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River and Youth: The Floozie in the Jacuzzi in Victoria Square

Located at the heart of Victoria Square is the Floozie in the Jacuzzi. Official name is River and Youth. Statues by Dhruva Mistry. Built between 1992 and 1994.


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Introducing Dayus Square (Jewellery Quarter), Birmingham, UK

Dayus Square is located in the Jewellery Quarter. Originally called Albion Square. It was redeveloped in 2012 and named after local author Kathleen Dayus (1903 - 2003).


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The Colmore Business District, Birmingham

The Colmore Business District is located around Colmore Row and the various side streets. Historic Victorian era buildings. Also called the Colmore BID.


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Introducing the BT Tower, Birmingham, UK

The BT Tower is the tallest building in Birmingham. Completed in 1966. Located at 40 Lionel Street in the Jewellery Quarter.


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Shire Country Park, Birmingham - A wonderful open space!

The Shire Country Park is a country park that runs alongside the River Cole from Yardley Wood towards Small Heath in Birmingham. Taking it's name from J.R.R. Tolkien's The Shire.


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Introducing PhotographyWeAre

Photography We Are.com  is a digital space devoted to photography that has been established by FreeTimePays for the enjoyment of people who share a passion for photography.


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Modern architecture in Birmingham, UK

So much great architecture in Birmingham. Let us introduce it to you with the help of maps, posts and photography all with the help of contributions from our amazing community.


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Westley Vale Millennium Green, Acocks Green - A Wonderful open space!

The Westley Vale Millennium Green is located in Acocks Green, Birmingham, not far from Acocks Green Station and the Grand Union Canal. A green space for the local community.


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Harborne Walkway a former railway line in Birmingham

The Harborne Walkway is now a walking and cycling path from Harborne towards Summerfield Park in Birmingham. But was formerly the Harborne Railway line (which closed in 1963).


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Vehicle hire schemes in Birmingham

We had Car2Go Smartcar's all around Birmingham during 2013 to 2014 (it didn't last long). And we now have Voi e-scooters in the City Centre. How long will this trial last?


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Conventions at The NEC Birmingham

While any kind of event is unlikely now at The NEC, they used to happen before the pandemic. Such as Destination Star Trek and MCM Birmingham Comic Con.


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Acocks Green Recreation Ground, Birmingham - A wonderful open space!

Acocks Green Recreation Ground is located near Fox Hollies Road and Westley Road in Acocks Green, Birmingham.


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Introducing The Wesleyan, Birmingham, UK

The Wesleyan is located at Colmore Square, Birmingham B4 6AR and was built between 1988 to 1991 for the Wesleyan and General Assurance Society. 


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Introducing Beetham Tower, Birmingham, UK

Beetham Tower, home to Radisson Hotel, and located at 10 Holloway Circus was completed in January 2006. It is named after the developers Beetham. 


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West Heath Park, Birmingham - A Wonderful open space!

West Heath Park is located in West Heath, Birmingham, between Staple Lodge Road and Rednal Road.


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Arrow Valley Country Park, Redditch - A Wonderful open space!

Arrow Valley Country Park is located in Redditch, Worcestershire.


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Introducing The Golden Square (Jewellery Quarter), Birmingham, UK

The Golden Square is located between Vyse Street and Warstone Lane in the Jewellery Quarter.


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Introducing Old Joe (University of Birmingham), Birmingham, UK

Old Joe is the tallest free standing clock tower in the world is located at the University of Birmingham. Built from 1900-08.


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Introducing Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

The National Indoor Arena opened in Birmingham in 1991. From April 2020 now called Utilita Arena Birmingham.


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Introducing Newhall Square (Jewellery Quarter), Birmingham

Newhall Square is located on Newhall Street in the Jewellery Quarter near the Birmingham & Fazeley Canal.


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Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens - A Solihull gem!

Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens is located in Castle Bromwich, Solihull. It is near Castle Bromwich Hall. 


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Holders Lane Woods, Birmingham - A hidden gem!

Holders Lane Woods is in Selly Park and Moseley, Birmingham. With Holders Lane and Pebble Mill Fields, the route along the Rea Valley goes into the back of Cannon Hill Park.


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Waseley Hills Country Park, Birmingham - A wonderful open space!

Waseley Hills Country Park is near south west Birmingham in Worcestershire.


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Birmingham Museum Collection Centre - A Birmingham Gem!

The Birmingham Museum Collection Centre is a museum collection facility in Nechells, Birmingham.


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Mill Lodge Park, Solihull - A wonderful open space!

Mill Lodge Park is in Solihull near Shirley. Also called the Colebrook Recreation Ground.


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