Social: Bikeminded events in summer 2013

The temperature is still a bit fresh for late May, but we are optimistic at GLUE. Bikeminded is rolling out several cool social events around London for cyclists this summer.

Blue Plaque Tour. Photo © Bikeminded
The Blue Plaque Tour. Photo © Bikeminded

Blue Plaque Tour in association with The Festival of the Bicycle

When: Saturday 8 June 2013 & Saturday 14 September 2013. From 2pm -4pm.
Where: Meeting at Gloucester Road station 2pm.

Discover the secret lives of some of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea famous residents.The cycle tour will be delivered by John Bailey, a fully trained ‘Original Tour’ London Tour Guide, with experience of delivering music, bicycle, and Olympic tours across London. You will enjoy some racy stories about Oscar Wilde and bohemian artist Augustus John, as well as the tragedies that befell Mark Twain and George Eliot.

Tickets available at http://blueplaquetour.eventbrite.com

Cake and Coffee Cycle Ride

When: 27 July 2013
Where: TBC

This event usually sells out immediately as soon as it is announced on Twitter. Details to be confirmed, so please check Bikeminded blog page. www.bikeminded.org

Cycle and cake. Photo © Bikeminded
Cycle and cake. Photo © Bikeminded

The Bikeminded Film Festival

When: 20 June 2013, during National Bike Week.
Where: Coronet Cinema, Notting Hill.
Price: £5

At Bikeminded’s first cycling film festival, there will be a selection of highly entertaining short films from Bikeminded’s Cycle Shorts series, culminating in the festival finale feature film ‘Janapar’. It is about one man’s travels around the world on his bike. That’s fascinating in itself, but it’s also a life-affirming, incredibly moving story of life and love as one man travels across the globe in search of his cycling-focused destiny.

Tickets available at http://bikemindedjanapar.eventbrite.co.uk

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