NEC Harlequins will play four pre-season fixtures before the start of the Zurich Premiership season on Saturday 4th September.
They will begin with a trip to Bedford on Wednesday 11th August, with the game against the National Division One side taking place at Goldington Road, kick-off 7.30pm. The two sides last met three years ago (18th August 2001) in a pre-season fixture, which saw Quins finish comprehensive winners by 61-5.
A week long trip to Ireland will see Quins play the Belfast Harlequins at Deramore Park on Tuesday 17th August, kick-off 7.30pm, before facing former Heineken Cup champions Ulster at Ravenhill three days later (Friday 20th August, kick-off 7.30pm).
Quins final warm-up fixture sees them up against arch-rivals Saracens at Vicarage Road on Friday 27th August, kick-off 7.45pm.
In addition to the above, Quins will also be taking part in the Compass Group International Sevens, being held at the Stoop on Friday 6th and Saturday 7th August, as well as the London Pride Middlesex Sevens on Saturday 14th August at Twickenham.
The full pre-season schedule is as follows:
* Friday 6th / Saturday 7th August - Compass Group International Sevens, Stoop Memorial Ground
* Wednesday 11th August - Bedford Vs NEC Harlequins, Goldington Road, kick-off 7.30pm
* Saturday 14th August - London Pride Middlesex Sevens, Twickenham
* Tuesday 17th August - Belfast Harlequins Vs NEC Harlequins, Deramore Park, kick-off 7.30pm
* Friday 20th August - Ulster Vs NEC Harlequins, Ravenhill, kick-off 7.30pm
* Friday 27th August - Saracens Vs NEC Harlequins, Vicarage Road, kick-off 7.45pm
Quins then kick-off the new Zurich Premiership season against London Irish (Saturday 4th September) in the London Double Header at Twickenham, kick-off 2.00pm. For more information on this game, click here.
During week commencing 22nd April Harlequins will launch an innovative, new Membership Scheme which will replace the existing Season Ticket Holder Programme. Further details of the scheme will be announced in due course.