Harlem Globetrotters announce UK tour 2023 including Wembley OVO Arena and The O2 shows: how to get tickets

The magic, excited and tricked-out skills of legendary basketballers The Harlem Globetrotters will be on full show in London next year.

The outrageous skills of fabled US basketball team The Harlem Globetrotters will be globe-trotting throughout 2023, with London’s The O2 and Wembley’s OVO Arena selected as part of their series of UK dates. Having formed in 1976, The Harlem Globetrotters pioneered a number of basketball skills that can still be seen in the NBA today.

The slam dunk, the fast break, the forward and point guard positions, and the figure-eight weave were all unknown skills until the Globetrotters started to introduce them in games.The exhibition basketball team from Chicago, Illinois, has been putting on entertaining basketball matches mixed with theatre for nearly a hundred years.

Having travelled the world winning thousands of games against their “rivals” the Washington Generals. The Harlem Globetrotters will be performing at The O2 on April 30, 2023 followed by another show a week later at the OVO Arena on May 7, 2023.

Here’s everything you need to know about the tour and the London show dates.

How to get tickets to see the Harlem Globetrotters in London

Tickets to see the Harlem Globetrotters play at London’s O2 Arena and OVO Wembley are available through AXS Tickets on November 11 2022 from 10am. Presale access for OVO Live members opens on November 9 2022 at 10am.

Full Harlem Globetrotters UK tour 2023 dates

  • April 28 2023: AO Arena, Manchester
  • April 292023: Utilita Arena, Birmingham
  • April 30 2023: The O2, London
  • May 1 2023: First Direct Arena, Leeds
  • May 2 2023: Braehead Arena, Glasgow
  • May 3 2023: Utilita Arena, Newcastle
  • May 4 2023: Utilita Arena, Sheffield
  • May 5 2023: Cardiff International Arena, Cardiff
  • May 6 2023: Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
  • May 7 2023: OVO Arena, Wembley, London

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