Moseley Forum is a neighbourhood forum of local Moseley residents who represent a geographic area of Birmingham, England. The city has a number of neighbourhood forums, bodies recognised by the City Council, which allow local residents (non-politicians) to help shape local policies and local services.
Birmingham International Carnival takes place biennially in Birmingham, England. Caribbean style carnivals were held in Handsworth Park there, from 1984 – 1994. The following year, the carnival moved from the park onto the streets of Handsworth, since which time it was known as the Birmingham Carnival. Since 1999, it has been held as the Birmingham International Carnival in Perry Barr, following a procession from Handsworth's Soho Road.
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. The group works with local schools at two large allotments in the city. Children from disadvantaged backgrounds are taught about vegetable gardening.
Birmingham Pride is a weekend-long gay and lesbian festival held annually in the Gay Village, Hurst Street, Birmingham, England, over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend. Described by its organisers as the largest free gay and lesbian event in the UK, it usually features a carnival parade through the city centre on the Sunday (but the 2008 parade was cancelled), plus dance and musical events, funfair rides, a temporary village green, and street stalls and entertainments.
Birmingham Conservation Trust is a charity which saves and restores historic buildings in the city of Birmingham, England. In 2004 it completed the conservation and restoration of the last surviving court of Back to Back houses on Hurst Street in the city. These are now run by the National Trust. Birmingham Conservation Trust moved onto a short term project managing the protection of Perrott's Folly — a tower in the city which has close associations with J. R. R. Tolkien.
The Birmingham Baths Committee was a Birmingham City Council-run organisation responsible for the provision and maintenance of public swimming and bathing facilities within the Birmingham boundaries in England. They constructed bathing facilities within Birmingham through funding by the council. In the planning procedures before the construction of a swimming bath, the department regularly partnered with the Free Libraries Committee to provide a new swimming bath alongside a new public library.
Kings Norton Royal British Legion Youth Marching Band is a local marching band from Kings Norton, Birmingham, England, which uses bugles, fifes and both tuned and un-tuned percussion. The band attends several events across the UK including competitions in which they were extremely successful throughout the 2006 season. The band came away from each event with first place.