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GAME ON! The Battersea Games Returns to Battersea Power Station This Summer

Hold on to your hats, Londoners! The iconic Battersea Power Station is gearing up for a spectacular summer as it hosts the much-anticipated return of The Battersea Games from 1st July to 8th September 2024.

Following the roaring success of last year, this event is set to deliver an electrifying mix of sports and fun for all ages.

Fun for All in Power Station Park

Get ready for the ultimate sports playground! The six-acre Power Station Park will be packed with activities that cater to everyone. Picture yourself sprinting down a 100m running track, shooting hoops on a 3×3 basketball court, or scaling a climbing wall. Football fans can test their skills in the fast feet football arena. Those with a need for speed can try their hand at cycle speed racing. Fitness junkies will love the variety of exercise classes available. Don’t miss Rocket Padel’s pop-up court, a teaser for their upcoming indoor Padel courts.

Major Sporting Events Galore

Sports fans, this one’s for you! The Wimbledon Experience, presented by Ocean Outdoor and the All-England Lawn Tennis Club, is back and better than ever. From 1st to 14th July, catch all the live tennis action on a big screen in Power Station Park.

But the excitement doesn’t stop there. From 26th July to 11th August, the park transforms into an Official Team GB Fanzone. Cheer on your favourite athletes at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. For the grand finale, the Paralympic Games will be showcased from 28th August to 8th September in one of London’s Official ParalympicsGB Fanzones. Plus, enjoy screenings of other summer sports fixtures like England Cricket Test Matches and the Tour de France. Unwind with evening film screenings by The Cinema in the Power Station.

Indoor Adventures and Giant Games

Step inside the Grade II* listed Power Station and discover even more excitement. Climb to new heights on a wall in Turbine Hall B. Enjoy a game of table tennis or race against the clock in cycle speed racing. Join fitness classes or challenge your friends with giant games like Chess and Connect 4. Sports and athleisure brands at Battersea Power Station will host special events throughout the summer.

A Foodie Extravaganza

Food lovers, rejoice! The Grade II* listed Coaling Jetty on the River Thames will be transformed into a foodie paradise with the ArcadeX pop-up from Arcade Food Hall. Savour mouth-watering dishes from South American-inspired Solis, LA-style Manna, Japanese street food from Sushi Kamon, and cult favourite BAO®. These delicious options add to the already impressive line-up of over 50 restaurants, cafes, and bars, including El Pastor, Dishoom, and Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen & Bar. Grab-and-go options like Poke House and M&S Foodhall are perfect for a picnic in the park.

Retail Therapy and Special Offers

Take a break from the action with some retail therapy. Battersea Power Station is home to over 140 British and international brands. Shop the latest trends at ZARA, Mango, Uniqlo, and Boots Beauty. Gear up with athleisure favourites like Nike, adidas, and lululemon. To celebrate The Battersea Games, some stores will offer special deals and in-store events, so keep an eye out!

Easy Accessibility

Getting to Battersea Power Station is a breeze. The Zone 1 Battersea Power Station Underground station places you within 15 minutes of the West End and the City. Alternatively, hop on an Uber Boat by Thames Clippers. Take the bus, bike, car, or train – the riverside neighbourhood is easily accessible from all directions.

A Summer to Remember

“We are excited for the grand return of The Battersea Games this summer,” said Sam Cotton, Head of Asset Management at Battersea Power Station Development Company. “This year promises to be bigger, better, and more electrifying than ever before. With the added excitement of an Official Team GB and ParalympicsGB Fanzone, The Battersea Games is the perfect accompaniment to the mix of shops, restaurants, bars, and other leisure experiences at Battersea Power Station. It will create a truly unforgettable day out this summer.”

So, mark your calendars and get ready for an incredible summer at Battersea Power Station. Whether you’re a sports enthusiast, a foodie, or a shopaholic, The Battersea Games has something for everyone. Don’t miss out on this fantastic event – see you there!

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