Olympic Torch Relay week seven

Day 49 of the Olympic Torch Relay will begin in Ipswich, Suffolk.

Week seven sees the Olympic Flame travel throughout the midlands of England, finishing the week in Norfolk and Essex.

Week seven will see the Olympic torch visit some of the largest towns and tourist areas in the UK, including:

  • Birmingham
  • Royal Leamington Spa
  • Coventry
  • Leicester
  • Peterborough
  • King's Lynn
  • Norwich
  • Ipswich
  • Chelmsford

8000 torch bearers will carry the Olympic Flame through communities across the country as it makes its way to the opening ceremony of the Games. A different city each night will host an Olympic Torch Relay celebration to mark the flame reaching their town or city.

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Check the forecast for the locations visited by the torch relay each day.

Each evening the torch relay will stop in a host city which will organise a night of celebration as the torch passes through the local community. Evening celebrations in week seven will take place in the following locations: 

  • Cannon Hill Park - Birmingham
  • War Memorial Park - Coventry
  • Abbey Park - Leicester
  • River Embankment - Peterborough
  • Chapelfields Gardens - Norwich 
  • Christchurch Park - Ipswich
  • Hyland's Park - Chelmsford

Check the five day weather forecast to see what the weather will be like when the torch relay passes through your town or city. 

Torch Relay Route - week seven Torch Relay Route - week seven

You can check the weather forecast for other events through the Events Calendar.

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