Sport in London Thursday 8 December

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Sport in London on Thu 8th December

Our guide to sport in London on Thursday 8 December 2016.

 at Alexandra Palace, London
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The Mosconi Cup at the Ally Pally (professional pool)

Alexandra Palace Get down to Alexandra Palace and see some of the world's greatest pool players battle it out for the Mosconi Cup.
 at Hampton Court Palace, London
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Outdoor ice rink, at Henry VIII’s Hampton Court

to 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 Tower of London, London
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Outdoor ice rink, in the Tower of London’s moat

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.
 
 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

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.

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

Section Boyz — playing at the Brixton Academy8 DecemberUK rappers Section Boyz will be playing one night at the Brixton Academy in December in support of ‘Don’t Panic’.

In The Heights — Tony Award-winning musical8 December“In The Heights” is a Tony Award-winning musical built around the infectious Latin rhythms of salsa and merengue.

Night-time Christmas trail at Kew Gardens8 DecemberKew Garden’s Christmas trail includes a tunnel of lights, a scented fire garden, and a North Pole village for Santa and his elves.

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

Victorians Decoded — Art and Telegraphy8 December“Victorians Decoded” will show how new communication technologies affected the imaginations of Victorian artists.

Swans, Gloves, Roses and Pancakes — Tower Bridge8 DecemberTower Bridge will be showing some photos of London by Martin Parr, called ‘Swans, Gloves, Roses and Pancakes’.

Turner Prize 2016 — at Tate Britain8 DecemberWhether you love it or loathe it, the Turner Prize is certainly one of Britain’s most prestigious contemporary art prizes.

Biffy Clyro, at the O2 Arena8 DecemberBiffy Clyro’s UK arena tour will be coming to The O2 in December, in support of their chart topping album, ‘Ellipsis’.

Bartok, Stravinsky and John Adams — Barbican Hall8 DecemberJohn Adams and the London Symphony Orchestra will be playing some works by Bartok and Stravinsky at Barbican Hall.

 
 

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