Britannia Jewellery welcomes the Birmingham 2022 Common Wealth Games

Britannia Jewellery and our sister company Lois Bullion (41-42 Frederick Street Jewellery Quarter Birmingham) are excited to be in the centre of where the 2022 Birmingham commonwealth games will be taking place.

The commonwealth games will start on Thursday 28th July and end on Monday 8th August 2022. The opening ceremony will take place at the Alexander Stadium 7 pm-10 pm (19:00-2200) local United Kingdom time.

Back in 2017, it was confirmed that Birmingham United Kingdom will host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, making it the third time England has hosted the Commonwealth Games since London in 1934 & Manchester in 2002. The commonwealth games will be the largest sporting event of its kind ever to be held within the Midlands and Birmingham. We are expecting to welcome several million people to Birmingham this July and August.

What Sports are included in the Common Wealth Games?

  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Boxing
  • Cricket
  • Diving
  • Gymnastics (artistic & rhythmic)
  • Hockey
  • Judo
  • Lawn Bowls
  • Mountain Biking
  • Netball
  • Road Cycling
  • Rugby sevens
  • Squash
  • Shooting (clay, bore and pistol)
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Weight Lifting / Powerlifting
  • Wrestling

Similarly to the Olympics, there are also events for athletes with disabilities.

Why not stop by Britannia Jewellery in the heart of the Jewellery Quatre and see what we have on offer this summer? We have an easy free car park at the back of our building. Boasting the largest most premium jewellery store in the Birmingham area we are happy to invite all clients from all walks of life to visit us. At Britannia Jewellery we have a wide variety of jewellery on offer catering for all budgets.

Interesting Facts about the commonwealth games 2022

  • Founded: 1930
  • Founder: Melville Marks Robinson
  • First Common Wealth Games: Hamilton, Canada 1930
  • 2022 Host City: Birmingham UK
  • Nations involved: 72 commonwealth nations
  • Motto: Games for everyone
  • Athletes expected: 5054
  • Total events: 283 in 20 days
  • Opening Ceremony Date: 28th July 2022
  • Closing Ceremony Date: 8th August 2022
  • Main Venue: Alexander Stadium Perry Barr

Despite the commonwealth host City being Birmingham, did you know many venues being used for the commonwealth games include Birmingham, Coventry, Leamington Spa, Sandwell and London? It is clearly paramount for the commonwealth games to have the best facilities available for the athletes, coaches and spectators.

How to get to Britannia Jewellery, Lois Bullion Jewellery Quarter Birmingham from Alexander Stadium?

Britannia Jewellery & Lois Bullion Jewellery Quarter is only 3.7 miles away from Alexander Stadium Perry Barr. Simply visit Google maps and search for “Britannia Jewellery Frederick Street Jewellery Quarter.”

Alternatively leave left from Alexander Stadium Walsall road, follow A34 from Walsall road as it merges into Birchfield road, turn right into Heathfield road past Heath Field Primary School, Mayfield school. Turning onto Barker Street then onto Hunters Road. Follow the B4100 from the roundabout. Then follow Vyse Street until you come to the roundabout with the famous large green jewellery quarter clock tower and turn into our car park at Britannia Jewellery and park up safely at our park part at the rear of the building.

Countries in the 2022 Birmingham Common Wealth Games include

  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • Botswana
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Brunei
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cook Islands
  • Cyprus
  • England
  • Falkland Islands
  • Fiji
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Guernsey
  • Guyana
  • India
  • Isle of Man
  • Jamaica
  • Jersey
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Malta
  • Mauritius
  • Montserrat
  • Nauru
  • New Zealand
  • Nigeria
  • Niue
  • Norfolk Island
  • Northern Ireland
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Helena
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • Scotland
  • Seychelles
  • Singapore
  • Solomon Islands
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Vanutu
  • Wales
  • Zambia

Useful website links for the Birmingham commonwealth games

  • – UK live news reporting British broadcasting
  • – Live sports Worldwide
  • – official website
  • – local online paper
  • – official website
  • – History and information on team England
  • – England sports website
  • – commonwealth calendar
  • – official government website
  • – in depth knowledge on commonwealth games & history

Examples of individual sports website


How to book tickets to commonwealth games


We look forward to seeing you all this summer & hope you enjoy this summer 2022 Common Wealth Games this July & August. We hope to see you in store at our showroom in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter Frederick St, Birmingham. Open Monday – Saturday.

We offer finance and accept major credit cards online and in store. We can also buy your unwanted jewellery.

Free parking and refreshments on site for customers.

How to find Britannia jewellery in the Jewellery Quarter Birmingham from Birmingham Library