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Spaghetti Junction - A Birmingham Gem!

Fourteen years in planning and construction, the Spagetti Junction opened for traffic on 24 May 1972.  Take our feature for more on this city icon.

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The+Fountain+Inn%2c+Southside+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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The Fountain Inn, Southside - A Birmingham Gem!

The Fountain Inn is located in Southside at the corner of Kent Street and Wrentham Street. It is now a gay bar within the Gay Village.

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29fl Gough Street, Vita Group, Birmingham - Construction with Community

Gough Street is a major purpose-built student accommodation scheme of 540 units within two buildings of 10 and 29 storeys.

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The+Tennis+Court%2c+Perry+Barr+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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The Tennis Court, Perry Barr - A Birmingham Gem!

The Tennis Court is a public house on the Walsall Road in Perry Barr, Birmingham. Not far from the Alexander Stadium and Perry Park.

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O'Neill's, Broad Street - A Birmingham Gem!

O'Neill's is a chain of Irish pubs. Their pub on Broad Street, at the corner of Granville Street was built as The Granville in 1923, designed by Arthur Edwards.

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The Figure of Eight - A Birmingham Gem!

The Figure of Eight is a JD Wetherspoon Free House located on Broad Street, opposite Brindleyplace. Art Deco building built in 1932 as a car showroom. Designed by Bernard G Warr.

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The Kerryman - A Birmingham Gem!

The Kerryman is a family owned Irish pub in Digbeth, Birmingham. Was the Old Bulls Head, built in the 1860s.

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The Big Bulls Head - A Birmingham Gem!

The Big Bulls Head is a public house in Digbeth. It was built in 1900 on the corner of Milk Street, and is now next to South & City College Birmingham: Digbeth Campus.

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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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Passions: Art; Culture & creativity, People & community
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All Bar One - Cornwall Buildings - A Birmingham Gem!

All Bar One at the Cornwall Buildings, corner of Newhall Street and Cornwall Street in the Colmore Business District. Built 1898 - 1900 for the Birmingham Hospital Saturday Fund

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The Spotted Dog - A Birmingham Gem!

The Spotted Dog is a public house in Digbeth on the corner of Alcester Street and Warwick Street. It dates to the 1930s.

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The Holte - A Birmingham Gem!

The Holte is a public house at Villa Park in Aston. Corner of Trinity Road and Witton Lane. Built in 1897. Was closed for 30 years until reopened after a 2007 restoration.

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Sacks of Potatoes - A Birmingham Gem!

The Sacks of Potatoes is a traditional public house at Aston University in the Gosta Green area of Birmingham. It is on Woodcock Street. Frequented by students and local business workers.

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Gosta Green - A Birmingham Gem!

The Gosta Green is a public house on the corner of Woodcock Street and Holt Street. Not far from Aston University and the business / science parks. The building dates to 1906.

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The Fountain Inn, Digbeth - A Birmingham Gem!

The Fountain Inn is on Alcester Street and Cheapside in Digbeth (not far from Highgate). Dating to 1780, the public house was restored in 2021. Was formerly run by Mitchells & Butlers.

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The Sly Old Fox - A Birmingham Gem!

The Sly Old Fox is a theatre bar established in 1891 on Hurst Street in Southside (Chinese Quarter). Now next to The Arcadian and opposite the Birmingham Hippodrome.

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Prince of Wales, Moseley - A Birmingham Gem!

The Prince of Wales public house on Alcester Road in Moseley Village. Built in 1860 it's part of the Marsden family. Closing down in September 2022.

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The+Vine+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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The Vine - A Birmingham Gem!

The Vine is a public house on corner of Ruston Street and Rawlins Street in Ladywood, Birmingham and dates to 1906. An Ansells Heritage Inn.

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The Windsor - A Birmingham Gem!

The Windsor is a public house located on Cannon Street in Birmingham. At one point an M & B Freehouse under the Samuel Cooper brand.

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The Craven Arms - A Birmingham Gem!

The Craven Arms is a public house on the corner of Upper Gough Street and Blucher Street, close to The Mailbox and Birmingham Singers Hill Synagogue.

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The Colmore - A Birmingham Gem!

The Colmore opened at 114 - 116 Colmore Row around 2019. Victoria House built in the early 20th Century in Edwardian Baroque Style. Was formerly a branch of Lloyds TSB.

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The Trocadero - A Birmingham Gem!

The Trocadero at 17 Temple Street was originally built as the Norwich Union's Fire Engine House in 1846. It was converted into a pub in 1902. Formerly owned by M & B.

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Flight Club - A Birmingham Gem!

Flight Club is a relatively new pub at 13 Temple Street in Birmingham. It's darts themed and it opened in 2019. Was previously a TSB bank, and Cheltenham & Gloucester before that.

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The Queen's Head - A Birmingham Gem!

The Queen's Head is on Steelhouse Lane in Birmingham. The Victorian pub was replaced in the 1960's by a plain building. Was The Jekyll & Hyde from 2009 to 2021.

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The Woodman, Eastside - A Birmingham Gem!

The Woodman is a Victorian public house on the corner of New Canal Street and what was formerly part of Albert Street (now Eastside City Park). Built 1896-97 by James & Lister Lea.

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