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Birmingham Cathedral

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The UK's third smallest Cathedral, but truly stunning and the only green space within the city. Designed in a fine English Baroque style, this elegant Cathedral is decorated with four stained glass windows by Pre-Raphaelite artist, Edward...more
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Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 2QB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The colour in the windows takes your breath away, especially the pinks and greens. The windows are the stand put feature as there is not much else of real artistic merit. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the christmas market they had there for the first time. They had a santa's grotto, which we booked online. That was lovely, the kids enjoyed it. They went into a little cabin, had a story by a reindeer and then made reindeer food. They...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Katie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely cathedral. Small and neat but such beautiful stained glass window. Was lucky enough to hear the orgn which is always a pleasure. Its simple and beautifully proprtioned

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here as planned during day trip, very central with small park area surrounding it. This was filled with Christmas stalls which on a personal point as a veggie almost exclusively "meat " stalls which is ironic as so much suffering involved in this. However...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Birmingham cathedral is a rare example of an English Rococo church. Originally built as a parish church and only promoted to cathedral status in the early 20th century (when the diocese was created), it is worth visiting for its four stained glass windows, all by...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MKMapman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This 200 year old church has been improved over the years, not least by the Burne Jones stained glass, which is well worth seeing. Congratulations to those in charge for the way the building is presented. It is light and welcoming, yet peaceful and encouraging...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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lizw00d, Placement Student from the University Birmingham at Birmingham Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit – the Burne-Jones windows are such a beautiful aspect of the building. The Last Judgment window in particular is viewed as some of Burne-Jones best work in collaboration with...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a very beautiful Cathedral, with the most stunning Burne Jones stain glass windows, looking wonderful and rich in the autumn light. It was wonderful to sit and listen to school children singing , getting ready for Christmas services. I loved the space in here, with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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lizw00d, Placement Student from the University of Birmingham at Birmingham Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. The windows are very impressive and they alter with changes in light in such a beautiful way. Different details can be seen in different lights. For example, in the middle of the Last Judgement window, there is a building in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were really pleased by the history, welcome and National lance to the world wars here. A place of worship was reaching out In a relevant way to its community and engaging. The beautiful stained glass windows sharing the journey of Christ and the choir...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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lizw00d, Susanna Davis Placement Student at Birmingham Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are so glad that you had had such a great experience at your recent visit to the Cathedral. The windows are such a beautiful backdrop to Cathedral life. Susanna Davis Placement Student from the University of Birmingham

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

if you get a chance particularly at christmas pay a visit as the echos from instruments and voices are outstanding. i actually got to hear my daughter sing here it was truly eye watering. beautifully well kept

Date of experience: December 2017
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lizw00d, Susanna Davis Placement Student at Birmingham Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. The Cathedral is a very atmospheric setting. We are so glad that you enjoyed hearing your daughter sing! Susanna Davis Placement Student from the University of Birmingham

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Worth a quick visit to see the unusual stained glass. Only takes ten minutes out of your day. The rich red glows even on a dull autumn day.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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lizw00d, Susanna Davis Placement Student at Birmingham Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. The Burne-Jones windows are incredibly beautiful. The vibrant colours are very commanding and in some lights aspects of the windows can appear almost neon! We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit. Susanna Davis Placement Student from the University...More

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Corinna T
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Yes, it is open every day and the grounds are also.
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Hi Debbie, The nearest will be NCP High Street B4 7LN, New Street B5 4AN or Newhall Street B3 1SW. Many thanks
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