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All the cycling champions and ambassadors on stage during the 2023 dinner
Graphic title: Champions of Cyclesport Celebrating 15 Years

Champions of Cyclesport: Celebrating 15 Years

Wednesday 20 November 2024
Royal Lancaster Hotel, London

Sell-out black-tie dinner celebrating cycling and raising funds for Action

The Cycling event of the year

The Champions of CycleSport will be taking place on Wednesday 20 November, at the incredible Royal Lancaster Hotel, London. This unique event will allow you and your guests to dine with some of the greatest riders in the world, including a special attendee list of Next Generation riders, and celebrate cycling at this stand-alone end-of-season corporate occasion. Twenty Champion Cyclists are expected to attend and you can pay for them to join you on your table – where else can you get such intimate access to some of the best sporting legends in the world?

A number of the Cycling Superstar guests on stage

Dine with cycling stars

The must-attend event for cycling fans!

Not only can you rub shoulders, and dine with, some of the worlds finest cycling legends, but also enjoy the ambience in this breath-taking setting; the music, the games, the new style roving interviews, a celebrity host and the live and online auctions featuring money-can’t-buy dreams for any cycling fan. Enjoy a ride with one of your cycling heroes, get your very own Passoni Frame, signed kit, tickets and experiences on the bike and much more! This event has your name on it!

Join our event Ambassadors Gee Atherton, Alex Dowsett, Dani Rowe, Joanna Rowsell, Pfeiffer Georgi and Rochelle Gilmore for some fun and fundraising in the name of the bike!

Book your table

All tables are sold as tables of 10 with the coveted 'Platinum' standard which has the best view in the house with your very own Cycling Legend of your choice guaranteed at your table and plenty of extra drinks for you and your guests.
 
There are a number of other options available with Gold and Silver with Champion also including a Cycling Legend joining you at you table for the evening. See what is included in each package below.
 
Each table has limited availability - don’t delay in booking your table to avoid disappointment.
 
Whatever table you choose, we guarantee that you have an unforgettable night with some of the world’s greatest cycling heroes.

What is included: 

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Platinum - £6,750.00

Your table of 10 will include:

  • A champion rider of your choice with their guest (making your table a 12)
  • Prime location – the very best seats in the house!
  • 6 bottles of wine, 2 bottles of bubbles, 12 bottles of beer
  • A sumptuous three-course meal with coffee/petit fors
  • VIP Guest Gifts
  • VIP tickets with Champion guests for drinks reception
  • Branding on the screens with logos / thank you pages
  • Full-page colour advert in the event programme if required
  • £6,750

3 Platinum tables available

Gold - £5,750

Your table of 10 will include: 

  • A champion rider with their guest (making your table a 12)
  • Great location with stage view
  • 6 bottles of wine
  • A sumptuous three-course meal with coffee/petit fors
  • VIP tickets with Champion guests for drinks reception 
  • VIP table decorations
  • Thank you slide on the screens
  • £5,750

 8 Gold tables available

Silver with Champion/Key Speaker - £4,750

Your table of 10 will include:

  • A champion rider with their guest (making your table a 12)
  • 6 bottles of wine
  • A sumptuous three-course meal with coffee/petit fours
  • Luxury gift
  • £4,750

6 Silver with Champion tables available

Silver - £3,600

Your table of 10 will include: 

  • 6 bottles of wine
  • A sumptuous three-course meal with coffee/petit fours
  • Luxury gift
  • £3,600

20 Silver tables available - Selling fast!!

Bronze - £2,600

Your table of 10 will include:

  • 6 bottles of wine
  • A sumptuous three-course meal with coffee/petit fours
  • Great view of screens and stage and closest to the bar!
  • £2,600

32 Bronze tables available

Single ticket - £250

Your ticket will include:

  • Half a bottle of wine
  • A sumptuous three-course meal with coffee/petit fours
  • Great view of the screens and closest to the bar!
  • £250

Champions of Cyclesport - Platinum

£6,750.00

Champions of Cyclesport - Gold

£5,750.00

Champions of Cyclesport - Silver with Champion

£4,750.00

Champions of Cyclesport - Silver

£3,600.00

Champions of Cyclesport - Bronze

£2,600.00

Champions of Cyclesport - Single ticket

£250.00

Pfiffer Georgi

Your hear the story every year, the personal stories, and I think that really gets me and always make you want to donate

Pfiffer Georgi, Event Ambassador
A table of guests with a champion sat at a dinning table

Guest information

  • Dress Code: Black tie
  • Menu: To follow

Running order

  • 18:30 Welcome drinks reception
  • 19:30 Cycling Champions take to the stage and dinner served
  • 22:00 Live charity auction
  • 23:00 Music and dancing
  • 01:00 Carriages
  • 01:00 onwards After Party

The Venue

Royal Lancaster Hotel
Lancaster Terrace
London, W2 2TY

Getting there

Public Transport
Situated adjacent to Lancaster Gate (Central Line) tube station. The line connects with Oxford Circus, Holburn and Liverpool Street. Paddington tube and railway stations are a mere 6 minute walk from the hotel.

Car
There is no parking at the venue. The hotel is located near well-known and trusted car parks. Details of the two closest car parks can be found in the FAQs section below.

2023 Champion attendees

More champions to be confirmed

Zoe Backstedt

Cat Ferguson

Pfeiffer Georgi

Connor Swift

Josh Tarling

Fred Wright

Danni Shrosbree

Jack Rootkin-Gray

Niamh Fisher-Black

Lizzie Deignan MBE

Gee Atherton

Mark Beaumont

Jody Cundy

Yanto Barker

Nico Roche

Joanna Rowsell MBE

Matt Stephens

Hannah Walker and Jon Mould

Sean Yates

Sean Kelly

Ambassadors

Alex Dowsett

Professional road racing cyclist, rides for UCI World Tour team Israel Start-Up Nation. Former World Hour Record holder.

Dani Rowe MBE

Former road and track cyclist; Olympic Gold medallist and World Record holder.

Rochelle Gilmore

A Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist and 3 x World Cup Gold Medallist.

Martyn Ashton

Former British and World Champion mountain bike trials rider, stunt rider and team manager.

Jerry Lawson

Jerry Lawson is the 'Chief Frog' at Frog Bikes.

Cycling plays a huge part in the charity’s fundraising and I’m personally very proud to be an Ambassador for this year’s Champions of Cyclesport Dinner

Bruce Sandell, Board Trustee and Ambassador

Secure your place now

sponsors

To find out about how to get your brand’s name at this exclusive event contact our Head of Partnerships, Sarah Stevenson, for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I park at the venue?

There is no parking at the venue. The hotel is located near well-known and trusted car parks. Two closest car parks:

Q-PARK – London Q-Park Queensway
26 Queensway, W2 3RX
0.7 miles,14 minutes walk. 227 car space, 61 motorcycle spaces
Infomation and prices

APCOA – London Paddington Station Car Park
Bishops Bridge Road, W2 6AA
0.5 miles, 11 minutes walk. 127 car spaces
Information and prices

What is the nearest Train / Tube Station

Situated adjacent to Lancaster Gate (Central Line) tube station. The line connects with Oxford Circus, Holburn and Liverpool Street. Paddington tube and railway stations are a mere 6 minute walk from the hotel.

What is the Dress Code?

Black Tie

Can I book a table to sit with a champion rider?

Yes, there are a number of table options that include the opportunity to have a champion join you and your guests. 

What drinks package is included in the Table price?

Every guest receives a sparkling reception drink and a half bottle of wine included. Platinum guests will also receive 2 bottles of bubbles and 12 bottles of beer.

How do I order extra drinks for my table?

Table hosts will receive an email including a link to order any additional drinks for the table.

There will also be table and bar service.

How do I let you know if I have a dietary or access need?

All Table hosts will receive instructions on registering themselves and their guests which will enable you to let us know and needs you may have. If you wish to discuss anything further please contact Toby Tennant via email ttennant@action.org.uk.

How many guests per table?

Standard Tables hold 10 guests, whilst those with Champions joining them will have 12. All table hosts will receive confirmation of how many their table holds.

Those who have opted to have a Champion join them at the table should include them and their partner (if any) in this number.

Which hotel is nearby?

You can book a room at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, where the event is taking place. Please contact the bookings team on 0207 551 6000 or via the website.

There are other hotels that are close by that you are able to book.

What time do the main stage proceedings end?

The main event finishes at 11pm followed by music and dancing. Carriages are at 1am. There will be an after party at the Royal Lancaster Hotel from 1am onwards.

Is it possible to get a cab at the end of the night?

Yes, black cabs will be available outside the venue.

contact us

Got a question? Or would you like to discuss the event in a little more detail? Get in touch with the team who will be more than happy to talk!

Find out more about Action

Surprisingly medical research to help children is poorly funded in the UK. Action Medical Research has a critical job to do in helping fill this gap.

Since we began in 1952 we have been funding medical breakthroughs like the first polio vaccines in the UK, ultrasound in pregnancy and the rubella vaccine – helping to save thousands of children’s lives and change many more.