street is now pedestrianised, and is a lower-key alternative
to Broad Street as one of Birmingham's
entertainment streets, lined as it is with pubs and venues.
Several key music venues operated along or around John
Bright Street, among them Mr
Bill's Bierkeller, and the legendary Edward's
Number 8 - one of a chain of clubs owned by impresario
Eddie Fewtrell. Edwards
Number 8 which burned down in 2006.