(TRAVPR.COM) UK - August 1st, 2014 - Fans of ping pong should head to Canary Wharf this summer, where the ever-popular table tennis event, Ping! returns this August. Between 1st and 10th August, participants will get the chance to polish up their skills with expert help from pro coaches, while spectators can take in the spectacle as some of the sport’s best players go head to head. The event is held in the Jubilee Place and West Wintergarden areas of Canary Wharf, just a short journey from the centre of London. Canary Wharf is more than just London’s business district, as it also contains numerous shops and restaurants, museums, conference centres and other attractions. It is also well located for those hoping to find a cheap hotel in London, as it is easy to get from Canary Wharf to many other parts of London. To see more about the area, visit

Among the stars due to compete in Ping! are England No 1 Junior, Tin Tin Ho, and UK Grand Prix winner, Gavin Rumgay, whose epic matches promise to keep you on the edge of your seat. Four full-size table tennis tables will pop up in Jubilee Place and the West Wintergarden. These will be free to play and tables can be pre-booked on site for willing players.

For competitive types, the Canary Wharf Ping! Championship trophy will once again be up for grabs for teams that have entered. Whether you’re a spectator, an amateur or a seasoned pro, there will be something for everyone to enjoy, and you can also use the time to explore the many offerings that are available in the Canary Wharf area, including the Museum of London Docklands, which tells the story of the area. For more about the attractions that are on offer in the Canary Wharf region, see, London’s best website for tourists hoping to explore and enjoy the city this summer.