City Three Peaks
Bandstand The Gherkin ® Hufton Crow
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The Gherkin or 30 St Mary Axe, 30 St Mary Axe, London, EC3V 1LP
Tube: Liverpool Street Station, Aldgate Station
Dates: Monday 7th September 2015
Billed as "the most ambitious charity fundraising event in the City of London's history", City Three Peaks challenges 40 thrill-seekers to abseil down three of the capital's most iconic buildings: The Gherkin - abseiled down for the first time ever, The Leadenhall Building (also known as 'The Cheesegrater') and 20 Fenchurch Street (aka 'The Walkie Talkie'). Each tower will be descended one after the other and all three buildings add up to a combined height of 1,916ft - that's double that of The Shard. It's not just about adrenaline and abseiling. The aim is to raise a staggering 4 million for The Outward Bound Trust, The Royal Navy and The Royal Marines Charity - given The Descent of The Shard abseil back in September 2012 raised 2.8 million, that's quite a lofty sum to raise in just a few hours. Sponsored by CLIF bar, America's favourite energy bar, each of the participants will be supplied with energy bars and gels to keep them going.
Furthermore, CLIF have partnered with City Three Peaks to give away a hamper packed with CLIF bar goodies and VIP entry for two to the Sky Garden on the day of the event.
To be in with a chance of winning, simply answer the following question:
What's the total distance of the abseil?
Send your answer to email@example.com with 'City Three Peaks' in the subject line by midday on Thursday 3rd September 2015. Please also include your full name, contact telephone number and postal address in the body of the email. The hamper will be posted to the winner and their name 1 will be added to the guest list at The Sky Garden on Monday 7th September 2015.
Tobacco Dock, 50 Porters Walk, London, E1W 2SF
Tube: Rotherhithe Overground Station
Dates: 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th Oct 2015
Get your dirndl dresses and lederhosen at the ready, Oktoberfest comes to London for the first time in 2015. Taking place at Tobacco Dock, the boozy event brings with it 100,000 litres of Bavarian beer and 50,000 traditional sausages, which will be provided by Herman ze German. The venue will be split up into the Paulaner Beer Tent, Bavarian Garden, Paulaner Brewtap Pub and Munich Market. Not all about beer and sausages, sauerkraut, schnitzel and spatzel will also be on the menu, and the event will also include live music, authentic German games and a penalty taking contest.
LondonTown.com has teamed up with Oktoberfest to offer one lucky reader a pair of Paulaner Passes to the event, which includes priority entry, access to all areas, a guaranteed seat in the Paulaner Beer Tent, unlimited steins of Paulaner Beer and a meal of your choice from the Herman ze German team.
Furthermore, we're offering ten runners up a pair of General Admission tickets, which includes entry to the Paulaner Beer Tents, The Bavarian Beer Garden, 'BierKeller', Sekt Garden, Wine Keller and Munich Market.
To be in with a chance of winning, all you have to do is email firstname.lastname@example.org with 'Oktoberfest' in the subject line by midday on Monday 5th October 2015. Please also include your full name and contact telephone number within the body of the email. The first names out of the hat win and winners will be sent their tickets via email. Good luck!
KOKO, 1A Camden High Street, London, NW1 7JE
Tube: Mornington Crescent Station, Camden Town Station, Camden Town Station
Dates: Monday 19th October 2015
After his sell-out show at London's Electric Brixton, where he headlined the Ram Jam series with David Rodigan, Protoje returns to the UK in October, stopping by Koko on the 19th. At the forefront of the cultural movement known as the 'Reggae Revival', Protoje released his genre-defying new album Ancient Future earlier in the year, which reached number 1 on the iTunes Reggae Chart, while he was also named the BBC 1Xtra's Hot for 2015 Artiste. Known for his high energy live performances, he'll be performing with his band The Indiggnation.
LondonTown.com is giving away one pair of tickets to see Protoje live at Koko on Monday 19th October 2015. To enter, simply email email@example.com with 'Protoje' in the subject line by midday on Friday 16th October 2015. Please also include your full name and contact telephone number in the body of the email.
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