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The Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup in London this summer just got bigger and better!
 
With the tournament drawing ever closer we’re delighted to announce details of Fan Central, a hub for everyone to get together and kick-start their World Cup experience.

  • The go-to destination for fans of the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup London 2018
  • Site covering the size of almost three Hockey pitches where Great Britain’s women won bronze at London 2012
  • Big screen, live music, food and drink with a festival vibe
  • Free entry, open to all including non-ticket holders

Come early to maximise your day out! Walk the Vitality Mile and you’ll arrive at Fan Central; there’s loads to do. It’s a place to meet fellow fans, shop, eat, drink, pick up a stick, meet your sporting heroes and be entertained. Get together and sample the atmosphere of a World Cup in London!
 
With a big screen, live music, entertainment, plenty of places to eat and drink and a festival vibe, Fan Central will be the go-to destination both ahead of and after seeing the action inside Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre.
 
Over the coming weeks, we'll be releasing more details of all Fan Central has to offer and exclusive extras for ticket holders  - from shopping, activities, eating and entertainment.
 

FOOD AND DRINK

Fine food and drink for every taste and appetite will be on offer this summer at the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup!

With its mission to make London taste better, KERB will be bringing street food to the party in Fan Central with a whole host of units offering an oasis of flavour throughout the tournament.
Renowned for bringing its exciting and unique menus to London’s most iconic spaces, KERB will be fuelling the festival vibe in Fan Central with cuisine from China, India, Italy, Greece, Mexico and more.

Whether it is a visit to Fundi Pizza, a curry from the Indian Street Kitchen or a burrito from Killadilla you won’t be going hungry at the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup! All diets will be catered for including gluten free, peanut free, vegan, vegetarian and halal.

Meanwhile inside the Arena, Five Star catering will be delivering an excellent range of food including burgers, hot dogs and healthier options. They will be catering for vegetarian and gluten free customers as well as meal deals with both soft and alcoholic drinks. Got a sweet tooth? They've got this covered as well with a selection of crepes and waffles!

Merchant Gourmet will also be selling a range of their foods including salads, lentil burgers and prawn and chorizo paella on selected days across the tournament.

Your thirst will be ably quenched in both Fan Central and inside the Arena as we work with our partners Fullers and Harrogate!

Please be advised, it is a venue policy that no food or drink can be brought into Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre, except under medical grounds. Email ahead of the event for special dispensation at events@englandhockey.co.uk.


BIG SCREEN AND STAGE

With a big screen and stage, fans will be able to watch all the live action as well as seeing live music and entertainment as well as meeting your hockey heroes!

Whether you have match tickets or not, visitors to Fan Central can sample the atmosphere during the build-up to push back, watch the action live on the big screen and be a part of a home World Cup in London!

MEET YOUR HEROES!

Competing teams will be visiting Fan Central throughout the tournament giving you the chance to meet the stars!
Grab an autograph and a selfie with your favourite players when teams visit Fan Central! Squads will be also be taking part in live Q&As as well as playing games on stage against the audience
A full schedule and timings are available now here, with England set to be in Fan Central from 4pm on Saturday 28 July.  

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