This week’s London sporting events you should know about

1.Quidditch at Clapham Common, 20th October

Perfect for Potter heads looking to get fit, have fun and meet similar minded folks. The event is sponsored by The London Unspeakables who are using the month of October to celebrate British Culture. The event is free to watch and free to take part in with a five pound deposit. Everyone is welcome as they state on their website, “Hop on your broomstick, channel your inner Harry Potter and join us as we master the ancient sport from Queerditch Marsh…”

2. London Padel Masters 2019 – FINAL, 20th October

This event can be found in Fulham at the leafy Bishops park. ITV recently called Padel the fastest growing sport in the world after 200,000 fans watched the WPT live last year. Tickets can be found for as cheap as £21. For fans of quick paced sports this could be the perfect way to spend your Sunday afternoon.

3. Six Day London (cycling), 22nd October

Beginning next Tuesday this event can be found at the prestigious Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with tickets standing at just under £20. The event is not strictly professional as the lights get turned down and the music gets turned up. This event includes some of the world’s best track riders going head to head across six nights of epic racing, all set to a thrilling soundtrack.

4. Ski and Snowboard Festival, 24th October

The Telegraph will be hosting the festival next Thursday at Battersea Evolution. This festival not only aims to showcase the latest tech and equipment for the winter sports but to also celebrate and entertain its guests. The event will be hosting live bands, roller skating and ice skating.

5.BBL Cup: London Lions V Plymouth Raiders, 23rd October

This Basketball event can be found at the MK Lions Arena at 18:30 pm. The London Lions currently sit at the very bottom of the Southern League with Plymouth just two points ahead. Although the Lions are currently underdogs this could be a good outing to watch the Lions cause an upset on their home turf.

WORDS BY; Max Stott

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