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Wonderful trees across Birmingham and the West Midlands

This feature is devoted to a showcase of wonderful trees to be found across Birmingham and the West Midlands, particularly in its many great parks and green open spaces.

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Historic clock towers across Birmingham and the West Midlands

This feature is devoted to a showcase of the wonderful historic clock towers across Birmingham and the West Midlands that are available for people to go and enjoy.

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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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King Edward House, 135a New Street - Construction with community!

King Edward House, a landmark 10-storey, 141K SF art deco building dating back to 1936, is undergoing refurbishment works sensitive to its art deco heritage.
 

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Passions: Construction & regeneration, Classic Architecture
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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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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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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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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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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 West Midlands - enjoy them!

The West Midlands is at the heart of Britain’s canal network. With hundreds of miles of canals to explore, it’s easy to see why so take our feature and enjoy!

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Old Union Mill on Grosvenor Street West

Old Union Mill was a former flour mill, built in 1810. Located on Grosvenor Street West, Ladywood (Westside BID), Grade II listed. Closed for many years, but opened as a car park from 2024.

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Old Turn Junction - Canal Feature in the City Centre

Old Turn Junction is where the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal starts off the Birmingham Mainline Canal. It is by the Utilita Arena Birmingham, The Malt House and Brindleyplace.

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Cambrian Wharf

Cambrian Wharf is where the original Brindley Canal spurred off the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal, it originally ran down to behind Great Charles Street, now all gone.

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St Paul's Tram Stop

St Paul's is a small tram stop within view of Birmingham Snow Hill Station and near the Jewellery Quarter. One of the original stops on the Birmingham to Wolverhampton line, in Zone 1.

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St Chads Tram Stop

St Chads Tram Stop opened in 2016 on the first Midland Metro extension. Was named Snow Hill after the closed tram stop (1999 - 2015), renamed in 2017. It is in West Midlands Metro Zone 1.

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Bull Street Tram Stop

Bull Street in Birmingham was the first new tram stop to open on the Midland Metro extension in December 2015. It is now part of West Midlands Metro Zone 1. And has been a temporary terminus.

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Corporation Street Tram Stop

The tram stop on Corporation Street in Birmingham was opened in May 2016 on the first Midland Metro extension from St Chads to Grand Central. It is in West Midlands Metro Zone 1.

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Town Hall Tram Stop

The tram stop near Birmingham Town Hall opened on Paradise Street in December 2019. It is close to Victoria Square and is in West Midlands Metro Zone 1. Was part of the Westside extension.

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Library Tram Stop

The tram stop for Centenary Square and the Library of Birmingham opened on the Westside Metro extension in December 2019. It was the terminus until the line was extended to Edgbaston in 2022.

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