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

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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.
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

Pick

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.
 
 at Canary Wharf, London
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Skate around Canary Wharf’s outdoor ice rink

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:

The Railway Children + real steam train!8 JanuaryThe Railway Children’s cast includes a real-life 60-tonne steam train that comes chugging into the King’s Cross Theatre.

Private tour of the Churchill War Rooms8 JanuaryEnjoy a private tour of the Churchill War Rooms, and experience Winston Churchill’s wartime bunker from behind the glass.

A leisurely stroll around Little Venice8 JanuaryHave 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 John8 JanuaryBased on the Oscar-winning Disney movie, “The Lion King” tells the story of Simba and his adventures in the jungle.

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.

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.

Volunteer to help out at Spitalfields City Farm8 JanuarySpitalfields City Farm is a nice place to take your kids, but did you know that you can volunteer to help out on the farm?

Cinderella — with Paul O’Grady, Amanda Holden8 JanuaryAmanda Holden, Paul O’Grady and Julian Clary will be starring in the Christmas panto “Cinderella” at the London Palladium.

Free street performers at Covent Garden8 JanuaryEnjoy some free street entertainment in Covent Garden — everything from buskers, acrobats and clowns to opera singers.

 
 

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