Heritage Research Area familiarisation session

Archives and Heritage familiarisationn session at the Library of Birmingham on August 1st

The Iron Room

Following on from the great success of our previous  events, Archives & Collections are now offering another chance to get to know the sources available in our Heritage Research Area on level 4 of the Library of Birmingham.

At this free event, staff will guide you through our resources such as maps, electoral and parish registers as well as digital resources on Ancestry Institution and software for reading local newspapers.

Spaces are limited to 12 people per session and booking is essential. Please email archives.heritage@birmingham.gov.uk or speak with a member of staff on level 4 to make a reservation.

Wednesday 1 August 2018, 11 am – 1 pm.

Please note this session is not aimed at answering specific genealogical enquiries.

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Colmore food fair

Colmore Food Festival……Birmingham’s finest chefs showcase their skills in the Central Business District around Colmore Row…….From Glynn Purnell to Adam’s Restaurant where else can Brummies find the finest dining at 4 quid a throw…….? #BrumIsBrill


Once again it’s that time of year. Time to enjoy Michelin star quality food for only £4.00 , time to enjoy the award winning Colmore food fair.

There is a reason this is the most popular food fair in Birmingham. That’s because it’s a terrific food fair.

All dishes cost £4.00 and the list of wonderful establishments that are there to offer us their fantastic food just keeps growing. This years new additions were Adams restaurant and loki Wine.

As well as terrific food, drinks and sunshine, celebrity guests giving chats and demonstrations and live music we had a bubble lady, a brass band and giant pigeons. This is all free and alway well attended.

We arrived shortly after opening, which was 11.00 and we were there before 11.30 as we really, really wanted to get a portion of Adams Crab salad, and it was well worth arriving early for…

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