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The Olympic Torch Relay

 

2012 Torch Relay Logo

 

 

Thursday, 14 June 2012

2012 Torch Relay Logo

 

Torch Poster

Click on the image to download as a poster.

The Olympic Torch will cross from Scotland into England, entering Northumberland via the Scottish Border and arrive in Berwick-upon-Tweed during the afternoon of 14 June. The route followed will be identified on street level maps for each location the torch passes through.

Berwick-upon-Tweed
Arrival time at Berwick upon Tweed is 4.30pm, the convoy shall travel in torch bearer mode along the A1167 past Morrisons, along the North Road into Berwick Town Centre and across the Royal Tweed Bridge continuing into Tweedmouth along Prince Edward Road, Main Street and Northumberland Road. The convoy shall leave the town at 5.10pm on the A1167.

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About the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay

  • The Olympic Flame begins its journey in Olympia, Greece. In the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay, the Flame will arrive in the UK on 18 May 2012 and make its journey through towns and cities across the country to reach the Olympic Stadium in London on 27 July 2012. Representing peace, unity and friendship, the Flame will be carried by 8,000 inspirational Torchbearers. As it makes its way across the UK on a 70-day journey it will bring the excitement of the Games to everyone.
  • The Flame ends its journey when it enters the Olympic stadium for the finale of the Opening Ceremony. It is passed through the athletes to the final Torchbearer, who will ceremoniously light the Olympic Cauldron, indicating the beginning of the Games. The Olympic Flame will continue to burn for the whole of the Games.
  • The Flame is extinguished on the final day of the Games, at the Closing Ceremony.