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Birmingham+Gems+Charity+Calendar+2022%c2%a0-+Collect+or+Download+%26+Print
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Birmingham Gems Charity Calendar 2022 - Collect or Download & Print

This annual initiative involving people with Birmingham passion has become a firm favourite with people who live in Birmingham, work in Birmingham and love to visit the City. Enjoy yours!

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Passions: Civic pride, Photography, Environment & green action, People & community, Fundraising & charity
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Nature+%26+Wildlife+around+Birmingham+and+the+West+Midlands
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Nature & Wildlife around Birmingham and the West Midlands

From scarce mammals like water voles and polecats to dragonflies and kingfishers, and a huge variety of plant life, there is much to treasure and so many places to visit across the city.

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Passions: Environment & green action, People & community, Rivers, lakes & canals, Green open spaces
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Aston Villa Academy - Community engagement

Aston Villa Football Club are bringing forward plans for a state-of-the-art football academy that will enable the club to grow its youth training programme within inner-city Birmingham.

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Passions: Construction & regeneration, Sport & leisure
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Birmingham+-+A+wonderful+city+with+a+great+mix+of+amazing+historic+buildings
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Birmingham - A wonderful city with a great mix of amazing historic buildings

Here, through features, galleries, maps and tours, we'd like to introduce you to some of the wonderful historic builds and architecture on show in and across Birmingham. 

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Passions: History & heritage
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Public Art in and across Birmingham

Art is great for the soul and mind! Enjoy this feature with our community of people with passion who love their art and love to showcase what's on show across their city for all to enjoy.

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Passions: Art; Culture & creativity
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Public Squares across Birmingham

Birmingham’s impressive public squares are so important to the City and are much admired by both visitors and people who live in Birmingham. Take our feature for more.

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Passions: Civic pride, Art; Culture & creativity, Modern Architecture, Classic Architecture
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Street Art across Birmingham, UK

Birmingham, in particular Digbeth and Southside, has one of the greatest collections of street art to be found anywhere in the world. Take our feature with trails and gallery - enjoy!

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Passions: Art; Culture & creativity, Photography
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Parks+and+Open+Spaces+-+Birmingham+loves+them!
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Parks and Open Spaces - Birmingham loves them!

In and around Birmingham, there is so much to enjoy with great parks, open spaces, canals, nature and wildlife. There are so many spaces for people to visit and enjoy.

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Passions: Environment & green action, Green open spaces
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Birmingham+-+A+wonderful+city+with+a+great+mix+of+amazing+modern+architecture
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Birmingham - A wonderful city with a great mix of amazing modern architecture

Let us introduce you to the creativity of Birmingham's architects and the wonderful modern architecture through features, galleries and maps and tours. 

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Passions: Modern Architecture
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Canals in and around Birmingham - enjoy them!

Birmingham is often referred to as being at the heart of Britain’s canal network. With over 100 miles of canals to explore, it’s easy to see why so take our feature and enjoy!

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Passions: Rivers, lakes & canals
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James+Cond+Building%2c+Engineering+and+Sustainable+Construction+Centre+-+Construction+with+Community
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James Cond Building, Engineering and Sustainable Construction Centre - Construction with Community

University College Birmingham (UCB) has outlined plans to overhaul the art deco James Cond building into a new £10m 'Engineering and Sustainable Construction Centre'.

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Passions: Construction & regeneration, Classic Architecture
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Musical Routes around Birmingham

Signs are being put up at railway stations around Birmingham. Starting with Hall Green, which was unveiled by UB40 at the end of November 2021.

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Passions: History & heritage, Transport, Music & musicians
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Downlow%27s+Lozells+Mural+Trail+-+Street+Art+by+Bunny+Bread
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Downlow's Lozells Mural Trail - Street Art by Bunny Bread

We want to see you explore Lozells and discover untold stories by yourself or with your friends & families.

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Passions: Art; Culture & creativity
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Always a great party at Great Hampton Street!

Cordia Blackswan, their partners and community are keen to celebrate a wonderful shared vision and a great future for an area of Birmingham that is steeped in history.

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Passions: Construction & regeneration, People & community
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Birmingham+-+A+wonderful+city+with+a+great+mix+of+modern+architecture+and+historic+builds
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Birmingham - A wonderful city with a great mix of modern architecture and historic builds

Birmingham is a city of wonderful architecture and creativity, both modern and classic. This features shows just how well both come together in a city of growth and history.

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Passions: Modern Architecture, Classic Architecture
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The+Rainbow+-+A+historic+pub+in+Digbeth!
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The Rainbow - A historic pub in Digbeth!

The Rainbow was built in 1876 at 60 High Street Bordesley for Mitchells & Butlers in the Gothic Style. Recent years as Finders Keepers but now The Rainbow again with new owners.

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Passions: History & heritage, Food & drink, Classic Architecture
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The+Pressworks%2c+34+Northwood+Street%2c+Jewellery+Quarter+-+Construction+with+Community
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The Pressworks, 34 Northwood Street, Jewellery Quarter - Construction with Community

The Pressworks, 34-44 Northwood Street, is a 3-4 storey residential scheme comprising 48 one, two-bed apartments & duplex mews houses - all set around a retained Grade II listed building.

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Passions: Construction & regeneration, Modern Architecture, Classic Architecture
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Tudor Grange House - A Solihull Gem!

Tudor Grange is a large suburban house in Solihull, next to Solihull College on the Blossomfield Road. It was built in 1887 for Alfred Lovekin and later home of Sir Alfred Bird. 

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Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Classic Architecture
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Great+Hampton+Street+and+surrounding+area+-+showcased+by+young+people+of+Birmingham
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Great Hampton Street and surrounding area - showcased by young people of Birmingham

This is an amazing initiative involving students from South & City College engaged by Cordia Blackswan to record the sights around Great Hampton Street, Jewellery Quarter. 

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The Bartons Arms - A Birmingham Gem!

The Bartons Arms in Aston, Birmingham is one of the finest examples of Victorian pub architecture and has one of the most beautiful pub interiors in the country.

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The+Gilders+Yard%2c+Great+Hampton+Street%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Placemaking+with+Community
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The Gilders Yard, Great Hampton Street, Birmingham, UK - Placemaking with Community

The Gilders Yard is being redeveloped to provide 158 high-quality new rental homes, together with 10,000K SF of impressive commercial spaces.

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Passions: History & heritage, Construction & regeneration, Modern Architecture
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Heaton+House+Lofts%2c+Camden+Street%2c+Jewellery+Quarter%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Placemaking+with+Community
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Heaton House Lofts, Camden Street, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, UK - Placemaking with Community

Retention and conversion of a 1795-built, Grade II listed Villa, Heaton House, and the construction of four new builds providing 56 new homes.

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Passions: Construction & regeneration
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Edgbaston Tunnel - A Historic Gem!

The Edgbaston Tunnel is on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal. It is next to a tunnel on the Cross City Line, they both run under Church Road in Edgbaston. The towpath was widened in 2018.

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Passions: History & heritage, Transport, Rivers, lakes & canals
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Curzon Street Tunnel - a Historic Gem!

The Curzon Street Tunnel was built over the Digbeth Branch Canal in 1838. The engineer was J. Locke. It provided access above to the original Curzon Street Station. It is 49 yards long.

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The Memorial Cross - a Bournville Gem!

The Memorial Cross - a Bournville Gem!

 

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