Follow the Olympic torch for 10% discount on VWA courses

Three-times Olympic gold medallist Ben Ainslie will be the first person to carry the Olympic torch in the UK when it begins its 70 day journey on 19th May. The torch will travel 8,000 miles in total, starting from Land’s End and passing through 1018 cities, towns and villages before finally reaching the Olympic Stadium on 27th July.

VWA will be charting the progress of the Olympic torch by offering delegates 10% off all courses booked on the day that the torch is in your area. For example, if your company is based in Liverpool and you make your booking on 1st June, you’ll receive 10% off the normal price.

If the torch is in your locality on a weekend or bank holiday, simply book online or send an email to to confirm your booking and get your 10% discount.

The discount applies to all food safety, nutrition, HACCP or specialist courses taking place either in-house or at our training facility in Skipton, North Yorkshire, at any time this year.

Look out for daily Tweets and updates throughout the relay period and find out when the torch is in your area by clicking here for the official London 2012 relay route, or see below. Also, find out who’s carrying the torch in your area by clicking here.

Date Start Finish
19th May Land’s End Plymouth
20th May Plymouth Exeter
21st May Exeter Taunton
22nd May Taunton Bristol
23rd May Bristol Cheltenham
24th May Gloucester Worcester
25th May Worcester Cardiff
26th May Cardiff Swansea
27th May Swansea Aberystwyth
28th May Aberystwyth Bangor
29th May Beaumaris Chester
30th May Chester Stoke-on-Trent
31st May Stoke-on-Trent Bolton
1st June Bolton Liverpool
2nd June Douglas Castletown
3rd June Belfast Portrush
4th June Coleraine Derry
5th June Derry Newry
6th June Dublin Belfast
7th June Newcastle Moorfields
8th June Stranraer Glasgow
9th June Glasgow Inverness
10th June Kirkwall Lerwick
11th June Stornoway Aberdeen
12th June Aberdeen Dundee
13th June St Andrew’s Edinburgh
14th June Edinburgh Alnick
15th June Alnick Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
16th June Gateshead Durham
17th June Durham Middlesbrough
18th June Middlesbrough Hull
19th June Hull York
20th June York Carlisle
21st June Dumfries Bowness-on-Windermere
22nd June Kendal Blackpool
23rd June Lytham-St-Anne’s Lancaster
24th June Salford Leeds
25th June Leeds Sheffield
26th June Sheffield Cleethorpes
27th June Grimsby Lincoln
28th June Lincoln Nottingham
29th June Nottingham Derby
30th June Derby Birmingham
1st July Birmingham Coventry
2nd July Coventry Leicester
3rd July Leicester Peterborough
4th July Peterborough Norwich
5th July Norwich Ipswich
6th July Ipswich Chelmsford
7th July Chelmsford Cambridge
8th July Cambridge Luton
9th July Luton Oxford
10th July Oxford Reading
11th July Reading Salisbury
12th July Salisbury Weymouth
13th July Portland Bill Bournemouth
14th July Bournemouth Southampton
15th July Southampton Portsmouth
16th July Portsmouth Brighton & Hove
17th July Brighton & Hove Hastings
18th July Hastings Dover
19th July Deal Maidstone
20th July Maidstone Guildford
21st July Greenwich Waltham Forest
22nd July Redbridge Bexley
23rd July Lewisham Wandsworth
24th July Kingston Ealing
25th July Harrow Haringey
26th July Camden Westminster
27th July Hampton Court Olympic Stadium
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