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Your Olympic celebrations

Photo: Richard Leeming

BBC website readers have been sending us photos of their Olympics celebrations. Richard Leeming and his wife Nancy were on the balcony of the Tate Modern when the Red Arrows flew by.

Photo: Brian Minkoff

Brian Minkoff attended the concert in London and said the atmosphere was casual and friendly.

Photo: Craig Bloodworth

Craig Bloodworth sent us photos of a street party in York. Passersby gathered to see displays of Chinese dragons.

Photo: Chris Read

Emma Hoddinott came to London especially for the celebrations. She found the atmosphere very friendly. She thought the Olympians were inspiring and that there was a great feeling of national pride.

Street party fun in Shoreditch. Photo: Andrew Bell

Revellers in Shoreditch, London, dressed up for a 1948 themed street party - the last time the capital hosted the Games. Photo: Andrew Bell.

Photo: Jon Barlow for Lewisham council

Lewisham council organised an event to celebrate the handover of the flag. Rebecca Harding will be competing in the Paralympics in 2012 and is in training for swimming and wheelchair racing.

Photo: Rebecca Creighton

Rebecca Creighton met her Olympic hero, Rebecca Addlington, at the Crowne Plaza.

Photo: Helen Jones

Helen Jones took this photo on Weymouth beach. The event was organised by the council to celebrate their status as official sailing venue in the 2012 Olympics.

Photo: Aileen King

Aileen King had been waiting for the Red Arrows all day and snapped them as they flew over Buckingham Palace. Send your photos to yourpics@bbc.co.uk, see right-hand side for terms and conditions.



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