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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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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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The Other Place (The RSC) - A Stratford-upon-Avon Gem!

The Other Place is one of the Royal Shakespeare Company's theatres, located on Southern Lane in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. It opened back in 1974, and had a few renovations since.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre - A Stratford-upon-Avon Gem!

The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, including the Swan Theatre, is located on the River Avon in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, and is the home of the Royal Shakespeare Company.

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Star City, Birmingham - An Entertainment Gem!

Star City opened in Nechells in North Birmingham, near the M6 motorway in 2000. It opened with a Warner Village Cinemas (now Vue). There is restaurants, bowling alley and a casino here.

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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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Birmingham Pride 2022

Birmingham Pride 2022 took place over the weekend of the 24th and 25th September 2022. The parade started at Centenary Square and went towards Southside via Victoria Square on 24/09/2022.

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Statue of Horatio Nelson at the Bullring

Following the visit of Horatio Nelson to Birmingham in 1802, and his death at the Battle of Trafalgar in October 1805, Birmingham got a statue of him in 1809 by Richard Westmacott.

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Equestrian Statue of King George I at the University of Birmingham

The Equestrian Statue of King George I is outside of the Barber Institute of Fine Arts. Originally for Dublin, Ireland in the early 18th century. It was brought to Birmingham in 1937.

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Resorts World Arena at the Birmingham NEC

Resorts World Arena is at the National Exhibition Centre in Solihull (near Birmingham). It has had various names and sponsors since it opened in 1980. Genting Arena mostly recently.

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Dragon bench at Hall Green Library

Located outside of Hall Green Library on the Stratford Road is a wooden Dragon bench carved by Graham Jones in 2002. It was unveiled in February 2003, on the 40th anniversary of the library.

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Walk with Little Amal in Birmingham on the 23rd June 2022

For one day only Little Amal, a puppet of a ten year old Syrian refugee girl visited Birmingham, on a walk between Victoria Square and Centenary Square via Chamberlain Square on 23/06/2022.

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BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir - Culture, history and faith

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir is a new Hindu temple located on Pitmaston Road in Hall Green, Birmingham, next to Robin Hood Academy. It opened in 2021.

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Statue of Queen Victoria - A Birmingham Gem!

The Statue of Queen Victoria is located in Victoria Square, Birmingham. Originally made in 1901 of marble by Thomas Brock. 50 years later in 1951, it was recast in bronze by William Bloye.

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Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebrations in Birmingham

Enjoy with us the celebrations held across Birmingham during the 4 day period (Thursday 2nd June to Sunday 5th June 2022) of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. 

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Seventh Circle Artworks & Aesthetics - Centres of Art with Community

Seventh Circle Artworks & Aesthetics is located at 10 St Mary's Row in Moseley Village, Birmingham. It is next to a Wetherspoon Free House called The Elizabeth of York.
 

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Driffold Gallery, Sutton Coldfield - Centres of art with community

Driffold Gallery was established in 1983, and is now one of the best known art dealers and consultants in the country. Located on Birmingham Road in Maney, Sutton Coldfield.

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Empire Cinemas - A Sutton Coldfield Gem!

Empire Cinemas in Sutton Coldfield, was originally an Odeon, opening in 1936. An Art Deco building designed by Harry Weedon. They have been closed since 2020.

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Boulton%2c+Watt+%26+Murdoch+-+the+golden+boys+statue+in+Birmingham
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Boulton, Watt & Murdoch - the golden boys statue in Birmingham

The statue of Boulton, Watt & Murdoch was unveiled on Broad Street back in 1956 outside of the Register Office. Was in storage from August 2017 to April 2022. Now in Centenary Square.

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The Guardian - The Bullring Bull

The Guardian by Laurence Broderick, is the world famous Bullring bull. One of the most photographed landmarks in the UK. He regularly gets dressed up for a variety of events.

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Statue of King Edward VII at Centenary Square

The statue of King Edward VII was sculpted by Albert Toft and dates to 1913. Was in Victoria Square until 1951, then Highgate Park until 2009. Restored and at Centenary Square from 2010.

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To The Future - an abstract sculpture at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

To The Future is a 2013 abstract sculpture stainless steel outside of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham by the sculptor Richard Thornton, in the shape of a double helix.

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Mother and Child - a statue outside of the Birmingham Women's Hospital

A statue made of Fiberglass and resin in 1999 by the sculptor Terry McDonald, located outside of the Birmingham Women's Hospital called Mother and Child.

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The Good Samaritan - a bronze statue near the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

The Good Samaritan is a bronze statue presented to Selly Oak Hospital in 1963. Following the closure of the hospital, it was relocated in 2014 near the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

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