Rugby World Cup 2015: Opening ceremony today at 3.30pm

Fanzone. Picture by Destination MK.
Fanzone. Picture by Destination MK.
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Today is the day that the Rugby World Cup arrives in Milton Keynes - with an opening ceremony to celebrate the special occasion.

With 11 days of rugby ahead, The Parks Trust is hosting the RWC fanzone in Campbell Park for fans to watch matches on the big screen and enjoy excellent entertainment.

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The opening ceremony begins at 3.30pm, with entertainment from The Deceivers. From 4pm you can watch Wales v Fiji, followed by the France v Canada from 8pm.

A spokesman from The Parks Trust said: “Throughout the 11 days, enjoy a great atmosphere with funfair rides, delicious food and drink, official merchandise and programmes, giveaways, free performances from local groups and artists and the Rugby Zone.

“At the Rugby Zone you can find out more about your local clubs, take a selfie with a scrum, test your reflexes with the Rugby Batak, jump on the Rugby bungee and loads more.”

Next week in the undercover Marquee Arena, look out for Will Young and 80s Lineout featuring Sister Sledge, Rick Astley, Los Pacaminos, Katrina Lekanich and The Real Thing.

> For more details, visit www.theparkstrust.com or www.lovemkrugby.co.uk