Sport in London December 2016

Sport in London in December

Our guide to sport in London during December 2016.

Childrens event in London at Wembley Stadium


Wembley Stadium Join a Wembley Stadium Tour and see the changing rooms, the pitch, and climb up to the Royal Box and lift the FA Cup.
Sport in London at Lord’s


Lord’s Cricket fans will love having a look around the home of cricket, with this tour of Lord's Cricket Ground and the MCC Museum.
Childrens event in London at Arsenal at Arsenal FC, Emirates Stadium


Arsenal FC, Emirates Stadium Walk in the footsteps of your Arsenal heroes on a guided tour of the Emirates Stadium, the pitch, and the Arsenal Museum.
Childrens event in London at Chelsea at Chelsea FC, Stamford Bridge

Chelsea FC, Stamford Bridge Walk in the footballing footsteps of your Chelsea heroes on a guided tour of Stamford Bridge and the Chelsea Museum.
Childrens event in London at Hackney Marshes


Hackney Marshes Hackney Marshes is the home of Sunday league football, with over 70 matches played between dozens of amateur teams.
Childrens event in London at Natural History Museum


to Natural History Museum The Natural History Museum always has one of the best outdoor ice rinks, decorated with a huge tree and fairy lights.
Childrens event in London at Canary Wharf


to Canary Wharf An outdoor ice rink in the shadow of the Canary Wharf skyscrapers, with a perimeter path made of fir trees and fairy lights.
Sport in London at Broadgate Ice Rink


to Broadgate Ice Rink Surrounded by tall offices and shops, the outdoor ice rink at Broadgate is only two minutes from Liverpool Street station.
Childrens event in London at Tower of London


to Tower of London The Tower of London's outdoor ice rink is back again for another year, set in the dry moat outside the castle walls.
Childrens event in London at Somerset House


to Somerset House Somerset House has got the prettiest rink in London, with a Christmas shopping arcade and decorated with a huge Christmas tree.
Childrens event in London at Hampton Court Palace


to Hampton Court Palace The Christmas ice-rink at Hampton Court has a spectacular backdrop — the front wing of Henry VIII's Tudor Palace.
Sport in London at Champions Tennis at Royal Albert Hall


to Royal Albert Hall See some of the biggest names in tennis history compete at the Champions Tennis tournament at the Royal Albert Hall.
Sport in London at Alexandra Palace

Alexandra Palace Get down to Alexandra Palace and see some of the world's greatest pool players battle it out for the Mosconi Cup.
Childrens event in London at London Olympia

to London Olympia London Chess Classic will feature ten of the world's best players competing live on stage, at the London Olympia.
Sport in London at Lord’s


Lord’s Enjoy a Christmas Afternoon Tea in the historic Long Room at Lord's, surrounded by paintings of the game's greatest players.
Sport in London at London International Horse Show at London Olympia


to London Olympia The London International Horse Show will feature world-class show jumping, dressage and carriage driving competitions.
Sport in London at Alexandra Palace

to Alexandra Palace The William Hill World Darts Championship features 72 of the world's best players competing for the Sid Waddell Trophy.
Sport in London at Serpentine


Serpentine The annual Peter Pan Cup swimming race has been held on the Serpentine lake every Christmas morning since 1864.

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

Celebrate the New Year with London’s fireworksDecember 2016Celebrate the New Year with about a bazillion other people, as they watch London’s spectacular fireworks display.

An Evening with the Stars — Royal ObservatoryDecember 2016Watch a Planetarium show and then spend an evening looking at the stars with other astronomers at the Royal Observatory.

Night-time Christmas trail at Kew GardensDecember 2016Kew Garden’s Christmas trail includes a tunnel of lights, a scented fire garden, and a North Pole village for Santa and his elves.

Hyde Park Winter WonderlandDecember 2016Hyde Park will once again become a magical Winter Wonderland with ice skating and rides, a circus, and a Christmas market.

Meet astronomers at Hampstead ObservatoryDecember 2016Hampstead Observatory has a small six-inch refractor inside a rotating dome, and is very popular with amateur astronomers.

See London’s skyline from Parliament HillDecember 2016Enjoy London’s skyline from the top of Parliament Hill, which takes in the Gherkin, London Eye, St Paul’s and Canary Wharf.

Guided walk around Roman LondiniumDecember 2016Walk the streets of Londinium, and see what remains of the Roman amphitheatre, Temple of Mithras, military fort and walls.

4 O’Clock Parade, or Dismounting CeremonyDecember 2016The Dismounting Ceremony (or 4 O’Clock Parade) is a short ceremony that takes place every day at the Horse Guards.

Seth Lakeman — Ballads Of The Broken Few TourDecember 2016Seth Lakeman is playing one night at the Union Chapel in December, as part of his ‘Ballads Of The Broken Few Tour’.

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