PETEX Returns to Olympia, London


PETEX is once again returning to Olympia, a bright, centrally-located venue, with great character and fantastic hotels and refreshments nearby.

Olympia London is a collection of inspiring spaces with unique atmospheres, an unforgettable setting for events, & has enjoyed a colourful history since opening its doors to the public on 26th December 1886.

 

 

1886

Architect Henry Edward Coe’s elevation of Olympia London, showing the 170ft clear span of the roof.

1886/7

Olympia London’s inaugural event, the ‘Paris Hippodrome’.

1888

The First Great Horse Show, later to become Olympia, The London International Horse Show.

1923

The New Hall was built (now known as Olympia National). The architect was Joseph Emberton

1967

Jimi Hendrix, The Animals and a young Pink Floyd play Olympia London. The Who cancelled.

1967

Cruft’s Dog Show held at Olympia London.