Jonathan Edwards, Deputy Chair of the London 2012 Nations and Regions group said: “The Inspire programme is an Olympic and Paralympic first and projects like Passing the Baton will go down in the history books as one of the fantastic projects that used the power of the 2012 Games to inspire a generation“.

UK Inspire Day is a celebration of the London 2012 inspire programme, Passing the Baton is one of the exceptional projects to have been awarded the coveted Inspire mark and will be holding and supporting events across the regions throughout the Summer.

Rudi Page, CEO, RAFFA, stated ‘the games are for everyone and we are proud of Passing the Baton and its achievements, so far, particularly relating to the 100 days to go Olympic Film featuring JSTAR Gospel theme and the 100 Days to go Reception, in Brixton organised by ‘Jamaicans Inspired’ with support from Lambeth Enterprise and Veranda Restaurant & Art Gallery’.

Celebrations begin in Birmingham

Passing the Baton will begin the celebrations with a reception at the Community Cohesion Hub, 88 Soho Rd, Handsworth, Birmingham, on Friday 4th May 2012.