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26 May 2019 - Daniel Sturley
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Birmingham, the Amazing 'Knife Angel' in Victoria Square - May 2019

The 'Knife Angel', by the British Ironwork Centre and artist Alfie Bradley, is currently in Victoria Square in Birmingham, here is a small photographic study I caught quickly last week, it's so worth seeing in reality and is very emotive.

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Birmingham, the Amazing 'Knife Angel' in Victoria Square - May 2019





The 'Knife Angel', by the British Ironwork Centre and artist Alfie Bradley, is currently in Victoria Square in Birmingham, here is a small photographic study I caught quickly last week, it's so worth seeing in reality and is very emotive.


Learn more here: British Ironwork Centre

Photos by Daniel Sturley

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22 May 2019 - FreeTimePays
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'Sky High' creativity from The Rotunda - Birmingham

Our talented 'People With Passion' took an opportunity to share their creative skills and talents through a mixture of great art, photography & sketching, capturing the stunning skyline views of our great city. We are delighted to feature 'Birmingham Sky High' from the Rotunda as part of a BirminghamWeAre 'Sky High' feature.

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'Sky High' creativity from The Rotunda - Birmingham





Our talented 'People With Passion' took an opportunity to share their creative skills and talents through a mixture of great art, photography & sketching, capturing the stunning skyline views of our great city. We are delighted to feature 'Birmingham Sky High' from the Rotunda as part of a BirminghamWeAre 'Sky High' feature.


Before we introduce you to our stunning gallery of images, let's take a brief look at the history of the Rotunda.

The construction of the Rotunda began in 1961 and was competed in 1965 it stands 266ft tall. The original plans, were to house a rooftop restuarant & cinema. Dring the1980s sugestions were that it should be demolished.  However, from 2004 to 2008, the Rotunda, a Grade ll listed building was refurbished and partially converted for residential use. The redevelopment created 232 luxury apartments, including six penthouse suites on the 20th floor. The whole of the 19th floor and one of the penthouses on the 20th floor is run as serviced apartments by the Manchester-based operator, Staying Cool.  

 

Photo by Mac McCreery

 

Standing tall at 81 metres (266 ft)

Photo by Barry Whithead

 

The Rotunda still shining bright in the city centre after completion in 1965. 

Photo by Tammie Naughton

 

The Rotunda stands proud over our city -  The building had originally been intended to look like a candle with a flame-like weather beacon on top, changing colour to reflect the weather.

Photo by Elliott Brown

 

Below we share some great photography of sentional views from 20th floor of the Rotunda. What great views of our ever changing city's skyline.

Photo by Daniel Sturley

 

Photo by Damien Walmsley

 

Photo by Karl Newton

 

Photo by Pete Davies

 

Photo by Simon Felton

 

Photo by Christine Wright

 

Sketching by Tim Griffiths

 

Photo by Stephen Cooper

 

Photo by Damien Walmsley

 

Photo by Chris Fletcher

 

Photo by Kev Maslin

 

Photo by Damien Walmsley

 

Photo by Jay Mason-Burns

 

Photo by Pete Davies

 

Photo by John Paddington

 

Photo by  Damien Walmsley

 

Photo by Jay Mason-Burns

 

Photo by Karl Newton

 

Photo by Daniel Sturley

 

Photo by Kev Maslin

 

Photo by Damien Walmsley

 

Photo by Chris Fletcher

 

Photo by Kev Maslin

 

Photo by Damien Walmsley

 

Photo by Daniel Sturley

 

 

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12 May 2019 - Daniel Sturley
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Birmingham, 'Sky High' from the Rotunda - May 2019

I went up to the top of the Rotunda today for the ItsYourBuild photography and art trip, I got some nice photos of the city and some rare ones, for me, of people.

Photos by Daniel Sturley

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Birmingham, 'Sky High' from the Rotunda - May 2019





I went up to the top of the Rotunda today for the ItsYourBuild photography and art trip, I got some nice photos of the city and some rare ones, for me, of people.

Photos by Daniel Sturley


Digbeth

One Chamberlain Square, Big Brum, the Council House Dome.

The Library of Birmingham, cranes at Paradise Birmingham, Two Chamberlain Square, Centenary Square.

The Westside towards Edgbaston.

Grand Central and New Street Station, John Lewis, Southside, and Westside.

St Martin in the Bullring.

Artists Paula Gabb and Tim Griffiths enjoying the opportunity.

Photos by Daniel Sturley

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04 May 2019 - Daniel Sturley
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Cannon Hill Park, the Memorial to the Sousse Terror Attack Victims - April 2019

In March the memorial to the 31 British victims of the 2015 Sousse Terror Attack in Tunisia was unveiled by Prince Harry in Cannon Hill Park, here's a small gallery of photos of this amazing sculpture called 'Infinate Wave' created by George King Architects.

Photos by Daniel Sturley

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Cannon Hill Park, the Memorial to the Sousse Terror Attack Victims - April 2019





In March the memorial to the 31 British victims of the 2015 Sousse Terror Attack in Tunisia was unveiled by Prince Harry in Cannon Hill Park, here's a small gallery of photos of this amazing sculpture called 'Infinate Wave' created by George King Architects.

Photos by Daniel Sturley


There are 31 stainless steel tubes creating this sculpture, one for each of the 31 British victims.

Photos by Daniel Sturley

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20 Nov 2018 - Noushka Galley
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First Impressions of Manchester

https://www.youtube.com/embed//bjsl_t6utcM

My first ever trip to Manchester was a mixed bag and may have gone very differently (for better or worse) if I had gone with other people.

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First Impressions of Manchester





My first ever trip to Manchester was a mixed bag and may have gone very differently (for better or worse) if I had gone with other people.


Here is a round-up of my first impressions and what I learned from my day trip:

 

Pros

  • Plenty of galleries and places to eat.
  • Zones are clearly signposted such as China town, the restaurant row leading up the train stations.
  • The buses are extremely frequent and straightforward to use.
  • A single journey from Liverpool or Chester is an hour.

 

Cons

  • I totally forgot how rainy the city can be and I definitely hadn’t prepared enough layers or a rain coat!
  • I relied far too much on google maps go tell me how far places were from the city center.
  • The citizens are kinda rude… like pushing past you, rolling their eyes, not saying thank you, and ignoring you if you hold a door open for them…
  • No outdoor shelter from the rain so never get food to go.

 

Linked below is a more in-depth video covering what I did there, to give you an idea of what the galleries and Chinese quarter is like. I hope some of the sensory aspects I cover helps prepare if you have autism to0!

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