be able to join your first choice of train.
    • Customers who require assistance should report to ScotRail staff at the front of the station.
      • Glasgow Queen Street at 23:20 & 23:49.
      • Stations to Airdrie at 23:13 & 23:58.
      • Stations to Bathgate at 23:45 & 23:57.
      • Stations to Stirling at 23:08 & 23:38.
      • Stations to Perth via Dunblane (changing at Stirling) at 23:08.
      • Stations to Perth via Fife (Rosyth) at 23:23.
      • Stations to Dundee via Fife (Dalgety Bay) at 23:13.

    Last trains from Haymarket:

    Please note: The last train for customers heading to stations on the Borders railway departs from Edinburgh Waverley at 2354.

    An extended alcohol ban will be in place from 15:00 on services towards Edinburgh. This ban applied to all intermediate stations and replacement buses.

    By Tram:

    Edinburgh Trams runs a fast, frequent service to the entrance of BT Murrayfield stadium from locations such as Edinburgh Airport, Ingliston Park & Ride, Edinburgh Gateway, Haymarket and the City Centre. Services will operate beyond midnight to get people home.

    Tickets must be purchased prior to boarding trams using the ticket vending machines at tram stops or on the Transport for Edinburgh App. Edinburgh Trams recommends purchasing return tickets to make your journey simpler. Return tickets are available from tram stop ticket vending machines with options available for both the city fare zone and the airport fare zone. Customers are requested to have their tickets ready for inspection at the gateline, which will be in place at the Murrayfield Stadium tram stop.

    Full details on tram services can be found at www.edinburghtrams.com

  • Road Closures & Restrictions

    There will be number of temporary traffic restrictions in place on nearby streets on concert day. Visit the Edinburgh Council website for full details of traffic and parking restrictions. Ticket holders attending the concert using any nearby on-street parking are advised to check the timings of the road closures as you may be parked within an area that is affected by the various closures after the concert. Access/egress will not be available during the road closure times and includes popular areas in Haymarket Yards, the Stanhope area, Wester Coates area, Balbirnie Place and parts of the Roseburn area.

  • Pedestrian Management

    To ensure pedestrian safety and to minimise traffic disruption, pedestrian movement will be safely managed around the Haymarket area following the concert.

    Those heading back into the city centre or Haymarket Station may experience delays due to the width available for the number of supporters heading along this corridor. Alternative routes back to the city centre are available via Magdala Crescent, Coates Gardens or Rosebery Crescent. Access into Haymarket Station will be managed across the tram tracks. Trams will still be running so please be patient and take advice from the stewards and Police who are there to ensure your safety.

    There will be NO route back to the city centre/Haymarket Station via Balbirnie Place/Haymarket Yards. Pedestrians heading along Russell Road will be directed to Dalry Road as an alternative route back to the City Centre. Please note that these diversions will not add any significant length onto your route and will have no affect to your journey times as delays to pedestrian movement will be reduced. Please note these measures are introduced for your own safety and the safety of other road users. Further assistance and instruction will be given to those patrons travelling by rail as they near Haymarket Station.

    It is imperative you allow plenty of extra time for your journey to the concert.

  • Respect our Neighbours

    The stadium is situated in a residential area and Scottish Rugby asks you to please be mindful and respectful of local residents and their property when entering and leaving the ground. Please do not take any drinks with you when you leave, and please dispose of your rubbish in the bins provided.

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