Olympic relay party tickets up for grabs

Tickets for an Olympic celebration featuring a performance by Emeli Sandé are up for grabs from today.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 8th May 2012, 1:00 pm

Thousands are expected to attend the free party at Edinburgh Castle on June 13 as part of the Olympic Torch Relay.

Staged by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the event is supported by the city council.

Lynne Halfpenny, the council’s head of culture and sport, said: “This will be a truly special free event showcasing some of the best local talent that Scotland, and Edinburgh, have to offer.

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“With the spectacular backdrop of Edinburgh Castle for the celebrations, this will be an unmissable event and a fantastic way to welcome the Olympic Torch to Scotland’s capital.”

For tickets, visit www. ticketmaster.co.uk or call 08444 999 990.