Olympic Flame comes to Preston! Saturday 23rd June 2012

It has been announced that The Olympic Flame will travel through Preston on 23rd June 2012.

Of the 8,000 official torchbearers selected nationally, 15 people will share the Preston leg of the Flame’s journey.

The Olympic Flame will come within 10 miles of 95% of people in the UK, Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey. It will enable local communities to shine a light on the best their area has to offer – including celebrations of local culture, breathtaking landscapes and dynamic urban areas.

More details of the events on the day will follow on this blog!

To read an account of a ‘Day in the life of a torch-bearer’, click here: http://www.london2012.com/games/olympic-torch-relay/torchbearers/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-torchbearer.php

– Alex

 

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