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Birmingham central to taking on Trump, say national protest organisers

In News on 02/18/2017 at 18:30
Stand Up To Trump is one of the key coalition's organising demonstrations and rallies against Donald Trump's planned visit to the UK (Photograph: Adam Yosef)

Stand Up To Trump is one of the key coalitions organising demonstrations and rallies against Donald Trump’s planned visit to the UK (Photograph: Adam Yosef)

Birmingham was high on the agenda in London this afternoon, as opposition to Trump’s visit to the UK was discussed at the Stand Up To Trump organising summit, ahead of Monday’s national day of action against the US President.

In speech after speech, individuals from across the country – including community leaders, trade union officials and supporters of the anti-Trump movement – referenced solidarity with the second city, amid recent revelations that Donald Trump’s state visit could be moved to the city.

Local photographer unlocks urban fairytales in stunning new exhibition

In News, What's On on 02/16/2017 at 17:48
Photographer Gary Moore is displaying works examining Birmingham's 'hidden characters' at his 'Bad Wonderland' exhibition (Photograph: Gary Moore)

Photographer Gary Moore is displaying works examining Birmingham’s ‘hidden characters’ at his ‘Bad Wonderland’ exhibition (Photograph: Gary Moore)

A photography exhibition titled ‘Bad Wonderland‘, exploring Birmingham’s more unusual and hidden characters, is launching in Walsall next month.

Photographer Gary Moore, 53, will showcase over 20 images from his extensive collection at the Direct Art Action gallery, including shots of Birmingham’s changing landscape.

Brummies react to news of Trump visiting Birmingham

In News, Videos on 02/16/2017 at 15:30
Maz Saleem asking Brummies about Donald Trump visiting Birmingham

Maz Saleem asking Brummies about Donald Trump visiting Birmingham (Image: StWUK/IAB)

An anti-racism campaigner has taken to the city streets to ask people what they think of plans to move Donald Trump’s UK state visit to Birmingham.

Questioning members of the public in Birmingham city centre on Monday, Stop the War activist Maz Saleem quizzed a range of Brummies on how they felt about the possibility of the US President coming to the Midlands.