New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

Public Meetings in Birmingham

Posted December 2nd, 2008 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

A fascinating blog post on a blue plaque which tells how the Bull Ring markets used to be the site of public speaking:

In the 18th Century meetings outdoors in central locations were deeply political, a means of empowerment through expressing points of view – a collective sense of citizenship through participation and engagement, motivated from deep felt concerns of a seditious or religious related politic.

Thanks to Jon Bounds for spotting this.

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