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Birmingham's art galleries and centres of art - Enjoy!

Birmingham is a thriving city for artists and all forms of creatives. Take our feature and links to see what's available and what you can visit both in and out of the city centre.

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Birmingham's Theatreland - Enjoy!

As the UK's second city, you'd expect to find an array of theatres to choose from.  You won't be disappointed.  Take our feature and links to see what's on offer.

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Passions: Art; Culture & creativity, Modern Architecture, Classic Architecture
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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 & 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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Brookvale Academy, Aston Villa - Construction with Community

Brookvale Academy is a state-of-the-art Inner City facility for Aston Villa Football Club, just 600 yards from Villa Park.
 

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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

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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Birmingham's Public Art - Enjoy!

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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National Trust properties around the West Midlands region

This feature from our community looks at houses and gardens that you can visit in the West Midlands Region that are owned by the National Trust. Take a look, then go and visit.

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Passions: History & heritage, Photography, Environment & green action, Travel & tourism, People & community, Green open spaces, Classic Architecture
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Birmingham's Public Squares

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!

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

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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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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Quay Place - Modern Architecture

Quay Place on Broad Street

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Passions: Construction & regeneration, Modern Architecture
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The Broad Street Presbyterian Church (Now 'Pop World') - Classic Architecture

The Broad Street Presbyterian Church (Now 'Pop World') - Classic Architecture

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'The Sentinals' - Cleveland and Clydesdale Towers - Modern Architecture

90 metres each located at Holloway Circus on Suffolk Street Queensway

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Birmingham Pride 2022

Birmingham Pride 2022 took place over the weekend of the 24th and 25th September 2022. The parade started at Centenary Square and went towards Southside via Victoria Square on 24/09/2022.

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Statue of Horatio Nelson at the Bullring

Following the visit of Horatio Nelson to Birmingham in 1802, and his death at the Battle of Trafalgar in October 1805, Birmingham got a statue of him in 1809 by Richard Westmacott.

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'Wattilisk' - Great Public Art

 

The Wattilisk was unveiled in 1987 outside of the Queen Elizabeth II Law Courts. It was sculpted by Vincent Woropay. It depicts James Watt and others.

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Five Ways Tower - Modern Architecture

Five Ways Tower is unnoccupied as a result of 'Sick Building Syndrome'

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Metropolitan House at Five Ways - a Modern Architecture Gem

Metropolitan House at Five Ways

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Broadway Building - a Modern Architecture Gem!

Broadway building is to be partially converted to provide office, research, development, and light industrial usages for The Binding Site.
 

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PoliNations - a spectacular garden in Victoria Square

Between the 2nd and the 18th of September 2022, Birmingham hosted an amazing garden full of colour, beauty and natural diversity called PoliNations which has opened up many conversations.

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Equestrian Statue of King George I at the University of Birmingham

The Equestrian Statue of King George I is outside of the Barber Institute of Fine Arts. Originally for Dublin, Ireland in the early 18th century. It was brought to Birmingham in 1937.

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The Hazelwell, Stirchley - A Birmingham Gem!

The Hazelwell is a public house in Stirchley on Hazelwell Fordrough and Pineapple Road. Not far from Vicarage Road. There has been a pub on this site in Mock Tudor style since the 1930s.

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