Paralympic Flame comes to Barking and Dagenham
Olympic and Paralympic Athletes sporting the London 2012 Team GB kit
We are pleased to announce that the Paralympic Flame will be passing through Barking and Dagenham on its journey to the Olympic Stadium for the Opening Ceremony of the Paralympic Games on Wednesday 29th August 2012.
The Torchbearers will begin their journey into the borough at 8.15pm beginning in
There is set to be a great mix of entertainment to welcome the torch to our borough. Barking Park will be host to a number of family based activities including face-painting for the kids, arts and crafts with lantern making in preparation for the evening flotilla. There will be a number of Paralympic sports challenges to get involved in and there is to be a large outdoor screen in the park which will be showing the Opening Ceremony later in the evening.
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