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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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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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Central+St+Michael%27s+Sixth+Form+College%2c+West+Bromwich+-+A+Sandwell+Gem!
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Central St Michael's Sixth Form College, West Bromwich - A Sandwell Gem!

Central St Michaels Sixth Form College (formerly Central Sixth Sandwell College) is on New Street in West Bromwich. It was a public arts venue The Public from 2008 to 2013.

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The Lego Giraffe - Public Art in the City!

This public art is a full size giraffe made of yellow, brown and black oversized Lego bricks and it can be found outside the Legoland Discovery Centre at the Utilita Arena.

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The+Black+Sabbath+Bench+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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The Black Sabbath Bench - A Birmingham Gem!

The Black Sabbath bench is a celebration of the pioneering success of the Birmingham Heavy Metal band on Broad Street on the now named Black Sabbath Bridge over the canal.

 

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'Forward Together' - Public Art by Luke Perry

'Forward Together' - Public Art by Luke Perry

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The+Alexandra+Theatre+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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The Alexandra Theatre - A Birmingham Gem!

The Alexandra is a theatre on Suffolk Street Queensway in Birmingham. Originally built in 1900-01. Original entrance on John Bright Street. Extended to Suffolk St in the 1960s.

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Bumble Hole - a Canal Gem!

Bumble Hole and Warrens Hall Nature Reserves are to be found in a stunning location in the Black Country where you can go back in time while enjoying bustling wildlife.

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Passions: History & heritage, Health & wellbeing, Sport & leisure, Transport, Environment & green action, Travel & tourism, Local services, Rivers, lakes & canals, Landscape architecture, Green open spaces
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Coventry UK City of Culture 2021

Coventry won the bid to be UK City of Culture at the end of 2017 for 2021. But due to the pandemic it was postponed to start for a year from May 2021.

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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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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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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. From 2019 located in the School of Art building.

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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

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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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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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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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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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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Three+Brindleyplace%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Great+architecture
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Three Brindleyplace, Birmingham, UK - Great architecture

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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Five+Brindleyplace%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Great+architecture
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Five Brindleyplace, Birmingham, UK - Great architecture

Five Brindleyplace is located in a prominent position in Central Square and is part of the Argent development at Brindleyplace. The majority of the build is leased by Deutsche Bank.

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Eleven+Brindleyplace%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Great+architecture
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Eleven Brindleyplace, Birmingham, UK - Great architecture

Eleven Brindleyplace is a 13-storey office building, designed by Glenn Howells Architects, and completed in 2009, as part of Argent's Brindleyplace development.

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