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Five things to do at The O2 this summer

By Time Out in association with The O2

Summer in London is well underway and we've even had some actual sun. But it's not over yet. If you’re looking for things to do this month, head to The O2 in Greenwich, where they've got you covered with loads of cool stuff going on. Take your pick from bowling, two-for-one cocktails or a Muhammad Ali exhibition, which should keep you entertained come rain or (hopefully) shine.

Catch all the sporting action from Rio

Couldn't get tickets to the Olympics this summer? Watching the games on your tiny TV isn't quite the same, so head down to the Nissan Innovation Station Cheerzone, where you can kick back in a deckchair and catch all the action on a giant screen. Plus, they’ll be giving away free ice lollies and chocolate medals every time our athletes win a gold medal. Go Team GB! August 5–21. Noon–8pm. Free.

Sip on two-for-one cocktails or get money off your food bill

The O2 is offering two-for-one cocktails at NY-LON bar and a free bottle of fizz at All Bar One if you come in a group of eight or more. But it's not just drinks – you can also bag yourself a free dessert at Ask Italian when you buy a main, or get 20 percent off your food bill all day at Garfunkel's. And if you've spent the last few weeks with your eyes glued to your phone playing 'Pokémon Go', you can get exclusive offers including 25 percent off food and drink at Brooklyn Bowl and 20 percent off food at Square Pie when you flash the app.

Courtesy of NY-LON at The O2

Go bowling at Brooklyn Bowl

Hone your bowling skills at the all-American Brooklyn Bowl, where the lanes have full table service, so you barely need to put down your bowling ball to order food and drink. Sip on frozen margaritas, local draught beer or Nutella milkshakes and re-fuel with some classic soul food, with everything from fried chicken to pecan pie.

See the Muhammad Ali exhibition before it closes

Learn about the life and career of the world-famous boxer, Muhammad Ali, at the ‘I Am The Greatest’ exhibition. They'll have a full-sized boxing ring as well as exhibits from the Muhammad Ali Centre in Louisville including his 1980s headgear inscribed to Sylvester Stallone and his torches and participation medals from the 1960 Rome Olympics. Get in there quickly before it closes at the end of the month. Until August 31.

Courtesy of “I Am The Greatest” Muhammad Ali at The O2

Go for a stroll over The O2

Once you're done hanging out inside The O2, the only way is up – up on the roof, that is. Get a sweet view of the city by climbing all the way to the top of The O2. You'll be kitted out with a specialist climbing suit, boots and a harness before heading onto the walkway, which is suspended 52 metres above ground level. As well as the original experience, they also offer private sessions for up to 30 people, and climbs at sunset or twilight. 

Courtesy of Up at The O2

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