The tagline for the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park suggests that it is 'no ordinary park', and right now, it appears to be living up to that claim. For park's (partial) grand opening at the end of the month, celebrations are taking place in the form of the Open East Festival. the 28th & 29th July will be a jammed packed weekend of entertainment, art, activities, and food from across the world.
Experience dare-devilsh thrills with the freestyle BMX riders, Xtreme Action, magnificent puppetry from War Horse and The Iron Man, dance, slam poetry, and an intergenerational sing-along. Children will also have lots of fun at the House of Fairy Tales and Discover Children's Story Centre.
Join the Crafternoon Tea Club for a radical life drawing class, play bingo, and jump onboard a boat for a float cinema athletics screening.
Tickets are £9.50 for adults and £6 for children. Under fives go free,