The Chap Olympiad 2017

| 1 week ago

The groundsmen are still mopping up gin and Pimm’s from the grass after last year’s unsporting extravaganza; stray […]

Chap Olympiad at Goodwood

| 7 months ago

From Friday 9th until Sunday 10th September, the Chap will be hosting a scaled-down, but equally spectacular, version of The Chap Olympiad at Goodwood Revival. Situated among the luxurious hay bales nestled next to the Beer Tent in the Over the Road area, opposite the main entrance to Goodwood, one will find a team of […]

Hats off to the Chap Olympiad

| 9 months ago

Long-term millinery associates of The Chap, Laird London Hatters, have a brand-new range of summer hats perfect for swanning about in central London parks on July 16th, during the 12th Chap Olympiad. Their topping titfers are also suitable for other summer occasions, as well as winter ones. Laird London supplied victorious headwear for previous winners […]

Chap Olympiad Video

| 9 months ago

Watch a short video clip from last year’s Chap Olympiad here… With just five days to go until the 12th Chap Olympiad on Saturday 16th July, the nation’s starched collars are getting ever so slightly warm underneath. This year’s unsporting tournament will mark twelve long years of gin-addled tomfoolery on the specially constructed Chap Olympic […]

The 2016 Chap Olympiad

| 9 months ago

The twelfth Chap Olympiad will take place this year on Saturday 16th July in Bedford Square Gardens in London’s Bloomsbury. The nation’s armchairs, deckchairs, chaise longues and day beds groan with the rigorous training schedules of Chap and Chapette competitors. Training regimes for the unsporting occasion of the year focus on the exercise of key […]

Chap Olympiad Pocket Square

| 9 months ago

The Chap has produced a new pocket square to commemorate the 12th Chap Olympiad, which took place this […]

Chap Olympiad Pocket Square

| 9 months ago

The Chap has produced a new pocket square to commemorate the 12th Chap Olympiad, taking place this year on Saturday 16th July in Bedford Square Gardens, Bloomsbury, London. This handsome article of essential breast pocket decoration has been printed on silk twill, hand stitched and emblazoned with the Chap logo and a flag that used […]

The 2016 Chap Olympiad

| 10 months ago

The twelfth Chap Olympiad will take place this year on Saturday 16th July in Bedford Square Gardens in London’s Bloomsbury. The nation’s armchairs, deckchairs, chaise longues and day beds groan with the rigorous training schedules of Chap and Chapette competitors. Training regimes for the unsporting occasion of the year focus on the exercise of key […]

Light the Olympic Pipe!

| 10 months ago

Light The Olympic Pipe That incorrigible ukulele-toting, rhyme-popping, bon-mot uttering chap hop superstar, Mr. B the Gentleman Rhymer, composed a special new song for the Chap Olympiad in 2012, “Light the Olympic Pipe”, which he showcased during his live appearance at the Chap Olympiad, during the historic year of the British Summer Olympic Games. Mr. […]

The 2016 Chap Olympiad

| 24th March 2016

Tickets are now available for the 12th Chap Olympiad: Saturday 16th July, 2016. The venue, as ever, will be the splendidly verdant Bedford Square Gardens in London’s slightly fashionable Bloomsbury. The competitive events, as always, will rely more on dashing panache, wit and skullduggery than athletic prowess. The contestants will be dressed in a manner […]