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Charlie Straight will give three performances in London this July

Czech indie band Charlie Straight will give a 30-minute performance on 26 July from 1.45 pm during a day spectacular celebrating the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay presented by Islington Council with Mayor of London and London 2012 Festival. The event provides Islington residents with the opportunity to try out 19 Olympic sports at this major community sporting event. Charlie Straight will continue to perform in London at the Czech House on 27 and 28 July between 7pm and 10pm.

More information about Charlie Straight: http://www.charliestraight.com/


ADDRESS: Highbury Fields, Islington, London

Islington celebrates a special summer

On your marks, get set, go Islington! Line the streets for a day-long celebration of the London 2012 Games as the Olympic Torch Relay passes through the borough on July 26. Here’s what’s happening:

8am-8.45am - Town Hall celebrations
London Symphony Orchestra, aerial performances from Scarabeus Theatre and dance from Sadlers Wells and Zoonation.

7.45am-1pm - London Canal Museum
Voena choir, Sadler’s Wells dancers and a free family fun day with ice-cream making and boat trips

8.15am-8.30pm    Islington Green Wind orchestra perfromance

10am-3pm - Highbury Fields sporting spectacular
19 different Olympic and Paralympic sports, London 2012 mascots Wenlock and Mandeville, exciting stage perfomances and an opening ceremony.

Highbury Fields sporting line up

Sports courts – Basketball, Football, Hockey, Netball, Wheelchair basketball
Tennis Courts – Tennis
Activities for under fives
Upper gated field – Tri-golf, Handball, Rugby
Lower gated field – Badminton, Boccia, Gymnastics, Judo, Table tennis, Trampolining, Volleyball
Main Field – Athletics, Boxing, Fencing, Rowing, Table Tennis
Higbury Pool and Fitness Centre – Triathlon, Goalball, Swimming

On the stage

10 am - Opening ceremony feat Highbury Fields School Chior
10.25 am - Cerritos High School Marching Band
10.45 am - Team GB Gymnast Aasha Kimpton
11 am - Zoonation
11.25 am - Highbury Fields School Chior
11.50 am - Islington Gymnastics Club
12.20 pm - Islington Dance Academy
12.50 pm - Cheerleading from Access to Sports
1.10 pm - London Fencing Club
1.45 pm - Music from Czech indie band Charlie Straight


27 JULY and 28 JULY
ADDRESS: The Czech House (Business Design Centre), 52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 0QH

More information about Charlie Straight's performance at the Czech House as well as a complete programme of the Czech House can be found here: http://www.czechhouse.co.uk/