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Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Lifestyle - British Summer Sporting Events

The British summer hosts some of the finest sporting events found anywhere in the world. From Polo to Sailing there are a variety of events to suit everyone’s interests. Here is our guide to seven British events worth experiencing this summer. 

1.     Chestertons Polo In The Park.
'Perfect for those who are new to the world of Polo, this event provides a modern twist on the original game. Fast, furious and exciting, Polo In The Park is the perfect way to spend a summers day'. 
What to wear – Smart Casual Attire.
When: June 6-8.

2.    Royal Ascot.
'Founded in 1711, Royal Ascot is a highlight of the British summer.  Mixing tradition with some of the most exciting horse racing, it’s not hard to see why Royal Ascot has become world renowned'.
What to wear – Strict Formal Attire.
When: June 17-21.

3. Wimbledon Tennis Championship.
‘Held over the months of June and July, the Wimbledon tennis championship has become synonymous with the British summertime. Not only does the event provide fantastic Tennis, it also offers the perfect excuse to indulge in strawberries, cream and champagne in the midday sun’. 
What to wear – Smart Casual Attire
When: June 23 – 6 July

4. Goodwood Festival of Speed.
‘Founded in 1993 by Lord March, the Festival of Speed is one of the largest events in the motorsport world. Mixing a combination of speed, burning rubber and a garden party atmosphere, the Festival of Speed is a fantastic summer event’.
What to wear – Smart Casual Attire
When: June 26-29

5. Henley Regatta.
‘The Henley Regatta is an iconic rowing competition which was first established in 1839. Combining a mix of Pimm’s, stripped blazers, exciting racing and socialising in the summer sun, the Henley Regatta is a highlight of the British summer’.
What to wear – Smart Casual (Chinos & Blazers)
When: July 2-6

6. British Grand Prix.
‘The British GP is one of the most hotly anticipated races on the F1 calendar. Steeped in history the event includes a host of entertainment creating a real festival atmosphere. With an array of British drivers and teams to support, the British GP makes for an exciting and thrilling weekend’.
What to wear – Casual or Smart Casual Attire.
When: July 4-6

7. Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week.
‘Cowes week has been a long standing event in the British summer time calendar. With 40 daily races staged and more than 1000 boats racing throughout the week, the event always offers spectacular racing’.
What to wear – Waterfront Casual Attire.
When: August 2-8

Yours Sincerely
Mr British


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