Swimming outside on Christmas day in London? As ludicrous (and unappealing to many) as that might sound, it’s an annual tradition.
Every year since 1854, the hardy members of The Serpentine Swimming Club race at 9am on Christmas morning at the south bank of the lake at Hyde Park, close to the Serpentine Café. The Peter Pan Cup is an annual event, so named because the trophy was donated by novelist J.M. Barrie in 1904 when his play Peter Pan made its London theatre debut. You need to be a club member to take part but a race isn’t a race without spectators, so if you’re in town and fancy a walk you can watch from a safe (and dry) distance. Wrap up warm, and marvel at their swimmy stamina.
There’s so much hype surrounding Vintage Kilo Sales and shopping sustainably – and now you can get thrifty with the original Vintage Kilo Company in Camden on the 4th September. The guys at Shop Kilo are bringing thousands of kilos […]
ARE THOSE BEER GLASSES WE HEAR CLINKING? 🍻🎅🏽 We’ve added a little surprise to our Friday nights at The Hackney Christmas Market this year! Bohemia Place will be welcoming over 20 breweries to delight us with some of their most […]
Legendary DJ and BBC radio host DJ Spoony is coming to Woolwich Works for the very first time, and he’s bringing his unparalleled record collection and some very special guests along with him. Spoony has been a professional DJ at […]
Fancy playing Santa in the best possible way? On Saturday the 3rd December, Njinga Cycling will be hosting their 10th annual Santa Charity Cycle in aid of Shooting Star Children’s Hospice. Each year they have between 100-150 cycling Santas riding […]
On the anniversary of William Blake’s baptism at St James’s Church Piccadilly a new choir, The Blake Singers, will perform choral settings of Blake poems and other literary works. Formed of scholars and graduates from some of the country’s top […]