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Friday Photo: Cotteridge Glacial Boulders 

13 Jul 18

Today’s Friday photo is of one of the of glacial erratic boulders in Cotteridge park.


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Friday Photo: Red Telephone Boxes by Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery 

6 Jul 18

The iconic K6 red telephone was designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of the coronation of King George V in 1935.


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Friday Photo – 48 Camden Street 

22 Jun 18

I’m still focussing on the Jewellery Quarter – there’s just too many fantastic buildings to discover! This week’s Friday photo takes us to Camden Street, 48 Camden Street to be precise.


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Friday Photo: Rednal Tram Terminus Tracks 

15 Jun 18

Today’s Friday photo is of the small section of tracks that remain at what was the Rednal Tram Terminus.


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Friday Photo: New Hall Valley Boardwalk 

8 Jun 18

Today’s friday photo was taken on a recent visit to the New Hall Valley Country Park.


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Friday photo – The Gwenda Works 

25 May 18

Okay, so I haven’t moved on from Legge Lane since my last Friday Photo…but there are just so many beautiful old buildings to discover on this stretch of road.


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Friday Photo: The Selly Oak Stump 

18 May 18

In today’s Friday photo this overgrown flowerbed hides a secret.


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Friday Photo – Catacombs at Warstone Lane Cemetery 

11 May 18

Today’s Friday photo…


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Friday Photo – Ruskin Buildings, Corporation Street 

29 Apr 18

From its junction with New Street to Old Square, Corporation Street is well-known for its shops.


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Friday Photo – 3-5 Legge Lane 

29 Apr 18

Walk up Legge Lane in the Jewellery Quarter and you’ll spot an abundance of beautiful old buildings.


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Friday Photo: Hollymoor Hospital Water Tower 

20 Apr 18

Today’s Friday photo is the Grade II listed Hollymoor Hospital water tower, a really interesting building located to the south of Birmingham in Northfield.


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Friday Photo: Ebony the Black Lab Paw Print. 

13 Apr 18

Victoria Square was renovated in the early 1990’s.


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Friday Photo – 27-32 Mary Street 

30 Mar 18

Today’s Good Friday, so I suppose this week it’s a ‘Good Friday Photo’! Unfortunately, it’s not an Easter-themed photo, but one of a building you may have spotted, but probably not, as it’s off the main Jewellery Quarter thoroughfare.


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The Friday Photo: Coventry Cathedral 

23 Mar 18

Today’s Friday photo is from our West Midlands neighbour, Coventry.


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March in Ron’s words 

21 Mar 18

It look as though spring has been put on hold this year.


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Friday Photo – Victoria Law Courts 

9 Mar 18

Not as busy as the newer Queen Elizabeth courts building nearby, but to me it’s a much more imposing building.


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Friday Photo – Gravelly Hill Interchange (Spaghetti Junction) 

3 Mar 18

Gravelly Hill Interchange, or more familiarly and affectionately known as Spaghetti Junction, forms part of the urban landscape of north and central Birmingham and consists of 559 concrete columns as high as 80 metres.


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Friday Photo: Former Brandauer Works 

16 Feb 18

Today’s Friday photo is the former Brandauer Works in New John Street.


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February on Tameside 

13 Feb 18

A belated welcome to 2018 from Tameside.


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Friday Photo: St Laurence & The Great Stone Inn 

26 Jan 18

Today’s Friday photo is of St Laurence church and the Great Stone Inn.


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Friday Photo- Summer Row 

5 Jan 18

Today’s Friday Photo is of Summer Row! If you transport yourself back to 15th-century Birmingham, you would instantly see fields and woodland- a little different from 21st-century Birmingham, and this street was actually called New Road.


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Friday Photo: Symphony Hall 

30 Dec 17

Today ‘ s Friday Photo is the festive looking interior of Symphony Hall.


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Friday Photo- The Round House 

8 Dec 17

I really don’t know how I hadn’t heard of this building until about 18 months ago.


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Friday Photo: The Kingsway 

1 Dec 17

Today’s Friday photo is the sad looking Kingsway Picture House in Kings Heath.


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Friday Photo- Supreme Works 

23 Nov 17

By David Evetts This distinctive building by the architect Holland Hobbiss sits on Soho Hill in Birmingham, not far from Soho House.