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The Great Christmas Pudding Race

Christmas pudding

Sat 3 Dec 2016

The annual Christmas pudding race in aid of Cancer Research UK in London's Covent Garden will take place this year on Saturday 3 December.

Teams of six race around the obstacle course at the market's West Piazza carefully carrying a Christmas pudding on a tray, wearing an array of different festive costumes. The aim, to be the first to complete the course.

The event is run to raise money for Cancer Research UK and last year raised over £26,000.

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Tuesday (Tuesday 24 October 2017)
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Sunrise: 07:39 Sunset: 17:49 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 25 October 2017)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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80% 81% 79% 82% 86% 74% 66% 81% 91%
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Sunrise: 07:41 Sunset: 17:47 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 26 October 2017)
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Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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93% 93% 90% 87% 77% 73% 80% 85%
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Sunrise: 07:43 Sunset: 17:45 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 27 October 2017)
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Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Clear night Cloudy
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87% 84% 84% 81% 67% 60% 72% 79%
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1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:45 Sunset: 17:43 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 28 October 2017)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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82% 85% 86% 81% 70% 71% 76% 81%
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Sunrise: 07:46 Sunset: 17:42 Moon phase: First quarter
Sunday (Sunday 29 October 2017)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
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WNW 11 21 NW 11 20 NW 9 16 NNW 9 17 NNW 11 21 NNW 10 19 NW 8 16 NW 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
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81% 79% 80% 76% 62% 62% 68% 74%
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Sunrise: 07:48 Sunset: 17:40 Moon phase: First quarter
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