Working together to make Birmingham a better place for everyone

Roots, Rights and Resistance - Tuesday 30th March at 12.30pm

The people, movements and struggles that shaped Handsworth and the wider Birmingham area are described in this compelling and lively talk. Join Legacy WM’s Heritage Officer Rachel West and discover fascinating stories about this dynamic part of the city, how it helped shaped the world and how it continues to evolve and inspire today.

Legacy WM was established in 2010 and has Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) status. Inspired by the heritage of post-war migrant communities in Birmingham, their work celebrates their relationship with the industrial, architectural, and cultural fabric of the city. 

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 to Birmingham Civic Society members and £5.00 plus booking fees for non members.

Book your place

An Update from our Citizenship Committee

The Citizenship Committee have had a busy start to 2021, continuing to adapt to our ever-changing circumstances and enabling the Next Generations Awards (NGA) to take place. 

This year has also seen the launch of our new BCS School Stars project that congratulates and promotes the fantastic work Birmingham schools are doing to help their communities.  Read the update and find out more about how you can nominate a Birmingham Civic Society School Star here.

Take Part in "Back in Time..."

The BBC2 Living History Series – “Back in Time…” is casting for the new series in Birmingham. They are looking for a fun Modern British Asian family who live in Birmingham or the West Midlands and would be up for this exciting, once in a lifetime experience which will immerse them in the life that their parents and grandparents would have lived from the 1950’s through 5 decades to the 90’s. 

If you’d like to know more information about the series and the criteria click here.

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