Experience the most fashionable event in London’s sporting calendar and one of the world’s most famous horse-race meetings at Royal Ascot. it takes place from the 20th to the 24th June 2017. Britain’s most popular race meeting is the place to see and be seen for high society, royal watchers, fun seekers and horse-racing enthusiasts alike. Founded by Queen Anne in 1711 and steeped in tradition, heritage and pageantry, Royal Ascot is attended by members of the Royal Family, including the Queen herself. Royal Ascot features a daily horse-drawn procession from Windsor Castle to Ascot Racecourse led by the royal carriage. Although the eye-catching fashion steals the show at Royal Ascot, this colourful occasion also features top-quality horse racing. Racing highlights of Royal Ascot include the Golden Jubilee Stakes and the Gold Cup. Prize money for the week totals millions of pounds! The Queen has enjoyed considerable success at Royal Ascot, having owned many winners including Estimate, the horse which won the Gold Cup in 2013.
Experience two weeks of first-class tennis, strawberries and cream, and good-natured queuing, at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships.
The world of tennis descends on Wimbledon in South West London every summer for the longest-running tennis tournament in the world, and one of four annual Grand Slam tennis events held around the globe. Games are still played on the original playing surface, grass, and there’s a strict white-only dress code for players.
The tournament attracts around 500,000 spectators and millions of television viewers worldwide.
2017 dates are 3rd July to the 16th July