June 19 2013 Latest news:
by Stephen Moore
Friday, May 25, 2012
Free tickets are released tomorrow - Saturday - for the evening celebration at Alexandra Palace that marks the end of the Olympic Torch Relay through Haringey.
There are 4,000 tickets to the event, taking place on July 25, and huge demand is predicted. All will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis.
Tickets will be released at 10am on Saturday, May 26, with a limit of six tickets per household.
The evening celebration, between 5pm and 7pm, boasts a superb entertainment programme and offers the chance to have a photo taken with the Olympic Torch.
Singer Loick Essien will perform, as will up-and-coming musicians, acrobats, dancers and Haringey Young Musicians, as thousands wait for the arrival of the final torchbearer at the Palace, who will light the celebration cauldron on stage.
There are three ways to get tickets:
-Online at www.haringey.gov.uk/Olympics where you will see a link to Ticketmaster, who are administering ticketing. Tickets are free but there is a small postage charge.
-In person, for those aged over 18, at Tottenham Green Leisure Centre, Philip Lane, South Tottenham, from 10am on May 26. Proof of age is required, where necessary, along with a utility bill or bank statement with your post code on it. Be prepared to queue.
-By calling Ticketmaster on 0844 844 0444 from 10am on May 26.
Limited spaces are available on a special disabled viewing platform but these MUST be booked in advance and are first-come, first-served. Call Ticketmaster Specialist Sales on 0844 847 1655.
For more details about the Torch Relay Route, tickets and the Olympics visit www.haringey.gov.uk/Olympics or check out www.alexandrapalace.com