George Benson: Turn Your Love AroundiTunes

Wessex FM News

Contact the News Team:
Tel: 01305 250333

Sand Sculpture Tribute For Paralympians

paralympic logo 1

8:27am 29th August 2012
(Updated 4:00pm 29th August 2012)

80 athletes will be taking to the waters of Weymouth and Portland on Saturday for the start of the sailing events for the Paralympics.

And to celebrate Weymouth's sand sculptor Mark Anderson has created a special work at his newly built arena on the beach.

He's made the Paralympic logo, the Agitos.

Meanwhile, A free celebration event to mark the beginning of the London 2012 Paralympic Games will take place inside the ICCI 360 arena tonight from 7.30pm. The event will include a selection of 360 ‘In Motion’ films, a live performance from the samba band ‘Street Heat’ and the premiere of Sue Austin’s underwater wheelchair performance, ‘Creating the Spectacle’.

The official opening ceremony, live from London, will be screened in the Ocean Room at Weymouth Pavilion.

Free tickets for both are available from the Tourist Information Centre located inside Weymouth Pavilion.Paralympic logo 2


Sign up for the latest local news direct to your inbox

Share This Story

Submit this page to redditDelicious

The Wessex Word

See the latest wrong guesses and win cash!

The Bun Run

Request the cakes for your workplace!

Book Your Table

For sales in January and March

Free Fuel Friday

Find out how to get your car sticker

Dorset Webcams

Take a look around our beautiful county

Book our Disco

Have DJ Owen at your party or celebration!

Meeting Room Hire

Come to Wessex FM for your meeting or conference


We Use Cookies

This website uses cookies to store information on your computer.

By using this website you accept the use of cookies as explained in the terms of our cookie policy.