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Olympic Torch Relay in Higham, 9.30am 20th July 2012. Photograph courtesy Clive StanleyOlympic Torch Relay in Higham, 9.30am 20th July 2012. Photograph courtesy Graham Knight

photograph of gold London 2012 slogan bannerOlympic Torch Relay in Higham, 9.35am 20th July 2012. Photograph courtesy Barrie Howesphotograph of violet Olympic Rings banner

Around 5,000 onlookers lined the A226 Gravesend Road through Higham village to welcome the Olympic Torch Relay.
Many also celebrated the 200 year anniversary of Charles Dickens by wearing Dickensian costumes for the occasion.

See the letter of thanks from Gravesham Borough Council.
 

See a slideshow of "The Day When Higham Saw The London 2012
Olympic Flame Torch Relay"
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See Higham featured on ITV Meridian News.
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See the TorchCam sequence through Higham, courtesy BBC.
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or else click Higham's location on the displayed map.)

See the photo album collection from Keith Slater, local Higham photographer
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See the photo album by Gravesham Borough Council (Opens a new browser window)
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More photographs below. (Hover mouse over images for caption)

photograph of Olympic Torchbearer calvalcade arriving in Higham. Photograph courtesy Graham Knight.photograph of Torchbearer Jim Currie on the Olympic Flame Relay in Higham. Photograph courtesy Graham Knight.

Dickensian costumes abounded for the Olympic Torch Relay in Higham. Photograph courtesy Clive Stanley Dickensian costumes abounded for the Olympic Torch Relay in Higham. Photograph courtesy Clive Stanley

The Claire Buckley Dance School performed during the Olympic Torch Relay in Higham. Photograph courtesy Clive Stanley ITV Presenter and Camerman filmed at the Olympic Torch Relay in Higham. Photograph courtesy Clive Stanley

The Peninsula Big Band entertained the crowds during the Olympic Torch Relay in Higham. Photograph courtesy Clive StanleyThe Peninsula Big Band entertained the crowds during the Olympic Torch Relay in Higham. Photograph courtesy Clive Stanley

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