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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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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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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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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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The+Birmingham+Man+-+sitting+statue+of+Thomas+Attwood+in+Chamberlain+Square
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The Birmingham Man - sitting statue of Thomas Attwood in Chamberlain Square

The Birmingham Man is a 1993 bronze sitting statue of the first Birmingham MP, Thomas Attwood sculpted by Sioban Coppinger & Fiona Peever. Soapbox with pages on the steps.

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Birmingham, Christmas in the City - 2022

All things Christmas 2022. The Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market and Ice Skate Birmingham return in November 2022. Cathedral Square will also be getting it's Christmas Market back.

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Orelle Restaurant at 103 Colmore Row

Orelle Restaurant is at 103 Colmore Row. Ground floor bar and 24th floor restaurant with amazing views.

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Delta Hotels Marriott Birmingham - A Birmingham Gem!

The Marriott Hotel was built for Tube Investments in 1958-60 by Cotton, Ballard & Blow at Five Ways between Harborne Road and Hagley Road in Edgbaston. It later became a hotel.

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The Crown Inn (Corporation Street) - A Birmingham Gem!

The Crown Inn was built in 1888 by the architect Charles J. Hodson, on the corner of Corporation Street, Newton Street and Dalton Street in the Steelhouse Conservation Area.

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The Crown Inn (Station Street) - A Birmingham Gem!

The Crown was a public house on the corner of Station Street and Hill Street, opposite Birmingham New Street Station. Built in 1881 to the designs of Thomson Plevins. It closed in 2014.

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The Burlington Hotel - A Birmingham Gem!

The Burlington Hotel is between New Street and Stephenson Street. Built as the Midland Hotel between 1867 and 1875. The Burlington Arcade opened in 1994. Hotel restored in 2022.

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Statue of Joseph Sturge at Five Ways

Between Harborne Road and Hagley Road at Five Ways is the statue of Joseph Sturge. Sturge campaigned to abolish slavery in the 19th century. The statue dates to 1862.

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Faraday statue at the University of Birmingham

The bronze Faraday statue is located at the West Gate of the University of Birmingham. It was donated on the Centenary of the University by the artist Sir Eduardo Paolozzi (1924 - 2005).

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Statue of Robert Peel outside Tally Ho! in Edgbaston

The second statue to be unveiled in Birmingham was of Sir Robert Peel in 1855 in what was then Council House Square. It was later moved to Calthorpe Park in 1927, then to Tally Ho! in 1963.

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Rowheath Playing Fields, Bournville

Rowheath Playing Fields in Bournville. Between Bournville Lane, Selly Oak Road and Heath Road. Football is played by many teams on Sunday's.

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Quay Place - Modern Architecture

Quay Place on Broad Street

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