Street Games in the Square  
28th July 
Victoria Square, Birmingham 
We’re proud to be part of Birmingham 2022 Festival and thrilled to invite you ALL to the official Festival Site warm-up party to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony! 
Our pre-party event is for everyone to come along and take part in. You can just turn up on the day and have fun – no experience needed! 
– Join us in Victoria Square from 3PM for ‘Street Games in the Square’ on Thursday 28th July 
– The event will be an inclusive and accessible afternoon of street games, music and dance with BSL Performance and Interpretation. If you require any extra assistance to attend the event, please get in touch with Annalise – [email protected] 
– You can expect games from around the world that everyone can get involved in, hosted by our fabulous Game Hosts Gemma, Sean & Hank, 🎶 party music sets from EIF Sound & Music and a very special guest, Eko the Sea Giant from ‘Out of the Deep Blue’ In the evening, watch the Opening Ceremony LIVE on the Victoria Square Festival Site screen and give a warm Brummie welcome to the 2022 Commonwealth Games. 
We’re also looking for volunteers to help us deliver this wonderful event. For more information,
Email Annalise for more information [email protected]

Audience Comments

"Captivating, emotional, amazing."​
Audience Member
"Edgy, thrilling, positive!"​
Audience Member
"Really honest, diverse, powerful and memorable. Leaves us wanting to talk and open up."​
Audience Member

Show Credits


Johnny Autin


Annalise Cowan

Music By:

EIF sound & music

Games Host:

Gemma Pilgrim, Sean Noone & Hank Bamberger

Supported By:

Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Festival, Mama Dojo, Mac - Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham City Council, Deaf Explorer