Birmingham Pride 2022: Dates, entertainment tickets & more for the LGBTQIA+ event

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

It’s never too early to celebrate pride and show support to the LGBTQIA+ community. Events have been taking place year round and it will come to a conclusion in Birmingham at the pride celebrations.

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

Whether you are a member of the community or not, there is something for everyone to do at this vibrant, fun festival. There are concerts, dance arenas and cabaret performers - all lined up to provide an entertaining weekend to celebration equality and a life of freedom without prejudice.

Birmingham Pride main stage 1

How to join the Pride parade?

The Birmingham Pride parade can be attended by everyone. It starts at Centenary Square from 11am and starts making its way through the city from 12 noon then reaches the LGBTQ+ village from where people can go to the main festival activities.

When and where are the free events?

The big free community event is on Friday 23 September at the Smithfield site which is also the main pride site. There will be a candlelit vigil, some 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 - 24 August?

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 is performing on Sunday - 25August?

The main stage line-up 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 village street party and cabaret line up are yet to be announced.

Birmingham Pride 2021 - party with an atmosphere

How to get 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 centre is well connected with bus routes so hop on to any of them and the festival site at Smithfield will be in walking distance.

Where to buy tickets?

Tickets start from £46.75 for the Smithfield events. For the street party in gay village, tickets start from £18.70. You can buy them here. Children under the age of 12 and adults over the age of 65 can enter free of charge.

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