Dorset Echo: Sailing news, events and ticket information from the Dorset Echo for Weymouth Bay and Portland Harbour, the official venue for sailing events for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games

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The Schedule


• JULY 22-24 2011 – Open Weekend and big screen on Weymouth Beach to coincide with one year countdown

• Throughout 2012 – RELAYS (Regional Educational Legacy for Arts and Youth Sport)

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• MARCH-SEPT– Coastal Voices performances along the Jurassic Coast

• MAY 4 2012- SEPT 9 – The Jurassic Coast Earth Festival

• MAY-SEPT – Big Dance – including a School World Record Attempt Pledge on May 18 2012

• MAY 18-19 – The Chalk Legends – a large scale music, dance and multi-media event

• JULY 25-AUG 2 – Nowhereisland art project in Weymouth Bay

• JULY 25-AUG 28 – The Welcome Song

• JULY 26-28 – Quest: three-days of performances presenting The Battle of the Winds as part of the opening celebrations for the 2012 sailing events

• JULY 27-SEPT 9 B-Side multimedia arts festival

- Offshore contemporary art project

- The ICCI 360 Arena – a 21-metre diameter dome structure incorporating a 62m x 6m high projection screen and a large performance space that uses cutting edge technology

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• AUG 13-SEPT 9 – Exploratory Laboratory visual arts project

• SEPT 1-9 – Inside Out outdoor arts festival

• SEPT 7-8 – Count Me In Weekend: Dinosaurs not Allowed projects

• SEPT 9 – Bandstand Marathon from 2pm until 4pm, aiming to reach 300 venues

• SEPT 8-9 – Teenage Rampage: finale of Count Me In Weekend

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