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Lamb's Conduit Street Festival

Ciao Bella Restaurant Stall at the Lambs Conduit Street Festival. Photo  David Steel Images
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Supported by Wedge Card

Friday 1 December 2006

12 noon - 8pm

The independent traders of Lamb's Conduit Street in Bloomsbury, London, are going from strength to strength with their third Street Festival, on Friday 1 December 2006. An even greater variety of the Street's unique shops will take part, and from 12 noon to 8pm the Street will once again be given over to music, food and drink, competitions and games and seasonal promotions, for for this distinctive lead-in to the holiday season.

And the Festival will also see the launch of the Wedge affinity Card - a new way to get discounts and special offers from hundreds of local and independent businesses. From bookshops to butchers, cafes to clothes shops - buy your favourite things and help re-energise your local community. Fervant Londoner Suggs will launch both the Festival and the Wedge Card from 10.30 to 12.30.

So get ready for Christmas at the Lambs Conduit Street Festival

Fun and Games:

  • Starting 12 noon and 6pm: live music sets on stage
  • From 12 noon: Djs at Badlambs with MC Bucket.
  • 1pm: team tug o'war challenge
  • 1pm to 5pm: dance & gym demonstrations from Bedford House Community Centre
  • from 2pm: children's face painting at Tutti's café
  • 3pm: storytelling for children at the Lamb Bookshop
  • 5pm: the Wedge Card launch party
  • 5.30pm: Come Play in the Shadows puppet show followed by 7pm: Badlambs Goes Burlesque - short 'vintage-inspired pole dances' by Lorelai lai. Listen to the ukelele from Miranda Mahalo in between.
  • fabric collages to dress the tailor's dummy with Connock & Lockie Ltd
  • hugely popular Undertakers' Games from A France & Son
  • art book raffle at Matchless Prints
  • beauty raffle with Xfolia
  • tombola by Bin Ends
  • Pamper Hamper raffle from Something...
  • face painting and children's activities at Bedford House Community Centre
  • Sightsavers fundraiser at Schuller's Opticians
  • how many sweets in the jar? at Cube Confectionery
  • virtual bike time trials on a virtual Alpe d'Huez, with prizes at Bikefix
  • launch of the new band Tom McKean and The Emperors , including an evening unplugged session at the new French's Dairy for Men

Food and drink:

  • tasty lamb stew from Badlambs hairdressers
  • finest sausages & hot dogs at Dawson's Flowers
  • mulled wine from The Perseverance pub and along the street
  • South American barbecue & Brazilian sweets at Goodfella's café
  • bistro samplers and wine at VATs Winebar
  • wine tasting with Bin Ends
  • giant paella & sangria at CigalaSpanish Restaurant
  • hog roast at Kennards Good Foods
  • Nigel Barrow's Christmas Puddings from his tiny Dalston kitchen - traditional-style or veggie
  • Young's special bottled ale and traditional pub food at The Lamb
  • Thai buffet at Thai Candle
  • extravagant Italian food fiesta with Ciao Bella
  • charity Christmas tree decorating at Angela Kay Flowers
  • Chinese herbal teas at Greenmedic

Sample the Street:

  • promotions on Chinese medicine at Greenmedic
  • Central St Martins Ceramic Design sales at Badlambs
  • painting displays by Blam at Angela Kay Flowers and by Vincent Berquez at Kennards Good Foods
  • mini facials at Xfolia
  • Italian food samples at Ciao Bella and from Seggiano at Kennards Good Foods
  • health advice for winter, flu jabs and more from Boutalls Pharmacy and Holborn Medical Centre
  • Free head and shoulder massage by Karma Massage at Badlambs
  • fiction and non-fiction books at the Lamb Bookshop and Persephone Books
  • 2-4-1 pub meals at The Lamb
Alexei Sayle opening the Lambs Conduit Street festival May 2006. Photo  David Steel Images
© Waddesdon Art Col© Waddesdon Art Collegee
  • book treasures at Griffith and Partners, the smallest second-hand bookshop in London
  • fashions for men, women and children from Pokit and Sine knitwear
  • quality jewellery & accessories at French's Dairy and Something...
  • toiletries & treats at Boutall's Pharmacy and Something...
  • deli delights from Kennard's Good Foods
  • cafes, bars & restaurants
  • special recipes for Secrett's veg boxes
  • scooter & accessories promotion at Londinium Scooters
  • hair care hampers from Frankie Cochrane Hairdressing
  • join the Friends of Coram's Fields
  • giveaways of a perfume specially created by Harim Green of Scent System for the opening of French's Dairy for Men

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Cooking Badlamb's Burgers at Lamb's Conduit Street Festival. Photo  David Steel Images Undertakers Games at Lamb's Conduit Street Festival Morris Men dancing in Lamb's Conduit Street May 2006. Photo  David Steel Images Vegetables display at Kennards Good Foods Notice announcing Lambs Conduit Street Festival. Photo  David Steel Images

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