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UPRAWR Studios and The Asylum Live Music Venue

UPRAWR Studios and The Asylum Live Music Venue. An alternative night club with a 5* rehersal studios. Hampton Street, Newtown, Birmingham. Rock themed.

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Actress & Bishop, Jewellery Quarter - A Birmingham Gem!

The Actress & Bishop is a live music venue on Ludgate Hill in the Jewellery Quarter. A former jewellery workshop dating from the 19th century. It became a public house in 1998.

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Hare & Hounds, Kings Heath - A Birmingham Gem!

The Hare & Hounds is a musical pub at the corner of York Road and High Street in Kings Heath. Opened in 1907. UB40 had their first gig here in 1979.

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Grand Theatre - A Wolverhampton Gem!

The Grand Theatre is situated on Lichfield Street in Wolverhampton City Centre. Dates to 1894 by the architect Charles J. Phipps. It is now a Grade II* listed building.

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Belgrade Theatre - A Coventry Gem!

The Belgrade Theatre is in Belgrade Square, Coventry, near Corporation Street. A Grade II listed building, it was built in 1956 - 58, by the Coventry City Architect's Department.

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Moseley+Dance+Centre+and+Hazelle+Stage+School+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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Moseley Dance Centre and Hazelle Stage School - A Birmingham Gem!

This building on the Moseley Road in Balsall Heath is now home to the Moseley Dance Centre and Hazelle Stage School. Built in 1879 for the Moseley & Balsall Heath Institute by William Hale

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Sutton Arts Theatre - A Sutton Coldfield Gem!

Sutton Arts Theatre is situated on South Parade in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham. The theatre was founded around 1944 by Paul Rice and Bill Wesley Harkcom.

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Hall Green Little Theatre - A Birmingham Gem!

Hall Green Little Theatre is one of Birmingham's oldest theatre companies. They are located close to Curtis Gardens, Fox Hollies near Pemberley Road in Acocks Green, Birmingham

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The Birmingham Theatre School at The Old Fire Station, Highgate - A Birmingham Gem!

The Birmingham Theatre School is situated at The Old Fire Station on the Moseley Road in Highgate, Birmingham (near Highgate Square). It is on the no 50 bus route.

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The Blue Orange Theatre - A Birmingham Gem!

The Blue Orange Theatre is one of the newest theatres in Birmingham, having only opened in 2011, It can be found on Great Hampton Street, Hockley (Jewellery Quarter).

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The Old Joint Stock - A Birmingham Gem!

The Old Joint Stock is situated on Temple Row West in the Colmore Business District. Built as the Birmingham Joint Stock Bank in 1864, architect J A Chatwin. Pub from 1997.

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The Crescent Theatre - A Birmingham Gem!

The Crescent Theatre is currently situated on Sheepcote Street at Brindleyplace (from 1997). It is one of the oldest theatre companies in the City. They begun as the Municipal Players in 1924.

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The Old Rep Theatre - A Birmingham Gem!

The Old Rep Theatre is situated on Station Street in Birmingham and opened in 1913. Founded by Sir Barry Jackson. It was the home of the original Birmingham Repertory Theatre until 1971.

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ODEON Birmingham New Street Cinema - A Birmingham Gem!

ODEON Birmingham New Street opened as the Paramount Theatre in 1937. It was taken over by Odeon in 1942. For a period used for live concerts. It now has 8 screens and a Costa Coffee.

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The Electric Cinema - A Birmingham Gem!

The Electric opened in 1909 on Station Street opposite Birmingham New Street Station, and is believed to be the oldest working cinema in the country. Various names and owners over the years.

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Musical Routes around Birmingham

Signs are being put up at railway stations around Birmingham. Starting with Hall Green, which was unveiled by UB40 at the end of November 2021.

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The Black Sabbath Bench - A Birmingham Gem!

The Black Sabbath bench is a celebration of the pioneering success of the Birmingham Heavy Metal band on Broad Street on the now named Black Sabbath Bridge over the canal.

 

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The Alexandra Theatre - A Birmingham Gem!

The Alexandra is a theatre on Suffolk Street Queensway in Birmingham. Originally built in 1900-01. Original entrance on John Bright Street. Extended to Suffolk St in the 1960s.

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Coventry UK City of Culture 2021

Coventry won the bid to be UK City of Culture at the end of 2017 for 2021. But due to the pandemic it was postponed to start for a year from May 2021.

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The Bond, Digbeth - A Birmingham Gem!

The Bond is situated close to the Grand Union Canal in Digbeth and is a former Victorian industrial factory now with conference facilities and warehouse space for creatives.

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Broad Street Walk of Stars Birmingham

The Broad Street Walk of Stars started in 2007 with the unveiling of the Star of Ozzy Osbourne. Other recipients included Jasper Carrott, Murray Walker, Frank Skinner, Julie Walters and more.

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Midlands Arts Centre - A Birmingham Gem!

The Midlands Arts Centre is situated in Cannon Hill Park, Edgbaston. Opened 1962, building refurbished from 2008 to 2010.

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Conventions at The NEC Birmingham

The National Exhibition Centre is used to stage a variety of shows over the years. Such as Destination Star Trek and MCM Birmingham Comic Con. BBC Gardeners World Live is a regular returnee.

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The Birmingham Repertory Theatre (The REP) - A City Gem!

The Birmingham REP, as it is commonly known, moved into its Centenary Square in 1971. Since then it has seen a number of refurbishments and extensions as the Square has developed.

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Utilita Arena Birmingham - Great architecture

Utilita Arena Birmingham, previously known as Arena Birmingham, is host to many large sports events and concerts with a capacity of 15,800. Arena Birmingham opened in 1991.

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