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Direct cash spend into the economy

The Westfield Health British Transplant Games will make use of several of the outstanding facilities across the city including the Symphony Hall, the ICC, Alexander Stadium and the recently opened University of Birmingham Sport and Fitness Centre.  The Games will also enjoy the support of Birmingham City Council, University of Birmingham, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham Charity, Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity and Sport Birmingham.

The Games will also shine a light on the hard-work, dedication and talent of the doctors and nurses who work in hospitals across the region who bring hope to families and individuals from all over the UK undergoing transplant surgery, Birmingham performs more Transplants than anywhere else in Europe and recently celebrated its 5,000th Liver Transplant.


Birmingham was the 41st edition of the Westfield Health British Transplant Games whichwas held across the region from Thursday 2nd August to Sunday 5th August 2018.

Birmingham, with a population of 1.1 million people is one of the UK’s most vibrant, energetic and diverse cities. The area has excellent transport link and should prove a popular destination for participants and their families in 2018.

The Westfield Health Transplant Games are making a 3rd visit to Birmingham and will take their place in the sporting calendar alongside the 2018 IAAF World Indoor Championships (1st-4th March), the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships (14th-18th March 2018) and the Investec 1st Test between England and India.

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