Ambition for Park to Host Annual Celebration of Disability Sports and Arts
To mark one year on from the Paralympics, thousands of visitors will head to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this Saturday (7 September) to relive the spirit of the London 2012 Games.
People attending National Paralympic Day featuring the Mayor of London’s Liberty Festival will cheer [...]
Over one hundred thousand visit Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park during opening month – Paralympians, disability art and street theatre set to continue to pack the park over the coming weeks.
Since the first phase of opening to the public a month ago, over one hundred thousand people have visited the north part of Queen Elizabeth Olympic [...]
More than 5,000 fans packed the Copper Box Arena last night for basketball thrills and spills when the London Lions took on Iowa University in their first match at the venue.
The Copper Box Arena is now the home match and training base for the London Lions and they are the first legacy team to [...]
Biggest UK kids’ festival set to rock Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park from tomorrow.
Tomorrow’s the big day for mini festivalgoers all over the country, as LolliBop, The Big Bash for Little People, kicks off at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.
The biggest kids’ festival in the UK – and the first children’s event to take [...]
Work to transform the Stadium in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park into a year round multi-use venue to deliver a permanent sporting, cultural and community legacy in east London began today.
In contracts worth over £67m, London Legacy Development Corporation on behalf of the E20 Stadium LLP has started the work through contractor Carey’s PLC, who today [...]
Around 6,000 people enjoyed thrilling international basketball yesterday afternoon when the first sporting event since London 2012 was staged at the Copper Box Arena, as GB Basketball took on Puerto Rico. GB Basketball were triumphant, beating Puerto Rico 61-55 in a hard fought contest.
The exciting afternoon of action is just the start of a great [...]
A class of Year 9s from Lister Community School, Newham, has won £5,000 in a Dragon’s Den style competition to find the best idea for attracting young people into Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
The north of the Park opened on Monday, 29 July, including the new Unity Kitchen Café and the wonderful Tumbling Bay playground, with [...]
Over 12,500 people have flocked to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in its first week of opening to enjoy the beautiful parklands, Tumbling Bay playground and Timber Lodge community centre as well as take in the stunning views of iconic buildings including the Velodrome, ArcelorMittal Orbit and Stadium.
The Park will open fully from spring 2014. Meanwhile, [...]
Eight additional experts have been appointed to join the independent Quality Review Panel that helps shape the future design of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and the surrounding area.
The Panel members will, for example play, an important role in the accelerated development of the new East Wick and Sweetwater neighbourhoods, announced by the Mayor of London [...]
Top disabled athletes and performers will return to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for an exciting celebration of sport and culture to mark National Paralympic Day – Saturday 7 September – almost one year since the London Paralympic Games closed, the Mayor of London Boris Johnson announced today.
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