The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay is spending 2 days in Yorkshire region during its 25-day tour of England in the final countdown to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games
The Baton will visit Hull:
When: Wednesday 13 July, please arrive by 07.30am
Where: 8am – the Baton will arrive outside of the new ARCO building and proceeds into the Deep as it is submerged in a tank with a Batonbearer diver
- 8.20am – the Baton is then carried by Batonbears from Queen St, Wellington St, Humber St, High St, under Myton Bridge, Liberty Lane, Lowgate, Alfred Gelder St, Parliament St, Whitefriargate, Princes Dock Side, Posterngate, South Church Side (MAP ATTACHED BELOW)
- 8.55am – The Baton will arrive into Trinity Square and greeted by a choir of 200 school children.
- 9.15am – The Baton will leave the city centre and travel to Beverley
What: Birmingham 2022 is staging the 16th official Queen’s Baton Relay – an epic journey across the Commonwealth, with The Queen’s Baton visiting all 72 nations and territories, reaching Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania, the Caribbean and the Americas and travelling for 294 days. On 13 July, the Baton is visiting Hull as part of the 25-day long tour of host country England in the final run up to Birmingham 2022.
Who: Cllr Mike Ross, Cllr Kalvin Neal and Batonbearers will be available for photo and interview after the Hull route has concluded in Trinity Square.
To request attendance, please contact the Queen’s Baton Relay press office team at email@example.com. In the email subject line, please state: QBR – 13 July – Hull