This image shows one half of a game of tug of war. There are 6 women in a line all holding the rope and leaning back, pulling as hard as they can at the Macmillan's House of Lords vs House of Commons Tug of War.

Tug of War

After a two-year break, Macmillan Cancer Support are excited to return for the 34th Parliamentary Tug of War at Westminster Abbey College Gardens on 7th June 2022.

07 June 2022 17:30

About This Event

In 2019 we raised enough money to fund a nurse for four years.



  • How do I get to the venue?

    The event takes place at Westminster Abbey, College Gardens Great College Street, London, SW1P 3PA. The nearest tube stations are Westminster and St James's Park.

  • What are the timings for this event?

    Doors open at 5.30pm. The event finishes promptly at 9pm.

  • What is the dress code for the event?

    The dress code is smart casual.

    Please note that this event takes place outside on a grassy area.

  • I have special dietary requirements. How do I let you know?
  • Is there disabled access?

    Disabled access is available at the venue. Please contact to confirm your requirements.

  • I can't make it to the event but I'd like to donate. How do I do that?

    Thank you for supporting Macmillan - we really appreciate your donation.

    One way to make a donation is by calling 020 7840 4800 to pay over the phone with credit or debit card. Find out more about other ways to donate. 

  • How do I support with a prize donation?

    We're grateful to people who can support the event by contributing a prize. Please let us know how you can help by emailing Nicole Silvester at or calling the team on 0207 8404 800.

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