New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

The Friday Photo: The Golden Boys

Posted September 12th, 2014 by Tracey Thorne with No Comments

Here are Birmingham’s very own Golden Boys for this weeks Friday Photo. It is the work of William Bloye, formerly head of sculpture at Birmingham School of Art and was unveiled in 1956 and features Matthew Boulton, James Watt and Willam Murdoch. ...

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The Friday Photo – St Mary’s Church Handsworth

Posted February 28th, 2014 by Tracey Thorne with No Comments

The Friday photo this week is of the splendid St Marys C of E Church which is on Hamstead Rd in Handsworth. The sun was shining on it so there was some interesting shadows giving it a spooky feel. Parts of ...

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Matthew Boulton – 2009 the year of celebration

Posted November 30th, 2008 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

An image from the new site celebrating Boulton Matthew Boulton was born in Birmingham in September 1728, the son of a buckle-, button- and ‘toy’-maker. ‘Birmingham toys’ were not children’s playthings, but small decorative objects such as snuff boxes, toothpick cases, nutmeg graters ...

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