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An Introduction to the Heritage of Birmingham Cathedral with Jane McArdle

Join Jane on Friday 5th February at 12.30pm for a wonderfully informative and lively talk on the church that became a cathedral in a town that became a city.  Jane draws on her experience of working at one of the city’s most significant buildings, with a beautifully illustrated presentation that charts the development of the Cathedral Church of St Philip and highlights many of its interesting features.

This is an online talk using the platform Zoom. Participants will require a laptop, PC, tablet or smartphone for this experience and will be provided, in advance, with all the information needed to access the event.

This event is free for members, and £5 + fees for non-members - book your place via Eventbrite.
 

Discovering Birmingham's Roundhouse

Join the team behind the revival of the 19th century Roundhouse and discover the plans for this exciting Birmingham landmark.

The Grade II* listed building is in the final stages of extensive renovations and conservation work, and is being brought back to life thanks to a partnership between the Canal & River Trust and the National Trust, and funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

This is an online talk using the platform Zoom. Participants will require a lap top, PC, tablet or smartphone for this experience and will be provided, in advance, with all the information needed to access the event.

This event is free for members, and £5 + fees for non-members - book your place via Eventbrite.

In Memory of Bruce Tanner DL

It is regret that we announce the death of one of our Vice Presidents, Bruce Tanner, who was also Chairman of the Society 1994-2005. Bruce had set up the well-known Birmingham holiday firm, Horizon Travel in 1965 and was its chairman and chief executive from that date until 1987.  He was also President of the International Federation of Tour Operators 1980-83.

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Impact20: The National Conversation

Professor Michael Butler of Aston Business School, Chair of the BCS citizenship committee, was invited to contribute to The National Conversation. We are delighted that the work of our Citizenship Committee including the Next Generation Awards and As One (previously Permission to Smile) has been highlighted as a standout initiative of the inclusive economy.

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