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Outdoor sports screens in London

Watch all of the summer sporting events, including the Euro 2016 Championships, Wimbledon and the Rio Olympics, on outdoors screens in the capital

If you missed out on Wimbledon 2016 tickets in the ballot, or if your bank balance won't stretch to a box at the Ashes, worry not fellow sport enthusiast. All of this summer's sport can be seen on one of London's many outdoor big screens. Plan a picnic, join the crowds at the screenings below and make your summer in London one to cheer about. 

Outdoor sports screens in London

British Summer Time Hyde Park’s Open House

The annual BST weekend gigs have a weekday of fun sandwiched between them in 2016 with events including Wimbledon screenings, street food stalls, day-time DJs and free badminton classes. There will also be a series of free Coca-Cola Film Nights with screenings of 'Groundhog Day', 'The Theory of Everything', 'Moulin Rouge', 'The Breakfast Club' and more. 

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Hyde Park , Kensington Monday July 4 2016 - Thursday July 7 2016

Pop Fields

A summertime hangout for sport lovers in south London, boasting a huge screen for broadcasting major sporting events and a space for visitors to work up a sweat themselves. Visitors will be able to watch Wimbledon, Tour de France, the Olympics and more before chowing down on grub from top food and drink vendors.

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Pop Brixton , Brixton Until Friday September 30 2016

London Bridge City Summer Festival

The huge, four-month summer festival spreading across London Bridge City is the perfect spot if you fancy some riverside views with your sport screenings. Both Wimbledon and the Olympics will be aired and, alongside all the sporty events, there will also be live theatre, music and DJs, fitness and dance classes, outdoor cinema and mass karaoke - much of which is free.

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London Bridge City , London Bridge Until Monday October 31 2016

Great British Summer

If you missed out on Wimbledon tickets yet again, can't be bothered queuing for hours to sit on Murray Mount, but fancy experiencing the tennis action as part of an ooohing and ahhhing crowd, this could be just the thing. These retro caravans fitted out with screens will be parked at various outdoor locations in the city, with complimentary deck chairs to lounge in. Now how's that for watching Wimbledon in style?

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One New Change , St Pauls Until Sunday July 10 2016

Summer of Sport

Catch sporting events on a big screen stationed at St Katherine Docks this summer. Watch Wimbledon, the Olympics, Golf Open Championships and more from deck chairs parked up besides the water. 

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St Katharine Docks , Tower Hill Until Wednesday August 24 2016

Strawberries and Screen

Tennis fans who haven't got the willpower to queue for Murray Mound should pack a picnic and head to King's Cross for these free outdoor screenings of Wimbledon 2016. The screens are back in Granary Square following a stint in Lewis Cubitt Square last year, with 50 deck chairs available for early birds to kick back in. If you've not planned a picnic, newly opened bar The Lighterman will be serving up tennis themed food.

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Granary Square , King's Cross Until Sunday July 10 2016

Pop Football (Kennington Park)

Pop down to Kennington Park for a big old dose of sport at this pop-up venue featuring a five-metre outdoor screen showing plenty of Euro 2016 and Wimbledon action. There'll also be craft beer, traditional cider, street food, ping pong and more fun besides. Entry is free but there's a capacity of 500 so make sure to get there early for the big events.

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Sat Jun 25 - Sun Jul 10

The Northbank Summer Festival

This summertime festival returns for 2016 for a month-long celebration in the sun. Highlights include Wimbledon screenings (Jun 27- Jul 1), the Embankment Summer Market with gourmet produce and items from designer makers on sale (Jul 15-17), a cycle surgery (Jun 27-28) and live music and entertainment throughout.

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Victoria Embankment Gardens , Charing Cross Until Friday July 29 2016

Big Screen On The Green

Bringing a touch of sophistication to the act of sport spectatorship, The Big Screen on the Green lets you spread out on the grass with a champagne flute and an ice cream cone while you enjoy the summer's big events. Watch live Wimbledon, British Grand-Prix, and Euro 2016 Finals on massive LED screens in the leafy surroundings of Parsons Green.

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Parsons Green , Parsons Green Saturday July 9 2016 - Sunday July 10 2016

Strawberries and Screen at the Duke of York Square

Those not committed (or organised) enough to have secured centre court seats for this year's Wimbledon finals can still get a great view of the action thanks to this 14ft screen. Bring blankets, chairs, picnics and enthusiasm and settle in to cheer on the pros. A pop-up champagne bar will serve bubbly and strawberries and cream.

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Duke Of York Square , Chelsea Friday July 8 2016 - Sunday July 10 2016

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By: David Clack

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