My greatest Brummie is JRR Tolkien for inventing the fantasy literature genre with The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings….Birmingham ought to have a statue of Tolkien as well as a flower in my opinion…….
via Sian for Birmingham St Mary’s
Charity launches poll to remember city’s greatest icons
Birmingham St Mary’s is launching an online poll to find the Greatest Brummie – so that they can be honoured in a unique art installation which celebrates the lives of loved ones.
Taking place throughout March, the Selly Park-based hospice is asking local people to vote for their favourite Birmingham icon who is sadly no longer with us but left a lasting legacy to the city.
The winning Brummie will then have a handcrafted wrought-iron flower planted in a beautiful art installation in the heart of Brindleyplace – which will form part of the hospice’s annual Forget Me Not appeal.
Birmingham St Mary’s Forget Me Not
To decide the Greatest Brummie, voters can take part in a series of polls via the Hospice’s Twitter page, which will take place every Sunday this month (MARCH). The…
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