Olympic Torch Relay: Day 28 Highlights

15 June 2012, 05:00

FRIDAY 15TH JUNE (ALNWICK - NEWCASTLE)

· The Torch will travel a total of 64.15 miles today (a relatively small distance compared to the rest of the route)

· Despite the short distance, 141 Torchbearers will carry the flame  

· The torch will set off from Alnwick at 7:28am and finish in Newcastle at 7:20pm

· Sights passed by the torch today include; Warkworth Castle (8:03am) Old Eldon Square in Newcastle (5:35pm) St James' Park Stadium (6:17pm) Centre For Life (6:32pm) Tyne Bridge Zip Wire by Bear Grylls (6:55pm)

· The Evening Celebration will take place on Newcastle / Gateshead Quayside, starting at 4:30pm

· The EURO 2012 Sweden v England game will be broadcast on the big screen on the Quayside at the Newcastle Evening Celebration

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