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Five things to do in June

Five things to do this month

1. Book it!

Entries are now open for the Henley Swim Festival on 14 July. Swim the Henley Mile, Half Mile or 200m Splash and then enjoy the live music, food and drink and entertainment. henleyswimfestival.com

2. Watch it!

Watch the cream of the world’s open water swimmers compete in the third leg of the 2019 FINA Marathon Swim Series in Setubal, Portugal on 8 June. finatv.live

3. Read it!

The paperback of A Boy in the Water by Tom Gregory is published by Penguin on 6 June. It’s a nostalgic memoir about growing up in the 80s and swimming the Channel at 11 years old. Available now in all good bookshops

4. Watch it!

The Embers Swim Film Festival is a pair of swimming-related film festivals and inspirational talks taking place in the UK this summer.Full details of events: embersaquaticsconnect.com

5. Connect with us!

Share your swims and stories with us on our Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Strava pages

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Jonathan is a year-round skins swimmer with a particular love of very cold water. He has competed in ice swimming competitions around the world. He is a qualified open water coach with a particular love of introducing new swimmers to the open water.