Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 5 Thornton Street, London

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This is a supporter-organised event:

This event is organised by a supporter on behalf of Cancer Research UK with the assistance of Cancer Research UK staff. All questions about the event should be directed to the event organiser directly.

About this event:       


An exclusive event taking place on the 5th October 2019 for only 35 people, the City of London Friends of Cancer Research UK invite the bravest of you to the UK’s highest freefall abseil from the UK’s tallest sculpture! This is the adrenaline-fuelled way to see London at 262 feet above the city while raising vital funds to support Cancer Research UK's life-saving work. Face your fear and help take down cancer! 

On the day:    

Our team of trained professional instructors will give a comprehensive safety briefing and provide all the specialist equipment required before escorting you to the upper viewing platform at the ArcelorMittal Orbit. From there, you begin an exhilarating descent to the ground, taking in breathtaking 20-mile vistas across London, including iconic buildings such as The Gherkin, St. Pauls, Canary Wharf and Wembley Stadium, as well as the world-famous sporting venues of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Be sure to bring your friends and family to along to take pictures and cheer you on.

Once you reach the bottom you’ll be able to breathe a sigh of relief, collect your photos and enjoy a post-event glass of bubbly to celebrate your achievement

Get involved:  

We're asking each participant to commit to raising a minimum of £375 to take part in this highly exclusive 35 person experience - to support the vital life-saving work of Cancer Research UK. 

Registration is £30 per entrant
For more information email joe.bundy@cancer.org.uk.    

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