Vintage gallery #13 #ChapOlympiad 2013 by @LondonBird
|The ChapOlympiad - Pass the Pimms|
What's the Chap Olympiad? Here's how the organiser's The Chap Magazine describe some of the events:
Parallel Bars: contestants standing between two parallel cocktail bars will need to mix two drinks simultaneously, while performing an impressive bar routine with perfect dismount.
Breadbasket Ball contestants will be invited to dine at table in the middle of the track. A team of servants at each end of the table will play basketball with the bread and the breadbasket. The dinner guests must interrupt play if they are to be served any victuals.
Bounder Hunt Female contestants will be invited to hunt the bounder throughout the gardens using a large butterfly net. First one to catch the cad gets to slap him with her handbag.
Well Dressage Riding on a hobbyhorse, each competitor will need to perform a series of dressage steps to music. Our esteemed judging panel will score each performance.
Beach Volleybowler A game of beach volleyball will be played on a sanded course, using a bowler hat as ball. Skimpy swimwear will not be required, nor even permitted.
These, along with several other new events, plus old favourites Umbrella Jousting and Tug of Moustache, will take place in Bedford Square Gardens on Saturday 13th July 2013, from 12pm until nightfall.
But enough chin-wagging, let's see the snaps...
|Lighting the Olympic Pipe (flame) to start the #chapolympiad|
|The Tea Pursuit, chaps must pass the tea cup whilst cycling|
|More Tea Pursuit|
|Ladies! Always carry a parasol to protect that English Rose complexion|
|gals, gals, gals|
|Chaps in uniform, super!|
|Bonus points for cravats, chaps|
|and it's a six all round then|
|What does this gal have on her mind? Kittens and knitting, no doubt|
|Bread roll volleyball|
|This year's soaring temperature saw many a gal swishing a fan|
|Ladies! Hemlines must touch the floor when you kneel, |
or they are too short!
|And here's our roving reporter @LondonBird (centre)|
Where you there? How was it for you, sweetie?
What events would you like to see in next year's Chap Olympiad?
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