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 9 am 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-called because the trophy was donated by novelist J.M. Barrie in 1904 when his play Peter Pan made its London theatre debut. 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.
Now in its 25th year, Kew Orchid Festival is an annual event at the Princess of Wales Conservatory in Kew Gardens . People come from all over to see some of the world’s most beautiful orchids. This year’s event takes […]
A dance and performing arts show on a grand scale, this event attracts 30,000, performers, brands, schools and professionals to celebrate the dancing world. You can buy some of the newest innovations and most stylish fitness wear available, browse schools […]
The official London St Patrick’s Day Festival is planned to be an online event for 2021. The information below is for the live event, which we hope will return in 2022. For guaranteed fun and rowdiness, follow the St Patrick’s […]
Brew Con London is the UK’s first home brew conference and expo. This year’s event moves from Oval Space in east London to the bigger Beavertown Brewery in Tottenham Hale for two days. There’s something to sample for every level […]