Bike Week 2011 in Lambeth

Bike Week takes place across the UK from Saturday 18 to Sunday 26 June 2011. In Lambeth we have arranged events through the week. All events are leisurely rides and suitable for everyone. For other events across London and the UK see the Bike Week website http://www.bikeweek.org.uk/.

Tuesday 14 June 7:30-9:30am Bike Breakfast
We will be starting events off on Tuesday 14 June when we will be holding a Bike Breakfast 7:30 – 9:30am at the Lambeth Accord Building, 336 Brixton Road, SW9. Call in for coffee, tea, pastries and other goodies as well as free a Dr Bike session at which you can get your bike checked and minor problems mended.

Saturday 18 June 11am Leisurely ride to Richmond Park
A leisurely ride along the riverside from Clapham to Richmond Park followed by lunch in the Park.
Meet 11am at the Bandstand on Clapham Common


Sunday 19 June 1pm Incredible edible Lambeth ride followed by barbecue
Join us for a ride around the borough sourcing local foods and visiting key food growing projects followed by a barbecue in Myatts Fields Park.
The ride will set off from Myatts Fields Park and the barbecue will be held nearby from approximately 5pm onwards.
Meet 1pm at the entrance to Myatts Fields Park, corner of Knatchbull Road and Calais Street, SE5 or contact Luke Evans (lseevans@yahoo.co.uk/ 07973 786015) for details of the barbecue.

Tuesday 21 June 7:30pm Lambeth Cyclists meeting
Our regular meeting with, we hope, special guests for Bike Week!

Wednesday 22 June 7:30pm South London Bike Film Club film night
Come and watch a fascinating cycling related film (to be confirmed nearer the time) in a pub!
7:30pm Vauxhall Griffin pub, 8 Wyvil Road, SW8

Saturday 25 June 10:30am (TBC) Lambeth Cyclists architecture ride: Norman Shaw
Join us for a day long look at the architecture of Norman Shaw including Bedford Park, Britain’s first garden suburb, in West London, New Scotland Yard in Westminster and many other buildings around central London.
Details of the ride and the starting point were yet to be confirmed - look out on our website and email group nearer the time.

Sunday 26 June all day Bike the Borough
We are working with Lambeth on this fantastic all day ride event rounding off Bike Week which will allow you to discover more about your borough. Pick up a passport from one of four vibrant hubs and navigate the route around the sites of Lambeth on foot or by bike collecting stamps along the way and spotting the specially placed bikes to win prizes.
Absolutely everybody is welcome and can ride with colleagues, family or friends, for fun or for charity. More information at www.biketheborough.co.uk.

Lambeth are also looking, for volunteers to lead rides and marshal the route on the day – to find out more please contact eduval@lambeth.gov.uk or call 020 7926 0677 or contact Lambeth Cyclists.
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