The rugby world will be able to enjoy a delicious taste of North East England when the biggest club matches in the Northern hemisphere are played at St James’ Park on 10/11 May next year, as Newcastle 2019 announces details today (1 August) of the official hospitality packages for the Heineken Champions Cup and European Rugby Challenge Cup finals.

Offering packages that will be hosted in the iconic 52,000-capacity stadium, both lounge and box hospitality are available for each final.

All hospitality experiences will see a focus on local flavours, with menus inspired by regional recipes and the area’s wider cultural heritage.

For the headline Heineken Champions Cup final – The One to Win – there are three hospitality offers available to supporters on Saturday 11 May. The VIP Platinum hospitality on level 3 of the Milburn Stand will offer the ultimate way to experience the game. Priced at £349 plus VAT per person this limited availability offering features a champagne reception, award-winning fine dining throughout the day and a complimentary bar.

Over 90 boxes of varying size are available priced at £299 + VAT per person. The fully inclusive package will include a three-course meal, half-time cheeseboard, post-match snacks and a complimentary bar for the duration of the day.

Lounge hospitality offers places in one of St James’ Park’s multitude of relaxed and comfortable suites with a welcome drink on arrival, delicious bowl food, a carvery station and deserts ahead of the half-time cheeseboard and post-match snacks. Guests enjoying these packages will have access to dedicated cash bars within the suites, allowing for quick and efficient service throughout the day.

All packages include seats that will offer the best views in the house as the finalists battle it out for the prestigious European silverware, exclusive pre-match analysis from a rugby legend and a match programme for all guests.

On Friday 10 May, the Challenge Cup final will have packages available in both suites and boxes, priced at £149 plus VAT. Included is a welcome drink on arrival, a two-course hot fork buffet meal and premium seating in the adjacent Milburn Stand, exclusive pre-match analysis from a rugby legend and complimentary match programmes.

Commenting on the launch of hospitality for both finals, the Newcastle 2019 event director Mick Hogan said: “We are pleased to be offering this range of high quality hospitality experiences in partnership with the conference and events team at St James’ Park.  Demand for finals tickets has already been incredible since they went on sale in May and we anticipate that the same high levels of interest will be shown for the hospitality. The Heineken Champions Cup final and Challenge Cup final are two of the highest profile sporting events that will take place in 2019 and we look forward to delivering world-class hospitality experiences at the showpiece matches.”

Click HERE for more information on the Newcastle 2019 hospitality offering, or call the Newcastle Falcons corporate hospitality team on 0044 191 214 2892