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St. Martin in the Bull Ring

Edgbaston Street, Birmingham B5 5BB, England
+44 121 600 6020
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Lovely church

The church is surrounded on all sides by the modern Bullring shopping centre. It's a clash of old... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dr_Waugh
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Shopping trip.

Good safe parking, lots of places to eat and drink, good shopping with all major high street stores... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
roypat2
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Walsall, United Kingdom
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Welcome to St Martin in the Bull Ring. This is one of the most ancient and contemporary buildings in Birmingham. Most of this Grade II listed church is from the nineteenth century. It was built in 1873 and is an example of gothic Victorian architecture, designed by Alfred Chatwin, from Birmingham, who also worked on the houses of parliament. But St Martin's is much older than that. There has been a church on this site since 1290 and may well have been a simple place of worship here in Saxon times. St Martin's is also a place of worship for a thriving community who refurbished the building in 2000 making it more light and open. In 2009 we created a tea lounge, healing center, and learning and advice service so our hospitality in the heart of the city could be extended. We believe that what Jesus called 'Life in all its fullness' can be discovered right here in the crosscurrents of the marketplace. You are very welcome to come in and walk around.
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Edgbaston Street, Birmingham B5 5BB, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The church is surrounded on all sides by the modern Bullring shopping centre. It's a clash of old and new in design, architecture and values. It has its own cafe on the side where you can enjoy some peace and tranquillity if the church itself...More

Thank Dr_Waugh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good safe parking, lots of places to eat and drink, good shopping with all major high street stores undercover. Parking can be a little expensive

Thank roypat2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This grade 2 listed Gothic Victorian church right opposite the Bull Ring markets was built in 1873 & it was designed by Alfred Chatwin. There has been a church here since 1290 which was originally built by the De Bermingham’s family. There is also a...More

Thank sportybirmingham
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

everyone and anyone visits birmingham city centre for the many shops cafes bars and resaurants around the area - top designer stores for all things you house and home and more theate shows at the hipodrome and alexandra are a must see and do if...More

Thank Myustery_Guest
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We visited on a monday the tea lounge was closed but at the back of the church they were serving tea coffee and biscuits at no charge. Everyone gave us a very warm welcome and we spent a happy half hour or so chatting to...More

Thank scuttler2015
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Too many great shop Very good location suitable for an age and also has bot good disability access Very clean

Thank horsey15
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This market is good. Lots of variety, very busy and good value. Friendly stall holders, indoor section. Lots of meat type products

Thank joyfu106
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The staff are nice the place with lots of things as it's a great fish store thing for Birmingham the only places I find is having issues for me is here because I need to bit of an update it just feels like it's a...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Amazing building from afar and close up, totally unique. Lots to do and see inside as well, the capital of Birmingham for sure.

Thank greekqueen
Reviewed 30 July 2017

It has been a standing joke in our family for many years that st martinis is called my church. As a child I remember walking passed it on the way to the old bullring market when on a visit to my grandparents. It always seemed...More

Thank brummychez
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