World-Class Sport Event Venue

  • Host venue for the 2022 Commonwealth games Hockey & Squash events
  • Spectate University, national and international sport events on campus
  • Volunteer at our events 
  • Hire our facilities

Upcoming Events

Get involved, spectate or book your place

Volleyball Showcase

29 November 2023, 2.30pm | Bournbrook Hockey Pitches

Are you ready for another showcase event? On Wednesday 29 November we are welcoming Staffordshire, Coventry and Derby to play our Volleyball teams at their first showcase event! 

Come down to watch from 2.30pm onwards. No ticket required.

Strike | Football

6 December 2023, 4.00pm kick-off | Bournbrook 3G

This year we welcome our football club our Super Series event, where they join us in December for Strike! 

Hall of fame

Thursday 14 September 2023 | Edgbaston Park Hotel

The Hall of Fame aims to showcase sport in its entirety at the University of Birmingham, recognising and celebrating those who have significantly contributed to the national and international landscape of sport. You can find our more and nominate using the link below! 

Previously Hosted Events

Commonwealth Karate Championships

The Commonwealth Karate Championships are open to all Commonwealth karateka that are members of the WKF. Hosted in the Sport & Fitness Arena, the events took place over five days.

GB Open Karate International

Sport & Fitness played host to the WUKF’s Open Karate International. As one of the UK’s leading karate competitions, the event is open to all styles and associations.


SLAM Wrestling Open

British Wrestling’s popular Slam Wrestling Open showcases the best of wrestling, with spectators and supporters able to watch the action closely.


Hosting An Event?

At Sport & Fitness we can cater for large and small events across a huge range of sports and activities.

We can host single or multi-sport events, combining indoor and outdoor facilities.

Our experienced events team will help plan a package to make your event a success.

We can offer a full events package including catering and accomodation


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Dates requested are subject to availability.

Please provide as much detail as possible about what your event includes, what activities participants will be doing, how many people you are expecting, if the event has been done before, if you require catering, accommodation or any other services.

Please include as much detail as possible such as 4 badminton courts, changing rooms, meeting room and registration table.

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