Could You Be The Face of 2012?

Your photo could be part of a commemorative poster

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With 2012 now well under way, local people eagerly anticipating the big events of the summer - including the Olympic and Paralympic Games, Queen's Diamond Jubilee and Euro 2012 - are being given the chance to become a Face of Britain.

The Faces of Britain website, , is inviting residents to upload a photo of themselves free-of-charge onto the site. There is space for 212 members of every local community in Britain to take part. The website will permanently display the photos as a lasting reminder for everyone who joins in.

Once individual areas are complete the 212 photos will be made into a grid-style commemorative poster. The posters will be given out free of charge to local charities, community groups and libraries, and made available for individuals and organisations to buy.

Katie Sanders, co-founder, said: "This year will be history in the making, so we're giving everyone looking forward to the next few months the opportunity to say 'we were there'! Faces of Britain is free, quick and simple and we'd love as many people as possible to join in.

"We're also seeking local sponsors, so please get in touch if you'd like to help out with a genuinely unique commemorative project."

Faces of Britain comprises a total of 433 grids, representing each geographical local authority across the UK. In total there is space for almost 100,000 people to upload their picture. Anyone doing so must be 13 or over.

To take part log on to via PC or Mac.

23rd February 2012