BikeFest in the Square

07 May 2004

This is not just a cycling event for cyclists - it will demonstrate to everyone, young and old, those who have never cycled or haven't cycled in years, that this is a great option for getting around London.

The afternoon of celebrations will involve bike-themed entertainment and activities including:

  • A large central screen and stage providing a focus for the afternoons activities with cycling footage and special guests
  • Junk funk band Weapons of Sound, instruments created from bicycle parts
  • The Half Pipe Show - a spectacular BMX stunt bike show
  • Roving street theatre performances
  • A cycle art zone
  • An area where members of the public can learn to ride a bike or try out a tandem, recumbent bike or crazy bike
  • Bollywood on Bikes - a choreographed dance piece with all the glamour and allure of Bollywood
  • LifeCycle themed stalls area - wide range of information on cycling in London.

For more information, contact: Transport for London press office on 020 7941 4141