Where to watch the Olympics on the big screen in London

Brasil Observer - Aug 05 2016
Rio 2016 - Beach East
Beach East

Rio Lounge | For the duration of the Olympic Games, the Embassy of Brazil in London opens its doors to the public to watch the Games in a true Rio atmosphere. The Rio Olympic Lounge will showcase what lies beyond Rio and will present other tourist attractions throughout the State of Rio de Janeiro with its amazing coastline, historical cities and forests. (6 to 20 August 2016 / Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm / free admission / 14-16 Cockspur Street, SW1Y 5BL / More information).

Beach East | Located in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with over 2,200 sq m of sand, you can expect a Rio-themed celebration with plenty of entertainment for the entire family. In addition to the big screens available to watch all the live coverage of the games, there will be two beach bars, certain to keep you refreshed. (Until 4 September / everyday from 10am to 10pm / adults £2 and children over 3 and under 12 £1; entry is free for children of 3 and under / More information).

Team GB Fan Zone | The Official Team GB Fan Zone at London Bridge City will be a fantastic place to experience all of the action and atmosphere of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The London Bridge City Fan Zone will show live coverage of the Games at selected times offering the chance to share memorable and historic sporting moments as well as the opportunity to participate in some Olympic sports. (London Bridge City, More London Riverside, Southwark, SE1 2DB / lbcsummerfestival.com).

Pop Brixton | A summertime hangout for sport lovers in south London, boasting a huge screen for broadcasting major sporting events and a space for visitors to work up a sweat themselves. Visitors will be able to watch the Olympics before chowing down on grub from top food and drink vendors. (53 Brixton Station Road, SW9 8PQ / free admission / popbrixton.org).

Boxpark | With an array of local food and drink amenities there are more deckchairs available for you to grab at this open air screen by Shoreditch High Street station as you watch the events unfold. (2-10 Bethnal Green Rd, E1 6GY / boxpark.co.uk).

Made in Brasil | During the Rio Olympics, Made in Brasil (12 Inverness Street, NW1 7HJ) and Made in Brasil Boteco (48 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 8AJ) offer big screens for the sport fans and Brazilian music for everyone. In addition, Made in Brasil Boteco brings the Cachaça Festival (August 4th, 11th and 18th from 6pm).