Dressed in their full regalia, the members of the related Liveries of London compete in this pancake-flipping race. As usual, crowds gather to watch the race for the crown in Guildhall Yard. Organised by the Poulters (egg suppliers), the event employs the skills of a variety of liveries: Clockmakers time it, Gunmakers fire the starting pistol, Glovers provide the white gloves worn by racers, the Fruiterers provide lemons and the Cutlers provide the forks! This is a really fun event, with 30 teams competing in their traditional clothes. Only time will tell which guild will win the coveted frying pan trophy.
A staple in every gardener’s calendar, the Chelsea Flower Show is one of the UK’s institutions and is great for anyone with a love of landscaping, design and all things green. Some of the highlights include a section of gardens […]
A front runner in London’s pop-up retail movement, Wasted Chic has been throwing sample sale / designer market / party hybrid events since 2014, roving between the capital’s coolest neighbourhoods, venues, festivals and events. Head out for fresh, affordable garms […]
Cosplayers, film geeks, and graphic novel fans gather under one colourful roof to pledge their pop cultural allegiance during the biannual MCM Comic Con. This is part one of the UK’s biggest pop culture event — the second takes place […]
Part of the Ride London festival. Get on your bike and see London’s top sights, free from traffic on an eight-mile circuit, which can be entered at any point. The whole route starts and ends on the corner of Green Park […]