Grosvenor House Hotel
February 1971 to February 1986
The Grosvenor was a large Victorian hotel situated on the Hagley Road, on the Edgbaston/Bearwood border. About two miles out of the city centre, it was owned by the same couple who owned Guys Limited on Bromsgrove Street, John Walters and Keith Campbell. The club became very popular and was run as a private members club, in the same way as the Nightingale. Members would sign guests in. A regular feature was the members theatrical shows at the end of every year. The bar was a men’s disco and Tuesday nights was reserved as women only. The bar was well known for attracting theatrical companies and also famous gay entertainers who were staying in Birmingham.
It opened in 1971 and closed in 1986.