Omicron aside, for Great Britain 2022 will truly be a special year and do not forget. The Anglo-Saxon country, in fact, is preparing to be the protagonist of a series of Celebrations, events and occasions This will make the British and not only proud: here are all the events not to be missed!
The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will be held in the West Midlands from 28 July to 8 August. The event includes 11 days of competitions with 19 different sports and a sports program for Paralympic athletes. In addition to ensuring a greater number of competitions for women for the first time, the sporting event will feature zero-emission games in order to support the importance of the environmental issue in the most appropriate manner.
This year, Queen Elizabeth celebrates her platinum jubilee. He’s the first English king to celebrate 70 years on the throne, so several events are planned in his honor including the Trooping of the Color, Thanksgiving Mass at St Paul’s Cathedral, and a special live concert from Buckingham Palace and Platinum Jubilee Pageant.
This is a major festival featuring ten large-scale participating projects that will appear across the UK and on digital platforms. The event aims to celebrate the creative and innovative spirit of internationally renowned artists thanks to their extraordinary installations and performances.
This year Great Britain will boast a very rich sports program thanks to a series of world events. It is impossible not to mention the 150th edition of the Open in St Andrews, the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022, the Rugby World Cup and the famous Wimbledon tournament.
The Year of Stories in Scotland is the event that will celebrate Scotland and all the most important people who have passed through its wonderful history, culture and landscapes. With a long line of live, virtual and hybrid events, personalities of the caliber of Robert Burns, Walter Scott, Ian Rankin and J.K. Rowling will be celebrated.
2022 will see a series of anniversaries of famous cultural events around the world. For example, Edinburgh will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Edinburgh International Festival. On the other hand, the 50th anniversary of Britain’s first gay pride will be celebrated in London, while the BBC celebrates its centenary.
artistic and cultural events
As always, artistic and cultural events of all kinds will take place during the year. Don’t miss the Coventry City of Culture, which has extended its installation-rich program until May. On the other hand, Glasgow will welcome the Burrell group again starting in March, while the North Shakespearean Theater in Prescott will open in the summer.
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