London 2012 Festival

Various locations across London

When:Event passed!
It was on
Thu 21st Jun 2012 to
Sun 9th Sep 2012

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Festivals
Where:Various locations across London WC1B 3DG
Map:Map & Nearby
Times:Various, see official website for full schedule
Admission:Many events are free
Picture of London 2012 Festival

About the event

It's the hottest ticket of the year – the most exciting festival the UK has ever seen, bringing more than 10 million opportunities to see 12,000 performances and events. Leading artists from all over the world will come together for this unique event to celebrate London 2012. Whether you love dance, music, theatre, fashion, food, art or film, you’ll find something you can get involved in. It's happening all around the UK, with many free events suitable for families.

Highlights include:

Prometheus Awakes
Royal Museums Greenwich, 22 Jun 2012 10:00 PM
Feel the earth move and the sky explode in this epic reinterpretation of the famous Greek myth.

The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Medals
British Museum, 08 Feb - 09 Sep 2012 Mon - Thu, Sat, Sun 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM; Fri 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Get a first-hand look at the London 2012 medals with the background to their creation.

Big Dance 2012 - Cheer
Twickenham Stoop, 11 Jul 2012 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Watch over 300 cheerleaders cheer their way into the record books for the World’s Biggest Cheer.

Big Dance 2012 Carnival
Crystal Palace Park, 22 Jul 2012 12:00 PM
An international explosion of dance, with breathtaking performances and open access workshops.

The Olympic Journey: The Story of the Games
Royal Opera House, 28 Jul - 12 Aug 2012 Daily 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
A free and unique exhibition of the medals, Torches and inspiring stories behind the Olympic Games.

Sacrilege
21 Jul - 12 Aug
A full-scale bouncy Stonehenge by artist Jeremy Deller, which will pop up at various locations

Official Link: http://festival.london2012.com/

Related on AIL: www.allinlondon.co.uk/2012olympics.php



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