BRUMMAGEM SONG – A BIRMINGHAM POEM

#Brummagem Song – A #Birmingham #Poem by the #BrummieBard #KeithBracey @1truclaretnblu

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BRUMMAGEM’S SONG
If you’ve never been to Birmingham then you ought ta……….

It’s a grand city made up of many a quarter………

There is jewellery to be sold, diamonds, platinum and gold

Jewellery Quarter Clock

Boulton’s silver to assay, precious gems from far away.

Guns were made nearby, helping soldiers fight and die

In the English Civil War we made musket, cannon and ball

A more powerful Lewis gun helped the British beat the Hun.

Mr Webley made a revolver fired by many a pitiful soldier

Gunmaker's Arms

On a lighter note in The Theatre Quarter

The stage is set for talented daughters

The Rep, the Alex and Hippodrome…..

Birmingham Hippodrome

Encourage performers to make Birmingham their own

Chaplin, Burton and Olivier

Travelled here to perform their plays

Musicals, ballets and pantomime

Ensure cultural visitors have a good time

The NEC and NIA have changed their names along the way

Barclaycard Arena

The Good Food Show, Crufts and fashion…

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