Lacrosse in England

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Lacrosse began in England in as early as 1876 when Canadian groups began playing matches all around the countryside in order to promote the sport. Outside of North America, England is one of the most dominant lacrosse countries in the world and has many premier league, senior divisions, amateur, and university level teams scattered all throughout the country. 

At the national level, the English men's national team has won the European Lacrosse Championships (ELC) 8 out of the 9 times the tournament has been held and were runner's up the year they did not win. The English women's national team has also been dominant, winning the ELC 4 of the 8 times the tournament was held and never falling lower than third.

A ProActive Lacrosse Tour will take groups to some of the most famous locations in all of England including the capital, London. Sites visited in London will include Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Saint James Park, and Tower Bridge. Our lacrosse tours will take groups all across the countryside to visited other popular cities such as Liverpool and Manchester and play tough, level competition all along the way.

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London's Famous Architecture

 

AM: Begin your day with a site seeing tour of London's well-known edifices including: St. Pauls, Stamford Bridge, the Globe Theatre, Windsor Castle, Tower Bridge, Wembley, and more. 

PM: Explore your own interests in the evening to experience London's nightlife, purchase souvenirs for friends and family, or relax from a fulfilling day. This may be accompanied by a light practice

(Sleep in London)

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The Royalty of London

 

AM: Continue your adventure around London on the west end of the city and see Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Saint James Park, Soho, Piccadilly Circus, the Theatre district, and more. Take pictures with the guards in front of Buckingham Palace and see for yourself what it's like to be a member of the royal family.

PM: Enjoy a hearty British meal in the evening before free time to discover more of London. Tonight you will also have the opportunity to experience some of the famous monuments illuminated at night.

(Sleep in London)

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Explore Liverpool

 

AM: Depart London for Liverpool to discover its fascinating past from the slave trade to the industrial revolution and the Beatles. Along the way, indulge in England's charming countryside scenery.

PM: After getting accustom to the new city, play Game 1 against a local competitive lacrosse team on their home field. 

(Sleep in Manchester)

 

 

Gustav's Corner: English Expertise

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