New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

The Friday Photo: Birmingham Back to Backs

Posted October 10th, 2014 by Tracey Thorne with 1 Comment

About two years ago I started taking the Friday photo for BCT but sadly today it is going to be my last Friday photo.So I am really glad that I get to finish off with my favorite period in history with these ...

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National Trust launch `50 things to do before you turn 11 and three quarters’

Posted April 24th, 2012 by Birmingham Conservation Trust

Have you ever caught a crab, gone wild swimming or rolled down a really big hill? (more…)

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National Trust – The Album

Posted June 18th, 2010 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

Ham House (image from the National Trust website) For those of you who (like myself) love the peace and quiet of a historic building or garden, but sometimes begrudge having to share this tranquility with other visitors, the National Trust recently released an ...

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Homes fit for Heroes: photographs by Bill Brandt 1939-1943. A book review

Posted April 16th, 2010 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 3 Comments

Click for more info Homes fit for Heroes is a remarkable collection of wartime photographs of domestic life in Birmingham.  Bill Brandt was commissioned by the Bournville Village Trust to record life in the cramped and often squalid Back to Backs in which ...

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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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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 we get a donation with each thing you buy. (Have a look here for a full list of traders and ...

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