Olympic rowing to be projected onto Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle will be illuminated over the next three evenings to celebrate the London 2012 Olympic Rowing competition at Eton Dorney. A stunning image projection will run until August 4.

The Olympic Rowing competition is taking place at Eton Dorney Rowing Centre at Dorney Lake and is on course to feature extraordinary displays of power and passion on the world-class waters whilst welcoming 25,000 spectators for each event day.

The image projections – which run between 9.45 and 11.59pm – provide one element of a wider “look and feel” programme for Eton Dorney and communities throughout the area.

The look and feel initiative in the Eton Dorney area is part of a programme to encourage communities to welcome the Games and inspire the public to join in the nationwide celebrations. Life-size Olympic and Paralympic mascots Wenlock and Mandeville have also been placed around Windsor, Maidenhead, Slough and South Bucks whilst the communities and high streets have been dressed in London 2012 flags and bunting.