Video: Colourful characters make Skegness Olympic Torch Relay celebrations sparkle

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THE continuing SO Festival linked-up with the Olympic Torch Relay in style in Skegness on Wednesday.

To mark the torch’s arrival, a bunch of SO Festival acts were out in force from around 10am to 2.30pm.

Lobster a la Cart entertained the crowds around the Clock Tower.

Lobster a la Cart entertained the crowds around the Clock Tower.

Among the merry menagerie was Lobster a la Cart (see video), who entertained the crowds around the Clock Tower shortly after the ‘Follow the Light’ parade came to a spectacular conclusion.

There are many more acts in Skegness between now and Sunday (inclusive).

For the full Skegness listings see below.

THURSDAY 28

Visual Art Commissions, Selected foreshore, 9am-7pm

Man In A Box, Tower Gardens, 10.30am-2.30pm

Lina Eriksson, Tower Esplanade, 3pm-7pm

Festival Stage, Tower Gardens, Throughout day

Peep Box, Tower Esplanade, Throughout day

FRIDAY 29

Visual Art Commissions, Selected Foreshore, 9am-7pm

HOME Project Exhibition, Tower Gardens, 10am-6pm

Man In A Box, Tower Gardens, 10.30am-2.30pm

The Birds, Tower Gardens, 10.30am-2.30pm

The Fisherman & The Mermaid, Grand Parade, 10.30am-2.30pm

Granny Turismo, Grand Parade, 10.30am-2.30pm

Community Beach Volleyball, Central Beach, 11am-4pm

Infinite Kites, Central Beach, Afternoon

That’s The Way To Do It, Tower Gardens, Noon and 2pm

X-Site Programme, North Parade, 2pm-6pm

X-Site Rollapaluza Cycle Competition, North Parade, 2pm-6pm

Bicycle Ballet, North Parade car park, 6.30pm-7pm

Ragroof Theatre ‘Bridges Y Puentes’, The Embassy Loft, 7pm-9pm

BBC Introducing Live Concert, Tower Gardens, 6pm-9pm

Festival Stage, Tower Gardens, Throughout day

Peep Box, Tower Esplanade, Throughout day

Lina Eriksson, Tower Esplanade, Throughout day

SATURDAY 30

Volleyball England Beach Tour, Central Beach, 9am-5pm

Visual Art Commissions, Selected foreshore, 9am-7pm

Funk Bus, Tower Esplanade, 10am-3pm

HOME Project Exhibition, Tower Gardens, 10am-6pm

Fidget, Tower Gardens, 10am-6pm

The Vegetable Nannies, Tower Gardens, 10.30am-2.30pm

The Birds, Tower Gardens, 10.30am-2.30pm

The Pig, Tower Gardens, 11am-2pm

Play Rangers, Central Beach, 11am-4pm

Lobster a la Cart, Tower Gardens, 11am-4pm

Festival Stage, Tower Gardens, Noon-7.30pm

Ragroof Theatre ‘Bridges Y Puentes’, The Embassy Loft, 2pm, 4pm & 6.30pm

That’s The Way To Do It, Tower Gardens, Noon and 2pm

Scouting for Girls, Embassy Theatre, 7.30pm

As The World Tipped, Festival Car Park, 9.45pm-10.30pm

Peep Box, Tower Esplanade, Throughout day

X-Site Programme, North Parade car park, Throughout day

Lina Eriksson, Tower Esplanade, Throughout day

Infinite Kites, Central Beach, Throughout day

SUNDAY 1

Visual Art Commissions, Selected foreshore, 9am-7pm

HOME Project Exhibition, Tower Gardens, 10am-6pm

Fidget, Tower Gardens,10am-6pm

Festival Stage, Tower Gardens, Noon-6pm

That’s The Way To Do It, Tower Gardens, Noon and 2pm

Ragroof Theatre ‘Bridge Y Puentes’, The Embassy Loft, 2pm, 4pm & 6.30pm

Golden Fables 2012, Embassy Theatre, 2pm-3.10pm

Garsington Opera ‘La Perichole’, Central Beach, 7.45pm-10pm

2012 Festival Finale Fireworks, Central Beach, 10pm

Lina Eriksson, Tower Esplanade, Throughout day

Art & Craft Market, Tower Gardens, Throughout day

Volleyball England Beach Tour, Central Beach, Throughout day