10 local activities to cure the World Cup blues


If, like us, England’s defeat to Croatia has left you deflated and in need of a pick-me-up check out our top 10 list for spirit-lifting activities in North and East London.

HURTLE DOWN THE ARCELORMITTAL ORBIT SLIDE at the Olympic Park.

This 178-metre-high artwork was designed by Turner Prize-winning artist Anish Kapoor and is utterly exhilarating. You’ll travel from top to bottom in just 40 seconds and, if you dare to open your eyes, will get a glimpse out via plastic windows on the way down.