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Events tagged with "Peacocks"

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...

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....

Memories tagged with "Peacocks"

Massive change in Village since 1990

Mike described the change in the social side in Birmingham since 1990. He felt that there had been a "massive change", referring again to the "two gay basement bars (The Jester and one gay club (Nightingale)" around when he first arrived in 1987, alt...

Venturing onto the scene

"After gay youth group on Saturdays, we used to go to Peacocks. This was opposite New Street Station where Debenhams in the new Bullring is now, next to a club called Tin Tins. Peacocks was dark and dim, it had a reputation as it was next to Tin Tins...