31 May '12, 11am

Slots are selling out fast for this quirky cake-themed golf course on the roof of Selfridges

Slots are selling out fast for this quirky cake-themed golf course on the roof of Selfridges

A classic seaside pastime comes to the rooftops of London this summer. Selfridges' Big British Tea & Golf Party, high above Oxford Street, is a wonderfully eccentric mix of quintessential British pursuits: crazy golf, afternoon tea and cake, and sightseeing. The pop-up is a recreation of the department store's original mini-golf course that was set up on the roof in the 1930s (pictured). This time around it's even crazier: every hole on the nine-hole course represents an iconic London landmark, as it would look if it were made of cake. There's a peachy-pink Big Ben at hole number 2, complete with piped fondant 'icing'; a buffet of jelly St Paul's Cathedrals on cake-stands at number 5. Hole 4 is Tower Bridge , half-raised, over a pool with stepping-stones so you can fish out your ball if you land it in the water. Most marvellous of all is the rotating Gherkin in lilac at nu...

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