January 14 - Winner of the BBC's "The Voice" singing talent show Andrea Begley is to perform at a special event to mark the Flame Lighting Ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympics.
She will be joined on stage at the Waterside Theatre in Aylesbury on March 2 by aerial circus performer and disabled actor Ben Owen Jones.
Begley, who is partially sighted, and Owen Jones will appear as part of a production that will tell the story of the birth of the Paralympic Games at Stoke Mandeville and feature Paralympic athletes, film, visual arts, live music and performance.
The day before there will be a Flame Lighting Ceremony at Stoke Mandeville Stadium to mark the start of the Torch Relay for Sochi 2014.
"The Paralympic heritage flame celebrations help recognise the magnificent achievements of Dr Ludwig Guttmann and the pioneers of the Paralympic Movement at Stoke Mandeville," said Howard Mordue, Cabinet member for leisure at the Aylesbury Vale District Council.
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