Another 22 amazing pictures from the 50th Birmingham St Patrick’s Parade in Digbeth

Five decades of Birmingham’s amazing St Patrick’s Day Parade were celebrated in style in Digbeth with crowds lining the streets for the craic

It was a hugely successful return for Birmingham’s St Patrick’s Day Parade to its traditional home of Digbeth.

It’s the first time since 2018 that the massively popular event was staged in Digbeth - with Bradford Street now used, with the high street taken up with tram tracks.

Tens of thousands of people turned out to celebrate the city’s Irish heritage, along with diverse communities across the whole of Birmingham.

The ‘Peaky Blinders’ joined the crowds and there was a tribute to Shane MacGowan along the way, with a fun fair and live music in the pubs and bars.

West Midlands Police said it ‘passed off peacefully’ with ‘no significant arrests’ with thousands of revellers, families and members of the Irish community enjoying the entertainment in a safe and secure environment. 

The Birmingham St Patrick’s Day Parade is now under the custodianship of Birmingham Irish Association. Here’s another 22 pictures of the amazing event:

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