Tour de France parties - where to go to watch the finale

If a lot of people cheer together, Wiggo's more likely to win

by Sarah Barth   July 19, 2012  

Paris fireworks

All the Team Sky boys will be whisked straight to London on the first flight to get ready for the Olympic Games as soon as they hit Paris - even if Wiggins wins - but there's no need for you to skip the post-Tour party.

Team Sky are in a celebratory mood already, annoucing 11 pubs in the UK where you can go to cheer on Wiggo and co. this weekend with "live Tour de France coverage, beer, cider, wine, garlic and a whole lot of Joie de Vivre".

And they're not the only ones - at Look Mum No Hands in London, there's a Grand Arrive event on Sunday, where you can "drink champagne and watch Cav win", or at Rapha Cycle Club London there's an end of Tour party to coincide with the opening of the club itself, with screenings of the event.

The Team Sky Vive le Tour venues are as follows:

Isaacs on the Quay, Ipswich

Ye Olde Bell and Steelyard, Woodbridge

The Approach, Nottingham">The Strickland Arms, Penrith

The White Hart, Uttoxeter

The Railway Inn, Welshpool

The Black Cock Inn, Caerphilly

The Beaver Inn, Bideford

King William IV, West Horsley

The Prince of Wales, Dorking

The Abinger Hatch, Dorking 


Let us know if you've heard of any other public Tour parties, and we'll add them to the list!

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Yes, if anyone knows of anything in Leeds/Wakefield let me know, need somewhere to watch with my dad without being glowered at by the missus Wink

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
19th July 2012 - 18:55


any parties in London?

posted by londonplayer [671 posts]
19th July 2012 - 19:18


Look Mum No Hands?

Sir Velo

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posted by Raleigh [1734 posts]
19th July 2012 - 22:35


Look Mum No hands and Rapha Cycle Club both mentioned in the article Wink

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posted by Simon_MacMichael [9303 posts]
19th July 2012 - 22:54


glad there's 2 pubs in dorking - the home of british cycling.

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posted by Viscount [7 posts]
19th July 2012 - 23:23


Down in the Cotswolds this weekend - anyone know where the Wiggo-fest might be in full swing?

posted by tobyrowsell [10 posts]
20th July 2012 - 0:27


Viscount wrote:
glad there's 2 pubs in dorking - the home of british cycling.

And why bother with any in Manchester, which has nothing to do with British Cycling?!

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice, but in practice...

posted by notfastenough [3689 posts]
20th July 2012 - 6:39


If anyone does know of anywhere in Manchester, please post!

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posted by Ghedebrav [1131 posts]
20th July 2012 - 9:31


Maybe because nowhere in Manchester wants to get involved? Hard to believe but if someone don't want to organise something nowt will happen. These things don't materialize out of thin air.

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posted by bikeandy61 [471 posts]
20th July 2012 - 10:24


In the space of a few posts we have three or four Manc based people wanting somewhere to watch the Tour.

I'm guessing if somewhere was advertising a tour party/function people would turn up.

posted by farrell [1868 posts]
20th July 2012 - 10:43


My house! Pm me for details if you come by bike or in a sky jersey its free entry! What about the cafe at the velodrome surely the atmosphere there will be electric

2 wheels please!

posted by mancsi [119 posts]
22nd July 2012 - 12:15