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Olympic Torch Relay – Burnley

June 23, 2012

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The Olympic Flame comes to Burnley on Saturday 23rd June as the Torch Relay passes through the Town Centre from about 11am onwards.  The unique and unmissable Blaze Boom Bike Band will be giving three performances in Burnley as part of this historic happening.  From around 10.45 am you can see the groundbreaking jazz/hip-hip ensemble play on St James Street (near Marks and Spencer), and at about 11.45 am the band will give a short performance as part of a showcase outside Burnley Mechanics. Other activities in the Town Centre during the day include an Arts Market with stalls selling unique handcrafted goods, including some beautiful and inspiring gifts made by Blaze young producer Hannah Whitlow. After the Olympic Torch has gone on it’s way, the Boom Bike Band will be heading over to Burnley’s beautiful Towneley Park, to join the Blue Peter Big Olympic Tour and give their third performance of the day at around 3pm.  More details about what a fun packed afternoon Blue Peter have in store is available here. All parts of the day are free and open to all.  More information can be found about the Olympic Torch Relay in Burnley here. Come along and celebrate the Olympics with the Blaze Boom Bike Band in Burnley!


June 23, 2012


Burnley Library, Grimshaw St
Burnley, Lancashire BB11 2BD United Kingdom
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