Team Southwest

Get involved


We want everyone from our region to be inspired, get involved and be a part of the London 2012 Games.

There are lots of ways to get involved whether you’re a business, education provider, community group or want to volunteer.

Torch Relays: The Olympic Torch Relay and Paralympic Torch Relay signal the start of each Games. Find out where and when the Olympic Flame will be near you

Local Leaders: London 2012 is searching for enthusiastic people who want to help celebrate the Olympic and Paralympic Games. You can sign up to be a ‘Local Leader’ today

Inspire programme: The Inspire mark has been awarded to exceptional non-commercial projects that were inspired by the London 2012 Games. Discover the wide range of projects that have been recognised in South West England

Culture: The London 2012 Cultural Olympiad is the largest cultural celebration in the history of the modern Olympic and Paralympic Movements

Young people: Through Get Set, the official London 2012 education programme, schools and colleges in South West England can get involved in the excitement of the Games.

Business: With the London 2012 Games approaching, the South West is ideally positioned to take advantage of the opportunities they present.

Volunteering: Did you know there are lots of ways to be involved in Games-inspired activities locally even though applications to be a London 2012 Games-Maker have closed?

Sport: We have a great opportunity to inspire people to engage in sporting activities and events, large or small, elite or at grass roots levels. Find out about Join In Weekend – an opportunity for clubs and community groups to attract new members, helpers and supporters.
Find out what’s happening in your area.