23 Jul 2012

IH London: getting ready for The Games

If you’re studying with IH London this summer, you’re here at one of the most exciting times ever.

The biggest sporting event in the world is coming to the capital with the London 2012 Olympic Games running from 27 July to 12 August and the Paralympic Games running from 29 August 2012.

Get involved: free events

There are lots of free events taking place over the next few weeks.

You can follow the Olympic torch as it tours the capital from 21-26 July 2012.

You can watch the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games on big screens in Hyde Park, Victoria Park and Trafalgar Square. 

The London 2012 Festival offers hundreds of free concerts, exhibitions and outdoor events as part of the celebrations to mark the games and runs till the end of September.

See also the London 2012 website for public events including road races.

Getting around

It’s going to be busy over the next few weeks, so our advice is to plan ahead and allow a little bit longer for your journey.

For all the key travel information visit Get ahead of the games or get live updates via Twitter @gaotg.

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