The Events

Festival Zones

Prudential RideLondon FreeCycle features seven Festival Zones in iconic London locations:

  • Green Park
  • Lincoln's Inn Fields
  • Southbank
  • Aldwych
  • St Paul's Churchyard
  • Guildhall
  • Leadenhall Market

What’s happening where?

A wide range of bike-based entertainment and activities will take place at each site during the day. Check out all the 2018 Festival Zone details below:

Green Park
  • Top stunt rider Andrei Burton and his world class team of male and female champions take on the world championship standard course which includes a series of breathtaking replica iconic buildings as obstacles
  • Trial Biking – beginner’s obstacle trails. Go Ride racing with coaches from British Cycling
  • Bikeworks – showcasing all-inclusive cycling and adapted cycles on a unique cycling track
  • Big screen with all day entertainment
  • Exchanging Places – sit in the driver’s seat of an HGV to get a better understanding of what the driver can and can’t see
  • Kids’ Zone – indoor cycle-themed arts and crafts including customising your tabard, outdoor kids games, bling your bike and entertainers
  • Outdoor games including giant Jenga, Connect Four, table football and lots more
  • Activity areas presented by Prudential, Skoda, Continental, Silverline, Cannondale and Amstel
  • Cycle Food Court with healthy food options
  • Strider Learn to Ride Village with baby rocking, toddler adventure zone, Special Educational Needs area and free lessons for children aged three to seven years
Lincoln’s Inn Fields
  • Picnic zone
  • Classical string quartet on the bandstand
  • Penny Farthing taster rides
  • Outdoor games
  • Cycle-themed face painting for children
  • Benugo Cafe
  • Freestyle Stunt Show – an unbelievable showcase of skill, balance and style on wheels with shows throughout the day
  • Puncture Kit – don’t miss the drumming cyclist
  • Rollapaluza races – race your family and friends on a static race bike
  • Slow Biking – races and games where the slowest time wins!
  • Flat Land Street Cycle with pro riders demonstrating spins, balance and technical tricks
  • Live DJ Truck
  • Rollapaluza race bikes – race your family and friends on a static bike
  • Kings College coffee shop
St Paul’s Churchyard
  • Road Bike Rampage – freestyle tricks and stunts on road bikes
  • Jump box ramp stunt show
  • Access Sport BMX try-out course
  • Silly Cycle workshop Brompton Electric demo track
  • Paternoster Square – a vibrant food market and big screen
  • Voodoo Unicycles – the world’s only stunt unicycle team will amaze you with their stunts and tricks
  • Bike polo with pro matches and polo try-outs for spectators hosted by the London Hardcourt Bike Polo Association
  • Pedal-powered Scalextrix
  • Inner Tube Challenge Pedal-powered Watt Challenge
  • Pedal-powered juice bar – pedal to produce your own tasty smoothie
  • Pedal-powered sound – Be the DJ and entertain with some pedal-powered sounds and beats
Leadenhall Market
  • The Handlebards – an energetic, charmingly chaotic and environmentally sustainable performance of Shakespeare on bicycles
  • Big screen with all-day entertainment
  • Cycle Cinema – pedal-powered screenings for cinema fans
  • CLIF Bar – take on the wrapper grab game, have a picture at the photo booth and enjoy some yummy samples
  • Local Traders: Offering a great mix of food and drink

Each Festival Zone will have cycle parking for participants to leave their bikes while they enjoy the free entertainment on offer.

Additional elements as standard at each site include event medical, bike mechanic and information points.