2022 Commonwealth Games: Dates, mascot and how to get tickets and jobs

Helen Housby, who scored in the final second and her England teammates celebrate at full time and winning the Netball Gold Medal Match between England and Australia on day 11 of the Gold Coast 2018

Helen Housby and her England teammates celebrate at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

The 2022 Commonwealth Games might be far off, but that hasn’t stopped us prepping for them.

The Games, which take place every four years, will be held on British shores next time around, so the excitement is already building for many.

If you’re one of those keen to know all you can about the next Commonwealth Games then read on because we’ve got the latest information right here…

The dates for the next Commonwealth Games

The next Commonwealth Games will take place from Wednesday, 27 Jul 2022 until Sunday, 7 Aug 2022.


They’ll be held in Birmingham, England, which will mark the third time the Games have been hosted in the UK.

What is the next mascot?

It’s not yet known what the mascot will be, with a competition for those aged 5-15 having just been launched to see who will design the best one.

Team England athletes Sarah-Jane Perry, Katrina Hart and Sarah Davies will be judging.

If you or a child in your life wants to enter, then you should to go to the Birmingham 2022 website.

The competition will end on 5 August.

How to get tickets

Unfortunately tickets are not available to buy just yet, with the event website saying: ‘We will be releasing tickets for the Games around the end of 2020, or early 2021.

‘Once we launch tickets, we’ll post information on our website and on our social media channels.’

If you want to be the first to know when tickets go on sale, you can register your interest.

Can you get a job at the Commonwealth Games?

Even though the Games aren’t until 2022, organisers are already recruiting.

Current vacancies include HR Administrator, Sport Competition Manager and Cluster Venue Results Manager.

You can find other vacancies as and when they appear on the event website.

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