Walk of Stars

The Broad Street Walk of Stars is a walk of fame-style installation on the pedestrian pavement of Broad Street in the Westside area, honouring notable people from the city or with significant connections with it. The scheme is organised and funded by Westside BID, and each star is considered and selected by the Walk of Stars committee, chaired by city comedian Jasper Carrott.

48 Stars honoured by Westside BID since 2007:

  1. Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath band member
  2. Jasper Carrott, comedian
  3. Noddy Holder, Slade band member
  4. Murray Walker, sports commentator
  5. The Archers, soap opera
  6. Norman Painting, Phil Archer in The Archers
  7. Tony Iommi, Black Sabbath band member
  8. Aston Villa’s 1982 European Cup-winning team
  9. Tony ‘Bomber’ Brown, WBA footballer
  10. Frank Skinner, comedian            
  11. Gil Merrick, Birmingham City footballer
  12. Ray Graydon, Walsall manager
  13. Julie Walters, actor
  14. Gary Newbon, TV sports presenter
  15. Lenny Henry, comedian
  16. Beverley Knight, singer
  17. Joan Armatrading, singer
  18. Chris Tarrant, broadcaster and comedian
  19. Birmingham Royal Ballet
  20. David Bintley, dancer
  21. Roy Wood, Electric Light Orchestra, Wizzard and The Move band member
  22. Bev Bevan, Electric Light Orchestra and The Move band member
  23. Matt Croucher GC, Lance Corporal awarded the George Cross in 2008
  24. Laurie Mansfield, theatrical agent for Jim Davidson, Ken Dodd, Cannon & Ball, Tommy Steele, and others
  25. Sir Keith Porter, military surgeon
  26. Nigel Mansell, racing driver and 1992 Formula One World Champion
  27. Malkit Singh, musician
  28. Harry Moseley, champion child charity fund raiser
  29. Jaki Graham, singer
  30. Ellie Simmonds, Paralympian champion swimmer
  31. David Harewood, actor
  32. Jeff Lynne, Electric Light Orchestra and The Move ban member
  33. Trevor Francis, Birmingham City footballer
  34. Ian Lavender, actor (Private Pike in Dad’s Army)
  35. Dennis Amiss, cricketer
  36. Ann Haydon Jones, first left handed female Wimbledon winner
  37. Steel Pulse, band
  38. Toyah Willcox, singer
  39. Don Maclean, comedian
  40. Geezer Butler, Black Sabbath band member
  41. Jamelia, singer
  42. UB40, band
  43. Black Sabbath, band
  44. Bill Ward, Black Sabbath band member
  45. Warwickshire County Cricket Club’s treble-winning team from 1994
  46. Carl Palmer
  47. John Lodge
  48. Steve Gibbons

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