2 WEEKS TO GO! UK National Day

01-10-2022 6:00 AM - 01-10-2022 6:00 PM


Expo 2020 are preparing for a full-site takeover for UK National Day to celebrate extraordinary talents from across the UK and encourage the world to #SeeThingsDifferently. Get ready for music, theatre, performances, food, the best of UK innovation on display and more. Sport will feature heavily too, with influential athletes and sports celebrities set to attend and promotion of the upcoming Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

One of the key moments in any nation's programme of activity during the six month event, UK National Day will recognise the UK's contribution to the world and the exceptional British people, places, businesses and innovations that inspire new thinking and solve shared problems through international collaboration.

From science and technology to films, fashion and food. UK National Day will provide a taste of the very best that the UK has to offer the world. Visitors from 190 participating nations will be treated to a programme of sensational British performances and interactive experiences including an immersive projection on the Al Wasl Dome, a procession and a flag raising ceremony.

This complements the wider theme of the UK Pavilion ‘Innovating for a Shared Future’.