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There’s a pop-up in Canary Wharf helping Londoners escape the city

By Time out in association with Volvo

It’s not hard to feel overwhelmed by London’s busy-ness. According to a recent survey, one in five Londoners is too worried about being judged negatively to take a proper lunch break. Sure, ambition and dedication are important. But for a few days this week you’ll have a chance to check out of the rat race… without leaving Zone 2.

Tapping into its Swedish roots, car company Volvo is running a pop-up Scandinavian sanctuary in Canary Wharf from Tuesday May 2 to Friday May 5. Their new Volvo XC60 is a new way to escape the city, and to launch it they’re helping busy Londoners relax, re-energise and escape the working day – for a while, at least.

Pop down to Volvo’s stylishly Scandi-looking Escape The City pop-up, and you’ll be able to join yoga classes, plus art and meditation sessions. There’ll be Swedish masseurs, a running club taking 5k laps around the area, and a bike-hire facility. It’s all totally free, and sounds like a great way to pack some wellbeing into your working day. Get off the treadmill and grab yourself some lagom in your lunch hour.

Find out more and register for activities at Escape The City.

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