Millions across the UK get set to join in London 2012 opening celebrations

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By AdFeatures | Friday, July 20, 2012, 08:22

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Final touches are being made. The Olympic Torch is nearly at the climax of its 70 day journey. Millions of people across the UK are getting ready to join in the celebrations on Friday 27 July, to mark the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

It’s expected that one billion will people will tune in to watch as the Opening Ceremony officially opens the Olympic Games at 9pm. The show, Isles of Wonder, will feature spectacular dance displays, music by Underworld and thousands of athletes and volunteers.

In the UK more than 15,000 London 2012 Local Leaders are planning ‘Opening Night In’ parties to kick start the Games’ celebrations. Fancy dress parties, sports days, family get-togethers and even an Olympic-themed wedding are just some of the celebrations happening to mark this momentous occasion.

If you're planning to tune in, why not join the nation in getting ready to celebrate the biggest party of the summer?

London 2012 has got everything you need to throw the perfect Opening Night In party from ideas about what theme to choose, to what games to play, what decorations you could make and how you can keep the kids busy.

Want to find out more? Visit the London 2012 Opening Night In website.

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