Olympic Torch comes to Plymouth
A spectacular free stage show with live music and acrobats will celebrate the arrival of the Olympic Torch on Plymouth Hoe on Saturday 19 May. The UK’s first Torch Relay Evening Celebration live event will begin at 7pm and will include a programme of entertainment . There will be up-and-coming live music acts, acrobatic performances and dance performances. Local performers will also get a chance to shine. ‘Top-Notch’ is a mix of street dance and elite sports movement. ‘On Your Marks’ is a cultural celebration that blends film and live dance in a breathtaking display of dance and sport training. Before and during the show the audience will have the opportunity to take part in a number of activities courtesy of Coca-Cola, Lloyds TSB and Samsung. These include having your photograph taken with the London 2012 Torch and other Olympic-related activities. Towards the end of the two hour show the final Torchbearer of day one will light a huge cauldron on stage.