1st Visit to Highbury

Discussion in 'Arsenal Talk' started by Spike, Jan 22, 2005.

  1. Spike

    Spike New Member Trusted

    1) Arrive an hour or two early at Highbury
    2) Walk around the stadium, take some pictures
    3) Check out the new stadium, take some more pictures
    4) Pop into the Arsenal shop, buy some merchandising
    5) Before heading to your seat, buy a Rollover hotdog and a beer, then walk around the inside of the stand you're sitting in
    5) Whilst at your seat, take plenty of pictures/use your camcorder
    6) Sing your heart out
    7) After the match, join the queue getting into Arsenal Stadium

    ;)
     
  2. Rapid88

    Rapid88 New Member

    Hope you enjoy your day dude.
     
  3. koivu

    koivu New Member Trusted

    The pregame snack is definitely essential. Enjoy your first trip to Highbury mate! I hope it's a memorable one and congrats on getting to a match before the move to Ashburton Grove.
     
  4. Natnat

    Natnat Active Member Elite

    Enjoy your day
    Arrive very early try the fish and chip shop thats nearby.
    Wait for Arsenal to come and watch them go into staduim via the marble hall entrance
    Buy sweets from near by stall buy the gooner magacine
    Walk around the area of the stadium you never know who you may see
    enter the stadium watch the team warm up
    Enjoy the game
    After the game its shuffle along to Arsenal tube station
     
  5. Canuck

    Canuck New Member Elite

    Sing your bl**dy head off you lucky lucky b*st*rd!
    :mrgreen:
     
  6. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    Get into the area 4 hours before kick off at least. Go to a few different pubs and have some pints, listen to the general banter and atmosphere generated in the pubs pre game. Go to the merchandise shop to get something to remind you of your day. Buy a burger at one of the burger stalls etc just generally look around. I wouldnt enter highbury until about 30 minutes before kick off, so when you arrive you will get on the terrace that is already packed and it will give you the real sense of atmosphere.
     
  7. kel varnsen

    kel varnsen New Member Trusted

    hey, guv. what are your favourite pubs? i really liked bank of friendship; nice atmosphere. the gunners pub was so fekkin' crowded; impossible to even get in...

    btw; i suggest just hanging out in the street. buy a few bottles of beer at the local shops and just hang out nearby the stadium. the atmosphere is superb and everyone is really friendly.
     
  8. thierrys_girl

    thierrys_girl New Member

    Have a great time Matt
     
  9. kel varnsen

    kel varnsen New Member Trusted

    eh, no. get a burger instead. the fish and chips is disgusting...
     
  10. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    Im not one for fish myself, but the chippy on the corner near highbury does the nicest chips and savaloys ive ever tasted :p

    The cannons, gunners, swan etc
     
  11. Taozhe

    Taozhe New Member Trusted

    Enjoy the stay. It would be such a great opportunity.
     
  12. RockyRocastle

    RockyRocastle New Member Trusted

    Wouldnt have thought you would have liked the gunners, cant stand the place!
     
  13. koivu

    koivu New Member Trusted

    The only one I've been to is Cannons and only on a couple of occasions. I thought it was cool.
     
  14. Gunner4life09

    Gunner4life09 New Member

    I hope you have a great time. i can't wait till i can get an oppertunity to watch a game at highbury.
     
  15. RocktheCasbah

    RocktheCasbah New Member Elite

    I didn't mind the Gunners. I prefer the Arsenal Tavern though.

    But the Twelve Pins is better than all of them.
     

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