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Home of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and the UK's 2021 City of Culture.
Soaring peaks, Peaky Blinders and the home of the Premier League. When it comes to the West Midlands, there are many worlds to discover. Hear the roar of the crowd and feel the adrenaline rush at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, or stroll beneath endless skies in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Immerse yourself in exhibitions galore in Coventry, UK City of Culture, or follow in the footsteps of the Bard himself at Shakespeare’s birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon. Evolve your signature style as you shop ‘til you drop in Birmingham, or discover the secrets of evolution full stop in Shrewsbury, birthplace of Darwin. From Baltis to Black Sabbath and much more beyond, the West Midlands lies waiting to be explored.
Discover a region of many worlds where adventure waits around every corner.
The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will be held in venues across the West Midlands from 28 July to 8 August 2022.
The 16th official Queen’s Baton Relay route will cover 140,000 km in 294 days across all 72 nations and territories.
Restrictions on travel to and around Britain are in place due to Covid-19. You are encouraged to always check individual websites for the latest information, as details are subject to change.