Paw Pageant Returns to Spitalfields

Released on: August 13, 2013, 8:18 am
Industry: Travel

The hipster's answer to Crufts will take place on August Bank Holiday Monday, with nearby hotels in London offering discounted rooms.

-- /EPR NETWORK/ -- After a hugely successful inaugural event last year, the Paw Pageant is back. London 's coolest, smartest and most ridiculous mutts will compete to win a slew of prizes from eight different categories. The event will take place on Monday 26 th August in order to raise money for the Battersea Dog and Cats Home. To coincide with the event, has revealed details of discounts on hotels in London close to the venue at Spitalfields Market.

Each round will feature a series of canine competitors, accompanied by a human consort, and modelling the latest in pooch-wear from esteemed designers including NW3, Oliver Bonas, Jigsaw and Mischa Barton. Battersea will be on hand to provide Free Microchipping and Dog Tagging to all pet owners, and Love My Dog has agreed to donate a £500 cache of prizes for the raffle. All proceeds go to Battersea Dogs and Cats Home.

The categories include:

•  Dressed up to the (Ca)nines

•  Jimmy Chews (the naughtiest dog)

•  Six of the best

•  Mini-mutt (smallest dog in show)

•  Maxi-mutt (largest dog in show)

•  Paw-fection (best in show)

The event kicks off at 1pm and ends at around 3.30pm. Entry is £5 for pre-registration and £8 on the day.

The capital's premier events and booking website,, are partnering with a number of hotels in London close to the Paw Pageant to bring guests special discounted rates on the August Bank Holiday weekend.

One of the establishments participating in the discount is the 196 Bishopsgate serviced apartments less than five minutes' walk from Old Spitalfields Market. When booking via, guests can take advantage of a 17% discount on studio apartments, bringing the starting price down to £159.

The South Place Hotel is offering deluxe double rooms at a 63% discount, bringing the cost of a night's stay down to £131. The South Place is located around five minutes' walk from Spitalfields. Both featured deals are available exclusively through

To view more discounted hotels in London , and for more information on the 2013 Paw Pageant at Spitalfields Market, visit



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