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Live at Sandwell Valley

Published 8th July 2022

People of all ages will be able come down to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Festival site to enjoy the vibrant atmosphere and watch all the key moments of the Games.

There will be an official big screen live streaming viewing area at Sandwell Valley Showground showing the Games competition events from Friday 29 July to Monday 8 August (8am – 10pm) which is free for everyone to access.

Exciting events include live streaming of the Opening Ceremony on Thursday 28 July (5 – 10.30pm) and the Closing Ceremony on the evening of Monday 8 August (5 – 10.30pm), with extra music and dance performances. Please book free tickets for these two events.

There’s also the Shine a Light Festival Celebration on Saturday 30 July (5 - 9pm) – with the best performances, art and culture from the Shine a Light Festival events held in each of the six towns.

Please book free tickets for this event.

Other attractions include a free Play Day event hosted by Go Play Sandwell for children on Wednesday 3 August (noon – 4pm) with live theatre, cookery workshops, circus skills and more, along with free Schools Out roadshows at Sandwell Valley and parks across Sandwell during the Games.

Councillor Laura Rollins, Sandwell Council’s cabinet member for leisure and tourism, said:

“The Commonwealth Games are a unique opportunity for the community to come together to celebrate not only the achievements of some of the best athletes from around the world, but also highlight the best of Sandwell arts, culture and skills. I would encourage everyone to attend.”

For details and to book tickets.