Because a birthday isn’t a birthday without cake, we’re holding a
very special cake competition – with some sensational prizes – to
celebrate Jesus Green Lido’s 100th birthday on Monday 28 August
Calling all bakers! It’s time to swap your cossie and goggles for an
apron and wooden spoon and create a lido-themed cake for the
Jesus Green Lido centenary cake competition.
The cake can be any size, shape or flavour, but it must be
decorated to reflect your love for the lido.
Open to bakers of all ages and swimming styles, the competition
will be judged by the Mayor of Cambridge, Jenny Gawthrope Wood.
Prizes include vouchers from Better worth £100 (first prize), £50
(runner-up) plus a special junior prize for under-16 bakers.
Photos of the winning cakes and their bakers will be featured on the
new Friends of Jesus Green Lido website.
You must bring your cake to Jesus Green Lido by 1.30 pm on
Monday 28 August 2023. Cakes will be judged by the Mayor at
2 pm, after which everyone can sample the cakes. Please label
your cake with your name and list all ingredients.
We have a whole day of centenary celebrations planned, from
inflatables and pool-side games to music and Jesus Green Lido’s
very own Synchro swimmers.
Jesus Green Lido centenary programme
Bank Holiday Monday 28 August 2023
7 am – 11 am Swim for Fitness (last entry 10.30 am for 30 min swim)
11 am – 12 pm – Pool closed for inflatable set up
12 pm – 4 pm Family Fun Session with large inflatable* (last entry
3.00 pm for 60 min swim) and poolside games (including Giant
Jenga, badminton and more)
12pm BBQ + Friends of Jesus Green Lido bring and share lunch
2.00pm Mayor’s birthday greetings and cake judging plus synchro
4 pm – 5 pm – Pool closed to take down the inflatable
5 pm-7 pm Swim for Fitness (last entry time 6.30 pm for 30 mins
* The inflatable is for children aged 8 years and above. Children will
need to be – or have been – swim tested to ensure they can swim
Please sign up for our new mailing list at https://jesusgreenlido.org/contact/