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The Olympic Torch Finale - ONLY 2000 free tickets be quick!!
The Olympic Torch Finale - ONLY 2000 free tickets be quick!!

The Olympic Torch Finale - ONLY 2000 free tickets be quick!!

BEIJING 2008 OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY
LIGHT THE PASSION, SHARE THE DREAM
LONDON, SUNDAY 6TH APRIL 2008

The Olympic Torch Finale - free tickets
The Torch Relay in London ends at a grand finale at the Arena at North Greenwich climaxing with the spectacle of the arrival of the final torchbearer and the lighting of the Olympic Cauldron.

The grand finale at Peninsula Square will round off a truly unique day. A free, ticketed event, it will be a fusion of East meets West, the contemporary and traditional, in a dynamic and theatrical display of Chinese ribbon dancers, an exciting electro-acoustic music act, gymnasts, pyro displays and a special performance from the Sugababes.

2000 pairs of free tickets are available for lucky winners to attend this special event. The tickets will be available on a first come, first served basis.

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Applied and heat added, thank you :thumbsup:

Fab One My Friend Heated Up!!!!:friends::friends:

Banned

How many tickets would you get?

Applied and will whack them on eBAY for £200 each LOL

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jay_zizzle;1781865

How many tickets would you get?Applied and will whack them on eBAY for … How many tickets would you get?Applied and will whack them on eBAY for £200 each LOL



2000 [COLOR="Red"]pairs[/COLOR] of free tickets
Not good selling them on ebay, not sure if thats allowed on this site to make a profit from someone else's hard work :x:x:x

applied. gr8

I'm boycotting anything to do with the olympics in protest over Tibet

Banned

pinkmelonsmr2;1781875

2000 [COLOR="Red"]pairs[/COLOR] of free ticketsNot good selling them on … 2000 [COLOR="Red"]pairs[/COLOR] of free ticketsNot good selling them on ebay, not sure if thats allowed on this site to make a profit from someone else's hard work :x:x:x



Ok then ill get my brother to sell them!!

Nah im kidding and i know theres 2000 tickets up for grabs but how many tickets would each of the chosen winners get or do they get to pick and choose?

Theres no clear indication

This available to Tibetans?

I doubt it somehow

Shima

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jay_zizzle;1781932

Ok then ill get my brother to sell them!!Nah im kidding and i know theres … Ok then ill get my brother to sell them!!Nah im kidding and i know theres 2000 tickets up for grabs but how many tickets would each of the chosen winners get or do they get to pick and choose?Theres no clear indication



[FONT="Arial Black"][COLOR="Red"][SIZE="3"]The tickets my friend are in pairs so that means 2 tickets[/SIZE][/COLOR][/FONT]

boycotting

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Sorry to LaoTzu and shimagoza - can't always please evryone

Excellent.
Heat added.

pinkmelonsmr2;1781967

Sorry to LaoTzu and shimagoza - can't always please evryone



Happiness is a state of mind :whistling:

Shima

PS> Still a hot deal though !

Just watch where you are adding heat here people, they make you sign confessions you know...

methinks someones not reading the site properly - too quick to respond without knowing what self is talking about...

cool gd find
heated hot!!!
:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:

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The Torch Relay in London
On Sunday 6 April, the Olympic flame will be carried across London on its global journey to Beijing for the start of the 2008 Olympic Games. The Torch Relay begins at Wembley and follows a route through 10 boroughs, past many of capital’s famous landmarks, to a grand finale at North Greenwich.

The following torchbearers have been announced:

Double Olympic gold medal winner Dame Kelly Holmes
Broadcaster Sir Trevor McDonald
Classical violinist Vanessa Mae
England cricketer Kevin Pieterson
Actress Amara Karan
Along the way a variety of free events will take place creating a unique celebration for Londoners and visitors. Come out on the day, share in the Olympic experience and welcome the Olympic flame to London.

The Relay Route
The map shows the route of the Torch Relay in London, with approximate timings. To be sure of seeing the Relay you should plan to arrive at your location at least 30 minutes in advance.

All events are free. The start and grand finale are also free, but will be ticketed. You can apply for tickets via the website.

The timings show the approximate times the Torch Relay passes. Special events at particular locations may begin earlier.

1. Wembley (10:30)
Special event with performances at Arena Square, outside Wembley Stadium (limited capacity, LB Brent ticket only). Community activities planned in central Harlsden.

2. Ladbroke Grove (11:00)
A mini-carnival will be held at Ladbroke Grove with entertainers in Carnival Masquerade costumes performing to SOCA music.

Notting Hill Gate (11:30)
In Notting Hill Gate a Latino Carnival band will entertain spectators evoking the carnival feeling for which Notting Hill is so famous.

Oxford Street (12:00)
The Torch relay passes along the length of Oxford Street on an open top bus.

3. British Museum (12:25)
At the British Museum, in partnership with Camden Council, the torch will be greeted by a fanfare played on re-constructed ancient Greek trumpets. Traditional Chinese ribbon dancers will perform with young people in the forecourt and bid farewell to the Terracotta Army, which leaves on the same day.

4. China Town (12:45)
In Chinatown, the London Chinatown Chinese Association, in partnership with the Greater London Authority, has organised performances including costumed dragons and lions as well as decorating Gerrard Street with Chinese lanterns.

Piccadilly Circus (12:50)
5. Trafalgar Square (13:00)
In Trafalgar Square, festivities will continue in front of Nelson’s column with performers and music raising the crowds’ excitement. A banner will be dropped from a lift in the centre of the square, which will rise from the stage to the accompaniment of a brass fanfare.

6. Southbank Centre (13:30)
The Southbank Centre has created a spectacular welcome for the torch along the front terraces of the Royal Festival Hall with a choir of 600, Kathak, poetry, circus, hip-hop and beatboxing. The cast is made up of young people from Lambeth, Greenwich and Liverpool performing alongside Southbank Centre's Voice Lab, Riz MC, LakaD and with input from Artists in Residence Shlomo, Lemn Sissay, Gauri Sharma Tripathi and Stan Won't Dance.

7. Somerset House (14:30)
Somerset House in Westminster has commissioned Aletta Collins to choreograph a unique dance piece that will be accompanied by music from the Bollywood Brass Band and 60 local primary school children.

8. St Paul's Cathedral (14:45)
On the steps of St Paul's Cathedral in the City, the Band of the Scots Guards will welcome the flame with fanfares and music. The Lord Mayor and Dean of St Paul's will be present with over 150 schoolchildren dressed in Olympic-coloured T-shirts and waving flags.

9. Potters Fields / More London (15:15)
In Southwark, outside City Hall at More London, Rhythms of the City, Chinese Dragon Dance and live drumming sessions will raise the atmosphere and continue the carnival spirit.

Tower Bridge (15:30)
10. Whitechapel Road (15:45)
In Tower Hamlets see the Emperor and the Tiger spectacular and performances from Kinetika to celebrate the arrival of the torch near Whitechapel Tube.

11. Stratford (16:45)
At Stratford in the London Borough of Newham a series of events will take place at different locations throughout the afternoon culminating with the arrival of the torch. Includes Carnival/Street performers, carnival and music floats and sporting activities. An aerial performance will take place at Theatre Square in Stratford alongside performances on the roof of the Stratford library and the Gerry Raffles Building as well as events in Meridian Square, Salway Road, inside Stratford shopping centre, Stratford Old Town Hall and Stratford station.

12. Canary Wharf (17:00)
In Canary Wharf there will be carnival themed entertainment including acrobats, jugglers, stilt-walkers, street theatre, music shows, dance performances, face painters, children’s workshops, treasure hunts all throughout Canary Wharf's outdoor spaces and shopping malls. (Visit [url]www.mycanarywharf.com[/url] for activity listings or pick up a leaflet)

13. North Greenwich (18:00)
The Torch Relay in London ends at a grand finale at the Arena at North Greenwich climaxing with the spectacle of the arrival of the final torchbearer and the lighting of the Olympic Cauldron. You can apply for free tickets to this event from the website.

Beijing 2008 Torch Relay
The Olympic flame for the Beijing Games will be lit in Olympia, Greece on 24 March 2008. With the theme of “Journey of Harmony” and the slogan of “Light the Passion, Share the Dream”, the Olympic flame will travel along the historic Silk Road, and visit 21 international cities, including London, on the five inhabited continents from April 2008 onwards.

After travelling throughout the mainland of China, a country with 1.3 billion people, and reaching the summit of the world – Mt. Qomolangma (Everest) – the Olympic flame will finally arrive at the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and light the main cauldron on 8 August 2008.

The Beijing 2008 Olympic Torch Relay, with the participation of more than 20,000 Torchbearers, lasting 130 days, and over a distance of 137,000 km, will be remembered relay over the longest distance and widest geographical expanse, and involving the largest number of participants in the history of the modern Olympic Movement.

pinkmelonsmr2 is that all the info you can find? Sheesh - must try harder! lol

Good work mate

Shima

Thanks
Good Find

pinkmelonsmr2;1781875

2000 [COLOR="Red"]pairs[/COLOR] of free ticketsNot good selling them on … 2000 [COLOR="Red"]pairs[/COLOR] of free ticketsNot good selling them on ebay, not sure if thats allowed on this site to make a profit from someone else's hard work :x:x:x



Erm, isn't making a profit from somebody else's hard work the basis of corporate logic and the modern capitalist economy? What on earth is wrong with selling the things on eBay?

LaoTzu;1781921

I'm boycotting anything to do with the olympics in protest over Tibet


Yes, great. Let's all boycotting it. Let the Chinese have nobody coming to the stupid Olympics. That's what Olympics all about, isn't it?

dafang982;1782394

Yes, great. Let's all boycotting it. Let the Chinese have nobody coming … Yes, great. Let's all boycotting it. Let the Chinese have nobody coming to the stupid Olympics. That's what Olympics all about, isn't it?


Forget about the Olympics motto "Citius, Altius, Fortius", it is "Politics, Politics, Politics" now.

I will never support anything to do with the olympics again

I wonder how many people are going to use the tickets or just sell or waste them i think its best left to the people that need and want them and can get to london on this date.

Kitten13;1782510

I will never support anything to do with the olympics again



Please say that again in 4 years for London. It's just fair, right?

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shimagoza;1782143

pinkmelonsmr2 is that all the info you can find? Sheesh - must try … pinkmelonsmr2 is that all the info you can find? Sheesh - must try harder! lolGood work mate :)Shima



Far too much info to put on and besides its easier to read from the site. Thanks though :-D

For those who think they know everything about Tibet, although never been there or done any study about Tibet except watching government propaganda. Here are some lies and facts governments are hiding from you:
youtube.com/wat…_Bo

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waterloo;1782530

I wonder how many people are going to use the tickets or just sell or … I wonder how many people are going to use the tickets or just sell or waste them i think its best left to the people that need and want them and can get to london on this date.



UNFORTUNATELY TRUE :shock: :!:

PLEASE MAKE USE OF THEM AND ACTUALLY GO TO IT
PLEASE DO NOT MAKE MONEY FROM THIS :thinking: :evil:

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rossjamesparker;1782314

Erm, isn't making a profit from somebody else's hard work the basis of … Erm, isn't making a profit from somebody else's hard work the basis of corporate logic and the modern capitalist economy? What on earth is wrong with selling the things on eBay?



IS IT IN THE HUKD RULES OF CONDUCT THAT YOU CAN MAKE A PROFIT FROM FREEBIES???? :thinking:

Nice post voted [COLOR="Red"]*HOT*[/COLOR]:-D

can't vote on this one, the location for the event is all wrong, and the person who said wait 4 years you will think different then.. I wish we had not got them, it will be a security nightmare and burden the country with more debt than it already has, big mistake IMO.

pcfairs;1781962

boycotting



please please do , so that i get better chance to win the tickets:whistling:

I cannot wait for the olympics well done the uk/london for getting it hope it brings back the feel good factor like euro 96 :thumbsup:

I don't know what I signed up for, but I saw "only 2000" "quick" and "olympics" and just entered all my details.
Haha, looks good though.

Nice post:thumbsup:

Heat added accordingly

If you get tix make sure you wear your free Tibet t shirt and try and stop the scum who are carrying the torch.

don't forget to take your Tibet flags and tshirts! good luck to anyone who does!

bayon;1784043

If you get tix make sure you wear your free Tibet t shirt and try and … If you get tix make sure you wear your free Tibet t shirt and try and stop the scum who are carrying the torch.



Double Olympic gold medal winner Dame Kelly Holmes
Broadcaster Sir Trevor McDonald
Classical violinist Vanessa Mae
England cricketer Kevin Pieterson
Actress Amara Karan

scum ? you silly boy.

waterloo;1784355

Double Olympic gold medal winner Dame Kelly Holmes Broadcaster Sir Trevor … Double Olympic gold medal winner Dame Kelly Holmes Broadcaster Sir Trevor McDonald Classical violinist Vanessa Mae England cricketer Kevin Pieterson Actress Amara Karan scum ? you silly boy.



Yep-utter scum. What else do you call those who support mass murder and environmental destruction?

bayon;1784464

Yep-utter scum. What else do you call those who support mass murder and … Yep-utter scum. What else do you call those who support mass murder and environmental destruction?


So we are all scum that get the free tickets and go and enjoy the day.
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