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TO DO: Chelsea Summer Fête

Chelsea Summer Fête

ids. The charm of a traditional British village fair will come to London this weekend at the first ever Chelsea Summer Fête, taking place on Saturday 1st July on Pavilion Road and nearby Duke of York Square.

Grab your friends and family, embrace and the endearingly unpredictable British summer and get set explore the culinary delights to be found at London’s newest artisanal food hotspot, Pavilion Road, with a barbecue provided by local favourite Provenance Butchers and live music courtesy of Cadogan Hall, with performances by the likes of Gyspy swing band Trio Manouche happening throughout the day.

Celebrated greengrocer Natoora will be hosting a vegetarian barbecue, you can sample delicious cheeses at the London Cheesemongers’ outdoor tasting room, refresh at J.Crew’s lemonade stand, hit a sugar high with candy floss at Olivia Von Halle, nab one of Bread Ahead’s famous donuts, and indulge in a glass of chilled wine at Pavilion Wine’s summer wine bar.

Stock up on supplies and remember to pack your picnic blanket as the Duke of York Square running track will be open to the public, with a sand pit in situ for k

There will also be lots of family-friendly activities including face painting and lawn games on the Square, as well as a tombola raffle, the children’s “Build A Bridge” pop up from the National Army Museum and a pottery stall by the Royal Hospital Chelsea’s pensioners.

Chelsea Summer Fête: 10am-6pm, Saturday 1st July on Pavilion Road and Duke of York Square. Nearest tube is Sloane Square. For further information and to download a complimentary map, please visit InChelsea.