LOCOG announced the street route for the penultimate day of the Olympic Torch Relay in London. 175 inspirational Torchbearers will carry the Flame through the following Boroughs: Camden, Islington, City of London, Southwark, Lambeth, Wandsworth, Kensington and Chelsea, Hammersmith and Fulham and City of Westminster. The streets along which the Torchbearers will carry the Flame can be found at www.london2012.com/torch-relay/route to help communities plan for lining the route and business continuity planning.
Highlights for the day include:
- The first Torchbearer of the day will begin with the Flame outside the Roundhouse in Camden which will be followed by a journey along the Regents Canal on a barge and then a visit to a community event at Granary Square.
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At the end of the day there will be an Olympic Torch Relay Finale concert in Hyde Park. The event, which is presented by Coca-Cola, will be headlined by award-winning rapper Dizzee Rascal and will also feature performances from The Wanted, a special performance by Mark Ronson & Katy B, Eliza Doolittle, You Me At Six, Rizzle Kicks, Wretch 32, Morning Parade, Loick Essien and Little Comets.
In addition, the Lloyds TSB Flame Followers will take to the stage to perform their Flame Followers spectacular using a unique fusion of street performance, theatre and sport to inspire and excite crowds through performances that celebrate the endeavour, athleticism, agility and skills of our national Olympic sporting heroes, Team GB. Samsung will be staging a performance from British dance troupe, Diversity.