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Friday Photo: Snob Screens in The Bartons Arms

Posted October 16th, 2015 by Julie Webb with No Comments

This week’s Friday photo is the snob screens in the beautiful Bartons Arms pub. Last month I had the pleasure of attending “A Taste & Tour of The Bartons Arms”, which is hosted by local author and Laurel & Hardy enthusiast John ...

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Friday Photo- The Woodman Pub

Posted September 18th, 2015 by Anne-Marie Hayes with 2 Comments

The Woodman Pub is one of my favourite pubs in Birmingham because its history is so palpable, and it’s not too far from where I work! Walking into the red-brick building, you are immediately greeted with a sense of past, a sense ...

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The Friday Photo: The Garrison

Posted September 26th, 2014 by Tracey Thorne with No Comments

This week the cast of the BBC Peaky Blinders were back in Brum at the preview of the second series. One of the great things about the drama series despite not much of it being filmed in Birmingham is that it has ...

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The Friday Photo: The Victoria Pub

Posted April 11th, 2014 by Tracey Thorne with 1 Comment

This weeks Friday photo is of the stunning Victoria Pub which sits proudly on 48 John Bright Street in the City Centre. Its a theatre pub and dates back to the 19th Century. On a sunny day the gold letting around the ...

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Britain’s Victorian Pub Heritage

Posted March 18th, 2014 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 2 Comments

Last week I attended an event hosted by the Victorian Society (Birmingham & West Midlands): an illustrated talk by Geoff Brandwood on Britain’s Victorian Pub Heritage: The Inside Story. It is without saying the British pub is going through hard times, during 2012 ...

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The Friday Photo – The Old Contemptibles Pub

Posted December 13th, 2013 by Tracey Thorne with No Comments

We haven’t had many night photographs for the Friday photo so here is the striking – The Old Contemptibles sign which is a name of pub on Edmund Street, Birmingham city centre. There is a long history of a pub being on ...

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Birmingham has 2 of Britain’s 10 most endangered Victorian Buildings

Posted September 25th, 2008 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

Moseley Road Baths in Balsall Heath and the Red Lion Pub in Handsworth have made it onto a list of the Victorian Society’s 10 most endangered buildings in the UK. The list was a product of a public vote and campaign. As ...

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