Celebration of Sport and Wellbeing, 1st June 2012


As the Olympic torch makes its way down Hope Street from Cathedral to cathedral this Friday, Blackburne House will be a perfect viewing point to watch from! never ones to shy away from a celebration we’re having a bit of a party. You’re all very welcome to attend, join in, have some fun and get all patriotic with all the Family on Hope street.

Events programme:

Celebration of Sport and Wellbeing, 1st June 2012


2.00 – 3.00 Sport Talk: memories, discussions, Q&A + Sport Exhibition 

3.00 pm – 4.00 pm Staff and Students Relay

4.00 pm – 4.30 pm Award Ceremony and Photo shoots (Podium and Chocolate Medals)

4.00 – 5.00 Tai Chi and Nia Sessions (All invited)

5.00 pm – 5.30 pm Olympic Torch Relay

5.30 pm Balloon Release – red, white & blue balloon race begins with mass release from Blackburne House.

6.00 – 7.00 Special Olympic Quiz Night at Blackburne House Cafe Bar

5.30 pm – 6.00 pm Presentation of Giant Cake (Free)

6.00 – 6.30 pm Closing Up


All day:

Olympic Menu at the Cafe

Sport and Clothing Quiz (results – 11 June) – £1

British Olympics Quiz (results – 11 June) – £1

Flags of the World Quiz (results – 11 June) – £1

Balloon Race Tickets on Sale – £1

Tombola £1


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