New year, new shows at Olympia London

26 Jan 2017

As Olympia London prepares for another busy year, the team is excited to welcome back old favourites such as Ideal Home Show, Big Data LDN and the London Book Fair, as well as hello to some new, exciting additions to the calendar.

Renold Quinlan VS Chris Eubank Jr, 4 February
For the first time in five years, boxing returns to Olympia London with a not-to-be missed bout between Renold Quinlan and Chris Eubank Jr.

Olympia Historic Automobile Fair and Auction, 17-19 February
Featuring a host of historic, classic and racing cars—this show is an automotive lover’s dream. More than 100 vehicles will be on display, plus a range of workshops led by experts and specialists. There will also be a series of high-end products, luxury travel experiences, and fine food and drink on display.

The PC Gamer Weekend, 18-19 February
Visitors will have the chance to play unreleased games, compete in tournaments, learn how to modify or build their own PC and browse the latest in accessories. There will also be presentations from leading studios, as well as talks about the back stories of some of the world’s favourite games. Last year’s show saw visitors get their hands on the retail version of the HTC Vive before general release… so there’s much excitement about what this year has instore. 

FitCon, 21-23 April
Protein shakes at the ready, as the UK’s leading fitness expo, FitCon, makes it way to Olympia London. Visitors will have the chance to meet fitness favourites such as Simon Panda, Victor Martinez, Larissa Reis and the Harrison twins.

Spin Cycling Festival, 12-14 May
Making its move from Truman Brewery, Spin Cycling Festival joins us with 150 exhibitors specialising in all things bikes. Throwing art, fashion and music into the mix—there’s something for everyone, beginners and seasoned velophiles alike.

Heroes and Villains, 27-28 May
Following their successful European launch in 2016, the organisers of Walker Stalker Con will be bringing a brand new sister show with them in 2017. Heroes and Villains will give visitors the chance to come face to face with much-loved actors like Stephen Amell and Katie Cassidy, learn what it really takes to be a superhero through a range of obstacles and challenges, and get insight into their favourite shows from the creators behind them.

Drag World UK, 26-27 August
Europe’s largest drag convention is heading to Olympia London, featuring fan favourites from throughout Europe and the US. Attendees will have the chance to shop up a storm in the drag market, meet their idols in autograph alley, as well as sit in on a range of talks, workshops and performances.

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For more information, high resolution images, or to arrange a press pass, please contact:

Jordan Evans, Communications Coordinator, Olympia London

Jordan.evans@olympia.london | 020 7598 2777

About Olympia London
Olympia London is more than an exhibition venue, conference centre and live-event space. It’s an inspiration. Against a backdrop of grand Victorian architecture, the seven connected spaces inspire engagement and enjoyment.

The recent £45 million refurbishment provides world class facilities for visitors and new-found flexibility for events of every size, bringing modern facilities and British heritage together.