BIRMINGHAM BIZARRE BAZAAR
2022 & 2023 UK Fetish Awards, Best Fetish Event!
Alternative Lifestyle Market taking kink out of the closet since 1999.
An all inclusive environment to safely express yourself. Your bold, your weird, your down right bizarre and every area of the alternative spectrum.
Spanning over 3 floors with stalls trading in all manner of kinky, alternative and holistic goods/service. Bars, gardens and cafes all under one roof as well as stage shows with performances and demos, photographers/selfie spots, monthly themes, prizes to win, local information to gather, people to meet and experiences to have!
ALL inclusive, newbie friendly and experienced people welcome, this is the perfect way to spend your day of exploration, social and shopping. Bring your new purchases and try them out in a safe, inclusive and non judgmental environment at our AfterParty too!
Our friendly and professional team are on hand to help shape your experience with us. Not sure how something works? Just ask. Looking to try something? Just ask. We will do our best to accommodate you, signpost where necessary and support you as you delve into the origin of your kink story
BBB…More than a market
WHAT’S ON GUIDE
House photographer Kink Focus will be with us for The BBB Afterparty only so get full use of those selfie spots while you can! Especially as the theme is so very magical!
Theme Optional dress theme for this month: Mythical Mayhem!
NOON A full tour is available of the building, meeting other attendees and stall holders at 12 noon with Local Legend Waggle, ideal for newbies, solos and those new to the event.
NOON Littles munch meets on the top floor for social and coloring! Hosted by litjennifer, echo-wood and kittynopryde.
NOON Bootblack Munch hosted by Pine will be held on the top floor.
1.30pm sees the first of our two stage shows. A welcome to the BBB, special announcements for the day followed by an exciting taster session for Quick Sexy Rope, brought to us by NotForSofties, who you can find at the AfterParty for her extended workshop later in the evening. We are excited to welcome the exquisite DOMINUS VON VEXO to the stage this month. Dressed to impress and showcasing a delightful performance for you all to witness.
2pm Latex munch hosted by the wonderful LatexDevotion team at the ground floor bar, for those who love all things latex!
2pm - 3:30pm Meet a Pro. We offer our side stage to one of the stunning professionals from across the UK each month. The perfect opportunity to meet them in person and learn more about their services: Miss Suzanna Maxwell, the creative Collector of exceptional individuals and all things dark and delicious will be keeping our side stage hot this month, pop on by to meet an established Mistress. Looking to learn? Wondering how you can interact with Miss Maxwell? She’s here for your queries, questions and respectful worship.
3.30pm Brings our second of the day’s stage shows. As a new theme emerges this month, we anticipate seeing you all in your absolute finery with Mythical Mayhem taking the stage by storm! The lustrous and ludicrous options are vast with this one. Will you sweep the stage in mystical finery, the elven royalty you are or maybe you'd like to bestow upon the crowds your best unicorn attire, a mythical marvel for all to see! Craft, create and embody the world of a fabled fawn or rock up in your fabulousness as a phoenix rising from the lower stage to greet us for this month's Best dressed Competition! (compete as ever, with prizes). Shortly after we excitedly welcome back Dominus Von Vexo for their final performance of the day.
5pm Market closes but your AfterParty wristband gives you 10% discount off delicious food and drink in a private area at the nearby Loft Lounge whilst we reset the lower floors ready for our 6pm reopening. (Looking for the Loft? Out the door and it’s left, left and left again!)
EXTRAS FOR THE MONTH:
Dominus Von Vexo will be entering the stage with their exquisite costume designs and talent too boot. Welcome them at 1:30pm - 3:30pm and be in with a chance to see a performer who is world renowned for storming the stage with elegance & eclectic energy.
The Birmingham based queer performer has fast become one of the most awarded burlesque and drag artists in the city, Including Church of Yshee Drag Winner 2021, Stripp’d Bare Burlesque Winner 2021 and Midlands Zone Best New Cabaret Finalist 2020. Combined with Midlands Zone Outstanding Contribution 2020 and Birmingham Live 30under30 2019 for their significant impact on the Birmingham LGBTQ+ community.
Dominus is also the producer and creative director of critically acclaimed burlesque, drag and cabaret group, House of Allure. A diverse collective, having sold out all of their shows in the heart of The Birmingham LGBTQ+ village. Leading them to be one of the most in demand producers and curators in the West Midlands; ‘Leading The Way In Brum’ and ‘Stomping All Over The West Midlands’. Clients include Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre, Birmingham Pride Festival, Albert’s Schloss, The Flapper and The Nightingale Club.
EXTRAS FOR THE MONTH:
We also welcome the The BBB NotForSofties is an experienced rigger with a passion for rope work that is effective and sexy … why not head over and watch her demo prequel for her workshop at AP, previously seen at the incredible community weekend brought to you by BhamFetishWkend!
Learn to quickly restrain and rig your bunny in a fast, safe and effective environment, excellent for those who prefer a fast turn over in scenes or slow down the pace for a sensual and seductive situation! NFS has years of expertise in the fetish world, hosting and educating all over the UK. She is known for her forward attitude and penchant for capturing naughty (and nice) bunnies in her webs!
Covid policy Please do not come to the venue if you have any Covid symptoms, or have been near anyone who is infectious or test positive. Please do your best to keep everyone in our community safe on the day.
Strictly over 18's only- (proof may be required, please don't be offended, take the compliment, your skin's fantastic!). NO dogs apart from service dogs.
Disabled access Disabled access Is to the ground floor and the garden only as the lift is currently out of order, disabled toilet on each floor. We offer free entry for wheelchair users for the BBB and BBBAfterParty. We also offer free carers/essential companions tickets for those who require them. Please let our door team know upon arrival and have your access card to hand if appropriate (please feel free to email us in advance if you have any questions/queries).
First time with us? Don’t panic. A Meet and Greet team will be readily available from 11am-4pm. You will always find in reception a collective of long standing community members, all representing various facets of the alternative lifestyle. With a wealth of knowledge of the market, the community and their own personal kinks, this special group of folks are on hand with the warmest of welcomes to get you started on your journey
Changing cubicle and cloakroom (the BBB is well known for its fabulous fashions and many attendees like to dress up for the day, if you're feeling nervous about your debut outfit and wish to arrive in your civvies please do take advantage of the changing cubicle and cloak room to swap your jeans for jodhpurs and keep your bags safe while you shop).
Food and drink? All the usual soft and hard drinks as well as coffee and tea available at the bars on the ground and top floors. Cafe for food on the middle floor open all day (need a late breakfast or an early lunch to keep you going? Pop in to the cafe, grab a table and enjoy some excellent snack foods and mini meals in the venues onsite cafe whilst you people watch).
Can i take a photo? Only in our designated photo areas. Please see full details here:
Cash or card? Please be advised you will need to bring cash along with you as entry fee is CASH ONLY. There is a free cash machine at Tesco Express round the corner. Some of the traders take cards or PayPal though some smaller stalls are cash only to keep their costs down. The bar doesn't do cash back sorry!
Not ready to go home yet? Join us on the ground floor for The BBB AfterParty.
A post market playparty where journeys begin…
DATES FOR THE DIARY
The BBB & BBB AfterParty always fall on the 3rd Sunday of each month.
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Queries post on the BBB group here https://fetlife.com/groups/10021
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BBB AfterParty profile - https://fetlife.com/users/3516201