The next Olympic and Paralympic Games will be held in London and throughout the UK in the Summer of 2012. For six weeks the Games will showcase world-class sport and sporting venues but there will also be great events happening for the other 46 weeks of 2012. Exceptional events include the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and unique celebrations like the finale of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad - a 12-week cultural festival across the whole of the UK. In this section you will find details of everything happening throughout the year of 2012. You will also find practical information on the Games such as ticketing, accommodation and venues.