About The Great Christmas Pudding Race:
The Great Christmas Pudding Race has been a London annual event since 1980. It's a charity event to raise money for Cancer Research.
Teams of contestants wearing fancy dress have to run around Covent Garden piazza while trying to balance a Christmas pudding on a plate! Obstacles, such as balloons full of flour, are put in their way to make it even more fun to watch.
When: Saturday 7 December 2013 at 11am.
There are team fancy dress parades, and practice races, as well as other live entertainment. Arrive early as it's very popular!
Where: West Piazza, Covent Garden Market, London WC2E 8RF
Nearest Tube Station: Covent Garden
Official Website: www.xmaspuddingrace.org.uk