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Birmingham Pub Bombings Memorial

This memorial sculpture was unveiled in November 2018, to remember the 21 people killed on the 21st November 1974 in two pub bombs on New Street. The sculpture is in 1000 Trades Square.

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SS Journey at Handsworth Park

A 2017 steel and bronze sculpture by Luke Perry at Handsworth Park called SS Journey. Was part of the  Handsworth Arts Trail. The figure based on local man Hector Pinkney MBE.

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Climbing Wall, the Hockley Flyover murals

The Hockley Flyover murals also called the Climbing Wall is at Hockley Circus. Made in 1968 by William Mitchell, they have been Grade II listed since 2022.

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Asset Mapping with BOA Digital for Pride of Place

This feature contains content collected, processed and shared by students at BOA Digital.

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Passions: Art; Culture & creativity, Digital services
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Sentinel - Spitfire Island, Castle Vale

At Spitfire Island in Castle Vale near the Jaguar Land Rover Castle Bromwich plant is a steel sculpture called Sentinel made in the year 2000 by Tim Tolkien.

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The Knight of the Vale at Castle Vale

In Castle Vale, Birmingham is a Stainless steel sculpture by John McKenna called The Knight of the Vale. It was unveiled in 2002 by Sir Richard Knowles.

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St Peter's Church, Hall Green - Culture, history and faith

St Peter's Church near Highfield Road in Hall Green, Birmingham was built from 1961 to 1964 to the designs of Norman T Rider. Made of concrete. Was Grade II listed October 2023.

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Clyde Street, Birmingham, UK - Placemaking with Community

Clyde Street, a development from the UK’s largest affordable housing provider, Clarion Housing Group, is to deliver two new interlinked buildings of 10 & 34 storeys (107.8m).

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Nicola Dixon Memorial in Sutton Coldfield

The Nicola Dixon Memorial was made in 2001 by artist John McKenna. A 17 year old girl murdered on New Years Eve 1996. Unveiled by her parents in 2001 in Sutton Coldfield.

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Christ Church, Yardley Wood - Culture, history and faith

Christ Church is on School Road in Yardley Wood, Birmingham. Close to the Stratford-on-Avon Canal. A Grade II listed building, built between 1848 and 1896.

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St Michael's Church, Handsworth - Culture, history and faith

St Michael's Church is located in Handsworth. A large sandstone church built in 1855 by architect W Bourne. A Grade II listed building. Spire added in 1868 in the Decorated style.

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Under the Sun sculpture in Handsworth

The Under the Sun sculpture is located in Handsworth on Soho Hill, on the corner with St Michael's Road. Made in 2010 by Saranjit Birdi.

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St Paul's Convent, Selly Park - Culture, history and faith

This was originally Selly Park Hall, built in the early 19th century. Later called The Generalate. Now St Paul's Convent. At Kensington Road and Selly Park Road.

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St Edward's Catholic Church, Selly Park - Culture, history and faith

The Catholic Church of St Edward the Confessor is on Raddlebarn Road in Selly Park, Birmingham. Architect was H T Sandy, built in the Decorated Gothic style from 1902, completed 1930s.

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Christ Church the Quinton - Culture, history and faith

Christ Church the Quinton is on Hagley Road West. The church was built in 1840, on land donated by George Lyttelton, 4th Baron Lyttelton. The architect was Richard Hussey

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St Mary's Catholic Church, Harborne - Culture, history and faith

St Mary's is a Roman Catholic Church on Vivian Road in Harborne, Birmingham. Built from 1875 to 1877. The building was blessed in 1911 by the Bishop of Birmingham Edward Ilsley.

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Four Oaks Methodist Church - Culture, history and faith

Four Oaks Methodist Church was built from 1907 to 1908 by Crouch and Butler in mixed Perpendicular Gothic and Arts and Crafts style. It is close to Four Oaks Station.

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St James' Church Hill, Mere Green - Culture, history and faith

St James's Church Hill is in Mere Green, near Four Oaks in Sutton Coldfield. Was the Parish of St James before 1853, then Parish of Hill after that year. Built 1854-5 and 1906-08.

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All Saints' Church, Four Oaks - Culture, history and faith

All Saints' Church is located in Four Oaks, Sutton Coldfield. A Grade II* Listed Building. Built from 1907 to 1909 by  E. F. Reynolds. Later additions 1954 - 1965.

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Emmanuel Church, Wylde Green - Culture, history and faith

Emmanuel Church is on the Birmingham Road in Wylde Green, Sutton Coldfield, at Little Greens Lane. Built from 1909-26, by W.H. Bidlake. Grade II* listed building

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Wylde Green United Reformed Church - Culture, history and faith

Wylde Green United Reformed Church is on Highbridge Road in Wylde Green, Sutton Coldfield. Built in 1904 by Ingall & Son.

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The Drapery, 120 Edmund Street - Construction with Community

120 Edmund Street is to be sustainably refurbished, reconfigured and upwardly extended, delivering high-class modern offices within the Central Business District.

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Statue of William McGregor at Villa Park

The statue of William McGregor (1846 - 1911), designed by Sam Holland, and unveiled in 2009 at Villa Park, home of Aston Villa Football Club.  Helped found the Football League.

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Sutton Coldfield United Reformed Church - Culture, history and faith

Sutton Coldfield United Reformed Church is located between Brassington Avenue and The Parade in Sutton Coldfield Town Centre. Built 1879-80. A spire was removed in 1960.
 

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Sutton Coldfield Baptist Church - Culture, history and faith

Sutton Coldfield Baptist Church was founded in 1908, they are currently located at Trinity Hill and Mill Street in Sutton Coldfield Town Centre.

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