About Birmingham Pride

About Birmingham Pride

This is the 25th Year anniversary of Birmingham Pride, 25 years of pride and protest.

Birmingham Pride held its first event back in 1997. Pride has become one of the most important LGBTQ+ festivals in the UK attracting in excess of 40,000 people over the course of the weekend to the festival site in the heart of the LGBTQ+ village and over 75,000 participating in or watching our annual pride parade through the streets of Birmingham.

The Birmingham Pride festival will be held over the weekend of Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th September 2022.

Our aim is to play a leading role in building a community where all people are free to live without fear or prejudice. We strive for equality for all as part of an evolving global pride movement. Our year round projects and partnerships are focussed on improving the lives of, and empowering the LGBTQ+ community in Birmingham and the wider West Midlands. We are committed to challenging injustices, inequality and discrimination for all of our community.

Birmingham Pride weekend is the climax of year round activity, where we all come together to celebrate LGBTQ+ achievement, life and love. A ‘safe space’ where our community can be who they want to be without fear or prejudice.

Birmingham Pride has supported numerous LGBTQ+ community groups, charities and events since 2014, raising funds for much needed services within our community. It has awarded in excess of £353,000 and provided additional, accessible subsidies in excess of £190,000.

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