From 14 June to 23 July the Queen’s Baton Relay will travel the length and breadth of Scotland, inviting everyone to be a part of the excitement, celebrations and countdown to the Games. There are countless sports and cultural events taking place daily along the route, including an evening celebration, so that even bigger crowds can enjoy and take part in the festivities.
With up to 4,000 batonbearers joining the relay in more than 400 communities, this is Scotland’s biggest ever relay. The Queen’s Baton is visiting all 32 Local Authorities, with up to 100 batonbearers carrying Her Majesty’s message daily.
Dean Thornton will be carrying it up Castlemilk Drive at 8am.
Charles Lang, the chairperson of the Youth Complex will carry it along Dougrie Road at 8:30am.
Later in the day there will be 25 young people from the Youth Complex performing at the official Baton Ceremony in Queens Park at 5pm.
Tickets for the event are available at https://forms.glasgowlife.org.uk/Pages/QueensBatonRelayQueens.aspx