Sport in London Sunday 8 January

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Sport in London on Sun 8th January

Our guide to sport in London on Sunday 8 January 2017.

Childrens event in London at Hackney Marshes

Free

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 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 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.
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 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.
 at Hampton Court Palace, London
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Outdoor ice rink, at Henry VIII’s Hampton Court

Hampton Court Palace The Christmas ice-rink at Hampton Court has a spectacular backdrop — the front wing of Henry VIII's Tudor Palace.
 
 at Somerset House, London
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Skate! — Christmas ice rink 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.
 at Broadgate Ice Rink, London
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Broadgate ice rink (near Liverpool Street station)

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 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.
 at Natural History Museum, London
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Winter Ice Rink, at the Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum The Natural History Museum always has one of the best outdoor ice rinks, decorated with a huge tree and fairy lights.
 

That’s all the sports events, but there are lots more outdoor events in London on 8 January including:

Wifredo Lam exhibition, at the Tate Modern8 JanuaryThe Tate Modern will be putting on a major exhibition of works by Wifredo Lam, taking pieces from his fifty year career.

Climb to the top of The Monument8 JanuaryThe Monument to the Great Fire of London has a balcony at the top, which gives tourists some decent views of The City.

Tropical garden at the top of the Sky Garden8 JanuaryThe Sky Garden is a three-story garden that spans the top three floors of 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the Walkie Scorchie).

Cable car across the River Thames8 JanuaryThis cable car offers fantastic views as it carries you across the Thames from The O2 to the ExCel Centre in five minutes.

Star Wars Identities — Huge exhibition at The O28 January‘Star Wars Identities’ is a huge new exhibition at The O2 with 200 props, models, costumes and artworks from the movies.

Fire! Fire! Great Fire of London exhibition8 JanuaryThis year is the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, and the Museum of London will be putting on a special exhibition.

See London’s skyline from Parliament Hill8 JanuaryEnjoy London’s skyline from the top of Parliament Hill, which takes in the Gherkin, London Eye, St Paul’s and Canary Wharf.

Yeoman Warder tour, at the Tower of London8 JanuaryOne of the best ways of seeing the Tower of London is alongside a Yeoman Warder (better known as the “Beefeaters”).

Guided tour of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre8 JanuaryHave a tour of William Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre on Bankside, and learn what life was like for the 16th-century playwright.

 
 

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