The Lido Guide

By Janet Wilkinson and Emma Pusill

A practical, beautiful, inspiring guide to the outdoor pools of the UK

You made The Lido Guide a reality. It's available in all good book stores now.
$8 
141 pledges

The Turnstile

Ebook
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$45  + shipping
328 pledges

The Locker Key

A first edition of the paperback plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book.
$60  + shipping
31 pledges

The Shallow End

A signed first edition of the paperback plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book.
$75  + shipping
39 pledges

The Deep End

A signed and dedicated first edition of the paperback plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book.
$100  + shipping
18 pledges

The Swim Cap

A silicone Lido Guide swim cap, plus signed first edition of the paperback plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book.
$105  + shipping
14 pledges

The Swimming Badge

An old school Lido Guide cloth badge to sew onto your towel, plus signed first edition of the paperback plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book.
$120  + shipping
8 pledges

The Lido Guide Lane Of Fame

Your portrait (supplied by you as a digital file) printed on a special Lane of Fame page in the book, plus a signed first edition of the paperback plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book.
$165  + shipping
4 pledges

The Dryrobe

A dryrobe advance short sleeve, plus signed first edition of the paperback plus the ebook and your name in the back of book.
Only 4 available, pledgers will receive a voucher with their book to cover the full retail cost of the dryrobe, which can be ordered direct via the dryrobe website in size and colour of your choice (subject to stock).

$225  + shipping
5 pledges

The Season Ticket

Your portrait (supplied by you as a digital file) on the entry for your preferred lido, plus a signed first edition of the paperback plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book.
Only 2 entries per pool
$225  + shipping
2 pledges

The Pool Party

Emma and/or Janet to give a talk to your group, plus a signed first edition of the paperback plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book.
$225  + shipping
9 pledges

Early Bird Multi-Swim Ticket

5 signed first editions of the paperback (for the price of the unsigned version). Ideal for groups of friends, or pools / lido café’s who want to have advance copies of the book to sell on before it is available through book-stores. Plus the ebook and five names in the back of the book.
$750  + shipping

The Lido Road Trip

A physical book, plus Janet or Emma will visit your pool for a day and offer a consultancy session. We can explore your pool’s operating model with you, talk about diversification to increase income, share experiences of what works and what doesn’t at other lidos, look at your online presence and make recommendations, give advice on your social media strategy and look at any other aspect of your operation you’d like some input on. At the end of the day we can give a talk, and you can sell tickets to that if you wish.
$1,500  + shipping
1 pledge

A Pool Of Your Own

Become a published photographer and provide the photo to accompany your lido in the book (subject to approval). Plus a signed first edition of the paperback plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long will it take for my book to get dispatched?

For books in stock we usually dispatch orders within a few working days. You will receive a dispatch email when your order is on the way.

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If I buy an ebook, when will I receive this?

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