These wonderful pictures of a much-changed Birmingham were taken by David Rostance. These photos portray a time when the Birmingham Mail puts it: There was no Selfridges or Harvey Nichols, no Bullring as we know it today. Instead you had to take your life into your hands as you ventured through the city’s subway shops … Continue reading "‘Trendy OK?’ – Pictures of Birmingham 1976-1987"
Birmingham is England's second biggest city but is often overlooked by visitors and even us Brits. Why, you might ask? Let's not pretend that none of us gets swayed by the glossy images of London, the quaint
With the building of the Central Library, Alpha Tower and the iconic Spaghetti Junction, Birmingham saw some massive developments in the 70s. King Kong was firmly in his place at the Bull Ring and the Queen toured the country for her 1977 Silver Jubilee, all in all, the decade saw massive changes.
The website MyHeritage.com are offering users the chance to colour and enhance their pictures for a limited period. We gave it a try on some of the old pictures from our archives. There are mixed results, but is is good fun to have a go.
We recently had an opportunity to get away for a weekend in Birmingham, Alabama without our kids! Read to see where to stay, what to do, and what to eat while in Birmingham. Where We Stayed in Birmingham Our first choice for hotel accommodations in Birmingham is always Renaissance Ross Bridge Resort & Spa. We...