On Sunday 15 July, the Olympic Flame will be carried through Fareham Town Centre, starting in East Street at 4.30pm moving onto West Street, through the pedestrian area, past Westbury Manor Museum, down Hartlands Road and onto and along the A32 as far as 'Fareham Reach'.
Fareham Town Centre will have a celebratory ‘carnival’ atmosphere on the day with a full packed itinerary of activities and displays.
Olympic exhibition opens at Westbury Manor Museum
Join the Play Rangers at Westbury Manor Museum to make Olympic torches and flags
Live broadcast from Breeze FM
Morris dancing performance by Wickham Morris in front of the podium in West Street.
Gymnastic display from the Fareham school of Gymnastic Club
Community parade led by the Mayor and Mayoress of Fareham, flanked by Royal Naval Personnel from HMS Collingwood, through West Street
‘Presenting Partners Convoy’ – Coca Cola, Lloyds TSB and Samsung, arrival in West Street
The Olympic Torch relay begins in East Street, moving along into West Street
The Olympic Torch relay leaves the Borough on the A32 at Fareham Reach
Executive Leader of Fareham Borough Council, Councillor Seán Woodward, said: “I am delighted that the Olympic Flame will be passing through Fareham Town Centre and we hope to create a carnival atmosphere to welcome the torchbearers along the route. I hope that many local residents will join in and enjoy the celebration of this momentous, ‘once in a life time’ occasion.”
The streets along the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay, can be viewed in full at www.london2012.com/olympictorchrelay, which gives street-by-street details and proposed start times for when the Olympic Flame.
Andy Rogers from Fareham
Flavia Trewin from Fareham
Kim Hosier from Portsmouth
Rich Opperman from Basingstoke
Cathy Hoc-Thompson from Havant
Andy Macklin from Southampton
Derek Wood from Farnborough
Torchbearers from Fareham carrying the torch in other areas are:
Laura Carlisle, carrying the torch in The Needles, Isle of Wight
Margaret Hyde, carrying the torch in Portsmouth
Paul Curtis, carrying the torch in Bridgemary, Gosport
Aaron Reeds, carrying the torch in East Cowes, Isle of Wight
Hattie Gould, carrying the torch in Totland, Isle of Wight
Matt Cooper, carrying the torch in Bognor Regis
Amy Wilton, carrying the torch in Midhurst
Vicky Scott, carrying the torch in Chichester
For further information contact:
Janine Hensman, PR and Marketing Support Officer, tel: 01329 824302
fax: 01329 824505, e-mail: email@example.com
This and previous media releases can be viewed on the Council’s website: www.fareham.gov.uk/pressreleases