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Tour to New Zealand 2017


Hong Kong StadiumMatchday Entertainment

The gates at Hong Kong Stadium open at 4pm so why not soak up the atmosphere and take full advantage of the pre-match entertainment before the epic battle between The Lions and Barbarians kicks off.

Come along and enjoy music from DJ, Sean Dinsmore, meet Bill the Lions mascot, pick up your team merchandise and enjoy a host of fun entertainment from around the world including Irish Dancers, Scottish Pipers, Chinese Drums and the Hong Kong Male Welsh Choir. There will also be face painters and temporary tattoo artists so fans can show their patriotic side and wear their country flag or team crest proudly.

From 6pm onwards, non-playing members of the Lions squad will take to the pitch where they will sign autographs for fans as well as partake in a couple of mini interviews on the big screen.

And be sure to have found your seat by 7pm as an eye-catching drum performance will take place as well as the traditional eye dotting ceremony before the teams line up for the national anthem and get set for kick off.


10.30 Ticket counters open
14:00 Lion's Den opens for pre-purchased ticket holders
15:30 Red/Black Platinum Hospitality opens

Meet & greet Bill the mascot
DJ: Sean Dinsmore gets the party started
Merchandise booths open

North Concourse: Four countries, one stage
St Andrew's Pipe Band
HK Welsh Male Voice Choir
O'Connor - Barton Irish
Bans LED drums
Face painting and tattoo stations

16.00 Non-playing players visit the 4 corners of the pitch for autographs and interviews
16:30 Lions Rock opens for pre-purchased ticket holder
17.45 Hong Kong Police Pipes and Drums
18.00 Non-playing players visit the 4 corners of the pitch for autographs and interviews
18.50 Ban's Cultural Drum Performance & eye dotting ceremony
19.20 Teams enter Field of Play
19.30 Kick Off
22:30 Lions Rock closes

55 Eastern Hospital Road,
So Kon Po,
Hong Kong Island,
Hong Kong

Transport to the Stadium:
MTR: Causeway Bay Station
Buses: 5B

June: 99% humidity, average temperature 30°C / 80°F
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A helping hand in Hong Kong

Are you travelling to Hong Kong this June? The British Consulate General in Hong Kong can provide British Nationals with the following services:

  • Emergency passports and information about money transfers
  • Support if you have been a victim if crime, hospitalised or arrested
  • Details of local doctors, lawyers, and interpreters
  • Facilities to contact your friends and family

The British Consulate General cannot arrange preferential treatment in hospitals or prisons, give legal advice, or pay any of your bills.

For full information on the support and services provided by the British Consulate General, the latest Travel Advice for Hong Kong, and how to contact the Consulate General in an emergency, visit the Consulate General's website or check out the Facebook Page.

Tickets now available from stores across Hong Kong

With high demand for tickets and limited availability on the main level seating area in Hong Kong stadium, we have now made it easier than ever to secure your place at Lions vs Barbarians on 1st of June. Tickets are now available from all K11 Select Stores and Tom Lee Music Stores as well from the HK Ticketing box offices. Tickets purchased via are also available for collection at these outlets.

Branches Address
Box Offices
HKCEC 1 Harbour Road, Wanchai
HKAPA 1 Gloucester Road, Wanchai
Fringe Club 2 Lower Albert Road, Central
Asia-World Expo Level 1, Asia-World Expo, Hong Kong International Airport, Lantau
KITEC 1 Tradmart Drive, Kowloon Bay
The Academy's Landmark No.139 Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam
Heritage Campus - Bethanie
HKT Retail Outlet
K11 Select Shop 101, Select, Level 1, K11 Art Mall, 18 Hanoi Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tom Lee Music Stores
Hong Kong Island
Tai Koo Branch Shop 410, Cityplaza 1, 1111, King's Road, Quarry Bay
Causeway Bay Branch G/F-2/F East South Building, 29 Percival Street
Wan Chai Branch City Centre Building, 144-149 Gloucester Road, Wanchai
Aberdeen Branch Shop 2-3 & 5, 2/F, Site 2, Aberdeen Centre, 7-11 Nam Ning Centre, Aberdeen
Western District Branch Shop 241, 2/F, The Westwood, 8 Belcher's Street, Wester District
Siu Sai Branch Shop No. 5&6, 1/F, Island Resort Mall, Siu Sai Wan
Hung Hom Branch Shop 4-5, Site 10, Whampoa Garden, Hung Hom
Tsimshatsui Branch 1-9 Cameron Lane, TsimShaTsui
Kowloonbay Branch Shop 516-518, Telford Plaza 2, Kowloon Bay
Kowloonbay MegaBox Branch Unit 2-20, Level 12 MegaBox, 38 Wang Chiu Road, Kowloon Bay
Lok Fu Branch Shop Nos 1108-1110, 1/F, Podium Food Square, Lok Fu Plaza, Wang Tau Hom
Olympian City Branch Shop G02, Olympian City 3, 1 Hoi Wang Road, Kowloon
New Territories
Shatin Branch Shop No.303, Home Square, Shatin
Ma On Shan Branch Shop 2223-2228, Level 2, Sunshine City Plaza, Phase 4, Ma On Shan
Tseung Kwan O Branch Shop 2063-2066A, Level 2, Metro City Plaza II, Tseung Kwan O (Po Lam Station)
Tseun Wan (Discovery Park) Branch Shop 48, Level 2, Discovery Park Shopping Centre, Tsuen Wan
Tsuen Wan (Luk Yeung Galleria) Branch Shop Unit S53 Luk Yeung Galleria, Tsuen Wan
Yuen Long Branch Basement, Shing Shun Building, 43 Castle Peak Road (Main Road), Yeun Long
Tsing Yi Branch Shop 167-168, Level 1, Maritim Square, Tsing Yi
Tai Po Branch Shop 075-076, Level 1, Uptown Plaza, Tai Po (Tai Po KCRC station)

Rugby is GREAT!

The British Government have shown their support for the British and Irish Lions by creating a special edition of their Sport is GREAT campaign.

The British Consulate in Hong Kong has also provided information and advice for those travelling to Hong Kong in June.

Sport is Great

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