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Wholesale Memory

Birmingham’s markets were established by Royal Charter in 1166; the Wholesale Market opened in 1883, with the current market buildings opening in February 1974. As they will soon disappear to make way for the Smithfield development, Friction Arts have secured … Continue reading

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DRA December meeting

On Monday 10th December, Digbeth Residents Association held their final meeting of 2012 at the Old Crown in Digbeth. The meeting featured presentations on the History of the Bullring Markets from Jo-Ann Curtis, Curator of the Birmingham Museum, and on … Continue reading

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Shabana to Save our Markets!

Our local MP, Shabana Mahmood, has been a vocal supporter of Digbeth Residents Association, attending the Digbeth Summit in February; fighting our corner regarding the proposed Digbeth Enterprise Zone by writing to Birmingham City Council on our behalf; and questioning … Continue reading

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