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Birmingham Pride 2018 – The Photos

Birmingham hosted an estimated 70,000 people at its two day Pride event that takes place in the gay quarter around Hurst Street each year. The parade kicked off at midday from the civic quarter with thousands of people lining the … Continue reading

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Birmingham Pride 2018 – The Parade Photos

What a weekend!  I don’t know where to start with writing it up!  I know you all love the photos, so here’s a few hundred to be getting along with.  I’m posting a gallery at a time so come back … Continue reading

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The Vanguard Meadery & Cocktail Bar

Independent venues have been opening at a rate of knots in the Jewellery Quarter over the past couple of years. It’s become a firm favourite location for Friday evening drinking and dining with everyone we know. From The Pig & … Continue reading

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*** Not *** The Frankfurt Christmas Market: Skate Birmingham and City Social

We’re told that The Frankfurt Market brings untold riches to our city, but no-one has been able to quantify it for me.  It certainly brings some cheer, but also hordes of tourists.  Pretty much everyone who lives or works in … Continue reading

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Taxi Cop: Stay Safe on a Night Out

We spent about eight years living in Brum City Centre, first near the top of Beetham Tower (that’s the top of the Radisson hotel building on Holloway Circus Roundabout aka “Pagoda Island”), and then near the top of the Orion … Continue reading

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£3 Million Restoration for Roundhouse

One of Birmingham’s most interesting historic buildings, which we were lucky enough to recently have a peak inside, is set to be brought back to life after being awarded a £2.5m National Lottery grant. The funding will enable a partnership … Continue reading

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JURASSIC KINGDOM BRINGS DINOSAURS TO LIFE IN BIRMINGHAM

Prehistoric experience takes over Botanical Gardens from 20 May until 4 June Jurassic Kingdom: Where Dinosaurs Come To Life, is an extraordinary, new animatronic experience, which will see life-sized DINOSAURS taking over Birmingham Botanical Gardens from 20 May until 4 June, where … Continue reading

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