Sport in London January 2017

Sport in London in January

Our guide to sport in London during January 2017.

Childrens event in London at Natural History Museum

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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

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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.
 
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 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

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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

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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

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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 Alexandra Palace

Alexandra Palace The William Hill World Darts Championship features 72 of the world's best players competing for the Sid Waddell Trophy.
 
Childrens event in London at Nba Basketball at O2 Arena

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O2 Arena NBA basketball comes to London when the Denver Nuggets take on the Indiana Pacers in a regular season game.
Sport in London at Alexandra Palace

to Alexandra Palace The World Championship of Ping Pong will return to Alexandra Palace, with Englishman Andrew Baggaley defending his title.
 

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

Royal Observatory: An Evening with the StarsJanuary 2017Watch 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 GardensJanuary 2017Kew 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 WonderlandJanuary 2017Hyde Park will once again become a magical Winter Wonderland with ice skating and rides, a circus, and a Christmas market.

Speakers’ Corner, at Sunday lunchtimeJanuary 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 ObservatoryJanuary 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 HillJanuary 2017Enjoy London’s skyline from the top of Parliament Hill, which takes in the Gherkin, London Eye, St Paul’s and Canary Wharf.

Painters’ Painters — at the Saatchi GalleryJanuary 2017The Saatchi Gallery’s “Painters’ Painters” exhibition showcases the work of nine artists who are inspiring the next generation.

Cage The Elephant — at the Brixton AcademyJanuary 2017Cage The Elephant are touring the UK in 2017, and will be playing one night at the O2 Academy Brixton.

Peter Pan Goes Wrong — Apollo TheatreJanuary 2017“Peter Pan Goes Wrong” tells the story of Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society’s inept attempts to put on show.

 
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