Birmingham in the seventies: 21 cool Birmingham nightclubs and bars of the 1970s

We've decided to take a look back at Birmingham's most popular nightclubs of the 70s era

Birmingham’s influence on UK music and culture shoudln’t be understated.

Bands like Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin cut their teeth in the city and region before emabarking on hugley successful careers, and many clubs and bars around the city became known for nurturing musical talent.

Many iconic Birmingham nightclubs that are still talked about today opened their doors in the 70s and hosted some of the country’s biggest acts.

For the city as a whole during the decade, Birmingham remained by far Britain’s most prosperous provincial city as late as the 1970s, with household incomes exceeding even those of London and the South East.

Although the city became increasingly dependent on the motor industry before the recession of the early 1980s saw Birmingham’s economy collapse.

But it was also a time when the city’s nightlife developed hugely and grew into an exciting place to be.

We’ve taken a look at 21 of the best nightclubs of the 1970s:

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