From Putting to Ping Pong: Colourful Free Activities Return to Canary Wharf – 06.04.23

  • Minigolf course by Craig & Karl returns on Thursday 6 April, open daily from 12noon-6pm
  • Table tennis tables designed by Art of Ping Pong also make their return
  • Free activities perfect for all ages

Canary Wharf’s free minigolf course is open again for another summer of colourful putting. The re-opening of the bold course designed by art duo Craig & Karl will once again see Montgomery Square filled with vibrancy and fun for the second year running.

Craig & Karl’s 9-hole minigolf course re-opens on Thursday 6 April and is free to play from 12noon-6pm daily. The course welcomes families, friends and colleagues looking for a quick lunch putt-stop to take part in some friendly competition.

Brightening up Canary Wharf’s plentiful outdoor spaces, the course includes joyful novelty features, from a neon orange jump ramp to a pink and yellow chequered bridge, incorporating graphic patterns, vivid polka dots and bold geometric shapes in a one-of-a-kind course.

The duo, who work collaboratively every day despite being based in New York and London respectively, met in Australia during their first year of college. Having worked on commissions for global brands including Adidas and Google, the pair are known for incorporating their playful style into everyday life. 

A number of playful table tennis tables designed by Art of Ping Pong can also be found in Montgomery and Union Square and have been installed for the public to enjoy year-round. Inspired by the intersection of art & play, the tables are an opportunity for healthy lunch-break competition or a weekend family tournament.

Lucie Moore, Associate Director, Arts and Events at Canary Wharf Group comments: “We are delighted to re-open Craig & Karl’s minigolf course for another summer season after its popularity in 2022. The course adds a unique and vibrant style to Canary Wharf’s ever-growing collection of artworks and is sure to bring out friendly competition in friends, families and office workers on the wharf. Art of Ping Pong’s eye-catching tables further add to the number of free activities we have on offer, perfect for getting outdoors on a sunny day.”

The minigolf course and ping pong tables form part of Canary Wharf’s growing portfolio of free to enjoy events and artworks including London’s largest collection of outdoor public art, with over 100 pieces dotted around the Estate. Visitors can also enjoy free reading material from the Short Story Stations or can follow the Children’s Art Trail for a free family day out.

Following a game, visitors can explore the surrounding area with over 300 restaurants, bars, and stores across five shopping malls – a one-stop-shop for an unmissable day out. Exciting new restaurant openings include Bombay-inspired Dishoom, family friendly Zizzi and sustainable steak spot M restaurant.   

More information can be found on the free Canary Wharf app, which gives visitors, workers, and residents the latest on upcoming events as well as discounts and offers, and lets users buy tickets, RSVP, and check-in to events. 

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Notes to Editors

About Canary Wharf Group:

Canary Wharf Group (CWG) is the developer of the largest urban regeneration project in Europe. CWG develops, manages and currently owns interests in approximately 9 million square feet of mixed-use space and over 1,100 Build to Rent apartments. 

CWG is a sustainable developer in the UK and also excels operationally as it has purchased 100% electricity from renewable sources since 2012 and sent zero waste to landfill since 2009. 

CWG has created a 24/7 city where people can live, work and thrive on the Canary Wharf estate and enjoy all the benefits: great transport links, access to green spaces and waterside living; and a wide range of amenities including an award-winning arts and events programme. Canary Wharf’s retail offering comprises over 300 shops, including grocery stores, pharmacies, health clubs, bars and restaurants, all within 15 minutes’ walk. 

The Company’s current £2bn construction activity and pipeline includes more than 500k square feet NIA of commercial properties and over 2,300 new homes for sale and rent.
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