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Olympic opening celebrations in Weymouth and Portland

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  • Weymouth Beach Live Site opened to the public at 1pm and from 2pm-8pm there will be singing performances.
  • At 3.45pm the Coastal Voices choir performed, followed by Welcome Songs performers at 7pm.
  • Twelve Team GB sailors will take to the stage at 7.50pm before the hand over to the London celebrations, which will be shown on two huge screens.
  • Around 10.15pm there will be a firework display in Weymouth Bay.
  • Join in by sending your pictures to newsdesk@dorsetecho.co.uk or use the hashtag #olympicsailing on Twitter.
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