Sport in London May 2017

Sport in London in May

Our guide to sport in London during May 2017.

Childrens event in London at Wembley Stadium

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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

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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 England Cricket at Lord’s

Lord’s Enjoy some international 1-day cricket at Lord's, where England will be taking on Ireland in a Royal London one day game
 
Sport in London at Wembley Stadium

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Wembley Stadium This year's Emirates FA Cup Final will take place on the 27th May at Wembley Stadium.
Sport in London at England Cricket at Lord’s

Lord’s Enjoy some 1-day cricket at Lord's, where England will be taking on South Africa in a Royal London one day international game.
 

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

RHS Chelsea Flower Show, at the Royal HospitalMay 2017The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is the gardening equivalent of Ascot, held in the grounds of the Royal Hospital.

Hire a pedal boat on the Serpentine lakeMay 2017Spend a pleasant afternoon pedalling around in a little hire boat on the Serpentine, or catch the sun-powered SolarShuttle.

Hire a deckchair in one of London’s parksMay 2017Have a nice, relaxing sit-down and doing a bit of people-watching in one of London’s Royal parks, by hiring out a deckchair.

See London’s skyline from Parliament HillMay 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 HillMay 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.

Guided tour of Highgate CemeteryMay 2017Have a guided tour around Highgate Cemetery, and enjoy one of the most atmospheric and historic cemeteries in London.

Sir Antonio Pappano — Orchestra of Santa CeciliaMay 2017The Orchestra of Santa Cecilia will be playing music by Rossini, Tchaikovsky and Respighi at the Royal Festival Hall.

John ‘Star Wars’ Boyega, in Buchner’s “Woyzeck”May 2017John Boyega (from the recent Star Wars movie) will be starring in Buchner’s “Woyzeck”, at the Old Vic Theatre.

London Symphony Orchestra, playing BrucknerMay 2017The London Symphony Orchestra will be performing two classical works by Bruckner at Barbican Hall.

 
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