The Torch Arrives

by Michael Ford last modified 10 Jul, 2012 09:55 AM

The Olympic Torch Relay comes back to Wiltshire and passes through Dorset this week.

Footage from the Relay so far:

Parishes to be visited by the Torch, with dates, include:

Tuesday 10 July
Olympic Torch Relay Day 53 -
Stonehenge. The Torch will be in Stonehenge overnight.
Click here for advance details

Wednesday 11 July
Olympic Torch Relay Day 54 -
Ludgershall, Tidworth, Amesbury, The Winterbournes, Salisbury
Click here for advance details

Wednesday 11 July, 12noon
The Prayer baton arrives in Salisbury

St Francis Church SP1 3PN
Church leaders from Reading pass the prayer baton onto the churches in Salisbury and surrounding area. Pray for the city and the Olympics. Make history as part of the big 70 days of prayer event which is sweeping the nation. Please bring an Olympic Prayer from your church to be forwarded to Weymouth the next day. Contact the Revd Penny Joyce: 07808 181885, 

Wednesday 11 July, 6.46pm onwards
Big event at Hudson's Field, Salisbury. Click here for details

Thursday 12 July
Olympic Torch Relay Day 55 -
Wilton, Barford St Martin, Fovant, Ludwell, Shaftesbury, Fontmell Magna, Iwerne Minster, Stourpaine, Blandford Forum, Winterborne Whitechurch, Milborne St Andrew, Puddletown, Dorchester, Winterbourne Abbas, Bridport, Chideock, Lyme Regis, Burton Bradstock, Abbotsbury, Portesham, Chickerell, Wyke Regis, Osprey Quay, Portland, Weymouth
Click here for advance details. Click here for the event on Weymouth Beach

Friday 13 July
Olympic Torch Relay Day 56 -
Portland Bill, Southwell, Weston, Easton, Portland, Fortuneswell, Weymouth, Preston, Osmington, Winfrith Newburgh, Wool, Corfe Castle, Swanage, Stoborough, Wareham, Sandford, Lytchett Minster, Upton, Hamworthy, Poole, Ashley Cross, Branksome, Wallisdown, Bournemouth
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Further information
Contact Michael Ford, Communications Co-ordinator:
01722 438651, 07500 836989,

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