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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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Lapworth Museum of Geology (University of Birmingham) - A Birmingham Gem

The Lapworth Museum of Geology is located at the University of Birmingham in the quadrangle, in Edgbaston, Birmingham. Contains dinosaur replica skeletons and fossils.


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Barber Institute of Fine Arts (University of Birmingham) - A Birmingham Gem!

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts is located at the University of Birmingham in Edgbaston, Birmingham. The Equestrian Statue of King George I of Great Britain is located outside.


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Raising community spirits during Covid - photography with community

This feature is all about lifting our spirits during Covid.  Whether you can get out or not enjoy this regularly updated selection of wonderful photography from people with passion.


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Introducing Colmore Square (Colmore Business District), Birmingham

Colmore Square is located in the middle of Colmore Circus Queensway between The Wesleyan and One Colmore Square. Between Steelhouse Lane and Colmore Row. The first Metro extension passes it.


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Introducing Millennium Point, (Eastside), Birmingham

Millennium Point is a mixed used public venue. Home to Thinktank, Birmingham City University and Birmingham Metropolitan College. There used to be an IMAX cinema here. Opened in 2001.


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Air Ambulance in Birmingham

The Air Ambulance used to land at the helipad near Birmingham Childrens Hospital, as well as at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.


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National Trust properties around the West Midlands region

This feature from our community looks at houses and gardens that you can visit in the West Midlands Region that are owned by the National Trust. Take a look, then go and visit.


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The site of Selly Oak Hospital

Selly Oak Hospital was sited between Oak Tree Lane and Raddlebarn Road from 1897 to 2011 on the site of the Kings Norton Workhouse (dating to the 1870s). Some of these buildings survive.


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Introducing Church Street Square (Colmore Business District), Birmingham

Church Street Square opened in 2012 in the Colmore BID between Edmund St and Cornwall St.


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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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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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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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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 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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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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