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Events tagged with "Bull Ring Shopping Centre"

Birmingham Gay Liberation Front Newsletter

First published in 1971, the Birmingham Gay Liberation Front Newsletter was produced monthly and contained news, events and editorial. It was distributed in a variety of ways from street sales in place such as the Bull Ring Shopping Centre to sympath...

Bull Ring

The Bull Ring is the historic markets area and centuries old heart of Birmingham. The area suffered from heavy bomb damage during the World War II Blitz and was marked for comprehensive redevelopment during the 1960s, sweeping away fine grained urban...

Bull Ring Shopping Centre

The infamous Bull Ring Shopping Centre was built on the site of the historic Bull Ring markets. It was opened on May 29 1964 and had cost an estimated £8 million. The shopping centre covered 23 acres and had 350,000 sq ft of retail trade area. When o...

M and M's

M&M's opened in 1990 in the Bull Ring Shopping Centre, next to the newly opened Tin Tins club. Run by popular scene figures Stan and Madge. The bar later became Peacocks. The bar was originally opened as the Wandering Minstrel and had a reputati...

Matador

Bar situated in the Bull Ring Shopping Centre, became a popular venue for women's discos in the 1980s. It was also used by various LGB organisations as a place to put on fundraising discos in the 70s and 80s....

Nechells Green Saturday Youth Group

The Nechells Green Saturday youth group met once a week during the 90s. The group was run by social workers and ages ranged from 15 to 30, the group was very successful and provided a safe introduction for young people into the gay community. The gro...

Peacocks

Formerly M&M's the bar became Peacocks in 1994 and stayed open until the early 2000s when the Bull Ring Shopping Centre was demolished. Towards the end of its life the bar had a reputation for drugs....

Tin Tins

Situated at the top end of Smallbrook Queensway in the 1960s Bull Ring Shopping Centre. The club was set on two levels, a long thin bar downstairs with a large dance area with bar upstairs. The club was a popular alternative to the Nightingale on Tho...

Memories tagged with "Bull Ring Shopping Centre"

Pedro moves to Birmingham

Paul didnít want Pedro to rush the decision so said he could come for a week to see what he thought, and met him at East Midlands airport in December. Pedro had expected cold but not darkness at 4 p.m.! He went round the Bull Ring Shopping Centre and...