Venues.

Alphabetical list of some Birmingham-area venues which hosted regular traditional jazz sessions from the 1950s to the present. Photos (which can be seen further below) are marked in red script.

Adam & Eve, Bradford Street
Barrel, Summer Lane

Barrel Organ, Digbeth
Bartons Arms, Aston
Birmingham Arms, Bradford Street
Bournbrook, Bristol Road, Selly Oak
Bournville Social Club, Mary Vale Road, Bournville
British Oak, Pershore Road, Stirchley
College of Advanced Technology, Gosta Green (Now part of Aston University)
Crest Hotel, Birmingham Road, Walsall
Crown, Broad Street
Crown, Station Street
Crown, Codsall
Digbeth Institute, Digbeth High Street
“Digbeth & Milk Street”, Digbeth
Dogpool, Pershore Road, Stirchley
Drovers’ Arms, Bradford Street
King Edward VII, Gosta Green
Ex-captives Club, Hill Street
Fiddle & Bone, Sheepcote Street
French Hen, Clent
Giffards Arms, Wolverhampton
Golden Cross, Aston Cross
Golden Eagle, Hill Street
Greyhound, Bath Row
Hare & Hounds, Kings Heath
Hen & Chickens, Wolverhampton Road, Langley

Imperial Hotel, Temple Street
Ivy Bush, Hagley Road
James Brindley, Bridge Street
Junction, Harborne
Malt House, Cambridge Street
Mason’s Arms, Solihull
Metro Club, Livery Street
Old Crown, Digbeth
Old Silhillians Rugby Club, Warwick Road, Solihull
Old Stone Cross, Dale End
Opposite Lock Club, Gas Street
Pelican, Barr Street, Hockley
Perry Hill Tavern, Oldbury
Prince of Wales, Cambridge Street
Red Lion, Vicarage Road, Kings Heath
Salutation, Snow Hill
Selly Park Tavern, Pershore Road
Shakespeare, Summer Row
Solihull British Legion, Union Road
Strathallan Hotel, Hagley Road
Sydenham, Small Heath
Trumpet, High Street, Bilston
Warwick Castle, Gosta Green
Waterworks Club, Waterworks Road, Edgbaston
Wheatsheaf, Birmingham Street, Walsall
White Horse Cellars, Constitution Hill
Yenton, Sutton Road, Erdington


Adam & Eve, Bradford Street

The Barrel, Summer Lane. (Photo Spud Spedding).
Bartons Arms, Aston.
Birmingham Arms, junction of Moat Row & Bradford Street. (Photo Spud Spedding).

Bournbrook, Bristol Road, Selly Oak
Bournville Social Club, Mary Vale Road, Bournville
British Oak, Pershore Road, Stirchley

 


College of Advanced Technology – now part of Aston University

Formerly The Crest Hotel, Birmingham Road, Walsall
Crown, Broad Street
Crown, Station Street

Crown, Codsall.
Digbeth Institute, Digbeth High Street
“Digbeth & Milk Street” – Ray Foxley Recording for Tempo, June 1949.
Dogpool, Pershore Road, Stirchley

Drovers’ Arms, Bradford Street.
(Photo Spud Spedding).
Fiddle & Bone, Sheepcote Street

French Hen, Clent.Golden Cross, Aston Cross

Greyhound, Bath Row

Hare & Hounds, Kings Heath.

Hen & Chickens, Wolverhampton Road, Langley.
Imperial Hotel, Temple Street

Ivy Bush, Hagley Road, Edgbaston
James Brindley, Bridge Street
Junction, Harborne

King Edward VII, Gosta Green


Masons Arms, Solihull.

Old Crown, Digbeth

Pelican, Barr Street, Hockley. (Photo Spud Spedding).
Perry Hill Tavern, Oldbury.

Prince of Wales, Cambridge Street.

Red Lion, Vicarage Road, Kings Heath.

Salutation – bottom of Snow Hill. (Photo Spud Spedding).
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Part of The Salutation at left, looking up Snow Hill. (Ca. 1957)
Selly Park Tavern, Pershore Road
Shakespeare, Summer Row
Strathallan Hotel, Hagley Road

The Sydenham, Golden Hillock Road, Small Heath.

The Trumpet, High Street, Bilston.

White Horse Cellars, Constitution Hill
Yenton, Sutton Road, Erdington