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Free Open East Festival tickets for Barking and Dagenham residents

PUBLISHED: 10:30 16 July 2013 | UPDATED: 10:30 16 July 2013

A world of music awaits some lucky residents at the upcoming Open East Festival in the Olympic Park.

Barking and Dagenham Council has a limited number of free tickets to give away thanks to it being a host borough of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The festival takes place next weekend (July 27-28) and will mark the anniversary of the Olympics and the re-christening of the park as the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Tickets will be available via a raffle and residents can apply for one pair of ticket per household.

To be in with a chance, download an entry form from lbbd.gov.uk/openeast, complete it and drop it off at any of the borough’s libraries no later than this Sunday (21).

The winners will be notified on Tuesday (23) in a list on the council’s website.

Council leader Cllr Liam Smith, said: “This offer is another opportunity for residents to experience the Olympic Park at what I’m sure will be a very enjoyable event.”


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