Red Bull Soapbox Race  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 14TH JULY 2013

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CONTACT
soapbox@uk.redbull.com
 
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OPENING TIMES
10.30am doors, race at 12pm
 
PRICES
£5
 

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Red Bull Soapbox RaceThe adrenaline fuelled Red Bull Soapbox Race will be coming to Alexandra Palace this July for a day of creativity and grit determination. The international event sees participants race homemade non-motorised vehicles, the more unique and outrageous the better, in an event that's run on nothing but sheer courage, the force of gravity and maybe a little Red Bull. The race has been running since its inaugural event in Brussels in the year 2000 and since then the likes of Australia, South Africa, Helsinki, Jamaica and Italy have witnessed a piano, a giant baby carriage, a rodeo clown, an oversized corn on the cob and The Golden Gate Bridge whizz down their hills. For rules, judging criteria and details on how to enter, visit the official website.

 

About Alexandra Palace

After a shaky start - destroyed by fire 16 days after 'The People's Palace' first opened in 1873 - Alexandra Palace re-opened again two years later becoming the place from where the BBC beamed its first broadcast in 1935. The palace title maybe a little misleading - it's charm being more shabby chic than regal. More about Alexandra Palace

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Bounds Green Tube Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
Wood Green Tube Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Hornsey Railway Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
Bowes Park Railway Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2016 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2016 London events.

 
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Alexandra Palace Way, N22 | Same location as Red Bull Soapbox Race
A north London treat, this 196-acre park is crammed full of stuff to do. An all-weather, indoor ice rink is one of its most popular features, ... More
 
 
 
Alexandra Palace Park
London > Leisure > Extreme Sports
Alexandra Palace Way, N22 | Same location as Red Bull Soapbox Race
A north London treat, this 196-acre park is crammed full of stuff to do. An all-weather, indoor ice rink is one of its most popular features, ... More
 
 
 
Alexandra Park
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Alexandra Palace Way, N22 | Same location as Red Bull Soapbox Race
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Perth Road, N4 | 2 miles from Red Bull Soapbox Race
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The Hideaway
London > Nightlife > Pubs
114 Junction Road, Archway, N19 | 2.3 miles from Red Bull Soapbox Race
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The Flask Tavern
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77 Highgate West Hill, N6 | 36 minutes from Red Bull Soapbox Race
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Alexandra Palace Way, N22 | Same location as Red Bull Soapbox Race
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Alexandra Palace,   Alexandra Palace Way  Wood Green    N22 7AY
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event > UNCLASSIFIED > Food Markets - Farmers Markets
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VENUE  Alexandra Palace 
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Alexandra Palace Ice RinkAlexandra Palace Ice RinkAlexandra Palace Ice RinkThe biggest (it has a total capacity of 1,250) and best permanent ice rink in London, Alexandra Palace Ice Rink is an ideal place for a festive skate because you don't have to rely on the weather. The grand indoor rink is open all year round and offers a range of other activities, such as ice hockey and figure skating classes (so you can emulate yo2016/07/30 Where:
Alexandra Palace,   Alexandra Palace Way  Wood Green    N22 7AY
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PRICING  £6.50-£8 (Adults), £5.50-£7 (Concs) | Happy Hour: Mon to Fri 4.30pm-5.30pm £5.50 (Adults), £4.50 (Concs)
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VENUE  Alexandra Palace 
The biggest (it has a total capacity of 1,250) and best permanent ice rink in London, Alexandra Palace Ice Rink is an ideal place for a festive skate because you don't have to rely on the weather. The grand indoor rink is open all year round and offers a range of other activities, such as ice hockey and figure skating classes (so you can emulate yo... More about this event
 
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Alexandra Palace,   Alexandra Palace Way  Wood Green    N22 7AY
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PRICING  £16.50 (Adults), £12 (Children 3-15), £29 (Premium)
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VENUE  Alexandra Palace 
The Luna Cinema comes to Ally Pally this summer as they present two nights of classic cinema, Star Wars - The Force Awakens on Saturday 6th August followed by Labyrinth on Sunday 7th August. With Episode VII of the Star Wars franchise, JJ Abrams "breathes new life into Lucas's epochal creations in a manner that deftly looks back to the future" (The... More about this event
 
Street Food & Craft Beer FestivalStreet Food & Craft Beer FestivalA chance to sample a range of food and beers.2016-08-20T11:00:00+01002016-08-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Alexandra Palace,   Alexandra Palace Way  Wood Green    N22 7AY
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PRICING  Day ticket: £16 adult, £13 concession | Three day ticket: £25 adult, £18 concession
DATES  27th, 28th and 29th August 2016
VENUE  Alexandra Palace 
The Foodies Festival is back at Alexandra Palace this summer, taking place on the Bank Holiday weekend. This year's line-up features a range of culinary elite, including Rakesh Nair of The Cinnamon Club, celebrity chef Aldo Zilli, Alex Theibaut of Maze, Peter Joseph of Tamarind and Masterchef finalists Tony Rodd and Emma Spitzer. There will also be... More about this event
 
OM Yoga ShowOM Yoga ShowOM Yoga ShowEach year the OM Yoga Show installs an air of meditative contemplation over Alexandra Palace. Leading yoga teachers give group lessons - some are free, for others you need to book and pay but they really are worthwhile and there's something for all levels of ability with hundreds of free yoga sessions to choose from. Stalls selling everything from 2016-10-21T00:00:00+01002016-10-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Alexandra Palace,   Alexandra Palace Way  Wood Green    N22 7AY
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event > Sporting Events > Particpate in Sports - Dance
PRICING  £10 (Adults), £8 (Concessions) | Two day ticket - £16 (Adults), £13 (Concession) | Three day ticket - £22 (Adults), £18 (Concessions)
DATES  21st, 22nd and 23rd October 2016
VENUE  Alexandra Palace 
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Alexandra Palace,   Alexandra Palace Way  Wood Green    N22 7AY
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Alexandra Palace,   Alexandra Palace Way  Wood Green    N22 7AY
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Panic! At The Disco
The London Model Engineering ExhibitionThe London Model Engineering ExhibitionA showcase of model engineering of trains, cars, planes and trucks. Visitors can take part in a range of activities and watch technical demonstrations.2017-01-20T10:00:00+00002017-01-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Alexandra Palace,   Alexandra Palace Way  Wood Green    N22 7AY
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