The sun is shining, London is in bloom and it’s the perfect time for a very Sherlockian picnic.
OK, so that’s not true, but it will be true on 14 July when we are organising the Second Annual Sherlock Holmes Picnic in Regents Park!
We’ll meet in the park at 12 noon at the Bandstand in Regents Park (marked on this map http://g.co/maps/4mkxm) for the picnic. We think it would be great if as well as bringing something for yourself – sandwich, salad, sausage roll, you know, the usual – everyone tries to bring something to share with the group – crisps, cakes, fruit, sweets etc. The bonus is there will be a prize for the best Sherlock related food. We had some really funky biscuits last year so the standard is high.
If you’re coming from a distance and don’t want to lug food around with you we’ve pinpointed a few local places where you can buy food on the map (we particularly recommend Speedy's which is only a 20 minute walk away from the park, and may look familiar.)
Also, if anyone has a picnic blanket they could bring we would really appreciate it!
Then for the afternoon we’ve got a treasure hunt planned – John has been kidnapped by crazed fangirls, can you help Sherlock get his blogger back before it’s too late? – as well as quizzes, games and the opportunity to win more prizes!
All this will be followed by dinner in the evening (we’re going to try and book Tapas Brindisa, aka Angelo's, but if they haven’t got room expect Italian).
If you’re interested in coming it would be really great if you could let us know as soon as possible, as we’re going to sort people into teams for the games ahead of time using our Magical Sorting Deerstalker. You’ll receive a message telling you your team a week before the event. There will be team badges but if you want to go the extra effort and dress up for your team that would be brilliant.
However, it’s also fine if you just show up on the day, we’ll slot you in somewhere.
Oh, and if London dares to not live up to my promise of a shining sun, rainy day arrangements will be made.
Come along for fun, food, squee and Sherlock! All are welcome!
Trills & Amy