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20 Reasons To Never Visit Birmingham

Placement Student

Fiona Maccionaith

International Placement Student

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1. As everyone knows, it’s not a very nice city.

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Great Western Arcade, Colmore Row

2. And when I say not nice, I really mean it.

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Clock Tower, Council House

3. Totally unappealing!

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St Philip's Cathedral, Pigeon Park

4. Terrible architecture.

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The Cube, 196 Wharfside Street

5. C’moooon Birmingham...is this all you can do?

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Bullring Shopping Center

6. And so what Birmingham has more miles of canal than Venice? 

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Brindley Place

7. Canals are overrated anyway.

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8. It’s impossible to find somewhere nice to eat.

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Damascena Coffee House, 133 Alcester Road

9. You will end up starving.

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Sushi Passion, Great Western Arcade

10. Slowly but surely.

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The Bureau, 110 Colmore Row

11. Or die of thirst.

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Marmalade, Broad Street

12. People paint weird stuff on the streets and call it art.

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By JimmyC for the City of Colours festival, Digbeth

13. I just don’t get it.

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By Mr Cenz for the City of Colours festival, Digbeth

14. There’s nowhere you can escape the craziness of the city.

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Top of the Library of Birmingham

15. Not even in one of the 571 parks of the city.

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Canon Hill Park, Moseley

16. Plus, nothing interesting ever happens in Birmingham.

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Brindley Place Outdoor Film Festival

17. Life there is pretty boring.

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Digbeth Dining Club

18. In other words, if you ever consider coming to Birmingham: DO. NOT.

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Along the canals

19. Never ever.

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Edgbaston Reservoir

20. And this will probably be the best decision you will have ever made.

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Brum skyline

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