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Tomorrow's Wycombe District Olympic Homecoming Parade Schedule
11:41am Friday 28th September 2012 in News
HERE is the schedule for Saturday’s Olympic homecoming celebration through the Wycombe district.
Athletes Katherine Grainger, Greg Searle, Ed McKeever, Craig Gibbons, Kevin Brooks, John Worrall and Ian Rose have now confirmed places on board the open-top bus, which will also carry Torch Bearers Lauren Badger and Jasmine Boffin with their respective Olympic and Paralympic torches.
10am - The bus will depart Marlow and make its way into High Wycombe to a celebration point at Buckinghamshire New University's iconic Gateway building.
10.30am – 11.15am The Olympians and Paralympians will be out and about meeting and greeting the public on the Gateway Concourse of Buckinghamshire New University.
This part of the event is open for anyone to come and join the informal celebrations featuring face painting, sports displays and steel pan music from local group SV2G.
11.15am The bus will then leave Buckinghamshire New University and make its way via Wooburn Green and Bourne End back to Marlow where there is another opportunity for members of the public to meet and greet the athletes at the celebration point in Higginson Park.
12 noon The open-top bus carrying the athletes will arrive at Higginson Park and they will disembark here and enter Higginson Park through the main gate located at the corner of Pound Lane and High Street.
Games Makers and other volunteers will form a guard of honour to welcome the athletes from the bus, into the park and onto the Marlow FM stage.
1pm Wycombe District Council is hosting a civic reception in honour of the local Olympians, Paralympians and Games Makers at the Shelley Theatre.
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