The London Lions play their key ticketed games out of the Copper Box Arena on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Experience THE Main EVENT

Doors open 60 minutes before tip off (30 minutes before Women’s Games). We recommend arriving 30-60 minutes before tip off so you are in your seat ready for the pre-show which starts 30 minutes before tip off.


General admission

Welcome to where the majority of our Lions fans, our ‘Lion’s Pride’, are seated.

Enter the arena via the Box Office Entrance on Concourse Level 1. After your tickets are checked and bags searched, you will be directed to your seats.

We recommend tickets are purchased in advance to avoid disappointment. They can be purchased via Ticketmaster.

Please use the mobile phone ticket option where possible. Print-at-home tickets are also available.

Under ‘Ticket Type’, concession tickets are available for under 16s, students and OAPs.

Eventbrite and unreserved seat ticketholders, will be allocated a block with unreserved seating on arrival. The earlier you arrive the better the pick of seats!

The Box Office Entrance closes when half time concludes. Please note, it will close earlier for unreserved seating if we reach the capacity of the open seating.


Purchase courtside tickets via Ticketmaster and you will have the best seats in the house on the main floor. Sat here you are up close and personal to all the action of the game. 

Courtside you have access to a dedicated Food & Drink bar, from which you can purchase your drinks and snacks.

Please enter the arena via the Courtside Entrance on the Ground Floor, next to the accessible parking bays.

Group Tickets

Families: Purchase a family ticket via Ticketmaster. Under ‘Ticket Type’, family tickets are available for 2 adults and 2 children.

Groups up to 14: You can purchase up to 14 tickets using the Ticketmaster link.

Schools, Universities and Groups 14+: For larger groups, Schools or University groups, please email

Accessible Tickets

On Ticketmaster, under ‘Ticket Type’, Accessible Tickets available include:

  1. Essential Companion Ticket
  2. Wheelchair Accessible Ticket
  3. Ambulant Disability Ticket

Game Day Sales 

We recommend tickets are purchased in advance to avoid disappointment. Tickets are often available on the door by scanning a QR code that takes you to Ticketmaster, however this cannot always be guaranteed. 


To enquire about a media pass or media accreditation, in advance of the game day please email:

Accreditation collection for approved applications is located at the Courtside Entrance on the Ground Floor, next to the accessible parking bays.

Notice of Filming & Photography

When you attend this event, you enter an area where photography, audio, and video recording occurs.
By entering the event premises, you consent to such recording media and its release, publication, exhibition or reproduction.


The Show

Our resident DJ Cinderella has tunes blasting as soon as doors open.  

Our Game Night Hosts build up the excitement and get the Copper Box rocking! 

Make sure you are seated before the spectacle, you do not want to miss the player introductions that take place 10 minutes before the tip. 


Concessions are open in the Copper Box Arena that offer a selection of crisps, alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, hot dogs, pizza twists, sweets and chocolates.


The London Lions Club Shop is now open and will be gradually increasing the items available to purchase.
Check it out on the concourse on Game Night.

Copper Box Arena Specifics

The Copper Box Arena operates a No-Smoking policy throughout the Arena including e-cigarettes.

The Copper Box Arena also operates a No Re-Admission Policy. So once you are in the venue immerse yourself in the whole London Lions experience until the end of the game.


Hackney Bridge is located immediately next door on the Hackney Wick side of the Copper Box Arena. A brand new, public destination and ideal hang out before or after a Lions Game. From the makers of Pop Brixton and Peckham Levels, Hackney Bridge features multiple street food businesses, a bar, coffee shops, retailers, events and markets, with new restaurants in the planning. The space gives local enterprises the space they need to thrive together and is a cultural destination ideal for Lions fans!


The Copper Box Arena is located in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford London, E20 3BH 

Public transport is the easiest way to get to and from the venue as parking is not available on site.

Citymapper is a great app that calculates the best transport routes from your start to your end location and guides you every step of the way.

Please see below the most convenient transport links:


The 388 bus service runs every 10 minutes between Stratford bus station and Blackfriars station, stopping directly outside the Copper Box Arena at stops M and N.

Tube & Train:

Stratford is the nearest tube and main line train station (Central, Jubilee, DLR and TFL rail lines) – 15 minute walk.

The nearest overground station is Hackney Wick – 5 minute walk.

Stratford International Station – 10 minute walk, is accessible from St Pancras International and Kings Cross Station.


There is no parking at the Copper Box Arena. 

We advise parking at the nearby Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Multi-Storey Car Park, E15 2HB

or at the Westfield Shopping Centre Car Park A is the closest to the Copper Box Arena and is a 10 minute walk to the venue.

Drivers with Accessible badges please see section ‘Accessibility’.


There are more than 140 cycle racks outside the Copper Box Arena, including a Santander cycle docking station located outside the venue. 


The Copper Box Arena is fully accessible. There is no general parking at the Copper Box Arena during events and there are limited spaces for accessible parking. 

Please contact The London Lions via before your visit if you require an accessible space. 

The Copper Box Arena has been working with Disabled Go to create an online access. To view the guide, please click here.

If you are approaching the Copper Box Arena from Stratford Westfield, you will be able to access the General Admission entrance. 

If you have arranged accessible parking, you will be able to access General Admission via the Courtside Entrance adjacent to the accessible parking.


The club and the venue politely requests that the size and number of bags you bring to the Copper Box is kept to a minimum, particularly in the case of rucksacks. This will also further help minimise queuing to enter the stadium. 

All bags will be searched up entry to the Arena. To help speed things up and to ensure your safety, we’d really prefer if you didn’t bring a bag to our venue.

Trollies and suitcases are not permitted in the venue. If you have brought a bag larger than what’s permitted you’ll need to return it to your vehicle or find somewhere away from the venue to store the bag, otherwise you’ll be refused entry.

We appreciate these are tough measures, but they have been put in place to protect you.

Spectators arriving with prams and buggies can store them in a Buggy & Pram Park that can be accessed by speaking to the steward at the Courtside Entrance. These are left at your own risk so any values should be removed before putting them in the store.


Unfortunately, due to BBL COVID Guidance player interaction with fans is not recommended so at this time meet and greets are not taking place on game days.


Please respect our staff who are there to help you on game days. We work to ensure that they there to enjoy their day as much as you.