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The Commonwealth Games Raging Bull

The Bull which featured so creatively and powerfully at the opening ceremony of The Commonwealth Games is currently on display at Centenary Sq in Birmingham.  We feature it here.

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240 Holliday Street, Birmingham, UK - Placemaking with Community

An open-air car park site is to be developed with a seven storey building comprising 109-bedroom apartments & a spacious roof terrace.

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Birmingham+-+the+place-making+journey+(with+community+for+community)
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Birmingham - the place-making journey (with community for community)

Let's grow this city together! That's the message from Birmingham's community. We're here to oblige with a massive collaboration of community in tracking their place.

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Commonwealth Games and it's party time in Birmingham!

The whole of Birmingham has come together to celebrate as the host of the Commonwealth Games and at Birmingham Gems we have the digital space for people to share their passion.

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Neighbourhood+JQ%2c+Summer+Hill+Road%2c+Jewellery+Quarter%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Placemaking+with+Community
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Neighbourhood JQ, Summer Hill Road, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, UK - Placemaking with Community

Neighbourhood is to become a sustainable new destination gateway into the historic Jewellery Quarter.
 

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Merrymaid+Bar+and+Grill+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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Merrymaid Bar and Grill - A Birmingham Gem!

The Merrymaid Bar and Grill is an Indian public house on the no 50 bus route, at Moseley Road and Upper Conybere Street in Highgate, Birmingham.

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Selly Park Tavern - A Birmingham Gem!

Selly Park Tavern is a public house run by Ember Inns, located on the Pershore Road in Selly Park, Birmingham. On the no 45 and 47 bus routes.

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King Kong in Birmingham - A Birmingham Gem!

King Kong is a Birmingham legend and with the help of developers Cordia Blackswan, King Kong has been brought back to Birmingham.  

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Walk+with+Little+Amal+in+Birmingham+on+the+23rd+June+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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The+Country+Girl%2c+Selly+Oak+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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The Country Girl, Selly Oak - A Birmingham Gem!

The Country Girl is a public house run by Ember Inns on Raddlebarn Road in Selly Oak, Birmingham. It is close to the Worcester & Birmingham Canal.

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The Ruin, Digbeth - A Birmingham Gem!

The Ruin is a public house in Digbeth on the corner of Floodgate Street and Little Ann Street. There has been a pub on this site since at least 1785!

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Bournbrook Sports Pitches at the University of Birmingham

The Bournbrook Sports Pitches were built during 2017-18 and are used for hockey and football. They will be used in the summer of 2022 for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

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Northfield+Community+Garden+-+A+wonderful+open+space!
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Northfield Community Garden - A wonderful open space!

Northfield Community Garden, formerly known as Northfield Arts Forum Gardens, is located on Lockwood Road and Sir Herbert Austin Way in Northfield, Birmingham.

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Dead Wax Digbeth - A Birmingham Gem!

Dead Wax Digbeth is a public house on Adderley Street in Digbeth, Birmingham. It was formerly a Free House called The Wagon & Horses until 2019. A live music venue.

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The Old Moseley Arms - A Birmingham Gem!

The Old Moseley Arms is a public house hidden away in Balsall Heath, Birmingham on Tindal Street. Winner of Birmingham CAMRA pub of the year award in 2013 and 2014.

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The Bristol Pear, Selly Oak - A Birmingham Gem!

The Bristol Pear is a public house in Selly Oak on the corner of the Bristol Road and Heeley Road. It is a student pub close to Selly Oak Station.

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The+Goose+at+the+OVT%2c+Selly+Oak+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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The Goose at the OVT, Selly Oak - A Birmingham Gem!

The Goose at the OVT is a student public house on the Bristol Road in Selly Oak. Originally built as the Bournbrook Hotel for the Holt Brewery Co Ltd.

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The Bear and Staff, Selly Oak - A Birmingham Gem!

The Bear and Staff is a public house in Selly Oak on the Bristol Road. Between Lodge Hill Road and Frederick Road. Part of the Marston's family of pubs.

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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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The Canal House - A Birmingham Gem!

The Canal House is at Gas Street Basin near Bridge Street in Westside, Birmingham. It was formerly a pub called The James Brindley. Renovated and opened in 2017.

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The Flapper - A Birmingham Gem!

The Flapper is a public house at Cambrian Wharf in Birmingham. Located on Kingston Row, and close to the Civic Centre Estate. Was formerly called The Flapper & Firkin.

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47fl 2 Snowhill Plaza, Birmingham, UK - Placemaking with Community

2 Snow Hill Plaza is a major 47-storey build to rent development of 462 new homes, shared amenities, a commercial unit, and a new east-west pedestrian route.

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Missing Bar - A Birmingham Gem!

Missing Bar is a gay pub on the corner of Hurst Street and Bromsgrove Street in Southside, part of the Gay Village. Formerly the Australian Bar, built in 1897 by James & Lister Lea.

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The Village Inn - A Birmingham Gem!

The Village Inn is a gay pub on Hurst Street in Southside, dating to the early 19th century and rebuilt in 1887. It is at the corner of Skinner Lane.

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The Distillery - A Birmingham Gem!

The Distillery is a public house at the Roundhouse in Sheepcote Street in Westside, Birmingham. Formerly called the Fiddle & Bone. Closed in 2004, reopened in 2015, renamed in 2017.

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