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MAY 25th 2012 – OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY: Monmouth, Wales

READ THIS: Monmouthshire County Council Chairman welcomes the Olympic Torch to Wales.

The Olympic Torch will enter Wales through Monmouthshire, on Friday 25th May – as part of its journey and relay, around the UK prior to the London Olympic Games in Summer 2012. Monmouthshire Council, WikiMedia UK and MonmouthpediA are excited to be supporting this event, on the flame’s journey…

(please note: this webcast will start and stop due to what can and cannot be webcast, plus it may stop due to 3G Mobile Internet Connections)

  • 8:30am – Webcast starts (5mins)
  • 9am – Webcast joins BBC Radio Wales, to give you a live backstage view of their broadcast
  • 09:30am – Webcast update (5mins)
  • 10am – Webcast update (5mins)
  • 10:45am – 11:15am The Olympic Torch arrives in Monmouth, we will be LIVE from Shire Hall, Monmouth
  • We aim to close our Live Webcast at 11:30 AM (11:30) BST (GMT +1)
  • Archived recordings can be found at: http://bambuser.com/channel/dsoundzmedia (this will open a new window)

WATCH LIVE HERE !

As we cannot embed the webcast video directly here, please follow the link below to watch the webcasts at the relevant times.

[ Click here to watch the live webcast ]

About the webcasts & podcasts

The webcasts are produced by Sam Downie from Dsoundz Media, a bespoke digital media consultancy based in Bristol, England. The webcast is being streamed live using Bambuser, a unique online video platform that allows you to webcast live using your laptop/computer or your 3G smartphone (there’s even a free app for your phone!).

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FOLLOW THE OLYMPIC FLAME IN MONMOUTHSHIRE

Torch nears Monmouthshire!

The Olympic torch will pass through Monmouth and Monmouthshire on Friday 25th May – take a look at where you can catch a glimpse, in Wales…!

Monmouth
10.44 am – Monmouth School & Leisure Centre
11:04 – onto Old Dixton Road, Monmouth
11:08 – the Torch enters Agincourt Square, Monmouth
11:14 – the Torch will reach the Monnow Bridge
11:17 – the Torch leaves Monmouth

Raglan
11:29 – the Torch arrives in Raglan
11:32 – the Torch travels through Raglan via the High Street
11:36 – the Torch leaves Raglan

Abergavenny
11:48 – the Torch arrives in Abergavenny and travels down the A40 to the A4143
12:16 – the Torch arrives at Waitrose car park, Abergavenny
12:32 – the Torch leaves Abergavenny

Further information can be found in the attached brochures which include information on the history of the olympic torch, the times of the Torch in Monmouthshire, information about road closures and how to prepare for the event.

Road closures for Abergavenny
Road closures for Monmouth
Road closures for Raglan

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Please Note:

All live webcasts (including audio) will be made available online. All the video content (including the webcasts) recorded throughout the day, will be edited and uploaded to the WikiMedia UK YouTube Channel, a few days/or a week after, the event has taken place.

The Audio is recorded separately, and will be made available as a series of mini podcast episodes, uploaded via Archive.org (as well as Wikimedia Blog), a few days/or a week after the event has taken place.

About the webcasts & podcasts

The webcasts are produced by Sam Downie from Dsoundz Media, a bespoke digital media consultancy based in Bristol, England. The webcast is being streamed live using Bambuser, a unique online video platform that allows you to webcast live using your laptop/computer or your 3G smartphone (there’s even a free app for your phone!).

One comment

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