New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

Birmingham’s heritage should be at the centre of 2013 City of Culture bid

Posted March 25th, 2010 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 1 Comment

Click above to find out more about Birmingham's bid for City of Culture In an extract from an article in today’s Birmingham Post, Chris Hargreaves, Birmingham City Council’s head of conservation (who after almost 40 years in city planning, is retiring this month) says ...

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Exciting news from Bells Farm, Druids Heath, Birmingham

Posted March 25th, 2010 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 96 Comments

Bells Farm in 1969 - photo by Phyllis Nicklin from the Birmingham University Archive Dave Thomas, one of our volunteers has sent us this update which I thought we would share with you: I’m really interested in old buildings and the work that Birmingham ...

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East Stride – Industrial heritage walks in Digbeth area this week.

Posted March 24th, 2010 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

Old Digbeth workshops. Click picture to see orginal by Andy Howell As part of Flatpack Festival and the launch of We Are Eastside, local historian Ben Waddington will be conducting walking tours of Eastside. Explore hidden gems, learn more of its industrial ...

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The Archway of Tears at the City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham

Posted March 23rd, 2010 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 38 Comments

    The Archway of Tears The Archway of Tears at the City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham     Birmingham Conservation Trust have secured funding to carry out an Options Appraisal on the Archway of Tears at the City Hospital on Dudley Road. This is the initial stage ...

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Join the National Trust and help us

Posted March 21st, 2010 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

Click the image to go to the National Trust Membership site This weekend saw the doors creak open to visitors in hundreds of historic properties across Britain. If the spring sunshine has got you thinking of all the brilliant places you could visit ...

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Places of worship campaign

Posted March 11th, 2010 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 1 Comment

The Victoria Society have this from their  Facebook Group: Places of Worship at The Heritage Alliance (POWAlliance) has joined forces with the Church of England and English Heritage in the campaign to preserve the Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme beyond its planned expiry ...

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The Anglo Saxon hoard is coming back to Birmingham

Posted March 9th, 2010 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

An artefact from the Staffordshire Hoard courtesy of the BM&G flickr page This weekend the Staffordshire hoard returns to Birmingham.  The Museum and Art gallery website says: The Staffordshire Hoard attracted over 40,000 visitors to Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery throughout its 19 ...

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Saving a Century The Victorian Society Exhibition comes to Birmingham Library

Posted February 17th, 2010 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

Woodman Arms, Curzon Street and Millenium Point - image by hartlandmartin on flickr There’s a couple of weeks left to see an exhibition at the Birmingham Central Library which celebrates the work of the Victorian Society and the part it has played in ...

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Our next new project: Bells Farm in Druids Heath.

Posted January 28th, 2010 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

The Conservation Trust has been granted £14,000 of funding from English Heritage to carry out an architect’s appraisal at the 17th-century Bells Farm. It’s great news for the farmhouse, which is a Grade II*-listed and in urgent need of restoration ...

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Ethical Xmas?

Posted December 14th, 2009 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

If you like to support charity when buying Christmas gifts here are some ideas: For starters every time you use this http://buy.at/birminghamconservation we get a donation with each thing you buy. (Have a look here for a full list of traders and ...

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