Just a week before the games begin, folks in Hackney get their chance to witness the torch come through their borough – one of the Olympic boroughs.
Although the planned event in Clissold Park have been cancelled due to the site being waterlogged, you can still enjoy several others in and around Hackney.
Please click following links for more information:
Hackney Central Village Fete (tons of good things happening in the St Johns Church yard at the Hackney Homemade Market)
Olympic Torch Parade Route (approx. times)
10.30am The Parade will start at Pitfield Street and Whitmore Road and travel along Kingsland Road.
12.30pm The Parade arrives in Stoke Newington
3.54pm The Torch arrives in Hackney at Shoreditch High Street
4.02pm Torch enters Kingsland Road
4.06pm Torch passes by Shoreditch Festival
4.20pm Torch passes by Gillett Square
4.34pm Torch turns into Stoke Newington Church Street
4.47pm Torch moment at Stoke Newington
5.54pm Torch arrives at Hackney Town Hall
6.20pm Torch passes by Mabley Green
6.28pm Torch leaves Hackney