June 20 2013 Latest news:
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
The hotly-anticipated Olympic Torch Relay finally arrives in Haringey tomorrow, when the Olympic Flame will be carried through the borough by 22 inspirational torchbearers - including former Olympian Daley Thompson.
5.21pm: Torch handed over from Enfield at the top of High Road, Tottenham, near the “Welcome to Haringey” sign.
5.36pm: Torch reaches Bruce Grove
5.43pm: Lordship Lane/Bruce Castle Park
6.06pm: Torch turns down High Road, Wood Green
6.15pm: Parade turns into Turnpike Lane
6.19pm: High Street, Hornsey
6.27pm: Priory Road, Hornsey
6.35pm: Turns into Alexandra Palace Way
6.46pm: Reaches Alexandra Palace celebration stage
The glorious parade will end on a high when the Flame lights a celebration cauldron at Alexandra Palace, followed by an evening party.
Well-wishers are being invited to line the entire route as the Flame winds through Tottenham, Wood Green and Hornsey, offering some spectacular views. Following the final torchbearer exchange, officially called a “kiss”, the Olympic Flame will make its final journey onto the stage by the Alexandra Palace Ice Rink where the celebration cauldron will be lit.
The thousands of tickets for the Evening Celebration sold out in 45 minutes, and lucky revellers will enjoy a family-friendly party featuring singer Loick Essien.
For more details about the Torch Relay Route and the Olympics see www.haringey.gov.uk/Olympics or www.alexandrapalace.com.