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Upcoming Events at Wembley Stadium – Winter 2015

There is no doubt that Wembley Stadium is a London icon, hosting not only major football matches but also athletics, NFL, boxing, music concerts and other major events. Wembley is Europe’s second largest stadium (Camp Nou in Barcelona being the largest), and the largest in the UK, with a seating capacity of ninety thousand.

Wembley Stadium events 2016

At a glance, Wembley Stadium:

1) Has a circumference of a kilometre

2) Encloses 4,000,000 m³ inside its walls and under its roof. This is the equivalent of 25,000 double-decker buses or 7 billion pints of milk

3) Contains almost half a kilometre of escalators

4) And has more toilets than any other venue worldwide

 

Home to the English National Football Team and a host site for the 2015 Rugby World Cup, Wembley Stadium is also famous for being part of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, as well as hosting music concerts by everyone from Bon Jovi to Madonna, Coldplay to AC/DC, and the Live Earth concert.

 

Upcoming events at Wembley Stadium in late 2015/early 2016 include:

1) The Prodigy at the SSE Arena, Wembley, 4th and 5th December 2015

2) NFL International Series (American Football), October/November 2015

3) Kelly Clarkson at SSE Arena, November 20th, 2015

4) Weekend Street Food and Christmas Market, Wembley Park, November 20th 2015 – January 3rd 2016

5) Men’s Health Survival of the Fittest, November 21st, 2015

6) Ice Skating in Wembley Park, November 20th 2015 – January 3rd 2016

7) Def Leppard and Whitesnake at SSE Arena, December 18th 2015

8) The Carnival of Madness (Rock Concert) at SSE Arena, February 4th 2016

9) Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour 2016 at SSE Arena, February 11th and 12th, 2016

10) North London Half Marathon, March 20th, 2016

11) FA Cup Final on May 21 2016

 

Wembley Stadium is easily accessed via public transport; the Underground (via the Jubilee, Metropolitan, and Bakerloo lines), the London Overground, and also National Rail as well as buses. Almost 40,000 people come through Wembley Park station on an event day 100 trains an hour will go through the three Wembley stations servicing the Stadium. There is also car-parking onsite.

 

Accommodation near Wembley is also a breeze, when you choose to stay in the Best Western Palm Hotel in North London, the finest of hotels near Wembley Stadium. Make sure to book your accommodation here early when planning your trip to any event at Wembley Stadium, for a comfortable and convenient stay that is second to none.

Stay in one of the best hotels near Wembley Arena for these events

At the Wembley Arena you are guaranteed to experience the event of a life time. No matter what time of the year you find yourself in London, you will be able to get tickets for a concert or a variety of other events. Perhaps you specifically came to London, because you have concert tickets for one of the upcoming concerts of violin master Andre Rieu just before Christmas on the 19th and 20th of December.

Why not book yourself one of the spacious and elegant rooms at the Best Western Palm Hotel in North London? It is ideally situated and as one of the best hotels near Wembley area you can’t go wrong with this choice.

In January the Grammy-award winning band Slipknot will make its long awaited return to London for the “Prepare For Hell” tour. As their special guests they have announced KORN. Get tickets for their concert on the 23rd of January now as they are bound to sell out sooner rather than later.

Also in January, on the 31st in fact, the TNA Impact Wrestling 7 event will take place at the Wembley Arena. See international wrestling stars like you have never seen them before. The tour is expected to be the best yet, so you won’t want to miss out.

You can easily combine both events for an extended stay in London. There’s plenty to do in London in between, but you will want to choose one of the many hotels near Wembley Arena for your stay, because it is much more convenient when attending events that start at 7 PM and are likely to run late. You’ll be glad to return to the Best Western Palm Hotel nearby, if that is the one you have chosen as your home away from home. Remember that it has a 24/7 bar, so you can enjoy a drink to unwind after an exciting evening.

Wembley Arena hosts a variety of events. If neither wrestling nor Slipknot are your cup of tea, you can always let yourself be dazzled and book a ticket to the Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour for the 5th or 6th February 2015.

And let’s not forget The X Factor Live Tour only on the 12th March at the Wembley Arena. You’ve seen them on TV, now it’s time to see the final eight candidates live on stage. You know you want to.