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

The Sleeping Beauty at Birmingham Royal Ballet

I don’t know my Bolshoi from my Kirov, my plié from my fouetté, my frappé from my iced coffee, but I know what I like, and I like Birmingham Royal Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty. We visit the theatre a fair … Continue reading

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Birmingham Pride 2013

In a week that saw parliament vote in favour of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill, it was fitting that Birmingham Pride 2013 kicked off from Victoria Square, led by the inimitable LGBT activist Peter Tatchell. Modern UK prides are … Continue reading

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Home Style Korean at Topokki

Their website is a veritable treasure trove of hilarious spelling catastrophes; I dare you to read through it without either grinning with delight or, if you’re like me, groaning with pedantic disbelief that English can be written so very badly. … Continue reading

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