• Queen’s Baton Relay

Queen’s Baton Relay

On 9 October 2013, the Queen’s Baton Relay began its epic journey around the 70 nations and territories of the Commonwealth. It won’t be long before the baton returns to Scotland.

The baton holding Her Majesty The Queen’s Message will cross continents, terrains and time zones. Once it has been around the Commonwealth it’ll come home to Scotland on 14 June 2014 to spend 40 days visiting communities in all 32 Local Authority areas. On 23 July 2014 the baton will be handed back to Her Majesty at the Opening Ceremony where the 288 day relay will conclude and the Games officially begin.

Thousands of batonbearers will help carry the baton around Scotland on the final leg of its journey, helping us to ensure the Games reach every person and every community in Scotland. You can follow its epic journey through the Glasgow2014 website

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