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Public+Art+in+and+across+Birmingham
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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+
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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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Love our parks

Love our parks is an initiative launched in Birmingham that is rolling out across the UK as a way of bringing people across the UK together in a shared passion for their parks.  

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Passions: People & community, Rivers, lakes & canals, Green open spaces, Squares and public spaces
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The+Bond%2c+Digbeth+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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The Bond, Digbeth - A Birmingham Gem!

The Bond is situated close to the Grand Union Canal in Digbeth and is a former Victorian industrial factory now with conference facilities and warehouse space for creatives.

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Passions: History & heritage, Art; Culture & creativity, Music & musicians, Classic Architecture
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Broad Street Walk of Stars Birmingham

The Broad Street Walk of Stars started in 2007 with the unveiling of the Star of Ozzy Osbourne. Other recipients included Jasper Carrott, Murray Walker, Frank Skinner, Julie Walters and more.

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Passions: Civic pride, Art; Culture & creativity, Sport & leisure, People & community, Music & musicians
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Ort+Gallery+(Balsall+Heath%2c+Birmingham)+-+Creativity+across+our+community
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Ort Gallery (Balsall Heath, Birmingham) - Creativity across our community

Ort Gallery is an artist-led exhibition space in Balsall Heath, Birmingham with the social mission to facilitate dialogue in the community.

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Passions: Art; Culture & creativity
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Art+Rooms+(Kings+Heath%2c+Birmingham)+-+Creativity+across+our+community
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Art Rooms (Kings Heath, Birmingham) - Creativity across our community

Art Rooms is a physical space (indoors and outdoors) and a virtual gallery for use by creatives in hosting events, maker spaces, arts markets and performances.

 

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Museum+of+the+Jewellery+Quarter+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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Museum of the Jewellery Quarter - A Birmingham Gem!

The Museum of the Jewellery Quarter is situated on Vyse Street in Birmingham. Built around the preserved Smith & Pepper Jewellery Factory.

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Midlands+Arts+Centre+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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Midlands Arts Centre - A Birmingham Gem!

The Midlands Arts Centre is situated in Cannon Hill Park, Edgbaston. Opened 1962, building refurbished from 2008 to 2010.

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Birmingham+in+lockdown+-+a+collaboration+with+community
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Birmingham in lockdown - a collaboration with community

With amazing contributions from community, we take a look at what it is like to be in Birmingham during the lockdown.  Amazing photography, videos and creativity from amazing people.

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Passions: Art; Culture & creativity
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Birmingham+-+a+City+and+Community+on+film!+(a+collection+of+videos+and+films)
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Birmingham - a City and Community on film! (a collection of videos and films)

This feature will grow to contain some great short films and videos about Birmingham, many created by people in community who love to share their passion for their city!  

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Passions: People & community
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Raising+community+spirits+during+Covid+-+photography+with+community+
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Raising community spirits during Covid - photography with community

This feature is all about lifting our spirits during Covid.  Whether you can get out or not enjoy this regularly updated selection of wonderful photography from people with passion.

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Passions: Photography
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Birmingham+Gems+Charity+Calendar+2021+-+Collect+or+Download+%26+Print
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Birmingham Gems Charity Calendar 2021 - 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: History & heritage, Health & wellbeing, Art; Culture & creativity, Environment & green action, Modern Architecture, Green open spaces, Squares and public spaces
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Dayus+Square%2c+Jewellery+Quarter+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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Dayus Square, Jewellery Quarter - A Birmingham Gem!

Dayus Square is located in the Jewellery Quarter. Originally called Albion Square. It was redeveloped in 2012 and named after local author Kathleen Dayus (1903 - 2003).

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Passions: History & heritage, Photography, People & community, Squares and public spaces
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Introducing+Birmingham+Hippodrome+-+Creativity+with+Community
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Introducing Birmingham Hippodrome - Creativity with Community

The Hippodrome is one of the city's main entertainment venues.  During a challenging time for all venues, we look back and we look at what the future holds for The Hippodrome.

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Conventions+at+The+NEC+Birmingham
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Conventions at The NEC Birmingham

While any kind of event is unlikely now at The NEC, they used to happen before the pandemic. Such as Destination Star Trek and MCM Birmingham Comic Con.

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Introducing+Three+Brindleyplace%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK
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Introducing Three Brindleyplace, Birmingham, UK

Three Brindleyplace, part of the Argent development and completed in April 1998, is a unique build designed by Greek architects Demetri Porphyrios.

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Passions: Modern Architecture
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Introducing+Five+Brindleyplace%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK
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Introducing Five Brindleyplace, Birmingham, UK

Five Brindleyplace offers 120,000 sq feet of office space, is part of the Argent development at Brindleyplace and the majority of the build is leased by Deutsche Bank.

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Introducing Eleven Brindleyplace, Birmingham, UK

Eleven Brindleyplace is a 13 storey office build designed by architects Glenn Howells, and completed in June 2009, part of an Argent development in Brindleyplace.

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Passions: Business & enterprise, Modern Architecture
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Introducing+The+Birmingham+Repertory+Theatre%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK
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Introducing The Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham, UK

The Birmingham Rep as it is commonly known moved into its now home in Centenary Square in 1971. Since then it has seen a number of refurbishments and extensions as the Square has developed.

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Introducing+The+International+Convention+Centre+(The+ICC)%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK
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Introducing The International Convention Centre (The ICC), Birmingham, UK

The ICC, designed by Percy Thomas, is the city's major conference venue and was opened by Queen Elizabeth II in June 1991. Located between Centenary Square and the Canalside.

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Introducing+The+Wesleyan%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK
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Introducing The Wesleyan, Birmingham, UK

The Wesleyan is located at Colmore Square, Birmingham B4 6AR and was built between 1988 to 1991 for the Wesleyan and General Assurance Society. 

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Passions: History & heritage, Modern Architecture
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Introducing+Beetham+Tower%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK
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Introducing Beetham Tower, Birmingham, UK

Beetham Tower, home to Radisson Hotel, and located at 10 Holloway Circus was completed in January 2006. It is named after the developers Beetham.

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Thinktank%2c+Birmingham+Science+Museum+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum - A Birmingham Gem!

Thinktank is a Science Museum in Millennium Point, Eastside, Birmingham that opened in 2001. It replaced the Newhall Street museum.

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Birmingham+Museum+Collection+Centre+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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Birmingham Museum Collection Centre - A Birmingham Gem!

The Birmingham Museum Collection Centre is a museum collection facility in Nechells, Birmingham on Dollman Street. Now run by the Birmingham Museums Trust (Birmingham City Council until 2012).

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