Save the date: UK in January

What to do in the UK this January

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From the NBA Global Games to the wild Adventure Travel Show: These are the events you shouldn’t miss out on in January

Read more about the four greatest events in the UK in January:

  • NBA Global Games
  • Magical Lantern Festival
  • Adventure Travel Show
  • Banff Mountain Film Festival
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January 12

NBA Global Games
O2 Arena, London

NBA Global Games, Paul George of the Indiana Pacers

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Catch some real-deal US basketball without having to traipse across the pond. No mere exhibition matches, these are overseas legs of the regular NBA season. Last January saw the Orlando Magic take on the Toronto Raptors; this year it’s the Denver Nuggets shooting hoops against the Indiana Pacers

January 19-February 26

Magical Lantern Festival
Chiswick House, London

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Giant lanterns are just the start of this Chinese New Year celebration. Food stalls, an ice bar, fun fair and VR games amplify the illuminating experience.

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January 21-22 

Adventure Travel Show 
Olympia, London

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Talking overland Sun 22 Jan + many other inspiring free talks + discounted @UKTrailblazer books @advtravelshow tix:

Once there was a time when the toughest part of an adventure was staying alive. Now, it’s picking the optimum way to maximise your time and money. This exploration expo is your first best stop, with over 100 talks and seminars with seasoned adventurers. Learn everything from travel photography and writing, to fearless filmmaking and planning road trips and safaris.

January 25-May 17

Banff Mountain Film Festival
UK and Ireland

Every autumn since 1976, this Canadian resort town has played host to a nine-day showcase of epic mountain stories in book, photo and film form. If getting out there proves too sheer a slope to scale, the UK and Ireland leg of the world tour that follows brings the most popular films from the festival to a town near you.

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