Plymouth will host the UK’s first Olympic Torch relay evening celebration event next year.
The event on May 19, 2012 will be the first Evening Celebration during the 70-day, 8,000 mile torch relay leading up to the lighting of the Olympic Flame at the Olympic Stadium in London on July, 27.
The torch will arrive at Land’s End on Friday, May 18 2012 and make its way through Cornwall on the first day of the Torch Relay before arriving in Plymouth, where thousands of spectators are expected to gather.
Plymouth is the first of 66 Evening Celebration locations across the UK. The London 2012 Olympic Torchbearer nomination programme has also been launched.
You can nominate someone you think should be a torchbearer on the London Olympics site.