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The Cassette Player Culture

The Cassette Player Culture in Birmingham

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March 2, 2023

Birmingham is a significant city in the West Midlands region of England. It has several landmarks from the Industrial Revolution era that reflect its past as a manufacturing powerhouse in the 18th century. It also has a system of canals, many of which branch off Sherborne Wharf and are now surrounded by hip pubs and cafes.

The top 15 locations for Cassette players in Birmingham


Brick-and-mortar stores


1. The Diskery Birmingham

92 Bristol St, Birmingham B5 7AH, United Kingdom

A fantastic store that brought back memories of second hand record stores. There was a variety of musical equipment, including records, cassette players, and tapes.


2. Argos Birmingham Union Street

Union St, Birmingham B2 4SH, United Kingdom

Get set for a portable cassette player at Argos. Same Day delivery 7 days a week, or fast store collection.


3. Hifonics

396 Birmingham Rd, Wylde Green, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield B72 1YJ, United Kingdom

Get the best quality audio electronics and cassette player and enjoy the ultimate audio purchasing experience.

Antique or second-hand shops - A list of second-hand shops where we can find cassette players.



14 Hagley Rd, Halesowen B63 4RG, United Kingdom

Great second-hand shop for technical items such as cassette players, TVs, stereos, speakers, games, game consoles, etc. 


2. Immortal Records Birmingham

1 Bournville Ln, Stirchley, Birmingham B30 2JY, United Kingdom

Plenty of records, and a great collection of all kinds, including a cassette player. The owner who is running is so friendly. Go and check by yourself. 


3. The Bass Bin

482 Stratford Rd, Birmingham B11 4AE, United Kingdom

The Bass Bin is a great place for a cassette player and other audio electronics. Reasonable price and friendly service.

Flea markets - A list of flea markets where it is possible to find cassette players.


1. Bullring Rag Market

50 Edgbaston St, Birmingham B5 4RQ, United Kingdom


Indoor, open rag markets with stalls and retailers selling foods, clothes, cassette players, and other electronic goods.


2. The Range, West Bromwich

235 Holyhead Rd, Birmingham B21 0AP, United Kingdom

The Range, West Bromwich, is the best place to explore the different ranges of a cassette players. Prices are reasonable for most vendors.

3. Tesco Extra

Swan shopping centre, Coventry Rd, Birmingham B26 1AD, United Kingdom


Tesco offers a wide range of household and electronic goods like cassette players. Stores are open 7 days a week, and friendly staff are always happy to help.

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Where to find an 80’s outfit that matches your new cassette player in Birmingham


Here is a list of the shops where we can find 80’s outfits: 


1. GANT Store

48 Drury Ln, Mell Square, Solihull B91 3BH, United Kingdom


Get the latest collection of Classic clothing for men, women & children, 80’s outfits, plus a cassette player & accessories. 


2. Sequin Show Stoppers

86a Bristol St, Birmingham B5 7AH, United Kingdom

Specialising in 80’s outfits, Drag, Cabaret, and Burlesque costumes - great range of sequin dresses, boas, jackets, bodysuits, cassette players and accessories.


3. Dark Bull Vintage

90 Digbeth, Birmingham B5 6DY, United Kingdom

Great store for vintage clothes, Retro Clothing, 80’s outfits, vintage Digbeth, cassette player vintage clothing Birmingham and much more.

80's themed locations in Birmingham


Night Clubs and Bars - A list of the ’80s-themed Night Clubs and Bars in Birmingham:


1. Tonight Josephine Birmingham

12 Burlington Arcade, Stephenson St, Birmingham B2 5EE, United Kingdom

Discover Birmingham's hottest new late-night cocktail bar with mid-week happy hours, cassette player live DJs, and 80’s themed heaven.


2. Reflex Birmingham

36-37 Broad St, Birmingham B1 2DY, United Kingdom

If you like the 80s and 90s themes, cassette players and classics, then Reflex Birmingham is the best place for you. Great atmosphere to go to in Birmingham. 


3. suki10c

21 Bordesley St, Birmingham B5 5PJ, United Kingdom

Suki10c is a great place for unique music, an 80’s themed location and a cassette player. The staff is very responsible and friendly.


For all the 80’s lovers in Birmingham, these are the spots where you can find 80s outfits and cassette players easily.

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