About Birmingham Pride

Birmingham Pride held its first event back in 1997. Over the
following 24 years Birmingham 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

Traditionally held over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend,
Birmingham Pride has moved, this year to Saturday 25th and Sunday
26th September 2021 as a result of the global covid pandemic that
has affected us all in some way in the last 12 months.

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

This years theme is ‘Stronger Together’ demonstrating our
commitment to stand in unity with all members of the LGBTQ+
community fighting and campaigning against any form of
Transphobia, Biphobia, Homophobia and hate.

The 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.

Since 2012, Birmingham Pride have financially supported _ _ (info
to be provided) community groups, charities, events in achieving
their goals to provide valued and vital service and support to the
LGBTQ+ community.

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