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Volunteers Wanted For Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Ceremonies

The organisers of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games have begun the search to find the volunteer cast, athlete hosts, and existing choirs who will bring this summer’s Opening and Closing Ceremonies to life. The Birmingham 2022 Ceremonies Team is made up of some of the finest West Midlands creative talent, including, theatre director Iqbal Khan, award-winning writer Maeve Clarke, rapper Joshua 'RTKal' Holness, and Peaky Blinders creator, Steven Knight.  This team […]


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£624,000 of funding awarded to Coventry to build 2022 Commonwealth Games legacy

Sport England has announced £624,624 of new funding for Coventry as part of its wider investment into the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. The aim of the funding is to tackle inactivity in local communities and engage underrepresented groups, such as people on lower incomes and disabled people - a core part of Sport England’s 10-year strategy, Uniting the Movement. The National Lottery-funded investment has been awarded to Coventry City Council […]


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City Council Legacy Plan for Birmingham 2022 is published

  A document detailing how Birmingham City Council plans to maximise the Proud Host City status for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has been published. Delivering a Bold Legacy for Birmingham is the council’s legacy plan for the event – with the stated aim of being “A legacy shaped by our people”. It details how the Games can help respond to the main challenges the city already faces, which in […]