British Transplant Games
Thursday 25 - Sunday 28 July 2019
This year Newport will play host to the 2019 Westfield Health British Transplant Games.
Now in their 42nd year, the Games will take place on sites across the city including Rodney Parade and the Newport International Sports Village.
The weekend of sport begins with the Opening Ceremony on Thursday 25 July from 5pm at Rodney Parade, Newport.
Members of the community are invited to watch the ceremony which will see an Olympic-style parade of all participants from all over the country. Speeches and music to entertain both participants and crowd will follow the parade.
Complimentary tickets for the Opening Ceremony may be requested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Over the four days teams of transplant survivors and donors from hospitals across the UK will compete in a range of sports including swimming, cycling, golf and athletics.
Download the Newport 2019 Westfield Health British Transplant Games event
Organised on behalf of the charity Transplant Sport UK, the aim of the Games is to raise awareness of and increase organ donation.
Newport City Council, Newport Live, Welsh Government and the Games organisers are working together to make this the best event yet.
If you would you like to get involved in this fantastic weekend of sport you can apply to become a volunteer.