This is a sponsored article on behalf of Twickenham Stadium.
There’s no better place to spend match day than the world’s largest rugby union stadium, but did you know that the home of English rugby hosts an incredible variety of events all year long? And they’re not just for rugby fans.
From dinners served up by Michelin star chefs, to smoking hot live jazz, we’ve rounded up some of the best events taking place at Twickenham Stadium’s newly revamped East Stand early next year, as the venue gears up for the Guinness Six Nations 2020.
A three course feast with a rugby star
Two Michelin star chef Tom Kerridge cooks up a storm at The East Wing, Twickenham Stadium’s swanky, members’ club inspired restaurant. Enjoy three delectable courses of wholesome fare, with beer, wine and soft drinks all included.
Throughout the evening, Tom shares ideas and stories from his new book, Lose Weight & Keep Fit (psst… your booking includes a signed copy), while former England and British & Irish Lions player, Ugo Monye makes a special guest appearance as host.
An Evening with Tom Kerridge, Tuesday 21 January, click here to find out more and book.
Ronnie Scott’s Cuban celebration
Legendary Soho jazz club Ronnie Scott’s goes west for an intimate evening of music and dancing in Twickenham Stadium’s Live Room. Be dazzled by the phenomenally talented composer and trumpet player Yelfris Valdes, who spent the last 10 years mastering the art of Cuban improvisation, and has performed alongside the likes of Madonna, The Clash and Michael Kiwanuka.
There’s also a set from Latina pianist Eliane Correa, who was co-headliner for Canary Wharf Jazz Festival 2016, plus sizzling late night entertainment courtesy of DJ Richie Rich.
Ronnie Scott’s Presents Viva Cuba, Saturday 25 January. Click here to find out more and book.
A sensational Guinness Six Nations screening
Cheer on England (or Scotland, Ireland, or Wales) from the comfort The Clubhouse next February. Twickenham Stadium’s bar and kitchen boasts multiple screens to ensure you don’t miss a minute of the Ireland v Wales (from 2.15pm) and England v Scotland (4.45pm) away games. All that back-to-back rugby action is sure to stimulate your appetite, so it’s lucky that your ticket includes a free burger and chips.
The festivities continue after the final whistle, with an hour of live music to help you celebrate (or commiserate) and, naturally, the bar is well-stocked and open all event long.
Guinness Six Nations Screening, Saturday 8 February. Click here to find out more and book.
The official England Rugby dinner
Fancy a slap-up meal with the England squad? As you dig in to a three course dinner designed by Executive Head Chef Thomas Rhodes (booze included), get insight from the players themselves amid all the action of Guinness Six Nations 2020 during a series of Q&As. There’s also a pre-dinner drinks reception, and the whole night is in aid of Injured Players Foundation, which supports and protects players who are seriously hurt in the field of play.
Official England Rugby Dinner 2020, Friday 14 February. Click here to find out more and book.
With a four star Marriott Hotel and a Virgin Active Club onsite, rugby fans can have an absolute corker of a mini-break at Twickenham Stadium. What’s more, if you’re planning the event of your own, the East Stand has all sorts of options to suit your needs — from chophouse-style restaurant The Gate, to the British Airways Rose Garden, a lively roof terrace with street food-inspired catering. Plan your visit today.