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'The finest Market Hall in England': commercial aspirations in the mid-nineteenth century

The Improvement Act of 1828 (9 Geo. IV) gave the Birmingham Street Commissioners authority to erect a ‘market house’. Over the course of several years, money was raised through loans from the public and was finally opened to the public in February 1835. 580 more words


Totally Multi

“How great was that show Dennis?” Public Energy artistic producer Bill Kimball would ask artist Dennis Tourbin.

“Billy there was video and performance art and holograms and a band and it was so totally multi you wouldn’t have believed it, not for a minute!” 1,184 more words

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I am on a mission to visit all the Nordic countries.

Considering I lived in Denmark and visited neighbouring Sweden and Norway two years ago, there were just a couple left to check off my list. 414 more words


Packed hall attends Monmouthshire's 2016 National Eisteddfod launch

The 2016 Monmouthshire and District National Eisteddfod received a flying start last night (July 17th) at Abergavenny’s Market Hall as over 200 people attended a launch for the festival to be held within the town’s Castle Meadows. 217 more words