New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

A Peaky Blinding stroll around Bordesley

Posted September 22nd, 2013 by Joe Turner with 165 Comments

The big budget new BBC2 TV show Peaky Blinders, set in Birmingham after the First World War and focusing on a fearsome criminal gang in the Small Heath and Bordesley area, is currently creating what I understand media people call a ‘buzz’. The ...

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From Danilo to Reel; The story of Quinton’s cinema

Posted September 13th, 2013 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 8 Comments

This stunning Art Deco cinema named The Reel is situated on the Hagley Road on the way to Mucklows Hill. The cinema in Quinton opened its doors in 1939 and was originally called the Danilo. It was August 7th and the cinema was showing ...

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The Friday Photo

Posted March 15th, 2013 by Tracey Thorne with No Comments

The Friday Photo by Tracey Thorne Here is this week’s Friday Photo – Bloomsbury Library. Which is run by Birmingham City Council. It was closed the day I passed by and looked very forgotten given that it is such an amazing building. I ...

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