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Street Performers Descend on Weymouth to Welcome Olympic Games

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10:53am 26th July 2012

A huge artistic event is taking place on the streets of Weymouth today to mark the start of the Olympic Games.

Called Battle for the Winds it tells a story of "gathering the winds" from the South West, to help our sailors race to victory.

Acrobatics, visual arts, music and outdoor theatre make up the event with a grand finale on Saturday night (28th July 2012).

It's all part of the vast Maritime Mix Festival, an ambitious mix of artistic cultural events throughout South Dorset this summer.

You can find out more about the show by clicking here

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