Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Seeks Common Ground with The West Midlands

INNOVATIVE COMMUNITY RESEARCH PROJECT LAUNCH   As part of its three years to go celebrations, the team behind Birmingham 2022 is dialling up the countdown to the Commonwealth Games by rolling out an art-led community research project that aims to connect communities across the West Midlands. Birmingham 2022 is staging an innovative research project called…

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Birmingham 2022 Celebrates Three Years To Go with The Commonwealth Social

A FREE FAMILY-FRIENDLY FESTIVAL OF SPORT, FOOD AND LIVE PERFORMANCES With three years to go until the Commonwealth Games, Birmingham 2022 is marking this momentous milestone in the countdown to what will be a once-in-a-lifetime event, by hosting the Commonwealth Social, a free family friendly public celebration on Saturday 27 July 2019 from 12:00 –…

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Three new Sports proposed for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Women’s T20 cricket is one of three new sports that could be added to the programme of events at Birmingham 2022, after proposals were given approval by the Commonwealth Games Federation’s Executive Board. Under the proposals, beach volleyball and Para table tennis have also been recommended for inclusion in the programme, in a move that…

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Work to prepare the site of the new Sandwell Aquatics Centre to start in June

Work to clear and prepare the site of the Sandwell Aquatics Centre, which will host the swimming and diving events at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, will start in the next few weeks. Planning permission for the £62 million, state-of-the-art facility, at Londonderry Playing Fields in Smethwick, was granted earlier this year and the major…

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Birmingham 2022 appoints Martin Green CBE as Chief Creative Officer

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee has appointed Martin Green CBE as its Chief Creative Officer, a role that will give him ultimate responsibility for the official opening and closing ceremonies and the wider cultural programme for the Games. The announcement comes exactly one year on from Gold Coast 2018’s Closing Ceremony which incorporated…

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Birmingham 2022 Team select location for new headquarters

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (the OC) has confirmed today (12 April) that its new headquarters will be in Brindley Place. The team, which is organising the region’s biggest ever sport and cultural event, is expected to move into One Brindley Place, in Birmingham city centre, in a couple of weeks and has…

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Four new appointments complete Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Board

The latest meeting of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee board took place earlier today (21 January 2019) and four new members were welcomed by Chair of the Board, John Crabtree. Non-Executive Directors, Ellie Simmonds OBE, Lyndsey Jackson and Nick Timothy have all been appointed to the board by Jeremy Wright, Secretary of State…

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