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Over 1m people attend events at Wembley Stadium over the summer

This summer, London’s Wembley Stadium, connected by EE, has seen an incredible surge of over 1,000,000 visitors.

The stadium played host to a versatile line-up of both music and sporting events that captivated audiences throughout June, July, and August.

In a season packed with memorable performances, some of the top names in music today like Harry Styles graced the Wembley stage, delivering electrifying shows to sold-out audiences for four consecutive nights in June.

The iconic band Blur also made their debut appearance at the historic venue, and fans were thrilled when the legendary Kylie Minogue made a surprise appearance at Capital’s Summertime Ball.

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Blur at Wembley

But it wasn’t just the music that made headlines at Wembley this summer. The stadium witnessed history in the making as Manchester City secured victory in the Emirates FA Cup, clinching the coveted treble. This achievement marked a significant milestone for the club and added to the stadium’s storied history of hosting unforgettable sporting moments.

In a ground-breaking move, the rugby league Challenge Cup Finals’ Day featured a women’s match for the first time ever. The event was presented as a unique double-header alongside the men’s final, demonstrating a commitment to promoting women’s sports. This landmark occasion drew a record-breaking crowd, further solidifying Wembley Stadium’s reputation as a hub for sporting diversity and excellence.

The summer of 2023 at Wembley Stadium was a season of impressive numbers:

  • 13 major events hosted
  • An astonishing 1 million tickets sold
  • The installation of two new pitches
  • A remarkable 75,000 bottles of wine consumed
  • A staggering 186,000 ice-cold pints served
  • Over 34,000 cocktails sipped
  • 33,300 hot dogs enjoyed
  • 14,000 nachos nibbled
  • And a whopping 58,000 servings of chicken and chips devoured
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Picture by Will Palmer/SWpix.com – 12/08/2023 – Rugby League – Betfred Women’s Challenge Cup Final – Leeds Rhinos v St Helens – Wembley Stadium, London, England – Jodie Cunningham and Emily Rudge of St.Helens lift the Challenge Cup Trophy after victory over Leeds Rhinos in the Betfred Women’s Challenge Cup Final

As summer comes to a close, our national stadium continues to stand as a symbol of entertainment, community, and excellence, – and best of all it’s just a stones throw away from Harrow!.

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