House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War †

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 5TH JUNE 2018

ADDRESS
TELEPHONE
TWITTER
Dates:
OPENING TIMES
Tue, gates open 5.30pm (champagne reception and canapes) | Matches 7pm
PRICES
Team entry - £4000, Individual tickets - £75, Spectators - £75
SITE

Nearby

House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of WarIn a test of brawn over brains, the annual House of Lords vs House of Commons Tug of War is back for a 32rd year. The typically English setting of Westminster College Gardens plays host to this light-hearted skirmish between these two houses of Parliament as they battle it out to raise money for the Macmillan cancer support charity. Celebrity teams, big businesses and teams from the British Army and the Royal Air Force also take part in the competition which draws a crowd of over 1,000 spectators. With champagne reception, supper and witty repertoire from BBC2's Jeremy Vine as commentator, this is a wonderfully eccentric English event which has raised over £3 million since it started in 1987.

House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War images

House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War† Tug of War, 2017 †

House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War - Tug of War, 2017

House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War Tug of War, 2017†


LondonTown.com - House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War Location Map

Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Westminster Tube Station
4 minutes walk
St James's Park Tube Station
5 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Charing Cross Railway Station
12 minutes walk
Victoria Railway Station
14 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Q-Park Westminster
2 minutes walk
Q-Park Trafalgar
11 minutes walk

Further articles featuring House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War on LondonTown.com

What's on in London 2018

Find out the best London 2018 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2018 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.

THE BEST

Hotels near House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War

Near House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
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
Conrad London St. James
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £174† 30% off
22-28 Broadway, SW1H | 4 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
With Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, St James's Park and the Thames all on its doorstep, Conrad London St. James is the ideal option for ... More
St James' Court, A Taj Hotel, London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £110† 31% off
45-51 Buckingham Gate, SW1E | 8 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
When it was built in 1897, this gloriously luxurious hotel was the London home for visiting aristocrats from throughout the world. Now, with its location in ... More
Taj 51 Buckingham Gate, Suites and Residences London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £229† 34% off
51 Buckingham Gate, SW1E | 8 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
Located just a few moments away from the famous Buckingham Palace, the Taj 51 Buckingham Gate is a luxurious five star hotel right in the centre ... More
THE BEST

Events near House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War

Near House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
On Soon
SDW 2018 - The Government Identity Solutions Event, 25-27 June, London
London > Events > Business Events †Dates: 25th, 26th and 27th June 2018 - 5.30am-12.30pm
House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War, Broad Sanctuary, SW1P | 3 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
Literary & Education, Conference....More
Today Only
George Barton & Siwan Rhys
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Sunday 24th June 2018 - 3pm
House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War, Smith Square, SW1P | 4 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
The piano and percussion pairing performs Cage's Music For Amplified Toy Pianos, Kagel's Transicion II and Stockhausen's Kontakte....More
On Soon
Marsyas Trio
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Monday 25th June 2018 - 7.30pm
House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War, Smith Square, SW1P | 4 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
The group, augmented by violinist Patrick Dawkins and clarinettist Heather Roche, performs Crumb's Sonata For Solo Cello, Makrokosmos, Volume I For Amplified Piano, Eleven Echoes Of ...More
THE BEST

Entertainment near House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War

Near House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St John's Smith Square
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 4 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
Situated in the heart of Westminster, this stunning 18th century church was designed by architect Thomas Archer and completed in 1728. It is considered one of ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Curzon Victoria
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
58 Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 10 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
Curzon Victoria is the chain's seventh London venue, providing a boutique cinema option in central London. Visitors will be able to immerse themselves in a broad ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Workshop
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
44 Lambeth High Street, Albert Embankment, SE1 | 10 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
Once the fire engine workshops of the London Fire Brigade, The Workshop on Albert Embankment in Lambeth is opening its doors once again, as a temporary ... More
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War

The best museums, galleries, attractions near House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Westminster Abbey
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Dean's Yard, Westminster, London SW1P | Same location as House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
Most famous nowadays as the venue for royal weddings - including the marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton in 2011 - Westminster Abbey is also ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jewel Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Abingdon Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 2 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
Across the road from the imposing Houses of Parliament, this simple, three-storey, 14th century tower often gets overlooked on the tourist trail. One of only ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Margaret's Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Margaret's Church, Westminster, London SW1P | 2 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
Standing between Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament, St Margaret's Church is commonly called "the parish church of the House of Commons". A fine 16th ... More
THE BEST

Shopping near House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War

The best shops and markets near House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
William Curley, Harrods
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, Westminster, London SW1X | 8 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
The William Curley chocolate empire continues to swell with the opening of the patissier and chocolatier's latest concession in Harrods. Curley has worked with ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vintage Vauxhall Antiques Market
London > Shopping > Markets
The Workshop, Lambeth High Street, SE1 | 10 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
On the second Saturday of the month Vintage Vauxhall brings together collective of dealers specialising in vintage, antiques, architectural reclamation as well ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cardinal Place Shopping Centre
London > Shopping > Shopping Centres
Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E5JD | 11 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
Cardinal Place is a snazzy modern shopping venue in Victoria. Housed under a curvaceous, new-age glass capsule it has become something of a visual icon in ... More
THE BEST

Restaurants near House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War

What are the best dining options near House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Cellarium Cafe and Terrace
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
20 Dean's Yard, Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London SW1P | Same location as House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
British Cuisine... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Cinnamon Club
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
The Old Westminster Library, 30 Great Smith Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 2 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
Set in the magnificent Old Westminster Library, The Cinnamon Club has a dignified, traditional vibe. The imposing setting is the height of late Victorian taste, and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Roux at Parliament Square
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
RICS, Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
Michelin-starred chef Michel Roux Jnr of†Le Gavroche fame has put his name to this Westminster restaurant.†Roux at Parliament Square is lucky to be located in a ... More
THE BEST

Education near House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War

Near House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 18 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 20 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 23 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
THE BEST

Leisure near House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War

House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Retreat at Harrods
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
5th Floor, Harrods, Westminster, London SW1X | 8 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
Surely one of the most desirable places to spoil yourself rotten - the Urban Retreat flagship spa sits ever so prettily on the top floor of ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Garden Museum
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
Adjacent to Lambeth Palace on the banks of the River Thames , the Garden Museum provides an insight into the ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
THE BEST

Pubs near House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War

The best pubs near London House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Two Chairmen Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Dartmouth Street, Westminster, London SW1H | 4 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
Two minutes away from Parliament Square and the Cabinet warm rooms, the Two Chairmen Public House is an olde worlde pub that retains a number of ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Red Lion Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
48 Parliament Street, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
Right across the street from the Houses of Parliament, the Red Lion is perfectly positioned for politicos to pop in for a pint after a heated ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
53 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 10 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
Just a hundred yards from Trafalgar Square, the MOD and the Horse Guard's Parade, The Clarence has an undeniably impressive location that attracts both locals and ... More
THE BEST

Nightlife near House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War

House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Tapster
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
3 Brewers Green, Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 6 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
Wine Bar ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cask & Glass
London > Nightlife > Bars
39 - 41 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 10 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 10 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Westminster Abbey
London > Business > Venue Hire
Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1P | Same location as House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 1100 people.... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Central Hall Westminster
London > Business > Venue Hire
Storey's Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 2 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
Central London's largest conference and events venue has welcomed an array of illustrious speakers through the ages - including Gandhi, Churchill and the Prince of Wales. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
Seven floors of purpose-built meeting space in the heart of Westminster, the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre (QEIICC) is a well known permanent conference space situated ... More

Alternate names and popular misspellings for House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War

House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War, House of Lords v House of Comons Tug of War
 
 

Hotels Near

House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War

 
 
Near House of Lords v House of Commons Tug of War
All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

What's On Today

Near House Of Lords V House Of Commons Tug Of War

 
 
 
George Barton & Siwan Rhys
Concerts | On 24th June 2018 

St John's Smith Square 4 minutes walk from House Of Lords V House Of Commons Tug Of War

The piano and percussion pairing performs Cage's Music For Amplified Toy Pianos, Kagel's Transicion II and Stockhausen's Kontakte....More

Rainforest Adventure: SEA LIFE London
Rainforest Adventure: SEA LIFE London
Exhibitions | Until 24th March 2019 

Sea Life London Aquarium 9 minutes walk from House Of Lords V House Of Commons Tug Of War

Opening to the public on 24th March 2018, just in time for the Easter holidays, Rainforest Adventure brings the UK's ...More

 
Witness For The Prosecution
Witness For The Prosecution
Theatre | Until 16th September 2018 

The Debating Chamber, County Hall 9 minutes walk from House Of Lords V House Of Commons Tug Of War

Set the Debating Chamber of London's County Hall - a room which resembles a courtroom in every way - Lucy ...More

 
Killer Joe
Killer Joe
Theatre | Until 18th August 2018 

Trafalgar Studios 10 minutes walk from House Of Lords V House Of Commons Tug Of War

He's more usually seen on the big screen but this spring/summer Pirates of the Caribbean actor Orlando Bloom takes to ...More

 
Zip Now London
Zip Now London
Sporting Events | Until 4th September 2018 

Archbishop's Park 11 minutes walk from House Of Lords V House Of Commons Tug Of War

Zip Now London gave us a thrilling ride through the London skies last summer and this year it's back and ...More

 
Tate Britain Commission: Anthea Hamilton
Tate Britain Commission: Anthea Hamilton
Exhibitions | Until 7th October 2018 

Tate Britain 11 minutes walk from House Of Lords V House Of Commons Tug Of War

Shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 2016, Anthea Hamilton is the next artist to undertake the Tate Britain Commission. Renowned ...More

 
Aftermath: Art In The Wake Of World War One
Aftermath: Art In The Wake Of World War One
Exhibitions | Until 16th September 2018 

Tate Britain 11 minutes walk from House Of Lords V House Of Commons Tug Of War

A century since the end of WWI Tate Britain takes a look at how artists responded to the physical and ...More

 
All Too Human: Bacon, Freud and a Century of Painting Life
All Too Human: Bacon, Freud and a Century of Painting Life
Exhibitions | Until 27th August 2018 

Tate Britain 11 minutes walk from House Of Lords V House Of Commons Tug Of War

A large-scale painting by Francis Bacon of his friend and artistic rival Lucian Freud is part of Tate Britain's landmark ...More

 
Soho Music Month
Concerts | Until 1st July 2018 

Various Venues London 11 minutes walk from House Of Lords V House Of Commons Tug Of War

This summer, a number of top London venues are joining in on Soho Music Month, which launches this year in ...More

LIFT Festival
LIFT Festival
Theatre | Until 22nd July 2018 

Various Venues London 11 minutes walk from House Of Lords V House Of Commons Tug Of War

The London International Festival of Theatre (or LIFT, if you prefer) returns to the capital in 2018 at theatres, arts ...More

 

New on LondonTown

 
 
What's On The Red Carpet Presents: The Tasting Cinema Club
What's On The Red Carpet Presents: The Tasting Cinema Club
Foodie Events | On 17th July 

Secret Location

Launching on 17th July, What's On The Red ...More

 
Chiringuito
Dining 

Azure mosaic tiles and a peseta-topped bar set the tone for this Spanish restaurant overlooking the Museum of Childhood's gardens....More

Beef & Brew
Beef & Brew
Dining 

Jessica Simmons and Daniel Nathan deliver quality steaks that don't break the bank in a ...More

 
Stokey Bears
Stokey Bears
Dining 

Stokey Bears, the burger joint from street food veteran Burger Bear, has its second site ...More

 
The Academy
The Academy
Hotels 

Taking five Georgian townhouses and combining them into one hotel, The Academy underwent a multi-million-pound ...More

 
The Frog Hoxton
The Frog Hoxton
Dining 

In July 2018, Adam Handling launches his biggest venture to date, moving The Frog E1 ...More

 
The Royal Oak
The Royal Oak
Drinking 

In June 2018 Dan Doherty reopened The Royal Oak with little fanfare and some really ...More

 
White City Place
White City Place
Attractions 

Previously home to the BBC and north of Television Centre, White City Place is home ...More

 
MoreYoga Tower Bridge
MoreYoga Tower Bridge
Sport 

The 14th yoga studio from MoreYoga, this Tower Bridge space has an intimate feel with ...More

 
Armed Forces Day Festival
Kids Events | On 30th June 

RAF Museum

On Saturday 30th June 2018 the RAF Museum officially re-opens its doors for a free festival celebrating its multi-million pound refurbishment on the same day as the Armed Forces Day Festival. The double celebration is ...More

RAF100 Parade and Flypast
Exhibitions | On 10th July 

The Mall

On Tuesday 10th July, one hundred days after the official 100th birthday of the Royal Air Force, up to 100 aircraft representing the RAF's history will fly over Buckingham Palace. In the hour and a ...More

V For
V For
Foodie Events | From 1st August 

The Old Truman Brewery

This August, the Old Truman Brewery hosts brand new vegan lifestyle festival, V For. Offering ...More

 
Jim's Cafe
Jim's Cafe
Dining 

Serving steak and eggs and liquorice whiskey sours in Clapton, Jim's Cafe is one of ...More

 
Soane's Kitchen
Soane's Kitchen
Dining 

Inside the original walled kitchen garden at Pitzhanger Manor, Soane's Kitchen is a beautiful cafe ...More

 
Royal Opera: Don Giovanni
Royal Opera: Don Giovanni
Concerts | From 29th June 

Royal Opera House

Kasper Holten's "thoughtul and attentive" (Telegraph) 2014 production of Mozart's drama returns to the Royal ...More

 
The Muppets Take The O2
The Muppets Take The O2
Theatre | From 13th July 

The O2 Arena

They've been entertaining audiences for over 60 years but this is the first time the ...More

 
This Is Not For You
This Is Not For You
Theatre | From 30th June 

Royal Artillery Square

The world premiere of Graeae Theatre Company's moving tribute to Britain's wounded soldiers, directed by ...More

 
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
Theatre | From 4th January 

National Theatre

Cate Blanchett makes her debut at the National ...More

 
Nederlands Dans Theater 1
Nederlands Dans Theater 1
Dance | From 26th June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The Dutch dance company, "One of world dance's truly great companies" (Daily Telegraph), performs two ...More

 
Wimbledon in Victoria Embankment Gardens
Wimbledon in Victoria Embankment Gardens
Sporting Events | From 2nd July 

Victoria Embankment Gardens

Wimbledon will be screened by the Bandstand in ...More

 
Summer in London
Summer in London
Feature 

With events taking place in the parks and gardens, in the car parks and on ...More

 
Best Vegan Restaurants in London
Best Vegan Restaurants in London
Article 

Plant-based eating is trending in London. From burgers ...More

 
London Celebrates 250 Years of the Circus
London Celebrates 250 Years of the Circus
Article 

In 2018 London celebrates the 250th anniversary ...More

 
The Best Boutique Hotels in London
The Best Boutique Hotels in London
Article 

They're the most stylish places to stay in ...More

 
November in London 2018
November in London 2018
Article 

There's an explosion of fireworks on the 5th, Star Wars gets the full orchestra treatment ...More

 
November in London 2018
Article 

There's an explosion of fireworks on the 5th, Star Wars gets the full orchestra treatment at the Royal Albert Hall and Gainsborough's Family Album opens at the National Portrait Gallery, it's all in London in ...More

Best Immersive Experiences in London
Article 

At the best immersive experiences in London the ...More

 
 
 
 
SALE
Hotels near Westminster College Garden

From cheap budget places to stay to luxury 5 star suites see our discounts for Westminster College Garden hotels, including St James' Court, A Taj Hotel, London from 83% off.

 
 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960