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Beijing Olympic Torch Relay

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The torch will arrive in SE1 at Festival Pier carried by Vanessa Mae on board a police boat from Westminster Pier between 1.30pm and 2pm.

Southbank Centre will host a special outdoor event welcoming the Olympic Torch to London on the riverside terrace of the Royal Festival Hall. Come and listen to young people celebrate through song from every terrace and balcony at 2pm.

The torch returns to the north bank via Waterloo Bridge and will later visit Southwark on a bus via London Bridge and Tooley Street.

Outside City Hall Rhythms of the City, Chinese Dragon Dance and live drumming sessions will raise the atmosphere and continue the carnival spirit.

After Potters Fields Park the torch relay heads into the East End via Tower Bridge.

  • 2pm at Royal Festival Hall; 3pm at Potters Fields Park

Potters Fields Park
Tooley Street, London, SE1
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Royal Festival Hall
Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX
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Box office: 0871 663 2500

The Scoop at More London
More London Riverside, London, SE1 2DB
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