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Tony+%27Bomber%27+Brown+WBA+statue
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Tony 'Bomber' Brown WBA statue

The statue at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich Albion of Tony 'Bomber' Brown. Unveiled outside of the East Stand in November 2014. Sculpted by  Jonathan Wylder.

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Madeleine Carroll Memorial

This 2006-7 lollipop memorial to the West Bromwich born actress Madeleine Carroll (1906-87) is located in West Bromwich on New Street, outside what was The Public

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The Celebration statue in West Bromwich

The Celebration is a bronze statue in New Square, West Bromwich of three former West Bromwich Albion players Brendon Batson, Laurie Cummingham and Cyrille Regis. Unveiled in 2019.

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Cross in Hand sculpture in West Bromwich

The Cross in Hand bronze sculpture is on the High Street in West Bromwich outside of the Wesley Methodist Church. It was relocated to this site in 2013.

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I am the King of the Castle sculpture in West Bromwich

I am the King of the Castle is a bronze sculpture on the High Street in West Bromwich. Made in 1990 by Laura Ford. Now close to New Street and St Michael Street.

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The Birmingham AIDS and HIV Memorial in Hippodrome Square

The Birmingham AIDS & HIV Memorial in Gay Village, Southside city centre on Hurst Street.

By Garry Jones and sculptor Luke Perry.

Unveiled on 1st December 2022

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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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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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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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Interactive mapping for research and insight

Here we take a look at how interactive mapping available from YourPlaceYourSpace can provide an effective way of engaging with community for research and insight. 

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The Gunmakers Arms - A Birmingham Gem!

The Gunmakers Arms is a Grade II listed building dating to 1820. Now an art venue with exhibitions of artists and photographs. At Bath Street and Little Shadwell Street.

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Driffold+Gallery%2c+Sutton+Coldfield+-+Centres+of+art+with+community
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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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Hare & Hounds, Kings Heath - A Birmingham Gem!

The Hare & Hounds is a musical pub at the corner of York Road and High Street in Kings Heath. Opened in 1907. UB40 had their first gig here in 1979.

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Kings Heath Library - A Birmingham Gem!

Kings Heath Library was built in the year 1905 on the High Street, for the then King's Norton & Northfield Urban District Council (it became part of Birmingham from 1911).

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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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Leopold Works, Cheapside, Birmingham, UK - Placemaking with Community

Leopold Works will bring a derelict site back to life with 70 new apartments at the heart of the Rea Valley Urban Quarter.

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Grand Theatre - A Wolverhampton Gem!

The Grand Theatre is situated on Lichfield Street in Wolverhampton City Centre. Dates to 1894 by the architect Charles J. Phipps. It is now a Grade II* listed building.

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The+Birmingham+Theatre+School+at+The+Old+Fire+Station%2c+Highgate+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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The Birmingham Theatre School at The Old Fire Station, Highgate - A Birmingham Gem!

The Birmingham Theatre School is situated at The Old Fire Station on the Moseley Road in Highgate, Birmingham (near Highgate Square). It is on the no 50 bus route.

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Birmingham and Beyond - Views from the Library of Birmingham

This feature is to showcase photography taken from the Library of Birmingham by community enthusiasts and visitors.

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Birmingham Progressive Synagogue - Culture, history and faith

A Liberal Jewish synagogue now on Bishopsgate Street in Westside, Birmingham, at Roseland Way. Formerly on Sheepcote Street where The Bank is now until 2006.

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Kings Norton Village Green - A Wonderful Open Space!

Kings Norton Village Green is on The Green, Kings Norton. Near Saint Nicolas Place and St Nicolas' Church. The Bulls Head is the main pub here. The Green is sometimes used for markets.

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Coventry Cathedral - Culture, history and faith

The ruined Coventry Cathedral was built between the 14th & 15th centuries, but destroyed during the Coventry Blitz in 1940. The new cathedral was built next to it from 1956 to 1962.

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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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