Today’s mileage: 36.88
Number of Torchbearers: 187
Highlights for today are:
TIME TBC – Flame visit to Walford: EastEnder Billy Mitchell to carry the Flame around Albert Square in a live special edition of the BBC show.
London Borough of Lewisham
7.21am – Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance: The first Torchbearer of the day Ceinwen Giles, 37, from Lewisham will carry the Flame outside the centre that is the UK’s only conservatoire of music and contemporary dance. Ceinwen was nominated through the LOCOG campaign for her bravery in fighting cancer which she was diagnosed with just four weeks after giving birth to her daughter.
7.46am – Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust Centre: Doreen Lawrence, 59, from Catford will carry the Flame into the forecourt of the centre set up in memory of her son to offer a base for community learning and development. Doreen has been instrumental in changing part of the UK legal system as a result of the Stephen Lawrence Enquiry. In the aftermath to the inquiry, she continued to campaign for justice for her son and for others and in 2003 she was awarded an OBE for services to community relations. She is also the founder of the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust, a national education charity committed to providing opportunity and access to disadvantaged young people, fostering positive community relationships, and enabling people to realise their potential.
London Borough of Bromley
10.46am – Crystal Palace Stadium: Marlon Devonish will carry the Flame for a lap of the world renowned athletics track. He competed as a member GB & NI Athletics Team for over 13 years, and 2011 saw Marlon compete in a record 8th World Championship. Marlon's honours include medals from European Junior Championships, European U23 Championships, Commonwealth Games, European and World Championships, and also the Olympic Games (Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008).
London Borough of Croydon
12.47pm - St. Andrew's School – a Torchbearer will carry the Flame into the lunchtime stop at the secondary school .
1.49pm – St. Andrew's School – a Torchbearer will carry the Flame out of the lunchtime stop
London Borough of Sutton
2.50pm – High Street: Stephen Ireland, 40, from Sutton will carry the Flame along the pedestrianised High Street. He was selected by Lloyds TSB for his fundraising for Marie Curie Cancer Care.
London Borough of Merton
3.34pm – TheTooting & Mitcham Community Sports Club: TV presenter and former tennis professional, Sue Barker is set to carry the Olympic Flame into the Centre. Sue has been the BBC’s Athletics Presenter for the past four Olympic Games and is also a member of the BBC’s team to deliver coverage of the London 2012 Olympic Games. During her tennis career, she won the women's singles title at the French Open and reached a career-high singles ranking of World No. 3.
5.18pm – Wimbledon All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club: A Torchbearer will carry the Flame through doors onto Centre Court.
London Borough of Wandsworth
6.50pm – Tooting Bec Common: Final Torchbearer of the day Tim Henman will carry the Olympic Flame on to the stage to light the celebration cauldron. Tim is most famous for his Wimbledon appearances, where he drew huge support from the British crowds and captured their hearts with his inspiring performances. He retired from tennis in 2007, after helping Great Britain to a Davis Cup victory over Croatia. Tim competed in the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games, where together with partner Neil Broad they won a silver medal which remains Great Britain’s last Olympic tennis medal to date.
Evening celebration summary:
The evening celebration hosted by the London Borough of Wandsworth will take place on Tooting Bec Common, next to the Lido between 5pm and 7.30pm. Ticket holders only.
The evening celebration will feature a variety of entertainment staged by LOCOG and the three Presenting Partners of the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay - Coca-Cola, Lloyds TSB and Samsung.
Lloyds TSB will bring stunning acrobatic performances, Samsung will stage vibrant and engaging dance performances from Twist and Pulse while Coca-Cola's entertainment will be provided by the Brit Award nominated Rizzle Kicks.
There will also be local acts on stage Wanted Down Under - winners of the Wandsworth Young Performer competition 2011 and the Graveney School Choir. Towards the end of the two-hour show, the last Torchbearer of the day – Tim Henman – will light a celebration cauldron on stage at the event which will enable the Olympic Flame to be seen by the audience.
Dave Berry and Lisa Snowdon will carry the Flame in Merton. The Capital FM breakfast presenters have been selected by Coca Cola. Lisa works with several charities in an ambassadorial role. She is an ambassador for Breast Cancer Care having lost a family member to the disease. Lisa attends events organised by the charity and has hosted their annual Pink Ball at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London. She is also an ambassador for Help a Capital Child and in 2009 completed a sponsored parachute jump for them raising almost £25,000. She has recently started working as ambassador for The Meningitis Trust and last year completed an abseil from the top of St Guys Hospital London in order to raise money and awareness for them.
Dave works for a number of charities on a regular basis. Recently he has hosted events/shows for Unicef (Soccer Aid) and Comic Relief, and devotes a significant amount of time to Demelza House, a hospice for terminally-ill children. Alongside
his personal commitments he also acts as an ambassador for Capital FM`s charity Help A Capital Child, spending time to visit projects that the charity funds, most recently a Teenage Cancer Trust unit at UCL Hospital, bringing a smile to the faces of the teenagers he met.
Fred (Skip) Webb, 85, is set to carry the Flame in Croydon. Selected through the Samsung campaign for devoted his entire life to Scouting, first as a leader then a District Commissioner and now in his later years as a fellow of the boy scouts. This alone is amazing but added to this is his commitment to the local Scout Camp at Chalfont. Every weekend and often during the week Skip will be found out at large helping others.
Jordan Dalrymple, 18, from Kennington will carry the Flame in Wandsworth. Jordan is a Volleyball player and Lloyds TSB Local Hero from Kennington. He was selected through the Lloyds TSB programme because of his commitment and dedication to his sport of Volleyball and inspiring his peers through coaching juniors within his school. Jordan has been England Cadet Squad Captain.