Top five experiential stories of the week

Energizer, O2's Wear the Rose concert and the Royal Marines' Commando experiences all feature in our most read stories this week.

The creation was made using 83,000 batteries and took Energizer four weeks to make
The creation was made using 83,000 batteries and took Energizer four weeks to make

Energizer creates Tower Bridge Replica

Battery brand Energizer created a replica statue of Tower Bridge earlier this week – made out of recycled batteries. It took four weeks to create, using 83,000 batteries, and weighed in at a massive two tonnes.

Energizer gave away free batteries to those who tweeted a selfie of themselves with the creation.

Royal Marines’ Commando experiences

The course will replicate Royal Marines' training

The Royal Marines will be giving people the chance to experience the physical life of a soldier via its Commando Series, devised with Matrix Events. The obstacles in the trail – exact replicas of the Royal Marines’ Endurance, Assault and Tarzan courses - will be built by said soldiers.

O2 Wear the Rose

Take That (below) also feature in O2's advert for the event

Take That will be performing as part of a live concert, by O2, to celebrate England’s participation in the Rugby World Cup. Taking place at The O2 in London on 9 September, performances will also come from Laura Wright and Collabro.


David Hornby is the new chairman at Hiro

David Hornby has been appointed as the new chairman of sport-focused talent company Hiro. Hornby previously played an integral role in the delivery of events including Sport Accord and the London Restaurant Festival.

Color Run returns with moonlight version

A nighttime version of The Color Run is to take place on 5 September 2015. It will be the first UK edition of The Color Run Night, with runners due to make their way through color zones and bubble stations at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, London.

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