Chiswick, Sunday June 26: Daniel Friebe book launch event
Five days before the 2022 Tour de France begins, ITV Tour face, Cycling Podcast mainstay and best-selling author Daniel Friebe launches his new book on German Tour champion Jan Ullrich with a one-off event in the Boston Room – the lovely cabaret room at the George IV on Chiswick High Road. Tickets, from £10 of £25 with a book
Time Trial film screenings
A rare chance to see the fly-on-the-wall documentary following David Millar’s last season in the pro peloton. “A real treat for any cycling fan” – Cycling Weekly
“We feel we are in the middle of the peloton with Millar, watching the race from the inside” – The Independent
July 6: OXFORD, Tap Social: First 20 tickets £8. Regular tickets: £10 (Rescheduled date; tickets for original date still valid)
Carlton Kirby’s True Tales of the Tour de France
Eurosport commentary box doyen Carlton Kirby brings a funny, evocative and revealing night for all cycling fans to Hemel Hempstead on June 28 – three days before the start of this year’s Tour. All tickets purchased for original pre-pandemic date are still valid. (Of course!) ALSO: new date now added in Winchester.
Matt Rendell in conversation
ITV commentator and acclaimed author Matt Rendell joins us for a series of dates immediately after this year’s Tour, reviewing the race and discussing his career in cycling. Last year’s short run with Matt delighted audience with a unique mux of deep knowledge, bizarre/hilarious stories, original ideas on how to improve the sport and an almost poetic appreciation of its beauties. Tickets for all dates are £12 – concessions £10. Join us at:
LONDON Chiswick: George IV Boston Room, July 25
SHEFFIELD Lantern Theatre, July 26
YORK Joseph Rowntree Theatre, July 27.
BIRMINGHAM Mockingbird Cinema, August 1
LEAMINGTON SPA Temperance Cafe, August 2
BATH Widcombe Social Club, August 3.