LONDON 2012: BT London Live at Victoria Park - don't miss THIS line up

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Posted by The Art Stop on Tuesday 24th of July 2012

There are only two days to go before BT London Live kicks off at Victoria Park and the whole experience will provide the perfect complement to the Olympic Games going on just down the road.

So we thought we'd give you a full and complete list of what you can expect at Victoria Park between Friday 27 July and Sunday 12 August. Oh, and it's all FREE!

Multi-purpose sports courts available: Sports include Badminton, Tennis, Wheelchair Basketball, Handball, Judo, Volleyball, Basketball, Table Tennis, Lacrosse and Athletics.

Entertainment on the Main Stage presented by KISS radio (the official London Radio Station of BT London Live):
Norman Jay and Friends on Saturday 28 July
Alexandra Burke on Thursday 2 August
Soul II Soul on Saturday 4 August
Plus Club de Fromage, Courtney Pine, Alyssa Reid, Sean Rowley’s Guilty Pleasures, Slow Club, Summer Camp, Sound of Latin London and more.

Free tethered flights on the BT hot air baloon will available dependant on weather conditions

Activities will include sporting themed craft activities for children aged 2-8 years for up to 600 young children every day from 11am – 5pm.
There’s also the chance for children to participate in One Movement, a youth focused sports festival aimed at a younger audience covering sports not featuring in the Sports Arena, this runs daily from 11am – 8pm from 2 – 5 August.

Between 8 – 12 August a taster of some of the exciting artists taking part in Showtime, which has been commissioned by the Mayor of London and is the biggest festival of outdoor arts ever staged in the capital.
Artists range from Red Poppy (Chinese Drum ensemble from the Beijing Opening Ceremony) to comedy & magic shows.

Also a part of Showtime, the leading outdoor arts company from Belgium will perform a late evening 45-minute cycling based aerial spectacle. Nightly performances will be staged between 27 July – 1 August.

All the best show choirs from the USA, with varied performances from three different schools every night in the Sports Arena between 3 & 7 August.

Cirque Bijou & The Boxettes, an urban performance of parkour and dance nightly with interactive workshops through out the day on 6 & 7 August.

The Wellcome Trust initiative inspired by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, It provides a fun, free and fascinating way of using science to discover how our bodies work during sport, activity, movement and rest.

Mass participation dance events ranging from Dirty Dancing, Bollywood, Disco Fever, Tango and many more themes in nightly performances in the Sports Arena between 28 July & 1 August.

An art proposal from the Photographers Gallery, with images of Londoners from all over the world depicting London’s diverse population and illustrating that all 204 competing nations in the Olympic Games have home support.

Access to the paid-for attractions can be obtained via when booking Guaranteed Entry Tickets) include:

• Zip Line, zip down the 320m long, 45m high, 4 wire
• BT Observation Wheel and the London skyline
• Zorbing, by land or on water
• Bungee trampolining


Find out more information about BT London Live and reserve your tickets to the free events here:


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