COOL PLACES TO WATCH WIMBLEDON 2016
Nothing heralds the start of summer quite like the first serve of Wimbledon. So grab your sunglasses, slip on your espadrilles and head to one of the many outdoor screenings showing across the UK for all the high-octane action and Pimms.
One New Change EC4
Catch all the cross court action screen fun on the roof terrace of this shopping mall. Decked in chairs and comfy cushions, this roof top retreat with views of London’s skyline is perfect for socialising, shopping and bird’s eye city views.
Cardinal Place Roof Garden SW1
Immerse yourself in the world’s oldest tennis tournament at this hideaway at the top of Cardinal Place. Popular with city workers keen to snatch a little action in their lunch break, more leisurely folk can relax with a Harry Brompton’s alcoholic ice tea.
New Street Square EC4
Strawberries and cream may be a Wimbledon staple but here the focus is on trying something new. Just minutes from Chancery Lane tube, free screenings of Wimbledon will be served Mon-Fri alongside mouth-wateringly delicious street food.
Watch Wimbledon on the sun-drenched courtyard of this popular haunt of the Chelsea set. Enjoy a BBQ, champers on ice or a special three- course menu to celebrate the men’s final.
Canada Square Park E14
Picnic without so much as lifting a butter knife at this lovely, leafy space. Pre-order your picnic from Tom’s Kitchen Canary Wharf or pick your own items at the nearby Waitrose. Live screenings 27 June-10 July.
Regent’s Place NW1
Join Regent’s Place 20,000 residents and workers keen to escape the racket and watch Wimbledon on its man-made grassy plains. Live screenings will show on the big screen from 27-30 June.
Watch the finals unfold on The Big Screen at Brindleyplace Bump in Birmingham’s Central Square. Showing live 9-10 July 2016.
Get up close to all the Wimbledon action on the Big Screen Bristol in Millennium Square. Limited showings on the 9th July.
Feel the tension on Centre Court with live screenings at The Piazza in Plymouth’s city centre. Tennis displays, refreshments and seating available throughout the Wimbledon fortnight.