Artist Tracey Emin was a Torch bearer for the Olympic flame on its arrival in her hometown Margate on Thursday 19 July. She carried the flame to Turner Contemporary, where she passed it to swimmer Karen Pickering MBE who took it on the rest of its journey around East Kent
013. Olympic Torch comes to Margate
On Thursday 19 July the Olympic Torch arrived in Margate, for the last leg of its 8000 mile journey around the UK. Artist Tracey Emin carried the flame from the High Street to Turner Contemporary, where she took the Torch to Rodin's The Kiss, before passing over the flame to swimmer Karen Pickering MBE on the steps of the gallery.