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Big Dance dancers by Lilian Baylis Big Dance 2012: Lancashire At The Preston Guild 2012 Sat 23 Jun 2012 9.30am - 2pm Map of the evening celebrations for the Olympic Torch Hyndburn’s Everyday Champions 2 1 Sat 23 Jun 2012 9.30am - 1.30pm Torch Relay route, Accrington All the Bells All the Bells 2 1 Fri 27 Jul 2012 8.12am - 8.15am Local Leaders Logo Local Leaders' Opening Night In! Fri 27 Jul 2012 9pm Various locations across the North West Under the Town Under The Town 1 1 Sat 4 Aug 2012 Grundy Art Gallery Preston Guild parade Flame Celebration - Preston Military Show Sat 25 Aug 2012 10.15am Flag Market, Preston Blaze participant at Urban Culture Jam 2011 The Chase 3 2 Mon 27 Aug 2012 Accrington Town Centre Box of Frogs Box of Frogs 1 Fri 7 Sep 2012 9pm - 10pm Avenham & Miller Parks Glory Road boxer Glory Road Sat 8 Sep 2012 9pm - 10.30pm Avenham & Miller Parks 'Sacrilege', Jeremy Deller,  Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art 2012. Photography Angela Catlin Sacrilege 5 1 Sun 9 Sep 2012 10am - 6pm Avenham & Miller Parks Bandstand Marathon Bandstand Marathon 1 Sun 9 Sep 2012 1pm - 5pm Avenham & Miller Parks Dada Visions - BBC big screen DaDaVisions Sun 9 Sep 2012 3pm - 3.30pm Avenham & Miller Parks Les Commandos Percu On the Night Shift 9 1 Sun 9 Sep 2012 9.15pm - 10.15pm Avenham & Miller Parks Mechanical Games - Give you one Mechanical Games Wed 1 Feb 2012 to Wed 18 Apr 2012 & Wed 29 Aug 2012 to Sun 2 Sep 2012 Manchester Live Site Global Rainbow in Preston Global Rainbow 24 16 Thu 8 Mar 2012 to Sun 11 Mar 2012 Night sky above Preston and across the North West Mobile Republic Mobile Republic Fri 17 Aug 2012 12 noon to Sat 18 Aug 2012 8pm Blackburn Youth Zone Me and Mine Kwon Me & Mine Fri 7 Sep 2012 to Sun 9 Sep 2012 Avenham & Miller Parks Mobile Republic Mobile Republic 2 Fri 7 Sep 2012 to Sun 9 Sep 2012 12noon - 11pm Avenham & Miller Parks Portrait of an Athlete - Vanuatu Women's Beach Volleyball team Portrait of an Athlete Fri 7 Sep 2012 to Sun 9 Sep 2012 Avenham & Miller Parks Handprint Gallery Handprint 2012 7 1 Fri 7 Sep 2012 to Sun 9 Sep 2012 7pm - 11pm Avenham & Miller Parks Remarkable - still from film Remarkable Fri 7 Sep 2012 to Sun 9 Sep 2012 Avenham & Miller Parks Media 2012 Logo Large #Media2012 hub Fri 7 Sep 2012, Sat 8 Sep 2012 & Sun 9 Sep 2012 at 12 noon - 11pm Avenham & Miller Parks We Face Forward We Face Forward Fri 7 Sep 2012 4.45pm - 5.15pm performance, Fri 7 Sep 2012 7pm - 7.30pm performance & Sat 8 Sep 2012 12 noon - 6pm workshops Avenham & Miller Parks Why We Play image Why We Play 2 Fri 7 Sep 2012 8pm - 9pm, Sat 8 Sep 2012 2pm - 2.35pm & Sun 9 Sep 2012 2pm - 2.35pm Avenham & Miller Parks Kid British headline Blaze Festival Blaze Festival 15 3 Sat 8 Sep 2012 to Sun 9 Sep 2012 12noon to 11pm Avenham & Miller Parks Blaze postcard Street Quest 2 1 Sat 8 Sep 2012 12.30pm - 3.15pm and 3 more Preston Remarkable - Film still North West Shorts Sat 8 Sep 2012 3pm - 3.30pm & Sun 9 Sep 2012 6pm - 6.30pm The Continental AND Shorts - Hang Gliding AND Shorts Sat 8 Sep 2012 & Sun 9 Sep 2012 at 3.45pm - 5pm Film Nation Shorts Film Nation Shorts Sat 8 Sep 2012 & Sun 9 Sep 2012 at 5.15pm - 6pm The Continental The Swimmer The Swimmer Sat 8 Sep 2012 6.15pm - 6.35pm & Sun 9 Sep 2012 7pm - 7.20pm The Continental Fire from Olympia Fire from Olympia Sat 8 Sep 2012 6.40pm - 7.40pm & Sun 9 Sep 2012 7.25pm - 8.25pm The Continental Global Threads - cotton spools on a beach Global Threads: Asian Textiles & Fashion Today 2 1 Mon 27 Feb 2012 to Sat 30 Jun 2012 Harris Museum & Art Gallery Colouredge © Paul Haywood & Maxine Kennedy 2012 Contemporary: Colouredge Sat 31 Mar 2012 to Sat 16 Jun 2012 Tuesday - Saturday 10 - 5pm Breughel’s Highway © Gordon Cheung. Courtesy Alan Cristea Gallery 2012 Contemporary: Techno-Sublime 1 Sat 31 Mar 2012 to Sat 16 Jun 2012 Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm Blackpool Illuminations On: a re-imagining of Blackpool Illuminations Fri 18 May 2012 to Sat 28 Jul 2012 Grundy Art Gallery Blaze Boom Bike Big Band Blaze Boom Bike Big Band 4 2 Sat 19 May 2012 to Sun 2 Sep 2012 Various locations across the North West Summer Reading Challenge STORYLAB Sun 1 Jul 2012 to Mon 10 Sep 2012 Laura Ford – An Impossible Burden: image © and courtesy of Storey Gallery 2012 Contemporary: An Impossible Burden Sat 7 Jul 2012 to Sat 8 Sep 2012 Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm A Century Later – Portrait Head, Raimi by Taslim Martin – image © Taslim Martin 2012 Contemporary: A Century Later Sat 7 Jul 2012 to Sat 8 Sep 2012 Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm Moments that Matter Moments that Matter: Public Realm Art Installation Fri 31 Aug 2012 to Sat 3 Nov 2012 Shop Windows in Preston City Centre Moments that Matter Moments that Matter: Gallery Exhibition 1 2 Fri 31 Aug 2012 to Sat 3 Nov 2012 Harris Museum & Art Gallery

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