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A treat for the senses in the Lake District…
azzling pyrotechnics and ferocious drumming among glistening lakes and towering mountains make for an unmissable spectacle in the north west.
On 21 June, avant-garde French performance group Les Commandos Percu and several local performers take to the shores of Windermere for a glorious celebration that will accentuate the natural beauty of the Lake District with world-class theatrical performance.
Part of Lakes Alive and the London 2012 Festival, the first event, On the Night Shift, will start a few hours after the arrival of the Olympic torch at Windermere.
And the wizards of drum-thumping and fire promise to keep the celebrations in full swing with a unique visual and audio extravaganza that will see fire-spewing musical instruments, dazzling light shows, mind-blowing percussion and the dancing reflections of hundreds of glittering fireworks in the lake. Have your sparklers and dancing shoes at the ready!
This is the first of many show-stopping events planned for the Lakes Alive festival in the summer.
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