Live Sites

Live Sites

Live Sites are big screens and event spaces in urban centres offering live information, video, news and community events.
Get down to your local Live Site for all the latest news, interactive events and live coverage of the London 2012 Games.
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There are 20 big screens operating at locations across the UK. Working with the BBC and local authorities, they feature all the latest action and news from London 2012.

They also feature a broad range of UK-wide and local content, events and partnerships with community, arts and media organisations.

Open Weekend

 This year's Open Weekend took place over the weekend of Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 July 2011, and Live Sites across the country showed special content to mark the occasion.

Find out what happened at a Live Site near you during Open Weekend 2011

Two interactive London 2012 games ran at Live Sites as part of the Open Weekend programming. Some of the high scores from the games were posted on the London 2012 website. Find out more about these interactive games

Community Live Sites

If you are a local authority interested in establishing a Community Live Site for 2012, read our Community Live Sites Celebration Guide

The guide takes the form of a toolkit, and has been developed to answer the enquiries from bodies across the UK wishing to find ways to offer Games-focused activities in 2012. It provides guidance and advice on what you will need to address if you are planning a Community Live Site, and how to go about setting one up.

Download the Community Live Sites Celebration Guide now

Where are the Live Sites?

Belfast - City Hall, BT 15S
Birmingham - Victoria Square, B1 1BB
Bradford - Centenary Square, BD1 1SD
Bristol - Millennium Square, Waterfront, BS1 5DB
Cardiff - The Hayes, CF10 2DP
Coventry - Millennium Place, Hales Street, CF10 2DP
Derby - Market Place, DE1 3AE
Dover - Market Square, CT16 1NX
Edinburgh - Festival Square, EH3 9SR
Leeds - Millennium Square, LS1 3DP
Leicester - Humberstone Gate, LE1 1WA
Manchester - Exchange Square, M4 3TR
Middlesbrough - Centre Square, TS1 2QQ
Norwich - Chapelfield Shopping Centre, NR1 3SH
Plymouth - Armada Way, PL1 1DY
Portsmouth - Guildhall Square, PO1 2AD
Swansea - Castle Square, SA1 1JF
Swindon - Wharf Green, SN1 5AH
Waltham Forest - Town Square, Walthamstow, E17 7JN
Woolwich - General Gordon Place, SE18 6EU

The screens are erected and run in partnership between the London 2012 Organising Committee, the BBC and the various cities, in association with London 2012 partners BT and Lloyds TSB, supported by Cisco and with funding from the National Lottery through the Olympic Lottery Distributor.

Live Site partners

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Live Site supporter