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20 June – 30 August • Across the Fleet Street Quarter


Fleet Street Quarter is getting into the sporting spirit this summer to host the FLEET STREET QUARTER FUSION GAMES, a ten-week programme of free sporting events and leisure activities transforming some of the Quarter’s most iconic streets from Fleet Street to Chancery Lane into colourful hubs of activity, designed to inspire movement and spirited play.


Highlights include the City’s first community Wallball court in New Street Square, a vibrant sporting spectacle amidst the urban landscape adorned with a striking street art mural by celebrated artist Donough O’Malley. Wallball is already proving to be a global hit with a thriving World Tour and ongoing discussions about Olympic inclusion. This thrilling sport challenges participants to a game of skill where they hit a ball against a wall using their hands – a bit like squash, but without a racquet. Fleet Street Quarters’ eye-popping free-to-access Wallball court will offer complimentary training sessions from the UK Wallball Association, the National Governing Body and Charity for the sport. Coaches and players from Team GBR will be on site to run games and activities. It promises to be a must-visit favourite throughout the summer.


New Street Square, EC4


20th-27th June | 11am-7pm (weekdays only)

17th July- 2nd August | 11am-7pm (weekdays only)


In addition to Wallball, the Fleet Street Quarter will be abuzz with an assortment of free leisure activities including pop-up table tennis, urban circuits, community chess, urban bocce and corn hole, inviting both seasoned athletes and curious spectators of all abilities and interests to get involved and partake in the fun and games.


Pop up sporting and leisure activities include:


  • Wallball – discover the thrill of urban Wallball and challenge your hand eye coordination like never before. The UK Wallball Association will be running taster sessions for newcomers from 20 – 27 June, Wallball will then return to the Quarter 17 July – 2 August.

  • Urban Bocce - enjoy the renowned French pastime of Urban Bocce, bringing a touch of French culture to life in the bustling Quarter from 5 – 30 August.

  • Community chess – prepare for exhilarating matches and camaraderie where novices and masters alike can converge for the love of the game. Holborn Circus, from 24 June – 30 August

  • Corn hole – partake in this cherished pastime where every toss of the bean bag becomes a moment of skill, laughter and friendly rivalry. St Andrew Church Holborn, from 24 June – 30 August

  • Urban circuits will get your 10,000 steps in and add some variety to your workout, for all fitness enthusiasts to enjoy. Across FSQ, from 24 June – 30 August

  • Table Tennis a full-size, concrete table tennis table free for public use outside 1 Plough Place, EC4

  • Quoits - Sharpen your aim with this classic game dating back to Medieval England. Outside The Blackfriar pub, from 24 June – 30 August

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Gaming Hosts will be placed throughout the Fusion Games, decked out in eye-catching sports gear to act as friendly referees. The two hosts will be roaming the quarter every Thursdays 12-7pm between 20 June and 29 August, to add to the excitement of the action-packed line-up of sporting activities throughout the summer. 


‘Fusion Games’ is for everyone, from family days out to lunchtime and after work fun in the sun.

Visitors and workers across the City will also be able to sit back and enjoy the Wimbledon championships for free on the big screens in New Street Square, the Apex Temple Court hotel, and Fleet Place. In addition, the Apex Temple Court hotel will be serving up a delicious cocktail, SUMMER BOZ 12, a tribute to the Fleet Street Quarter’s rich history and Charles Dickens, a former journalist affectionately known as ‘Boz’. Crafted with spiced rum, orange juice, Campari, lime and grenadine, it is the perfect refreshment to basking in the summer sun while enjoying all the sporting action.


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