Floral Bicycle Parade this Sunday on the Southbank

Decorate and bring your beautiful bike along to the Southbank for a Floral Bicycle Parade!

This Sunday, 28 August 2011, there will be a Floral Bicycle Parade startarting at the Royal Festival Hall and progressing along the Southbank in Lambeth, SE1.

Organised as part of the 60th anniversary celebration of the Festival of Britain, recreating an event held in 1951.

Everyone is welcome to take part: bring along your bikes, buggies, prams, scooters or other items to be decorated from 2pm onwards for the decorating before the main parade departs at 4pm.

Bike decoration stations, complete with flowers, ribbons and other decorative items, are operating on The High Street (Level 1 outside Royal Festival Hall) from 2pm till 4pm.

The Floral Bicycle Parade starts at 4pm at the Southbank Centre Square doors to Royal Festival Hall.

Transport for London hire bikes are available at various points along the Southbank which is of course open to all considerate cyclists!

TFL’s Community Safety, Enforcement and Policing Team will also be available to offer security marking for your bike and offer advice on cycling.

Further event information on the Southbank Centre website or  Greater London Authority website

(Photo courtesy of Greater London Authority website)

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