Solihull is about to host the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay, it has been introduced. The council stated the symbolic rod would cowl nearly the entire borough on the ultimate phases of its journey.
In October final yr, BirminghamLive had a front-row seat at Buckingham Palace because the monarch was offered with the ceremonial baton – created in a singular Midlands collaboration and impressed by strategies from the town’s Jewelry Quarter.
Since then, it has been taken internationally to Commonwealth nations and territories in Europe, Africa, and Oceania. And in the present day (March 11), it may be revealed it’s coming to Solihull.
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The day will probably be marked by quite a few group celebrations and occasions alongside the route. Because the Queen’s Baton Relay progresses across the borough it will likely be seen in most villages and cities.
However bosses stated one of the best locations to expertise the ambiance will probably be:
North Solihull Sports activities Centre (morning)
Babbs Mill Park (morning)
Hampton in Arden Tennis Membership (lunchtime)
Meriden Village Centre (afternoon)
Lavender Corridor Park (afternoon)
Shirley Park (afternoon)
Jubilee Gardens (6 PM)
Councillor Ian Courts, chief of Solihull Council, stated: “The route round Solihull is the longest within the West Midlands which is able to imply that the Baton covers practically each nook of the borough. The Queen’s Baton Relay will cross by way of stunning open countryside and picturesque villages, by way of bustling and numerous cities, and previous companies each massive and small that exhibit the perfect of the economic energy and entrepreneurial spirit of which we’re so proud right here in Solihull.”
Full particulars of the route round Solihull, together with the group occasions, a map and an inventory of locations you’ll be able to see the Queen’s Baton Relay will be discovered at www.visitsolihull.co.uk.
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