Category Archives: Area: Hurst Street / The Gay Village / South Side

Birmingham Pride 2018 – Jake Shears, SuRie, Howard Jones, and Rozalla

JAKE SHEARS You, like almost everyone, will be able to bring to mind an album, or at least one song, that transports you to your late teenage years or early twenties. Whether they were traumatic or fun-filled, our emotional lives … Continue reading

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Birmingham Pride 2018 – The Photos

Birmingham hosted an estimated 70,000 people at its two day Pride event that takes place in the gay quarter around Hurst Street each year. The parade kicked off at midday from the civic quarter with thousands of people lining the … Continue reading

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Birmingham Pride 2018 – The Parade Photos

What a weekend!  I don’t know where to start with writing it up!  I know you all love the photos, so here’s a few hundred to be getting along with.  I’m posting a gallery at a time so come back … Continue reading

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Birmingham Pride 2017 – Photos and Write Up

Last year I wrote about Birmingham Pride after the awful attacks on the LGBT community at Pulse nightclub in Orlando where 49 people were murdered.  This year I must write about Pride having taken place in a world where Chechnya’a … Continue reading

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70s and 80s legends Boney M complete Birmingham Pride line-up!

Organisers of Birmingham Pride have announced that 70s amd 80s legends, Boney M, who have notched up millions of record sales and No.1 hits worldwide,  will be performing  at the festival on Sunday 28 May. Boney M’s hit singles span … Continue reading

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No More Lounging at The Loft

As some of you may have spotted, the long established Loft Lounge in Bromsgrove Street has had a bit of a makeover. And by “bit of” we mean very extensive. They’ve dropped “Lounge” from the name and are now advertising … Continue reading

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Nomad Restaurant

It’s the second time in three weeks I’ve attended a venue that I can describe as “in close proximity to a sex place”, the first being OPM which is a stone’s throw from Taboo Cinema, and the second being the … Continue reading

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