Running for the duration of the Games, there’s music (including New Order, The Barons Of Tang and The Temper Trap, as well as the Olympics Opening Concert), the action on big screens, and participatory sports, such as badminton and tennis.

You can enter a virtual race with Rebecca Adlington at Hyde Park, and go zip-lining or water-zorbing at Victoria Park, where there’s also a 55m tall observation wheel.

Hyde Park, Jul 28-Aug 11. Victoria Park, July 27-Aug 12. Times vary, free
W2 2UH; E3 5SN | Tube | Hyde Park Corner; Mile End

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