New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

Buy your Dad a piece of Birmingham History! Three days left to order…

Posted June 13th, 2012 by Suzanne Carter with No Comments

  Stuck for Father’s Day gift ideas? If he is into history, then why not treat him to a Birmingham history title! Over the years our volunteers have reviewed some books – these might give you some inspiration (see links below). Amazon has over 20 Birmingham history ...

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Birmingham Conservation Trust assist in the bid for £5m to restore Moseley Road Baths

Posted June 12th, 2012 by Suzanne Carter with 3 Comments

The spectacular Moseley Road Baths, in Balsall Heath, is a building of national importance. It is the oldest of only three Grade II* Listed swimming pools currently operating in Britain (there are only seven national examples!). Built in 1907 it contains rare and unique ...

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Support Birmingham Conservation Trust by taking part in the Big Give Quiz

Posted June 10th, 2012 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

Q. How can you spend a fun-filled night with friends, raise funds for Birmingham Conservation Trust, and be in with a chance of winning fantastic prizes? A. Take part in the Big Give Quiz! The Big Give Quiz is taking place at 7.30pm on Wednesday 20th June (in the comfort of ...

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It’s a tale about love. Just how we feel about the Birmingham Coffin Fitting Works!

Posted June 7th, 2012 by Suzanne Carter with 1 Comment

  Shimmer-Man Productions have shot their new short film called ‘Circles’ at our wonderful Newman Brother’s Factory – inspired by the Tin Box theatre production there ‘Stop the Clocks’ in 2011. Producer Stephanie told us why she chose it as a film set; “It is ...

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Who are your Heritage Angels in Birmingham?

Posted June 7th, 2012 by Suzanne Carter with No Comments

Time is running out for your nominations for the English Heritage Heritage Angel Awards – entries close on June 15th. So if you have been intending to nominate a group for their rescue and restoration of a building at risk, download the ...

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Deadline is Sunday! Heritage Lottery Fund seeking three Birmingham-based Grants Officers

Posted June 7th, 2012 by Suzanne Carter with No Comments

The HLF is looking to recruit three Grants Officers as follows: Full time permanent Grants Officer Full time maternity cover Grants Officer (up to 12 months) Full time flexible resource Grants Officer fixed term contract initially up to 12 months The primary purpose of the role ...

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Six week Birmingham Conservation Trust fundraising challenge set. I‘m adding a few clicks onto my on-line shopping trips!

Posted June 5th, 2012 by Suzanne Carter with 2 Comments

I shop on-line all the time – I admit I am a huge fan of Amazon. But I have only just found out that I can raise money for BCT and help save our wonderful and threatened Birmingham built heritage by buying ...

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Introducing a new team member!

Posted June 5th, 2012 by Suzanne Carter with No Comments

We are delighted to welcome Suzanne Carter to the BCT team on a part time basis for the next few months. Some of you may remember Suzanne from her days as Outreach Manager for English Heritage. As well as supporting Elizabeth in her work, Suzanne ...

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Space: do you have any spare?

Posted May 29th, 2012 by Suzanne Carter with No Comments

Our friends at the Heritage Alliance sent us this. Can you help? Young people crave somewhere to do the things they love – whether that’s sport or the arts, or both. But finding and accessing the space in which to do is not ...

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Our colleagues at the National Trust seek new members for the Midlands Advisory Board – could that be you?

Posted May 29th, 2012 by Suzanne Carter with No Comments

The Midlands Advisory Board is a group of volunteers who advise and support the Trust’s management team and Board of Trustees. They need strategic thinkers who are passionate about the Trust in the Midlands and have experience in their areas of work.  ...

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