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The Next Generation Awards has been designed to engage Birmingham’s young people and encourage them to become active citizens that contribute positively to Birmingham’s future.



Our Heritage Committee erect the Blue Plaques you see across our city honouring the people and places that have made it what it is today.



Birmingham Civic Society considers all aspects of the built environment relating to planning, architecture, conservation and the public realm.



Trees matter; they improve the landscape, contribute to our overall health and well-being, and reduce pollution and flooding.


Public Art

The Society Public Art Committee keeps a watchful eye on Birmingham’s existing public art.

For 100 years, Birmingham Civic Society has worked to make Birmingham a better place for everyone. We are a membership body made up from a wide range of volunteers who encourage community engagement and promote pride in our city.

Our work involves many activities some of which include:

  • Improving our green spaces through delivering the Birmingham Trees for Life scheme
  • Inspiring the minds of young people through our Next Generation Awards
  • Promoting and improving our built environment, architecture and public art
  • Celebrating the heritage of our city by installing Blue Plaques and History Plates

Working together to make Birmingham a better place for everyone since 1918