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Albert Toft (3 June 1862 – 18 December 1949) was an English sculptor.
An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a single item on CD, record, audio tape or another medium.
Allen Edward Everitt (1824 – 11 June 1882) was an English architectural artist and illustrator.
Alton Nehemiah Ellis OD (1 September 1938 – 10 October 2008)"", Press Association, 11 October 2008 was a Jamaican singer-songwriter.
Ammunition (informally ammo) is the material fired, scattered, dropped or detonated from any weapon.
The Anglo-Saxons were a people who inhabited Great Britain from the 5th century.
Anne Ziegler (22 June 1910 – 13 October 2003) was an English singer, known for her light operatic duets with her husband Webster Booth.
Steven Kapur (born 11 May 1967), known by the stage name Apache Indian, is a British singer-songwriter and reggae DJ.
Asia are an English progressive rock band formed in London in 1981.
Aston Villa Football Club (nicknamed Villa, The Villa, The Villans and The Lions) is a professional football club based in Aston, Birmingham, England.
Atomic Rooster are a British rock band, originally formed by members of The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, organist Vincent Crane and drummer Carl Palmer.
B21 comprises brothers Bally and Bhota Jagpal.
The Barber Institute of Fine Arts is an art gallery and concert hall in Birmingham, England.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Benjamin Obadiah Iqbal Zephaniah (born 15 April 1958)Gregory, Andy (2002), International Who's Who in Popular Music 2002, Europa, p. 562.
Bertram Clewley Freeman (1 October 1885 – 11 August 1955) was an English footballer.
Bhaṅgṛā (بھنگڑ(Shahmukhi), ਭੰਗੜਾ (Gurmukhi)) is a type of upbeat popular music associated with India and the diaspora of southeast Asia into the North America and Europe.
Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Birmingham city centre, or Central Birmingham, known by locals as "town" is the business, retail and leisure hub of Birmingham, West Midlands.
Birmingham International Carnival takes place biennially in August in Birmingham, England.
The Birmingham Tattoo is held annually at the Barclaycard Arena previously known as the National Indoor Arena in the centre of Birmingham, England.
The Birmingham Triennial Musical Festival, in Birmingham, England, founded in 1784, was the longest-running classical music festival of its kind.
The Black Audio Film Collective (BAFC), founded in 1982 and active until 1998, comprised seven Black British and diaspora multimedia artists and film makers: John Akomfrah, Lina Gopaul, Avril Johnson, Reece Auguiste, Trevor Mathison, Edward George and Claire Joseph.
The Black Country Living Museum (formerly The Black Country Museum) is an open-air museum of rebuilt historic buildings in Dudley in the West Midlands of England.
Black people is a term used in certain countries, often in socially based systems of racial classification or of ethnicity, to describe persons who are perceived to be dark-skinned compared to other populations.
Black Sabbath were an English rock band, formed in Birmingham in 1968, by guitarist and main songwriter Tony Iommi, bassist and main lyricist Geezer Butler, drummer Bill Ward and singer Ozzy Osbourne.
British African Caribbean (or Afro-Caribbean) people are residents of the United Kingdom whose ancestors were primarily indigenous to Africa.
Winston Rodney OD (born 1 March 1945), better known by the stage name Burning Spear, is a Jamaican roots reggae singer and musician.
The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) is an independent voluntary consumer organisation headquartered in St Albans, England, which promotes real ale, real cider and the traditional British pub.
The Caribbean is a region that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands (some surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and some bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean) and the surrounding coasts.
Carl Stephen Alfred Chinn, MBE (born 6 September 1956) is an English historian, writer and broadcaster whose working life has been devoted to the study and popularisation of the city of Birmingham.
Carl Frederick Kendall Palmer (born 20 March 1950) is an English drummer and percussionist, credited as one of the most respected rock drummers to emerge from the 1960s.
Coal gas is a flammable gaseous fuel made from coal and supplied to the user via a piped distribution system.
Colonialism is the policy of a polity seeking to extend or retain its authority over other people or territories, generally with the aim of developing or exploiting them to the benefit of the colonizing country and of helping the colonies modernize in terms defined by the colonizers, especially in economics, religion and health.
Darren Mark Moore (born 22 April 1974) is a professional football coach and former player, who is the current manager of Championship club West Bromwich Albion.
David "Dread" Hinds (born 15 June 1956) is an English musician, the founding member, rhythm guitarist and lead vocalist for the Grammy Award-winning reggae band Steel Pulse.
Dennis Emmanuel Brown(1 February 1957 – 1 July 1999) was a Jamaican reggae singer.
Domesday Book (or; Latin: Liber de Wintonia "Book of Winchester") is a manuscript record of the "Great Survey" of much of England and parts of Wales completed in 1086 by order of King William the Conqueror.
Dudley is a large town in the county of West Midlands, England, south-east of Wolverhampton and north-west of Birmingham.
Emerson, Lake & Palmer (ELP) were an English progressive rock supergroup formed in London in 1970.
A foundry is a factory that produces metal castings.
Francis Asbury (August 20 or 21, 1745 – March 31, 1816) was one of the first two bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States.
George Burrell Ramsay (1 March 1855 in Glasgow, Scotland – 7 October 1935 in Llandrindod Wells) was secretary and manager of Aston Villa Football Club in the most successful period of their history.
A grammar school is one of several different types of school in the history of education in the United Kingdom and other English-speaking countries, originally a school teaching Latin, but more recently an academically-oriented secondary school, differentiated in recent years from less academic Secondary Modern Schools.
King Edward Handsworth Grammar School is a voluntary aided grammar school that admits boys from the age of eleven and eighteen (as well as girls in the sixth form, since September 1997).
Handsworth Park (originally Victoria Park) is a park in the Handsworth area of Birmingham, England.
Handsworth Revolution is a reggae album by Steel Pulse.
Handsworth Songs is a 1986 film directed by John Akomfrah and produced by Lina Gopaul.
Handsworth Wood is a rather affluent suburban area in the north west of Birmingham, England.
Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy (formerly Handsworth Wood Girls School) is a secondary school and sixth form with academy status located in Handsworth Wood, Birmingham.
Sir Harry Samuel Bickerton Brindley KBE (1867–1920) was a British engineer, armaments businessman and manufacturer.
Heathfield Hall (sometimes referred to as Heathfield House) was a house in Handsworth, Staffordshire (the area became part of Birmingham in 1911), England, built for the engineer James Watt.
Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom.
Holyhead School is a mixed secondary school and sixth form located in the Handsworth area of Birmingham, in the West Midlands of England.
Ian Ronald Emes (born 17 August 1949) is a British artist and film director.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
Industry is the production of goods or related services within an economy.
Jamelia Niela Davis (born 11 January 1981) is a British recording artist, television presenter and actress.
James "Jimmy" Moore (born 11 May 1889) was an English footballer who played at inside-left for Derby County and made one appearance for England in 1923.
James Watt (30 January 1736 (19 January 1736 OS) – 25 August 1819) was a Scottish inventor, mechanical engineer, and chemist who improved on Thomas Newcomen's 1712 Newcomen steam engine with his Watt steam engine in 1781, which was fundamental to the changes brought by the Industrial Revolution in both his native Great Britain and the rest of the world.
Joan Anita Barbara Armatrading, MBE (born 9 December 1950) is a British singer-songwriter and guitarist.
King Edward VI Handsworth School is a state grammar school for girls aged 11–18 and is located in Handsworth, Birmingham, England.
Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of Leeds, in the county of West Yorkshire, England.
A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.
Liverpool is a city in North West England, with an estimated population of 491,500 in 2017.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Longbridge plant is an industrial complex in Longbridge, Birmingham, England, currently leased by SAIC as a research and development facility for its MG Motor subsidiary.
Lozells is a loosely defined inner-city area in West Birmingham, England.
Matthew Boulton (3 September 1728 – 17 August 1809) was an English manufacturer and business partner of Scottish engineer James Watt.
The Methodist Episcopal Church (MEC) was the oldest and largest Methodist denomination in the United States from its founding in 1784 until 1939.
Mighty Diamonds are a Jamaican harmony trio, recording roots reggae with a strong Rastafarian influence.
Benjamin Hudson McIldowie (born 26 June 1979), better known by his stage name Mr Hudson, is a British musician from Birmingham, England.
Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.
Pato Banton (born Patrick Murray; 5 October 1961) is a reggae singer and toaster from Birmingham, England.
Perry Park is a park in Perry Barr, Birmingham, England, at.
Pogus Caesar is a British multimedia artist, archivist, author, curator, television producer and director.
A post-war period or postwar period is the interval immediately following the end of a war.
Progressive rock (shortened as prog; sometimes called art rock, classical rock or symphonic rock) is a broad genre of rock music that developed in the United Kingdom and United States throughout the mid to late 1960s.
The Punjab, also spelled Panjab (land of "five rivers"; Punjabi: پنجاب (Shahmukhi); ਪੰਜਾਬ (Gurumukhi); Πενταποταμία, Pentapotamia) is a geographical and cultural region in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent, comprising areas of eastern Pakistan and northern India.
The Red Lion is a disused public house on Soho Road, in the Handsworth district of Birmingham, England.
Roy Fisher (11 June 1930 – 21 March 2017) was a British poet and jazz pianist.
The President, Council and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society.
Francella Ruby Turner MBE (born 22 June 1958) is a British Jamaican R&B and soul singer, songwriter, and actress.
The Rumford Medal is an award bestowed by Britain's Royal Society every alternating year for "an outstandingly important recent discovery in the field of thermal or optical properties of matter made by a scientist working in Europe".
Samuel Wyatt (8 September 1737, Weeford, Staffs. – London, 8 February 1807) was an English architect and engineer.
The Science Museum is a major museum on Exhibition Road in South Kensington, London.
Shades of Black is a community organization in the Handsworth area of Birmingham, England, formed after the Handsworth riots in the mid-1980s, extending from the 1990s to work in other deprived areas including Stechford.
A Sikh (ਸਿੱਖ) is a person associated with Sikhism, a monotheistic religion that originated in the 15th century based on the revelation of Guru Nanak.
Sir William Henry Barber, 1st Baronet (9 November 1860 – 2 July 1927), known as Henry Barber, was a wealthy solicitor and property developer who made his fortune expanding Birmingham's sprawling suburbs, building and renting out 5,000 properties in areas including Sparkbrook, Hay Mills, Acocks Green, Bordesley Green and Aston.
Soho House is a museum run by Birmingham Museums Trust, celebrating Matthew Boulton's life, his partnership with James Watt, his membership of the Lunar Society and his contribution to the Midlands Enlightenment and the Industrial Revolution.
The Soho Manufactory was an early factory which pioneered mass production on the assembly line principle, in Soho, Birmingham, England, at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution.
St Andrew’s Church, Handsworth is a Grade I listed parish church in the Church of England in Handsworth, West Midlands.
St James' Church in Handsworth, Birmingham, England was erected as an Anglican church in 1838–1840 (Handsworth was at that time in the county of Staffordshire) on land given by John Crockett of the nearby New Inns Hotel.
St John Wall Catholic School is a mixed secondary school and sixth form located in the Handsworth area of Birmingham, in the West Midlands of England.
St Mary's Church, Handsworth, also known as Handsworth Old Church, is a Grade II* listed Anglican church in Handsworth, Birmingham, England.
St Michael’s Church in St Michael’s Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, England, is a Grade II listed, Church of England church, in the Diocese of Birmingham, built in 1851–1855 (and then in Staffordshire), and described as "a major local landmark".
Staffordshire (abbreviated Staffs) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.
Steel Pulse is a roots reggae musical band from the Handsworth area of Birmingham, England, which has a large number of Afro-Caribbean, Indian and other Asian migrants.
Stephen Lawrence Winwood (born 12 May 1948) is an English rock musician whose genres include progressive rock, blue-eyed soul, rhythm and blues, blues rock, pop rock, and jazz.
Swami is a British Indian electronic music/ bhangra/ world music act from Birmingham, England.
Tenor is a type of classical male singing voice, whose vocal range is normally the highest male voice type, which lies between the baritone and countertenor voice types.
The Crazy World of Arthur Brown are an English psychedelic rock band formed by singer Arthur Brown in 1967.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
William Thomas Roberts (29 November 1898 – 13 October 1965) was an English professional footballer who played for Soho Villa, Leicester Fosse, Preston North End, Burnley, Tottenham Hotspur, Dick, Kerr's, Chorley and England at international level.
Anthony Frank Iommi (born 19 February 1948) is an English guitarist, songwriter and producer.
The United Kingdom Census of 1881 recorded the people residing in every household on the night of 3 April 1881, and was the fifth of the UK censuses to include details of household members.
Warwickshire (abbreviated Warks) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.
Webster Booth (21 January 1902 – 21 June 1984) was an English tenor, best remembered as the duettist partner of Anne Ziegler.
West Bromwich is a town in the borough of Sandwell, West Midlands, England.
West End theatre is a common term for mainstream professional theatre staged in the large theatres of "Theatreland" in and near the West End of London.
A West Indian is a native or inhabitant of the West Indies (the Antilles and the Lucayan Archipelago).
The West Midlands is a metropolitan county and city region in western-central England with a 2014 estimated population of 2,808,356, making it the second most populous county in England.
West Midlands Police is the territorial police force responsible for policing the metropolitan county of West Midlands in England.
William Fitz-Ansculf was a Norman-French landowner who succeeded his father, Ansculf de Picquigny.
William Murdoch (sometimes spelled Murdock) (21 August 1754 – 15 November 1839) was a Scottish engineer and inventor.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The 1981 Handsworth riots were three days of rioting that took place in the Handsworth area of Birmingham, England in July 1981.
The second Handsworth riots took place in the Handsworth district of Birmingham, West Midlands, from 9 to 11 September 1985.
The 2011 England riots occurred between 6 and 11 August 2011, when thousands of people rioted in several London boroughs and in cities and towns across England.