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Events tagged with "Cannon Hill Park"

Birmingham Pride 2006

2006 saw a change in Birmingham Pride's previous format. A wrist band system was introduced with a charge of 10 to access the Village area, which was cordoned off with entry points, and to Cannon Hill Park, which hosted the main stage, a range of be...

Pink Picnic

Pink Picnic 2007 was organised by the Birmingham Pride Community Trust. The event was billed as an antidote to the commercialism of the current Birmingham Pride and called on members of the gay community to simply turn up to Cannon Hill Park and occu...

Memories tagged with "Cannon Hill Park"

GLF Marches and Gay Sunshine event early 70s

"While on one of the GLF marches, I was carrying one end of a banner that said 'Gay People Support Troops Out of Ireland'. An Irish lady in the crowd attacked me with her umbrella, while I was walking down New Street, shouting that I was an abominat...

Mud, mud (not-so) glorious mud, Pride 2006

Having organised the community events at Pride 2005 I thought I had the experience to do an even better job at Pride 2006. This was the controversial year that involved 10 wrist bands, security gates and the Saturday events in Cannon Hill Park. It ...