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2012 Olympics Bell

Inscription

{Front face of bell:}
London 2012
Be not afeard the isle is full of noise.

{Reverse of bell:}
Whitechapel.

The quotation, from Shakespeare's 'The Tempest', was spoken by Kenneth Branagh at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games.

Site: 2012 Olympics Bell (1 memorial)

E15, Olympic Park

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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2012 Olympics Bell

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Olympic Games - 2012

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2012 Olympic Games bell

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William Shakespeare

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