If you are going to the Olympic sailing events on Weymouth and Portland’s waters, drop into the Bayside Festival for all "shoreside" entertainment! Located on the Weymouth Peninsula, adjacent to the new Sealife Tower, The Weymouth Bayside Festival will run throughout the period of the Olympic Games. This bustling event can hold a capacity of 9,000 visitors at any, one time, showcasing a wide range of music and entertainment along with lots of exhibitors and retailers. Plus big screens in both the Main Arena and the Acoustic zone, visitors can stay up to date with all the latest news and action from all the Olympic venues.
Olympic Sailing Heritage Exhibition - This extraordinary exhibition will be showcasing a celebration of over 112 years of British Olympic and Paralympic sailing heritage enabling you to immerse yourself in the triumph and glory of our sailing past and celebrate Britain’s unique Olympic and Paralympic sailing legacy.
There is also a Retail Area with over 50 retail tents including Sperry Top-Sider, Volvo, Crocs, Joules and Crew Clothing and a variety of space only sites, the Weymouth Bayside Festival will provide a retail experience to meet every budget. From local food and drinks to local artists and craftsmen and women, plus fashion outlets, accessories and gifts this is the perfect spot for thoughtful gifts and mementos.
Other areas include - All-day live music and entertainment on two stages - RYA's Olympic Sailing Heritage Exhibit - Bayside Excursions on MV Balmoral - Team Extreme Show - The Natural Weymouth & Portland Partnership Display; connecting people with nature - Military Displays, including RM Climbing Wall, RAF Cockpit & Army Vehicle - Dorset arts & crafts displays and much more . . . Check the website for full details . . .
19 July 2012 19:00