Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay to visit Worcestershire!

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The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay is confirmed to visit Worcestershire during its final journey through England this summer, as the full route is revealed.

Birmingham 2022 is hosting the 16th official Queen’s Baton Relay – a journey which brings together and celebrates communities across the Commonwealth during the build up to the Games. In England, the Queen’s Baton Relay will provide the opportunity for communities to experience the excitement for Birmingham 2022, as the 11 days of showstopping sport nears ever closer.

The Queen’s Baton Relay is set to travel the length and breadth of England for a total of 29 days, before culminating at the Opening Ceremony for Birmingham 2022 on 28 July 2022. Kicking off on Thursday 2 June, the Baton will spend four days in London, coinciding with the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Weekend. The Baton will then resume the international journey and return to England on Monday 4 July to commence a 25-day tour of the regions.

On Friday 22nd July, Worcestershire will officially welcome the Baton.

A busy schedule of activities and events are planned for the Queen’s Baton Relay, with opportunities to highlight untold stories from Batonbearers who are striving for change in their community.

During its time in Worcestershire, the Queen’s Baton Relay will visit Wychavon, Malvern, Worcester, Redditch, Wyre Forest and will experience the County’s fantastic array of attractions including Broadway Tower, Worcester Cathedral and Severn Valley Railway.

The schedule of activity for the Baton’s time in Worcestershire includes:

  • Friday 22nd July – Wychavon

Broadway Tower, Broadway and Pershore

  • Friday 22nd July – Malvern

Upton-Upon-Severn, Worcestershire Beacon, Malvern Town Football Club and Great Malvern

  • Friday 22nd July – Worcester

Worcester Cathedral, Worcestershire Cricket Club, Worcester Racecourse and The Arches Project

  • Saturday 23rd July – Redditch

Arrow Valley Country Park

  • Saturday 23rd July – Bromsgrove

Sanders Park

  • Saturday 23rd July – Kidderminster

Severn Valley Railway

Members of the public are encouraged to get involved with the celebrations and embrace the arrival of the Baton, taking the opportunity to experience the buzz of Birmingham 2022 in their community. The Birmingham 2022 website will be updated with information over the coming months, with detail on the events and where to line the route.

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