Birmingham 2022

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will be held in venues across Birmingham and the West Midlands from 28 July until 8 August 2022.

Sitting in the heart of the UK, Birmingham is perfectly positioned to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

It will be the third time England has hosted the Games, following on from London in 1934 and more recently Manchester in 2002.

One of the youngest cities in Europe, Birmingham is vibrant and richly diverse. It is well known for always offering a warm welcome to visitors from around the world.

The most dedicated, highly trained and determined athletes from across 72 nations and territories will come together for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games in a momentous celebration of sport, competition and community.

The 22nd Commonwealth Games will bring people together, be they athletes from countries far and wide, or communities from across the city and region embracing the Commonwealth values of humanity, equality and destiny in everything we do.

Through a festival of thrilling, fast-paced sport, exhilarating culture and dynamic business, the 2022 Commonwealth Games will make a world of difference for everyone throughout the West Midlands and beyond. This momentous event is a chance to celebrate a global community and our human potential.

As athletes go for gold in the 2022 Games, and visitors flock from across the globe, this ceremonious gathering has a clear purpose to leave a lasting positive impact. The mission is to:

  • Bring people together
    These Games will embrace and champion the youth, diversity, humanity and pride of the region and the Commonwealth.
  • Improve health and wellbeing
    Inspire, engage and connect communities and athletes to realise their full potential and live happier, healthier lives.
  • Help the region to grow and succeed
    Drive sustainable growth and aspiration; creating opportunities through trade, investment, jobs and skills.
  • Be a catalyst for change
    Transform and strengthen local communities, working together to deliver new and improved homes, facilities and transport links.
  • Put us on the global stage
    Deliver an unforgettable, global Games in partnership, on time and on budget to showcase the best of Birmingham, the West Midlands and the Commonwealth.

Find out more about the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.