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Statue of Sir Jack Hayward at The Molineux in Wolverhampton

A statue of the former owner of Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club and the Molineux Stadium (1990-2007), Sir Jack Hayward  was unveiled in 2018, and was sculpted by James Butler.

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Terpischore statue fountain at Bournville

A bronze statue called Terpischore by William Bloye, dating to 1932. Near the Bournville Cricket Ground and the Cadbury chocolate factory in Bournville, Birmingham.

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The New Art Gallery Walsall - A Walsall & West Midlands Gem!

The New Art Gallery Walsall is located at Gallery Square near the Walsall Town Arm of the Walsall Canal. Opened in the year 2000. Galleries on four floors.

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Statue of Frank Whittle in Coventry

At Millennium Place in Coventry is the bronze statue of Sir Frank Whittle, the inventor of the jet engine. It was unveiled in 2007 and sculpted by Faith Winter. Below the Whittle Arches.

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Wolverhampton Art Gallery - A Wolverhampton and West Midlands Gem!

Wolverhampton Art Gallery was opened on Lichfield Street in Wolverhampton in 1884. It was by the architect J. A. Chatwin of Birmingham. It was extended on Wulfruna Street in 2007.

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Bucephalus statue in Coventry

Bucephalus also known as Trigger. A metal horse at Greyfriars Green in Coventry. Sculpted in 1986 by Simon Evans. Was in storage from 2014-18 during the Junction Six rebuilding.

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Statue of James Starley in Coventry

Statue of James Starley (1830 - 1881) on Greyfriars Green in Coventry. In 1870 he invented the bicycle. The statue was made by Joseph Whitehead and Sons in 1884.

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Lions of the Great War - statue in Smethwick

The Lions of the Great War is a 2018 bronze statue by Luke Perry unveiled in Smethwick, depicting a Sikh soldier during the First World War. Near the High Street and Tollhouse Way.

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Statue of Prince Albert at Queen Square in Wolverhampton

The equestrian statue of Prince Albert was unveiled by his widow Queen Victoria in 1866 at Queen Square in Wolverhampton. It was her first public outing after Prince Albert's death.

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Tony 'Bomber' Brown WBA statue

The statue at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich Albion of Tony 'Bomber' Brown. Unveiled outside of the East Stand in November 2014. Sculpted by  Jonathan Wylder.

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Madeleine Carroll Memorial

This 2006-7 lollipop memorial to the West Bromwich born actress Madeleine Carroll (1906-87) is located in West Bromwich on New Street, outside what was The Public

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Portrait bust of Phil Lynott in West Bromwich

Located to the back of Central St Michael's Sixth Form College (formerly The Public) is a bronze portrait bust of Phil Lynott (1949-86) a former member of Thin Lizzy. Unveiled in 2021.

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The Celebration statue in West Bromwich

The Celebration is a bronze statue in New Square, West Bromwich of three former West Bromwich Albion players Brendon Batson, Laurie Cummingham and Cyrille Regis. Unveiled in 2019.

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Cross in Hand sculpture in West Bromwich

The Cross in Hand bronze sculpture is on the High Street in West Bromwich outside of the Wesley Methodist Church. It was relocated to this site in 2013.

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I am the King of the Castle sculpture in West Bromwich

I am the King of the Castle is a bronze sculpture on the High Street in West Bromwich. Made in 1990 by Laura Ford. Now close to New Street and St Michael Street.

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The Other Place (The RSC) - A Stratford-upon-Avon Gem!

The Other Place is one of the Royal Shakespeare Company's theatres, located on Southern Lane in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. It opened back in 1974, and had a few renovations since.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre - A Stratford-upon-Avon Gem!

The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, including the Swan Theatre, is located on the River Avon in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, and is the home of the Royal Shakespeare Company.

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Star City, Birmingham - An Entertainment Gem!

Star City opened in Nechells in North Birmingham, near the M6 motorway in 2000. It opened with a Warner Village Cinemas (now Vue). There is restaurants, bowling alley and a casino here.

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The Birmingham Man - sitting statue of Thomas Attwood in Chamberlain Square

The Birmingham Man is a 1993 bronze sitting statue of the first Birmingham MP, Thomas Attwood sculpted by Sioban Coppinger & Fiona Peever. Soapbox with pages on the steps.

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Christmas and the Festive Season in the City of Birmingham 2022

Christmas and the Festive Season in the City of Birmingham 2022. The same usual Frankfurt and Cathedral Square Christmas Markets and Ice Skate Birmingham plus other decorations. Ends Jan 2023.

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Birmingham Pride 2022

Birmingham Pride 2022 took place over the weekend of the 24th and 25th September 2022. The parade started at Centenary Square and went towards Southside via Victoria Square on 24/09/2022.

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Statue of Horatio Nelson at the Bullring

Following the visit of Horatio Nelson to Birmingham in 1802, and his death at the Battle of Trafalgar in October 1805, Birmingham got a statue of him in 1809 by Richard Westmacott.

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Equestrian Statue of King George I at the University of Birmingham

The Equestrian Statue of King George I is outside of the Barber Institute of Fine Arts. Originally for Dublin, Ireland in the early 18th century. It was brought to Birmingham in 1937.

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Resorts World Arena at the Birmingham NEC

Resorts World Arena is at the National Exhibition Centre in Solihull (near Birmingham). It has had various names and sponsors since it opened in 1980. Genting Arena mostly recently.

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Dragon bench at Hall Green Library

Located outside of Hall Green Library on the Stratford Road is a wooden Dragon bench carved by Graham Jones in 2002. It was unveiled in February 2003, on the 40th anniversary of the library.

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