Sport in London April 2017

Sport in London in April

Our guide to sport in London during April 2017.

Childrens event in London at Hackney Marshes

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Hackney Marshes Hackney Marshes is the home of Sunday league football, with over 70 matches played between dozens of amateur teams.
Sport in London at River Thames

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River Thames The University Boat Race is a popular date in London's calendar - Cambridge have the lead over Oxford with 82 wins to 79.
 
Childrens event in London at Harlem Globetrotters at Wembley Arena

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Wembley Arena American basketball legends Harlem Globetrotters are back in London to show off their basketball skills at the SSE Arena.
Childrens event in London at Harlem Globetrotters at O2 Arena

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O2 Arena The world famous Harlem Globetrotters are back in London at The O2 to show off their basketball skills.
 
Sport in London at The Mall

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The Mall The London Marathon is one of the premier marathons in athletics, twenty six miles from Greenwich to Buckingham Palace.

That’s all the sports events, but there are lots more outdoor events in London during April including:

41-gun salute to mark the Queen’s 91st birthdayApril 2017You can hear the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery fire a 41-gun salute in Hyde Park to mark the Queen’s 91st birthday.

Speakers’ Corner, at Sunday lunchtimeApril 2017Listen to a speech at Speakers’ Corner, where the public can discuss whatever they like — all in the name of free speech.

Meet astronomers at Hampstead ObservatoryApril 2017Hampstead Observatory has a small six-inch refractor inside a rotating dome, and is very popular with amateur astronomers.

See London’s skyline from Parliament HillApril 2017Enjoy London’s skyline from the top of Parliament Hill, which takes in the Gherkin, London Eye, St Paul’s and Canary Wharf.

Enjoy the view from Primrose HillApril 2017Primrose Hill is a lot higher than it looks, and boasts one of the finest views of the London skyline from anywhere in the city.

A leisurely stroll around Little VeniceApril 2017Have a nice walk around Little Venice, past all the pretty houseboats, and stop for a cup of tea in one of the nice cafes.

“The Lion King” — music by Elton JohnApril 2017Based on the Oscar-winning Disney movie, “The Lion King” tells the story of Simba and his adventures in the jungle.

New York Philharmonic, and cellist Yo-Yo MaApril 2017The New York Philharmonic and cellist Yo-Yo Ma will be playing some works by Adams and Esa-Pekka Salonen.

Free street performers at Covent GardenApril 2017Enjoy some free street entertainment in Covent Garden — everything from buskers, acrobats and clowns to opera singers.

 
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