As the weather gets warmer more people will starting venturing to parks and venues to get active and play their favourite sports. It also means that there’s a lot of upcoming events that will have fans excited to get out and cheer on their team. Here at the Paddington Hotel London, we love the passion that our guests show for sport, so we’ve put together a list of upcoming events throughout June that are sure to get your blood pumping.
Cricket fans all over the country will be looking forward to this month, as the England squad prepares to face off against some of the best teams from around the world. The International Cricket Council tournament will be held in London this year, with games taking place throughout June. The Kia Oval stadium will play host to teams like Sri Lanka and Australia, as the giants of cricket compete for the trophy.
On June 3, the O2 arena will become alive with screaming fans as Dillian Whyte goes head-to-head against Mariusz Wach. The two fighters will enter the ring after a series of other bouts that promise to provide a great show for the audience. If you are a fan of boxing then this event is a must-see.
This month will see England’s championship hockey team face off against an array of other international giants. Argentina, China and Canada are just a few of the other teams that will be competing in the tournament. Hosted at the Lee Valley Centre in Stratford, the event spans over nine days and promises to be the most action packed hockey tournament of the year.
The Epsom Derby returns this month in what promises to be a great show. The famous race will take place on the first Friday of June regardless of the weather, so if you decide to go then it may be a good idea to pack an umbrella. Hosted at the well-renowned track at Epsom Downs, the Derby is a great day out for anyone.
There is another famous horse race taking place this June that never fails to draw in a huge crowds, often including some big celebrity names. The Royal Ascot is a five day event which will showcase some of the best horse racing in the world. From June 20 to June 24, spectators can enjoy one of the most famous sporting events in Britain.
Wimbledon is just around the corner and as one of the oldest and most prestigious events of the year, it promises to be a great day out for tennis fans making the annual pilgrimage to the All England Club. Expect tense five setters, upsets and some emerging stars to make their mark on grass – traditionally the surface that gives the tennis world some of the year’s biggest upsets.
Hopefully this guide will help any sports fans staying at our Paddington Park Hotel make the most of their visit this month.