Find out where you can see the Olympic Torch in the Midlands

The Olympic Torch returns to the Midlands for eight days
The Olympic Torch returns to the Midlands for eight days Photo: PA

It will travel through 1,019 communities, over a period of 70 days, and this week the Olympic Torch Relay returns to the Midlands.

It started on 19th May at Land's End, and over the next eight days, the Flame will travel from Lincolnshire through Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, the West Midlands, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, Warwickshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Rutland, and Cambridgeshire.

It will be held by 8,000 Torchbearers and travel across 8,000 miles, with a total of 66 evening celebrations taking place across the UK during the Relay.

The Olympic Torch has already visited Herefordshire, Shropshire, Worcestershire and Staffordshire, with evening celebrations in Worcester and Stoke-on-Trent.

This time round, celebrations will take place in Lincoln, Nottingham, Derby, Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester and Peterborough.

The torch leaves the region on July 4th heading to East Anglia and the South East.

On Friday July 27th, the Torch will finish its Relay at the Olympic Park for the opening ceremony and the official start of the London 2012 games.

We've provided a day-by-day guide of the Olympic Torch in the Midlands region.

Day 40 - Wednesday June 27th - Lincolnshire

Day 41 - Thursday June 28th - Lincoln to Nottingham

Day 42 - Friday June 29th - Nottingham to Derby

Day 43 - Saturday June 30th - Derby to Birmingham

Day 44 - Sunday July 1st - Birmingham to Coventry

Day 45 - Monday July 2nd - Coventry to Leicester

Day 46 - Tuesday July 3rd - Leicestershire and Rutland

Day 47 - Wednesday July 4th - Peterborough to Lincolnshire