Kent gets ready to see the Commonwealth baton

This year's Commonwealth Games are being celebrated in Kent today as the Queen's Baton arrives in the county.

It will be passing through Tonbridge, Dartford, Herne Bay, Folkestone and Maidstone.

Celebrities taking part include Dame Kelly Holmes and Lizzy Yarnold.

Children wait at Tonbridge Castle for Dame Kelly Holmes to arrive with the Commonwealth baton Credit: ITV Meridian
Waving the English flag and showing their support as they wait for the baton to arrive Credit: ITV Meridian

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Commonwealth Games Queen's baton arrives in Kent

The Commonwealth Games Queen's baton arrived in Kent today.