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Qualifying begins: 26 June

The Draw: 30 June

Pre-event Press Conferences: 1 & 2 July

Order of Play: 2 July

Championships begin: 3 July


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Wimbledon Weekend

 The Wimbledon Finals are coming. Two days of the finest tennis you will ever see, and the perfect time to celebrate with friends. 

So, from the perfectly aligned cucumber sandwiches, to the very British art of apologising, we've put together a guide to celebrating Finals Weekend, the Wimbledon Way. 

To begin planning your party, carefully consider your guest list. Are you aiming for an inclusive celebration or an intimate soiree? Either way, ensure you have a number of reserves. Because if for example a royal cannot attend, you may wish to consider filling their seat on the sofa. Watch our guide for more tips on getting your party started. 

Guest list arranged, it's time to consider your menu. And the cucumber sandwich is a quintessential part of that. So get your freshly baked bread, your cucumber, and your rulers at the ready, and watch our guide to creating the perfect cucumber sandwich.

You simply cannot have Wimbledon without strawberries and cream. But this is not a dessert to tackle willy nilly. From which berries to use, to the ratio of strawberries to cream, there is an art to creating this dish. Watch our complete guide to get started. 

Win or lose, there's only one beverage to serve during The Finals. From what temperature it should be served at, to how to chill it - because of course, it should never be refrigerated - find out everything you need to know about serving champagne. 

Apologising is a truly British art. And something you'll find useful in every social situation, particularly when things are going well. Therefore, if you are to host a truly British get together, it's a skill you'll want to master. Watch our guide to get started. 

An English lawn is simply essential to the Wimbledon experience. All it takes is a little love, attention, and 15 months of your time. If this is somewhat impractical, worry not - our helpful guide suggests some advice on distracting your guest from any unsightly divots.