London 2012 Open Weekend

If you have an event planned or are organising an event that could be part of London 2012 Open Weekend you have until 27 June to register.    Registration is easy and gives you access to lots of marketing resources.  This year the Open Weekend takes place from Friday 22 to Sunday 24 July 2011 with the theme of  ‘Showcasing the Best’ and ‘Celebrating the One Year to Go’ to the Games.

London 2012 are inviting organisations and venues from culture, sport, learning and sustainability to hold events that celebrate one year to go to the Games and showcases the best art, dance, music, sports, heritage and film in the local community.

Registration via the London 2012 website.

The London 2012 Open Weekend is open to all organisations and venues from culture, sport, learning and sustainability; all we ask is that your event:

  • Takes place between 22-24 July 2011
  • Is non-commercial and not-for-profit
  • Does not have any commercial sponsorship or offer any similar marketing rights – it   should not provide a business with any rights to associate with, or be given visibility at, the event).
  • Is open to everyone

If you would like to discuss your ideas or have any further questions then you can contact Craig Willcock, Cultural Development Officer, Portsmouth City Council on
02392 834109 or The Open Weekend Team, Open Weekend, London 2012 on

If you would like your event promoted and included in marketing materials by Portsmouth City Council and UoP Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries, please get in contact with Sarah Tunaley,

In addition, Podium – The Further and Higher Education Unit for the 2012 games – are also encouraging people to get involved in The London 2012 Open Weekend.  For Podium news see website here.

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