Olympic Torch Relay week six

In week six the torch relay will visit the city of Lincoln where an evening celebration will be held.

Week six of the Olympic torch relay will see bearers carry the Flame throughout the North of England, finishing the week in Derby.

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

  • Blackburn
  • Manchester
  • Leeds
  • Sheffield 
  • Skegness 
  • Lincoln 
  • Derby
  • Nottingham 

The torch will move between a number of counties in week six including Lancashire, Yorkshire, Lincolnshire Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. 

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 six will take place in the following locations:  

  • Princess Street - Manchester
  • Temple Park - Leeds
  • Barker's Pool & Central Sheffield
  • Meridian Park Showground - Cleethorpes
  • Yarborough Leisure Centre - Lincoln
  • Darley Park - Derby

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 six Torch Relay Route - week six

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

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