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Birmingham Pub Bombings Memorial

Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 2QB, England
+44 121 236 4333
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Underwhelming

If I hadn't have looked for local sights around this area I would have easily overlooked this... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Brad P
,
Coventry, United Kingdom
via mobile
Poor

I saw this on Trip Advisor so decided to seek it out. I walked the way of the location and round... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
Kelly W
,
Tamworth, United Kingdom
via mobile
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A small and refined memorial to the 21 people who lost their lives in the 1974 pub bombings by IRA terrorists.
  • Excellent0%
  • Very good0%
  • Average33%
  • Poor51%
  • Terrible16%
28 Apr 2017
“Poor”
3 May 2017
“Underwhelming ”
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Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 2QB, England
Ladywood
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+44 121 236 4333
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Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

If I hadn't have looked for local sights around this area I would have easily overlooked this monument. Even while inside the cathedral grounds I have to look online for a picture to check what I was supposed to be looking out for.

Thank Brad P
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I saw this on Trip Advisor so decided to seek it out. I walked the way of the location and round the cathedral but couldn’t find a thing. In the end I resorted to viewing images on Google to determine where it was. Frankly I...More

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 26 April 2016

The memorial is not a fitting memorial to those affected by this atrocity. (My sister was one of those killed in the Tavern. There is no memorial at all at the two venues that were affected, one of which is now a Chinese restaurant. The...More

1  Thank brian d
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Very small and insignificant. At least there is something interesting city to remember these atrocities. Never realised it was in 1974.

Thank Bigbecks
Reviewed 26 July 2015

This memorial is too small it is overlooked unless you are seeking it out. Surely those people vwho lost their lives in the terrible bombings deserve a more significant memorial in the Cathedral grounds

Thank 70ish
Reviewed 26 February 2013

This is a small and unfortunately pretty insignificant memorial to the terrible pub bombings. The victims really do deserve a far more impressive monument. The location is ideal in the cathedral gardens, but unless you were actually looking for it then you would very easily...More

8  Thank RedJezandLyn
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