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Leading artists announced for London 2012 Festival Enjoying the Live Site in Bristol.Education

Watching fantastic sporting action is not the only way to get involved in London 2012. From lining the streets to welcome the Olympic Flame, to enjoying Festival events across the UK, there are so many ways to join in...

London 2012 Festival

The London 2012 Festival is the biggest festival the UK has ever seen, running from 21 June – 9 September 2012.

Local Leaders

Get planning your Games' celebrations. Whether you invite three friends or your whole community, you could be a Local Leader for London 2012.

What's on

Explore the London 2012 event listings and find out what's happening for the Games in your area.

Live Sites

Live Sites are big screens located in every UK nation and region. They are great places to enjoy the best of London 2012.

Interactive map

Search the map to see our activities around the UK featuring everything from the venues to cultural events. Move around, zoom in and explore.


Olympic mascot Wenlock is on a journey around the UK, meeting people and finding out about sport.

Torch Relay

The Olympic Torch Relay will help shine a light on the whole of the UK – from dynamic urban areas to places of outstanding natural beauty.


London 2012 is using the power of the Games to inspire children and young people across the UK and around the world.

Road events

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