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Great Christmas Pudding Race

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Covent Garden Great Christmas Pudding Race
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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

Cost: Free!

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Official Website: www.xmaspuddingrace.org.uk

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