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Festival celebrates Paralympic Torch Relay

The work by Rachel Gadsden Photo: Arts Council

A festival celebrating the 24-hour Paralympic Torch Relay brings the South East’s best artistic talent to the streets of Aylesbury as part of a four-day UK wide event. It gives local people the opportunity to experience the Paralympic Games. The free Aylesbury Paralympic Flame Celebration will take place on Tuesday August 28th.

Another example of Rachel Gadsden's work Credit: Arts Council

The line-up for the event features:

· Award-winning disabled visual artist Rachel Gadsden

· Artistic Director Ryan Dawson Laight

· Non-disabled and disabled dance company Candoco Dance Company

· UK’s leading integrated dance company StopGAP Dance Company

· Creative pyrotechnics The World Famous, who specialise in large scale fireworks, flames and special effects.

· Acclaimed folk musician Eliza Carthy

· Internationally acclaimed early music British vocal ensemble

· Video artist company Shared Space & Light

· Milton Keynes-based carnival arts group Festive Road

· Stoke Mandeville Stadium exhibition and documentary at Stoke Mandeville

Dramatic work by Rachel Gadsden Credit: Arts Council

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