London 2012 Festival

The climax of the Cultural Olympiad has something arty for everyone

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The Cultural Olympiad culminates with the London 2012 Festival, a sprawling collection of arts events that spans music, theatre, art and dance, with events to watch and take part in. There are big hitters like the World Shakespeare Festival and exhibitions from Damien Hirst and Rachel Whiteread, plus loads of community events and special programmes for kids and families. Here's a rundown of the main events.