Birmingham Pride 2022: dates, entertainment tickets and more

This year will be the 25th anniversary of Birmingham Pride celebrations and will be held over the weekend

It’s never too early to celebrate Pride and show support for the LGBTQIA+ community. Events have taken place throughout the year and they will culminate in Birmingham during the Pride celebrations.

This year will mark the 25th anniversary of Birmingham Pride celebrations and will be held over the weekend of Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th September 2022.

Whether you’re a member of the community or not, there’s something for everyone to do at this dynamic and fun festival. There are concerts, dance arenas and cabaret performers – all lined up to provide a fun weekend to celebrate equality and a life of freedom without prejudice.

Birmingham Pride main stage 1

How do I join the Pride Parade?

The Birmingham Pride Parade can be watched by everyone. It starts at Centenary Square from 11 a.m. and starts crossing the city from 12 p.m. then reaches the LGBTQ+ village from where people can go to the main activities of the festival.

When and where are the free events?

The big free community event will take place on Friday, September 23 at the Smithfield site, which is also the main Pride site. There will be a candlelight vigil, keynote speakers, Secret Symphony presents DIVA, performances, live music, community and food stalls, and LGBTQ+ talent.

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Who is performing on Saturday August 24?

The main stage line-up includes Becky Hill, Bryn, Mista Strange, Ella Henderson, Hungama, House Gospel Choir, Nimmo, Porij, Regard and Sabrina Washington.

dance arena – DJ Luck & MC Neat, Joe Hunt, Lisa Maffia, Kele Le Roc, Sticky, Sunship, Lilith, Just Soriah, Antoin KMA, UK Gay Garage and Mix Stress

Birmingham Pride 2021

Who performs on Sunday – August 25?

The main stage layout includes Baby D, Steps, Living Joy, S Club Allstars, Phats & Small, Rozalla, N-Trance, Toby Corton, DJ Ritu and Samantha Lloyd.

dance arena – Catz ‘N Dogz, DJ Paulette, He She They, Heidi, Jay Ward, Kiddy Smile and Yang.

The lineup for the village street party and cabaret has yet to be announced.

Birmingham Pride 2021 – party with a vibe

How to go there?

You can take the tram to the Grand Central stop and walk from there to the venue or take a train to Birmingham New Street and walk to the venue. Birmingham city center is well served by bus routes, so hop on one and the festival site at Smithfield will be within walking distance.

Where to buy tickets?

Tickets start from £46.75 for Smithfield events. For the Gay Village Street Party, tickets start from £18.70. You can buy them here. Children under 12 and adults over 65 can enter for free.

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