The 99th British Chess Championships take place in North Shields July 23rd to August 4th, 2012. Gawain Jones is the top seed.
Official Site: http://britishchesschampionships.co.uk/.
Results and Pairings: http://results.britishchesschampionships.co.uk/results/British/SMWSite/
Live Commentary: http://www.livestream.com/ecfwebcam
Webcam of Playing Hall: http://www.livestream.com/leylandchess
The event also includes British Senior Championship, British Graded Championships, British Junior Championships, Major Open, 5 Day Open FIDE Rated Morning Tournaments, 5 Day Open FIDE Rated Afternoon Tournaments, Rapidplays (6 rounds), & Weekenders (5 rounds)
You can also follow the games live on Chessdom: http://www.chessdom.com/british-chess-championship-2012-live/