Great Christmas Pudding Race 2009  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 5TH DECEMBER 2009

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Great Christmas Pudding Race 2009You're familiar with the egg and spoon race. Well how about the Christmas Pudding Race? Covent Garden Piazza swells with spectators as about 150 contestants don fancy dress and race around a course strewn with flour-filled balloons, foam jets and other obstacles - all while trying to balance a Christmas pudding on a flimsy plate! The race has been going on every year since 1980 and it raises money for Cancer Research. At this time of year Covent Garden is a great place to be, with shops full of Christmas decorations and street entertainers putting on some diverting shows before and after the main event. The perfect way to break up a day of Christmas shopping in Covent Garden's collection of stylish stores.

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About Covent Garden Piazza

This is where Covent Garden Market takes place but there's also an open-air cobbled area where miming and juggling acts can often be found. The 40ish market stalls sell a variety of quality goods: antiques, craft items, pictures and handmade clothing so it's a great place to find gifts. More about Covent Garden Piazza


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Leicester Square Tube Station
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
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City Thameslink Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
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Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
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St Martins Lane NCP
 
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