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River and Youth: The Floozie in the Jacuzzi in Victoria Square

Located at the heart of Victoria Square is the Floozie in the Jacuzzi. Official name is River and Youth. Statues by Dhruva Mistry. Built between 1992 and 1994.


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The Hippodrome, Remodelling, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

A major overhaul of the famous theatre will see a new frontage, upgraded foyer and new public spaces.


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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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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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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

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 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 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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J.R.R. Tolkien and Birmingham

Between 1895 and 1911, author J.R.R. Tolkien lived in Birmingham. Many places across Birmingham were his inspiration for world famous novels The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.


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Introducing Ladywood - A Birmingham neighbourhood

This project provides an introduction to Ladywood, one of Birmingham's many neighbourhoods.  


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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!

The Birmingham Museum Collection Centre is a museum collection facility in Nechells, Birmingham.


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Birmingham's support for Black Lives Matter #BirminghamBLM

Events covered include 4,000 peaceful protesters descending on Birmingham to show solidarity with those who are in support of Black Lives Matter across the world.


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Lockdown photography competition

Competition open to anyone aged 16+ living in the Midlands and for both experienced and novice photographers. See entries and much more here.


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Covid-19 Street Art in Digbeth with Gent48

Amazing Covid-19 mural in Digbeth funded by Paul Cadman with street art from the amazing Gent48.


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Art Power - showcase your passion

The BCAG annual art competition to run from 2021 focusing on the Midlands.  Giving young and non established artists a platform to get their art out there to the public.


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Sarehole Mill - a historic gem in Hall Green, Birmingham, UK

Sarehole Mill located on the Hall Green/Moseley border was built in 1771. The original Mill was built in 1542. Take the link for more from our People with Passion on this historic gem. 


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