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Local choir joins Twickenham celebrations

NewsRugby fans will tomorrow celebrate a century of Rugby at Twickenham Stadium as England and Wales recreate the first ever international match played at the Cabbage Patch (affectionately known as this because the site previously grew cabbages).

To mark the big occasion, the Rugby Football Union has arranged a special pre-match and half-time show designed to celebrate the rich history of the stadium. the pre-match performance of Jerusalem and the National Anthem will be sung by local choirs including the Teddington Choral Society.

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As well as celebrating it’s past, it will also be looking towards the future with the first ever 3D screening of a rugby match in the world – it will be broadcast at 3D cinemas nationwide.

As a capacity crowd of 82,000 is expected, the usual road snarl-up around Twickenham will occur and trains will be crowded around opening and closing times. See here for Richmond Council’s list of future venue dates that will affect traffic and parking in the area.


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