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Leeds Olympic Torch Celebrations
come to Headingley

April 10th, 2012 · No Comments · Events

The route in which the Olympic torch will pass through Leeds has been announced.

As part of its 70 day journey across the UK the torch will pass close to Holt Park and the surrounding areas when it makes a stop off in Headingley.

Olympic Torch 2012 LeedsHere it will be carried by 5 different people on its visit to the cricket and rugby ground.

The Leeds leg of the Olympic torch route is the only place outside of London to have the torch for three days.

On 19th June the torch will start in Weatherby and Harewood. Then on the 24th it will make its stop off in Headingley also incorporating into the route areas such as Potternewton Park, Harehills and Richmond Hill.

This stage of the torch route concludes with a celebration and music concert at Temple Newsam in which 50,000 free tickets are on offer. Music artists confirmed so far at the event include Friendly Fires, Tribes and Little Comets with more to be announced in late Spring. Registration for this free event must be made before 11th April.

The next day the torch can be seen in the city centre, Hunslet, Beeston and Elland Road.

For more information and for your chance to be at the Olympic event in Temple Newsam visit: http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/coca-colacelebrations

Please share this information and let others know about this one off special event coming to our local area

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