The Children's Promise group were all born on December the 20th (i.e. 2012) in the year that the Olympic bid was announced (2004). So all these children are now aged seven and were all born on the same day. They were on stage for the lighting of the cauldron at Leeds Castle.
A 17-year-old man has been arrested for trying to grab the Olympic flame as it passed through Gravesend.
The Olympic torch received a rapturous response in Maidstone this morning as it was taken by rowing boat along the River Medway.
Pictures from the route as the torch winds its way through Kent, starting at Deal this morning, onto Ramsgate then Canterbury and Maidstone.