Festival Site

festival site

From July 28 to August 8, we are showing coverage of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games on a large screen in Tamworth Castle Grounds, completely free of charge. (We are the only live site in Staffordshire!)

A selection of games will be broadcast, together with the opening and closing ceremonies, so get your friends and family, bring your picnic blankets and experience the buzz of the contest together.

And there's more - there will be a varietly of sporting activities and music too so get involved, try new sports, meet with friends, enjoy live music and have fun!

28/7 - Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony live on the big screen plus entertainment: 5.30pm – Pre-show music. 5.55pm – Event kick-off with MC Glen Chevannes.6pm – Together Community Gospel Choir. 6.35pm – Ellicia Smith. 6.50pm – Glen Chevannes music set. 7.25pm – The Jive Aces. 8pm – Opening Ceremony starts. 11pm – Opening Ceremony due to end and event closes.

29/7 - Commonwealth Games live on the big screen from 10.00am. Local sports demonstration from 5.00pm. Silent disco 6.30pm & 9.00pm (ticket req.)

30/7 - Commonwealth Games live on the big screen from 10.00am. 5k fun run 9.00am. Communty 'Have A Go Day' inc Zorb, boxing and volley ball from 11am. Music on the mainstage from Ant Richmond 12noon. Piggyback World Record attempt 1.00pm. Music from Bryan Brindley 1:30pm. Miusic from The Lost Notes 2:30pm.

31/7 - Commonwealth Games live on the big screen from 10.00am. EURO 2022 Women's final live on the big screen from 4:30pm.

1/8 - Commonwealth Games live on the big screen from 10.00am. 

2/8 - Commonwealth Games live on the big screen from 10.00am. Inflatable sport sessions 11.00am - 7.00pm and Mini Athletics 11.00am - 1.00pm

3/8 - Commonwealth Games live on the big screen from 10.00am. Inflatable sport sessions 11.00am - 4.00pm and Mini Athletics 11.00am - 1.00pm. Absolute Reggae & Complete Madness gig 7.00pm (ticket req.)

4/8 - Commonwealth Games live on the big screen from 10.00am. Inflatable sport sessions 11.00am - 7.00pm and Mini Athletics 11.00am - 1.00pm.

5/8 - Commonwealth Games live on the big screen from 10.00am. 

6/8 - Commonwealth Games live on the big screen from 10.00am. The Labyrinth Challenge (hourly slots from 9:00am - 6:00pm)

7/8 - Commonwealth Games live on the big screen from 10.00am. The Labyrinth Challenge (hourly slots from 9:00am - 6:00pm)

8/8 - Commonwealth Games live on the big screen from 10.00am concluding with the closing ceremony and live music. 6:00pm - Tamworth Voice Community Choir, 6:50pm - Ali Gilbert, 7:35pm - The Dudes, 8:00pm - Coverage of CWG closing ceremony starts.

 

Food and drink vendors wil be on site but please feel free to bring your own. No glass.

Wait there's more! To keep the party going our Castle Summer Fest doesn't stop here as there are world-class music concerts and some outdoor cinema screenings too... Find out more about Castle Summer Fest

Thursday, 28 July 2022 - 7:00pm
Monday, 8 August 2022 - 7:15pm