The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 29TH DECEMBER 2012

ADDRESS
, Rugby Road, Twickenham, TW1 1DZ
TELEPHONE
Dates:
OPENING TIMES
4pm (TBC)
PRICES
5-45

Nearby

The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London IrishThe Big Game has become a firm fixture in the Aviva Premiership calendar as Harlequins swap their smaller Stoop Stadium for the hearty home of English rugby with a Christmas clash at Twickenham against one of their league rivals. In this year's fifth Big Game, Quins take on London Irish in a repeat of the 2010 fixture, which saw the "home" side win 28-18. Last year things were not so rosy for Harlequins: going into the game with an all-conquering record of 11 wins in the Premiership, they slumped to a 11-19 defeat to Saracens in front of a capacity 82,000 crowd at Twickenham - a global rugby union attendance record for a regular-season game. This year the annual showpiece clash comes closer to New Year than Christmas, but you can still expect it to be a cracker of a game. With tickets as low as 10 for adults and 5 for children, the Big Game 5 is an ideal stocking filler for any rugby fan. Got to www.thebiggame.co.uk for more information.

About Twickenham Stadium

The home of English rugby at Twickenham is England's second largest stadium (after Wembley Stadium), with steeply banked stands that create an impressive roar when an international match is in progress. While rugby remains very much a second-choice sport in the rest of southern England, the stadium has had a profound effect on the whole surrounding area: Twickenham is the only part of London where the pubs will show rugby matches in preference to football, and where you're far more likely to hear Swing Low, Sweet Chariot than any football club songs. More about Twickenham Stadium

The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish images

The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish

The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish

The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish


LondonTown.com - The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish Location Map

Further articles featuring The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish on LondonTown.com

London Calendar 2018

Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2018. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

THE BEST

Hotels near The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish

Near The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
FIND YOUR PERFECT LONDON HOTEL
SALE
Check in
--
Check out
--

Booking multiple rooms?

Visit our group bookings page or call 020 7437 4370 for assistance

Room 1

2 Adults
ADULTS (12+)
-
2
+
CHILDREN (2 - 12 Years)
-
0
+
INFANTS (0 - 2 Years)
-
0
+
Okay
Maximum 4 to a room.
+ Add another room
Richmond Hill Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 66 37% off
Richmond Hill, TW10 | 36 minutes from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
Richmond Hill Hotel offers you the best of both worlds, a classic setting and a contemporary hotel. Steeped in history, character and charm the 17th Century ... More
Hilton London Syon Park
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel from 95 35% off
Syon Park, TW8 | 37 minutes from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
Seven miles from the city centre, London Syon Park brings a touch of contemporary luxury to London's urban countryside with 137 elegant rooms and suites, all ... More
THE BEST

Entertainment near The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish

Near The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bearcat Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Turk's Head, 28 Winchester Road, TW1 | 14 minutes from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
The Turk's Head pub in St. Margarets, Twickenham is home to The Bearcat Comedy Club which occupies an old hall attached to the pub. Every Saturday ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Turk's Head
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Winchester Road, St Margaret's, TW1 | 14 minutes from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
The Turk's Head pub in St. Margarets, Twickenham is home to The Bearcat comedy club which occupies an old hall attached to the pub. Every Saturday ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Curzon Richmond
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
3 Water Lane, Richmond, TW9 | 27 minutes from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
The most petite member of the Curzon family, the 144-seat Curzon Richmond is also the one whose roots extend the furthest back. Built on the ... More
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marble Hill House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Richmond Road, Twickenham, TW1 | 19 minutes from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
The waterside Palladian villa, Marble Hill House, was built for Henrietta Howard, the mistress of King George II when he was Prince of Wales. Set between ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pottery Cafe
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
322 Richmond Road, East Twickenham, TW1 | 24 minutes from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
All Richmond mums know and love the Pottery Cafe - it's practically a rite of passage for new mums to take their ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Strawberry Hill House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
268 Waldegrave Road, TW1 | 25 minutes from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
This sinister Gothic castle is an exotic concoction of mysterious turrets, gilded ceilings and dazzling stained glass windows. Starting life as an unassuming cottage in Twickenham, ... More
THE BEST

Shopping near The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish

The best shops and markets near The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cycle Republic, Twickenham
London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
26-30 Kings Street, TW1 | 15 minutes from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
A cycling-only specialist store from Halfords, Cycle Republic opened its first London site in 2014 and now boasts several branches throughout the ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sandy's Fishmongers
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
56 King Street, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 | 16 minutes from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Real Ale Shop
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
371 Richmond Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 | 25 minutes from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
Spending most of our time in pubs swilling foreign lager pushed by multi-national breweries, the British nation has turned their back on their home-grown beer. Often ... More
THE BEST

Restaurants near The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish

What are the best dining options near The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
21 York Street, Twickenham, TW1 | 15 minutes from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Chicago Rib Shack, Twickenham
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
29-31 York Street, TW1 | 15 minutes from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
Widely considered London's first introduction to BBQ food, The Chicago Rib Shack first brought the craze for ribs and all things smoked to ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brocca Antica
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
139 St Margarets Road, Twickenham, TW1 | 15 minutes from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
Italian Cuisine... More
THE BEST

Education near The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish

Near The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Artists Theatre School
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Ealing Studios, W5 | 3.9 miles from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
The Artists Theatre School provides Saturday drama workshops at Ealing Studios run by working actors for students in age groups from 5 years to adult. Fees ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Kids Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
107 Gunnersbury Lane, W3 | 4.2 miles from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
The Kids' Cookery School in West London is a unique venue offering cookery classes and workshops for children aged three upwards. Children can have fun creating ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wendell Park Primary School
London > Education >
Cobbold Road, W12 | 5.2 miles from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
A west London school for 3 to 11 year olds, Wendell Park Primary is housed a Victorian school on Cobbold Road overlooking ... More
THE BEST

Leisure near The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish

The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Twickenham Stadium
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
Rugby Road, Twickenham, TW1 | Same location as The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
The home of English rugby at Twickenham is England's second largest stadium (after Wembley Stadium), with steeply banked stands that create an impressive roar when an ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Syon Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
London Road, TW8 | 1.9 miles from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
Syon Park encompasses 30 acres of gardens and 200 acres of parkland attached to the Duke of Northumberland's London home, Syon House. The attractively landscaped ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ham House Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ham Street, Ham, TW10 | 25 minutes from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
These extensive formal and historic gardens perched on the edge of the River Thames are attached to the 17th century Stuart mansion Ham House. In 1626 ... More
THE BEST

Pubs near The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish

The best pubs near London The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Margarets Pub & Dining
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
107 St Margarets Road, TW1 | 18 minutes from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
Gastropub... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
White Swan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Riverside, Twickenham, TW1 | 19 minutes from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
With probably one of the most idyllic settings of any of London's pubs, the White Swan is well worth a visit if you're in this neck ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The White Cross
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Riverside, Off Water Lane, TW9 | 27 minutes from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
Whet your whistle with a pint at Richmond's suitably historic White Cross pub. Right on the river, but still in the very centre of town not ... More
THE BEST

Nightlife near The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish

The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Veeno Kingston Upon Thames
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
The Griffin Centre, 2 Market Place, KT1 | 3.5 miles from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
This Italian wine bar in Kingston upon Thames, set inside a listed building, sources its wine from the family vineyard of Veeno's co-founder, Nino ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tea Box
London > Nightlife > Bars
7 Paradise Road, TW9 | 31 minutes from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
Mostly the pick of London's traditional afternoon teas are found within the city's top hotels. But the Tea Box in Richmond's Paradise Road exists only to ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tap Tavern
London > Nightlife > Bars
Princes Street, TW9 | 32 minutes from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
Located in the heart of Richmond, Tap Tavern feeds London's desire for gin and craft beer with a carefully curated menu of micro-brewed beers and small ... More
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Orleans House Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside, Twickenham, TW1 | 20 minutes from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
Orleans House Gallery is sited in a picturesque woodland garden by the Thames at Twickenham. The gallery hostsa lively programme of temporary exhibitions while the adjacent ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ham House & Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
Ham Street, Richmond-upon-Thames, TW10 | 25 minutes from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Petersham Nurseries
London > Business > Venue Hire
Off Petersham Road, Petersham, Richmond, TW10 | 32 minutes from The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
... More
 
 

Hotels Near

The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish

 
 
Near The Big Game 5: Harlequins v London Irish
All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

New on LondonTown

 
 
Frankenstein
Frankenstein
Theatre | From 19th February 

Kensington Central Library

An immersive theatrical adaptation of Mary Shelley's famous novel, specially designed for library spaces. In ...More

 
Kensington Central Library
Services 

Library full of books for lending and reference, CDs and DVDs, computers and community events....More

Brixton Rooftop: The Last Dance
Brixton Rooftop: The Last Dance
Clubbing and Nightlife | From 26th January 

Brixton Rooftop

Before closing its doors to make way for ...More

 
Kaleidoscope Festival
Concerts | On 21st July 

Alexandra Palace

This summer, Alexandra Palace presents brand new music and arts festival, Kaleidoscope. The details are still vague but it's billed as the first festival of its kinds at the venue, with live music from an ...More

Great British Bab Off
Great British Bab Off
Foodie Events | On 11th February 

Le Bab

Stephen Tozer and Ed Brunet, founders of Soho's gourmet kebab restaurant Le Bab, present the ...More

 
Le Bab
Le Bab
Dining 

Everyone's favourite post-drinking snack has been given a revamp at London's first gourmet kebab restaurant, ...More

 
Valentine's Day at the Museum of Brands
Seasonal | From 10th February 

Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising

This Valentine's, enjoy 2for1 admission at the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising. The venue is offering the deal to anyone who brings date between February 10th to ...More

St. Valentine's Day at The Zetter
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Zetter Hotel

The Zetter Hotel in Clerkenwell invites you and your better half to indulge in a decadent seven-course tasting menu this Valentine's Day. Being served in Club Zetter, the ...More

Tidy Up
Tidy Up
Theatre | From 16th February 

Southbank Centre

A work by the charming Peutetre Theatre company about chaos and order for children....More

 
Arabic Poetry of Love and Lust
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Queen Of Hoxton

Head to the cosy Moroccan WigWam sitting atop The Queen of Hoxton this Valentine's Day for Arabic Poetry of Love and Lust. Celebrating feminine wit and desire, the ...More

The Potato Puppet Playground
The Potato Puppet Playground
Kids Events | From 17th February 

The CentrE17

The humble potato becomes the root of spud-related ...More

 
Valentine's DIY Porn Workshop
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Book Club

Things are getting raunchy at The Book Club this Valentine's Day with the DIY Porn Workshop. For those who have always wanted to create a naughty home movie ...More

The CentrE17
Entertainment 

CentrE17 is a vibrant performance venue in Walthamstow, run by the community, for the community....More

The Coach Makers Arms
The Coach Makers Arms
Dining 

The Coach Makers Arms from Cubitt House combines a bar, first floor dining room, and ...More

 
The Gunmakers
The Gunmakers
Drinking 

An historic 19th Century public house in Clerkenwell taken over by the people who brought ...More

 
Harringay Arms
Harringay Arms
Drinking 

Embracing its traditional charms the pub's owners, brothers Ben and Anthony, have breathed new life ...More

 
Wildflower
Wildflower
Dining 

Set within south London creative hub Peckham Levels, Wildflower is an informal vegetarian and vegan ...More

 
The Spread Eagle
The Spread Eagle
Dining 

One of London's oldest pubs, The Spread Eagle in Homerton focuses on premium liquor, fine ...More

 
The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
Entertainment 

Bringing the fantasies of many '90s children and ...More

 
Real Ale, Maida Vale
Real Ale, Maida Vale
Shopping 

Real Ale is a craft beer and natural wine specialist on Formosa Street, Little Venice....More

 
London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is ...More

 
August in London 2018
Article 

Summer favourites like the Notting Hill Carnival and Kids Week return and two Open Air Theatre productions are staged in London during August 2018. ...More

July in London 2018
Article 

A Monster Calls at the Old Vic in July 2018 when Lovebox and Citadel move to Brockwell Park and Wimbledon serves up an ace. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy at the National where Rhys ...More

 
 
 
SALE
Hotels near Twickenham Stadium

From cheap budget accommodation to luxury 5 star hotels see our special offers for Twickenham Stadium hotels, including Richmond Hill Hotel from 84% off.

 
 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960