Calendar of Events

A Royal visit is a special occasion which typically marks an event with which a town, school, city, business, organisation, community or voluntary organisation has or still is involved. It’s an opportunity for a member of the Royal family to join the organisers to mark and celebrate the special piece of work or occasion.

The West Midlands has a great number of Royal Visits across the region yearly, in 2020 there were 5 visits to 10 venues.

DateRoyal VisitorVenueL-L or DL
25.01.2022HRH The Earl of WessexBirmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee
John Crabtree OBE
23.03.2022HRH The Earl of WessexCommunity Sport and Recreation Awards at Coventry Building Society ArenaKatharine Merry
09.04.2022HRH The Duke of GloucesterSt John Ambulance Memorial to victims of the Coventry Blitz, CoventryCol George Marsh MBE TD
06.05.2022HRH The Duke of CambridgeSports Key, Doug Ellis Stadium, BirminghamLord-Lieutenant
John Crabtree OBE
18.05.2022HRH The Princess RoyalTransaid, at the Microlise Conference, Coventry Building Society Arena, CoventryLouise Bennett OBE
25.05.2022HRH The Duke of KentDiamond Jubilee of the Consecration of Coventry CathedralLord-Lieutenant
John Crabtree OBE
17.06.2022HRH The Earl of WessexToye Kenning & Spencer, Core City Academy as Chairman of Duke of Edinburgh Awards Scheme, Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Uniform and Accreditation Centre, Platinum Jubilee WalkwayLord-Lieutenant
John Crabtree OBE
21.06.2022HRH The Princess RoyalAs Patron of Sense, Commonwealth Games Legacy Dinner, BirminghamLord-Lieutenant
John Crabtree OBE
4.07.2022HRH The Princess RoyalAs Patron, British Universities and Colleges Sport Ltd, Warwick Arts Centre, University of WarwickProfessor Stuart Croft
TRHs The Prince of Wales and Duchess of CornwallCommonwealth Games Athletes Village
Live Site Victoria Square
Opening Ceremony, Alexander Stadium
Simon Topman MBE
Martin Levermore MBE
John Crabtree OBE
28.07.2022TRHs The Earl and Countess of WessexCommonwealth Games Opening Ceremony, Alexander StadiumLord-Lieutenant
John Crabtree OBE
29.07.2022TRHs The Earl and Countess of WessexCommonwealth Games Gymnastics, Utilita Arena and Rugby Sevens, Coventry Building Society ArenaCol George Marsh MBE TD
29.07.2022HRH The Princess Royal and Vice-Admiral Sir Timothy LaurenceCommonwealth Games University of Warwick Athletes Village, Rugby Sevens, Coventry Building Society ArenaDr Abdullah Shehu MBE
Col George Marsh MBE TD
01.08.2022-03.08.2022TRHs The Earl and Countess of Wessex, Lady Louise Windsor and Viscount SevernCommonwealth Games
02.08.2022TRHs The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with HRH Princess CharlotteCommonwealth Games and Her Royal Highness as Patron of Sports AidLord-Lieutenant
John Crabtree OBE
06.08.2022-08.08.2022HRH The Earl of WessexCommonwealth Games and Closing CeremonyGurpreet Bhatia
Nasir Awan MBE
John Crabtree OBE
08.10.2022HRH The Princess RoyalWooden Spoon Children's Rugby Charity, Moseley Rugby Club, BirminghamDawn Ward CBE