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.
Hackney Vegan Village is back for our Spring/Summer 2021 series in collaboration with Plant Based Events. Catch the event throughout June and July opposite Hackney Central station showcasing some of London’s top vegan street food & artisan traders, craft beer, […]
Originally scheduled for May, the 2021 edition of this popular craft beer festival moves to Printworks London. What to expect You can expect beers from over 150 of the world’s most acclaimed brewers, along with music, entertainment and food. On […]
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Due to the logistical difficulties of organising events during the COVID-19 pandemic, Hyper Japan will be online this year. The description below is for the in-person event, which will hopefully return in 2022. Hyper Japan is a huge cultural festival […]